War and Peace broadly focuses on Napoleon۪s invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows three of the most well-known characters in literature: Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a count who is fighting for his inheritance and yearning for spiritual fulfillment; Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, who leaves his family behind to fight in the war against Napoleon; and Natasha Rostov, the beautiful young daughter of a nobleman who intrigues both men.As Napoleon۪s army invades, Tolstoy brilliantly follows characters from diverse backgroundspeasants and nobility, civilians and soldiersas they struggle wit
Let the Pretty Committee show you how to make a bouquet of flowers made from cardboard egg cartons! Participants need to bring in one cardboard egg carton - we will supply the rest!
"In this satire, Megan (Natasha Lyonne), a high school student and member of the cheerleading squad, seems like an ordinary enough teenage girl, but her habit of honestly expressing herself and lack of romantic enthusiasm for her boyfriend convince her very repressed parents, Peter (Bud Cort) and Nancy (Mink Stole), that Megan is becoming a lesbian. So Megan is shipped off to True Directions, a camp for gay and gay-leaning teens, where Mary Brown (Cathy Moriarty) attempts to deprogram kids with homosexual tendencies."
Learn how to make this beautiful wreath for your home! Participants need to bring in a package of standard coffee filters. The Pretty Committee will provide the instruction!
They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . .Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary lifesteady boyfriend, close familywho has barely been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly-needed job working for exMaster of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair-bound after an accident.
A long-lost book reappears, mysteriously connecting an old man searching for his son and a girl seeking a cure for her widowed mother's loneliness.
Leo Gursky taps his radiator each evening to let his upstairs neighbor know he۪s still alive. But it wasn۪t always like this: in the Polish village of his youth, he fell in love and wrote a book_Sixty years later and half a world away, fourteen-year-old Alma, who was named after a character in that book, undertakes an adventure to find her namesake and save her family.
The Eric Person Quartet will perform classic jazz compositions by Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and other jazz masters, featuring the vocal styling of Gabrielle Tranchina.
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Professional grant writer & educator Allison Paul will cover essential elements including identifying funders using Guidestar and the Foundation Directory, initial contact, and all phases of grant application preparation. Open to all area nonprofits and those who want to strengthen their resumes with this skill. Space is limited so reserve your space by registering online or emailing email@example.com with attendee name, email, phone, and the organization you are representing or your career goals. Questions?