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A Play of One’s Own

Laura Korach Howell will perform A Play of One’s Own on Thursday, April 9, at 8 p.m., at the Philadelphia Alumni Writers House.

Written by Barbara Bejoian, the one-person play delves deeply into the life of Virginia Woolf — her writing, her family and friends, the Bloomsbury years, her lovers and her struggles with mental illness.

Howell is an equity actor, director and playwright, as well as a faculty member at The Fulton Academy.

Her one-woman show, Shakespeare’s World, Women & Significant Others, was accepted to be part of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council’s Commonwealth Speaker program.

Howell is executive director of The People’s Shakespeare Project, an organization dedicated to furthering an appreciation and understanding of William Shakespeare’s texts through performances and performance-based instruction.

Birdwatcher Is Friend of Library

Author Elizabeth J. Rosenthal will speak about “Roger Tory Peterson: World Naturalist and Inspiration to Generations” at the Spring 2009 Friends of the Library Event on Thursday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m., in the Academy Room at Shadek-Fackenthal Library.

Rosenthal is author of Birdwatcher: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson.

Refreshments will be served at 4 p.m.

Annual Senior Art Show

The Senior Art Invitational, featuring the works of senior art students, will be held in the Dana Gallery of the Phillips Museum of Art from April 16 to May 16.

An artists reception will be held on Thursday, April 16, at 4:30 p.m.