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Agnes Scott College (Presser Hall)

Call: (404) 471-6000 or visit calendar.agnesscott.edu

The James Ross McCain Faith and Learning Lecture - "Holy Envy: Practicing Faith in a Multifaith World" with Barbara Brown Taylor

Thursday February 20, 2020 07:30 pm EST
Barbara Brown Taylor is a best-selling author, teacher, and Episcopal priest. Her first memoir, Leaving Church, won an Author of the Year award from the Georgia Writers Association in 2006. Her next two books, An Altar in the World (2010) and Learning to Walk in the Dark (2015), earned places on the...
Cost: Free

Roxane Gay, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

Thursday June 22, 2017 07:30 pm EDT
Serial tweeter and self-proclaimed "bad feminist" Roxane Gay rolls through Decatur. Author of the New York Times bestselling book Bad Feminist, Gay reads from her her newest book, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body. Hunger explores Gay's relationship with her "unruly" body following a traumatic childhood...
Cost: $28

Highlights from Fannie Lou Hamer Story: A Civil Rights Opera by Mary D. Watkins

Saturday April 23, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The opera brings to life one of the most fascinating and influential figures of the civil rights movement, exploring Fannie Lou Hamer’s decision to fight for her rights and other African-Americans. The story also shares her challenges, her triumphs, and examines the impact of her activism on her f...
Cost: Free

Kirk Concert & Master Class Series presents the Richter Uzur Duo

Friday October 23, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Founded in 2005, the Richter Uzur Duo plays a whimsical mixture of classical, world, and rock music. The Duo consists of Viktor Uzur and Brad Richter. Viktor received his Bachelor and Master's degree from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow and is currently the cello professor at Weber State Univ...
Cost: Free

Kirk Concert & Master Class Series presents Paolo Gualdi, piano

Wednesday February 11, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Italian pianist Paolo André Gualdi has played recitals around the world including Academia Amadeus (Italy); Universidade Federal do Rio Grande so Sul (Brazil); and the Piccolo Spoleto Festival (U.S.A.). He has won the top prize in numerous piano competitions, including the European Competition of ...
Cost: Free

Good Gracious Variety Show

Friday June 20, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Live variety show celebrating Atlanta and the South with music (Lola, Wyatt Espalin, Mia Green), Dad's Garage improv, poet Kodac Harrison, author Christal Presley, Atlanta Bike Coalition, storyteller Tracy Walker, Southern Foodways film, and more.
Cost: $15

Amy Tan

Monday November 18, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Best-selling author Amy Tan will be a first-time guest to the Georgia Center for the Book on Tues., Nov. 19, at Agnes Scott College’s Presser Hall. She’ll be reading from her newest novel, The Valley of Amazement. This multi-generational story is set in old Shanghai, moving from courtesan houses...
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Christopher Paolini

Friday October 26, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
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A Celtic Christmas: an Atlanta tradition

Friday December 16, 2011 07:00 pm EST
The annual event features dozens of the region’s finest traditional musicians and dancers and features Nova Scotia Scottish Gaelic singer Mary Jane Lamond, Cape Breton Island fiddler Wendy MacIsaac and multi-talented musician and mirth-maker Joe Craven.
Cost: $18-$35
141 E. College Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 471-6000
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