“Antony and Cleopatra in Glasgow, 1972: Shakespeare, Radical Drag, and the Citizens' Theatre”
An overview of cross-gender casting in Shakespeare productions since 1967, a trend in performance that has seen a rise in popularity in the last 45 years, due in part to its special resonance because of its connection to original performance conditions.
New York Times #1 best-selling author Greg Iles discusses his newest novel, Natchez Burning -- due to release on April 29.
Natchez Burning is the first installment in an epic trilogy that interweaves crimes, lies, and secrets past and present in a mesmerizing thriller featuring Southern lawyer and former prosecutor Penn Cage.
See Greg's quick talk about the upcoming book and his connection to the South here.
Tuesday · May 6 · 6:30pm
Main Branch Library Auditorium
915 Monroe Street
Health Matters at Madison! Please join us for our session on "Understanding Depression". Marie Hodges, from Huntsville Hospital, will be our presenter for this program. It is free to the public. Read more about Health Matters Session 9
Lee Shaw of Hospice Family Care discusses the process and issues involved in end-of-life care on Tuesday, March 25, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Events Room on the second floor of the Main Library downtown.
Instructor, Susanna Vizcarra, will present an educational workshop on Huichol Art for adults and children ages 8 and up. Participants will make their own "Ojo de Dios". There is a $5.00 supply fee for this program. Registration is required. To register please call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046, or e-mail Teresa at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more about Latin American Crafts: Huichol Art
Dr. Martin C. Weisskopf gives an insider’s look at NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope. He’ll discuss Chandra’s mission and the fascinating science behind X-ray telescopy.
Dr. Weisskopf is a project scientist for Chandra and Chief Scientist for X-ray Astronomy at Marshall Space Flight Center. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including NASA Medals for Exceptional Service in 1992 and for Scientific Achievement in 1999. He was elected in 1994 as a Fellow of the American Physical Society, which cited his "pioneering work in X-ray polarimetry and time variability studies of cosmic X-ray sources, and his insightful leadership as Project Scientist for the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility." In 2006, he received the George W. Goddard Award for scientific contributions to NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. Read more about Amazing Science with a Great Observatory: The Chandra X-ray Observatory
Amanda Clardy from Huntsville Hospital will discuss services available to young adults with special needs in our community on Friday, March 7, at noon during the Health Matters @ Madison program at the Madison Public Library.
This program is free to the public. For more information, contact the Madison Library at 256-461-0046 or email@example.com.
Funding for Health Matters @ Madison was provided by a generous grant from the Huntsville Hospital Community Health Initiative.