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Reading the Culture Read-a-Thon

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - November 20 @ 6:00 pm

Reading the Culture Read-a-Thon – Virtual
Friday, November 18 – Sunday, November 20, 2022
Admission: Free

Cozy up on a fall weekend with a stack of good books and join us for a 72-hour Read-a-thon. Get updates, reading tips, and hear from special guests starting at 6 pm on Friday, November 18th and continuing until 6 pm on Sunday, November 20th. Can you keep up? We hope so. Share your thoughts and progress by tagging us on Instagram and Facebook at @lewismuseum using the hashtag #ReggieReads.

Friday, November 18th | 6 pm
Greetings and Favorite Books with RFLM Executive Director Terri L. Freeman
 As you prepare for reading your favorite book(s) this weekend, let Terri Lee Freeman, the Executive Director of The Lewis Museum share her must reads. RSVP link in below. Click on “Other Dates” to RSVP for the other two sessions.
Saturday, Nov 19th | Noon

In Conversation with memoir author Michelle Petties @iambrandnewnow (Live Event)
Check in with The Lewis team and other readers to share what you’re reading this weekend. Then join author Michelle Petties in conversation about her inspirational memoir, Leaving Large: The Stories of a Food Addict as she shares a collection of personal essays that chronicle her journey and evolving relationship with food. RSVP link below. Click on “Other Datesto RSVP for the other two sessions.

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Sunday, November 20th | 2 pm

In Conversation with Food Historian Author Michael Twitty @thecookinggene (Live Event)
Check in with The Lewis Museum staff and engage with other readers to share what you’re reading this weekend. This event is in partnership with the Jewish Museum of Maryland.Then join food historian and chef Michael Twitty in conversation with Dr. Izetta Autumn Mobley about his book, Koshersoul: Faith and Food Journey of an African American Jew. Koshersoul explores the marriage of two distinctive culinary cultures in the world today: the foods and traditions of the African Atlantic and the global Jewish diaspora. RSVP link in bio. Click on “Other Dates” to RSVP for the other two sessions.


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November 18 @ 6:00 pm
November 20 @ 6:00 pm