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October 2014

Speakers In The Humanities: “The Iroquois(Haudenosaunee) Influence on Women’s Rights”

October 25 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

A Lecture by Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, Founding Director, Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation Imagine that women had the right to choose all political representatives and to remove from office anyone who didn’t address the wishes and needs of the people. Haudenosaunee(traditional Iroquois) women have had that responsibility and more, since long before Columbus came to these shores. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Matilda Joslyn Gage, the two major theoreticians of the early women’s rights movement, had direct knowledge of the Haudenosaunee,…

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Halloween Horror: Tales for Teens

October 30 @ 6:30 pm

Want to scare yourselves and your friends? Join us for an evening of telling horror stories the night before Halloween. Bring along a short tale or an excerpt to share, written by you or someone else. Or just come along to listen. There will be candy.(Grades 7-12. All content should be under or around five minutes in length and considered PG-13.)

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November 2014

November’s Art Exhibit at the Petit Branch Library “Liquid Color Explosion” Starting November 1, 2014

November 1 - 30

LIQUID COLOR EXPLOSION Recent work by John Williams In September of 2013, I embarked on an artistic journey and creating a new style of painting, experimenting with liquid flowing color, I call it Color Flow Painting. I don’t use brushes much. A piece begins by consciously selecting the colors, making the moment sacred, and attempting to manifest miracles. They don’t usually, but I’ve had some good luck! In addition to the Color Flow Paintings, there will be New Pop Art…

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Community Symbolic Tree Painting

November 1 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Fine Artist Maria Rizzo, winner of the 2014 Individual Art Commission from CNY Arts, will hold a community painting session for her Onondaga County Symbolic Tree project. Participants age 16 and older who will have been pre-selected and instructed by Maria will each have 25 minutes to work on the group painting. If you want to be part of this special event, please email the artist at mariarizzoart@gmail.com The public is encouraged to observe the painters and their process. To…

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Th3-The Third Thursday: Syracuse’s Citywide Art Opening

November 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Petit is now a Th3 member! The mission of Th3 is to promote the visual arts to the public by providing a common date and time for visiting member venues at no charge on the third Thursday of every month from 5-8 p.m. Light refreshments provided.

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Book Discussion Group

November 20 @ 6:30 pm

The Petit Branch Book Discussion Group will discuss The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker. Refreshments served. New members are always welcome and no registration required. For more information call 435-3636.

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Young Poets’ Spoken Word

November 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Come speak your mind through slam, spoken word, and poetry in any style or tradition! Must be under 18 to perform a poem, but audience members can be all ages. Audience members will vote for their favorite poem, and the top three will win a prize. If you would like to perform at the event, please email Lena at  lgluck@onlib.org with your name and the piece you have in mind. Poems should be under seven minutes in length. Audience members…

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