Registration and Fees for Artworks Events
Most Artworks events (e.g., Exhibits, Foreign Film Series, Novel Tea Series) are free and open to the public. Classes and workshops, however, generally require advance registration and payment of fees. You can register at the Painted Turtle, 106 N Michigan Ave, Big Rapids, Mi 49307 during normal business hours; or by phone (231 796-2420) ; or online at Eventbrite.
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By J.D. Vance, 2016 Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal.analysis of a culture in crisis--that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over 40 years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. But has never before been written about as searingly from the inside. J.D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional and class decline feels like when you were born with…Find out more »
By Jonas Jonasson, 2012 To lighten things up a bit, we turn now to another well-written silly and wonderful novel by a Swedish author, Johan Jonasson. About to turn 100, Allan Karlsson decides to terminate his time in a nursing home not by dying but by escaping. This is not your usual Nordic Noir. Events include a suitcase full of money, unpleasant criminals and an elephant. “Fast moving and relentlessly funny.” A good way to end a tough year here…Find out more »