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Issue: September 2016
Brick streets alive with dreams,
scented by dark coffee and cigars
Read tales of numbers runners, cigar factory "readers," struggle, and heroism in this fascinating account of the Cuban-Italian-Spanish immigrant community of Ybor City and download our free Ybor City walking-tour app
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Florida Book Award winners Meet some of the best writers in Florida and sample their work. Plus: Get to know the insightful, witty David Kirby, writer of roller coasters. Delve into the poetry of Florida's African soul and soil.FORUM
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Orlando Veterans to tell personal stories on stage
Four Orlando-area veterans and a Gold Star mother will share their riveting stories of life and the military in Telling: Orlando Sept. 30, Oct. 1 and 2 at the Lowndes Shakespeare Theater. Their dramatic presentations--scripted using their own words--are followed by question-answer sessions
with the audience. Free and open to the public. Details
Calling all veterans in Naples, Fort Myers areas
We are seeking military veterans and family members who would like to share their stories on stage. Deadline to apply for "Telling: Southwest Florida" is Nov. 2.
Know any great writers?
Nominations are open for the 2017 Florida Humanities Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing.
Deadline is December 16.Details here
Teachers: Don't miss the boat!
Apply by Sept. 25 for "La Florida: An Exploration of Spanish Colonial St. Augustine," our Nov. 4-6 workshop. Renew your love of learning. Details and apply