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FSU’s Community Read Continues with Several Upcoming Events Set

February 15, 2019

FITCHBURG -- Fitchburg State University’s Community Read of Celeste Ng’s novel “Everything I Never Told You” continues with a series of talks, exhibitions and screenings, free and open to the public. Following are some of the events planned.

n Assistant professor Kevin McCarthy presents “Who Am I? Identity and Belonging in Multi-Racial America,” a screening and discussion, Saturday, Feb. 23, from 1 to 5 p.m., at Leominster Public Library, 30 West St.

n An opening reception will be held Saturday, March 2, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Fitchburg Art Museum, 185 Elm St., for its exhibition “Everything We Never Told You,” featuring artistic work by students at Fitchburg High School. The exhibit will be on display through March.

n The events move to Fitchburg High School, 140 Arn-How Farm Road, Tuesday, March 5, starting at 5:30 p.m., for a screening and discussion of the film “Loving,” which tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, followed by a discussion facilitated by librarian Marcia Ladd and Kim Cochrane.

n The Community Read Keynote Event will be held Monday, April 1, at 6:30 p.m., at Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St., welcoming screenwriter Julia Cox, who is adapting Ng’s novel for the screen. Cox will discuss the process she used to create her screenplay and the intersection of art and industry when transforming a novel to film. There will be a book and movie trivia event after the talk.

Visit www.fitchburg communityread.com .