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Miriam Margolyes to portray “Dickens’ Women”

September 27th, 2012 in Arts, Lectures, Talk, Theatre 0 comments

BAFTA award-winning actress Miriam Margolyes will perform her one-woman show, Dickens’ Women, based on women from Dickens’s fiction on Wednesday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (871 Commonwealth Ave.).

Since the show’s inception in 1989, Margolyes has performed Dickens’ Women around the world, winning accolades and awards along the way. In the show, Margolyes portrays 23 characters from Dickens’ writing, including characters from some of Dickens’ most renowned tales.

The event is free and open to the public. No tickets necessary. Slide1

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“The Urban Farm” discusses food and urban agriculture tonight

September 27th, 2011 in Presentations 0 comments

Tonight, the Graduate Programs in City Planning and Urban Affairs and Metropolitan College’s Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy present “The Urban Farm,” a presentation by Farm Manager Jolie Olivetti of ReVision Urban Farm in Dorchester. Olivetti will focus on the history and importance of urban agriculture.

CSA greens and vegetables

The Urban Farm” is the first of three lectures in “The Edge: Urban and Regional Conversations at Boston University.” The series examines “the social, economic and environmental relevance of food to the city and its people.”

Tonight’s event will be held in Room 511 in the College of General Studies, 871 Commonwealth Avenue, beginning at 6 pm. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the City Planning and Urban Affairs website, or contact Enrique R. Silva.

Image courtesy frangrit on Flickr / Creative Commons.

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