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Rutgers, The State University of NJ


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Camden Center for the Arts
Camden, NJ 08102-1405

Tel: 856/225-6306
Fax: 856/225-6597
http://rcca.camden.rutgers.edu

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

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Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury

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Events

Kickoff Event - Fahrenheit 451

The kick-off event, "Exploring Fahrenheit 451" will be held at Northgate Community Park in Camden, NJ. The celebration includes arts and crafts projects for the whole family, library card sign-ups, the Camden Fire Department, and more! Each participant will receive the book, or a companion book for young readers, and a schedule of activities.

Event Location: Northgate Community Park, 6th & Elm Streets, Camden, NJ 08102-1405

Date: Sat, Oct 8, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

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Living Books Performance

In Fahrenheit 451 is that individual Characters tell/recite books and stories, as "Living Books" at the end of the book; they are living repositories of famous books, stories and poems. Fractured Mirror Productions presents this theatrical presentation of Edgar Allan Poe's chilling works, "Shades of Poe". Each individual actor tells a different tale, word for word.

Event Location: Rutgers, The State University of NJ, Camden Center for the Arts, Camden, NJ 08102-1405

Date: Thu, Oct 13, 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 8:15pm

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Keynote Lecture Fahrenheit 451: Tim Hamilton, Creator of the Fahrenheit 451 Graphic Novel

The keynote lecture along with a hands-on art/drawing workshop will be given by Tim Hamilton, the artist who created the graphic novel of Fahrenheit 451, which includes a foreword by Bradbury.

Event Location: Rutgers, The State University of NJ, Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, Stedman Gallery, Camden, NJ 08102-1405

Date: Thu, Oct 20, 2016
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

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Lecture: Black Science Fiction

Dr. Keith Green, associate professor of English and director of the Africana Studies program at Rutgers University-Camden, will present "Black Science Fiction", exploring science fiction produced by people of African descent in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Event Location: Rutgers, The State University of NJ, Camden Center for the Arts, Camden, NJ 08102-1405

Date: Thu, Oct 27, 2016
Time: 12:15pm – 1:15pm

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Family Friendly Storytelling Event-Not So Scary Stories

Storytelling Adventures Series for RCCA’s 2016 Program for The Big Read, featuring not so scary books and stories inspired by author Ray Bradbury, such as “Switch on the Night”. You can’t miss “Tall Tales with Kyle J”— Everyone’s favorite storyteller, Kyle Jakubowski, will weave his delightful word magic and captivate pre-school aged children through interactive storytelling. Each session includes several stories, which the children help to tell through call-and-response, creative movement, and other ways that provide engaged learning and encourage a love of words and an interest in reading. After the story, the children will create an artwork inspired by one of the stories. Who Should Attend: Children aged 4-8 with their parents or guardians. Groups of 10 or more interested in attending should reserve space by calling Miranda Powell at 856-225-6202

Event Location: Nilsa I Cruz Branch Camden County Library, 5th and Pearl Streets, Camden, NJ 08102-1405

Date: Thu, Oct 27, 2016
Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm

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A Real Page Turner Installation Projects

The "A real page Turner" project will provide the focus for public and education projects surrounding Fahrenheit 451 in Fall of 2016. Participants added to the installation by answering this writing prompt: If you could memorize a book for future generations, what book would you choose? Assume that paper or digital copies of this book are scarce, or no longer exist, as in Fahrenheit 451.

Event Location: Paul Robeson Library and Fine Arts Lobby, Rutgers-Camden Campus, Camden, NJ 08102-1405

Date: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 – Fri, Dec 9, 2016
Time: 8:30am – 6:00pm

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Lecture: Lies that Books Tell

Why burn books? Dr. Jillian Sayre, assistant professor of English at Rutgers-Camden, will discuss teh revolutionary work of writing-and reading-imaginative literature.

Event Location: Rutgers, The State University of NJ, Camden Center for the Arts, Camden, NJ 08102-1405

Date: Tue, Nov 1, 2016
Time: 12:15pm – 1:15pm

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Fahrenheit 451 Book Arts Exhibition

The Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers-Camden, will feature a collection of books, biographies, and criticism related to Ray Bradbury's book, Fahrenheit 451.

Event Location: Rutgers, The State University of NJ, Paul Robeson Library, Camden, NJ 08102-1405

Date: Mon, Nov 7, 2016 – Sat, Nov 12, 2016
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Date: Mon, Nov 14, 2016 – Sat, Nov 19, 2016
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Date: Mon, Nov 21, 2016 – Sat, Nov 26, 2016
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Date: Mon, Nov 28, 2016 – Sun, Dec 4, 2016
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Date: Tue, Dec 6, 2016 – Fri, Dec 9, 2016
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

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