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MCPL Live! Spiritual Songs: The History of the Negro Spiritual

Tue., 8/11/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for an interactive musical lecture on the history of the Negro spiritual! Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush will guide the audience through the development of the Spiritual with a capella ... (read more)
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Juan Felipe Herrera named U.S. Poet Laureate

Juan Felipe Herrera named U.S. Poet Laureate

The United States has a new champion for poetry. On June 10, the Library of Congress announced it appointed Juan Felipe Herrera as the nation’s Poet Laureate, a position that dates back to 1937 and is aimed at raising awareness of the reading and writing of poetry. Perhaps most ...