FCC Co-Curricular Day: Music of Language - Variations on a Theme

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April 23, 2014 9:30 am to 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 23 - Free
Jack B. Kussmaul Theater
Frederick Community College
7932 Opossumtown Pike
For details, visit frederick.edu

9:30 am - Marion Winik, Author

Baltimore-based writer of several books including High in the Low 50's: How I stumbled through the joys of single living. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Real Simple Magazine, and NPR's All Things Considered.

11 am - Mayda Del Valle, Spoken Word Artist

"…Mayda Del Valle may be petite, but she has the stage presence of a gargantuan. She prowls the stage like a rapper—more MOS Def than Maya Angelou." Smithsonian Magazine

12:30 pm - Lucianne Walkowicz, Astrophysicist

What is the nature of life in the universe and how does the future of our home world depend on our personal connection to science?

2 pm - Film Screening: Girl Rising

More information available at girlrising.com

Frederick Reads is Sponsored by:

Frederick Community College, C. Bur Artz Trust, Ausherman Family Foundation, Delaplaine Foundation, Inc., Frederick County Public Libraries, Friends of Frederick County Public Libraries, Weinberg Center for the Arts, Maryland State Arts Council, Frederick Arts Council, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center

Downtown Frederick Partnership, Frederick County Public Schools, The Frederick News-Post, Frederick Women's Civic Club, Literacy Council of Frederick County, Maryland Center for the Book at the Maryland Humanities Council, Maryland Public Television, Plamondon Hospitality Partners, Tourism Council of Frederick County, Wilson Information Services Corp. at NCI-Frederick, and other organizations and individuals.