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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

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Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury

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"The Library of My Future" Friends of Libraries Essay Contest

The Muscogee County Friends of Libraries are encouraging aspiring writers of all ages to enter their annual Essay competition. This year's theme "The Library of My Future" is inspired by our The Big Read selection "Fahrenheit 451." More information and entry forms can be found at www.cvlga.org or any branch of the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries.

Event Location: Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31906

Date: Tue, Feb 11, 2014 – Tue, Mar 11, 2014

Book: Fahrenheit 451

"Fahrenheit 451" - RiverCenter for the Performing Arts

The Aquila Theatre presents their stunning theatrical adaptation of Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451." For ticket information please call 706-256-3620 or visit www.rivercenter.org.

Event Location: 900 Broadway, Columbus, GA 31901

Date: Tue, Feb 11, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Dystopia! Film Festival presents "METROPOLIS"

The Dystopia! Film Festival is pleased to present Fritz Lang's 1927 classic METROPOLIS. It is regarded as a pioneer work of science fiction movies, being the first feature length movie of the genre. Made in Germany during the Weimar Period, METROPOLIS is set in a futuristic urban dystopia, and follows the attempts of Freder, the wealthy son of the city's ruler, and Maria, whose background is not fully explained in the film, to overcome the vast gulf separating the classes of their city

Event Location: Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31906

Date: Thu, Feb 13, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Dystopia! Film Festival presents "FAHRENHEIT 451"

The Dystopia! Film Festival is pleased to present Francois Truffaut's classic film adaptation of "Fahrenheit 451."

Event Location: Marion County Public Library, 123 East 5th Avenue`, Buena Vista, GA 31803

Date: Sat, Feb 15, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Book Burning Without Fire or Kerosene: A re-reading of "Fahrenheit 451"

DR. ROBERT M. WOODS, Director of the Great Books Honors College at Faulkner University and member of the Board of Advisors of the Center of Ray Bradbury Studies, gives a fascinating new look at the legacy of one of America’s definitive classic novels. Calling on more than 20 years’ worth of research in the field, Dr. Woods presentations are lively and thought-provoking and will offer new insights into why Fahrenheit 451 is one of the most “American” novels ever written.

Event Location: Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31906

Date: Thu, Feb 20, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Dystopia! Film Festival presents "FAHRENHEIT 451"

The Dystopia! Film Festival is pleased to present Francois Truffaut's classic film adaptation of "Fahrenheit 451."

Event Location: Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library, 262 Broad Street, Cusseta, GA 31805

Date: Mon, Feb 24, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Dystopia! Film Festival presents "BRAZIL"

The Dystopia! Film Festival is pleased to present Terry Gilliam's 1985 satire BRAZIL. The film centers on Sam Lowry, a man trying to find a woman who appears in his dreams while he is working in a mind-numbing job and living a life in a small apartment, set in a consumer-driven world in which there is an over-reliance on poorly maintained (and rather whimsical) machines. BRAZIL's bureaucratic, totalitarian government is reminiscent of the government depicted in George Orwell's "1984".

Event Location: Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31906

Date: Tue, Feb 25, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Dystopia! Film Festival presents "CHILDREN OF MEN"

The Dystopia! Film Festival is pleased to present Alfonso Cuaron's 2006 classic CHILDREN OF MEN. In 2027, two decades of human infertility have left society on the brink of collapse. Illegal immigrants seek sanctuary in the United Kingdom, where the last functioning government imposes oppressive immigration laws on refugees. Clive Owen plays civil servant Theo Faron, who must help a pregnant West African refugee (Clare-Hope Ashitey) escape the chaos. Children of Men also stars Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Pam Ferris, and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Event Location: Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31906

Date: Tue, Mar 4, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Page Turner's Book Club

The Page Turner's Book Club discusses Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451". Please contact the Mildred L. Terry Branch at 706-243-2782 for more information.

Event Location: Mildred L. Terry Public Library, 640 Veterans Parkway, Columbus, GA 31901

Date: Sat, Mar 8, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Dystopia! Film Festival presents "FAHRENHEIT 451"

The Dystopia! Film Festival is pleased to present Francois Truffaut's classic film adaptation of "Fahrenheit 451."

Event Location: North Columbus Public Library, 5689 Armour Road, Columbus, GA 31909

Date: Sat, Mar 8, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury: An Appreciation

Ray Bradbury’s authorized biographer Sam Weller pays tribute to the American icon in this not-to-be-missed presentation. The author of three books about Bradbury including The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury, Weller brings a scholar’s discipline and a journalist’s skill to explaining the impact of Bradbury on our world. Mr. Weller’s work will be for sale at the event.

Event Location: Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31906

Date: Tue, Mar 11, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: Fahrenheit 451

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