Literature

  1. CMC Thursday Night Poetry Jam

    Gainesville’s longest-running open mic poetry reading–25 years and counting. All styles invited–from Beat to Baroque, formal to freestyle, spoken word to academic, and everything in between. All forms of word-based art welcome: poetry of every possible sort, short prose, miniature theatrical pieces, word-centered performance art,…

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  2. Poetry Reading

    Lola Haskins reading from Asylum, her new collection. Books will be available for cash or check.

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  3. Boston Marriages Gone South

    We are excited to welcome Betty Jean Steinshouer to the Matheson to give a presentation entitled “Boston Marriages Gone South,” which explores the lives of four same-sex couples who traveled to Florida together in the 19th and 20th centuries, long before marriage equality: Sarah Orne…

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  4. Florida’s Female Pioneers

    We are thrilled to welcome back public historian, author, and former executive director, Dr. Peggy Macdonald, to speak at the Matheson about “Florida’s Female Pioneers.” A book signing will follow her presentation. In this presentation Dr. Macdonald examines some of the women who have shaped…

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