Yes, this month we’ll be revisiting Fitzgerald’s famous critique of 1920’s nouveau riche society. Told through the eyes of his neighbor Nick Carraway, a Yale graduate who is an outsider to the situation and an insider to this society at the same time, this is the story of eccentric millionaire Jay Gatsby.
Jackson Caesar, a native of Oklahoma City, Okla., is one of the most sought after male vocalists in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Caesar has wowed audiences with his talent and skills, performing in five languages and five genres -- attracting crowds of various ethnic backgrounds. He will be performing Oldies, Classic Ballads and Pop Inspirational music.
Edmund de Waal found himself the inheritor of his great uncle’s priceless collection of netsukes, beautifully and intricately carved miniature 17th century Japanese sculptures that were used to fasten containers to the belts of men’s traditional Japanese robes, the kosode and kimono.
The Know Your Neighborhood program series rolls on this Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m. in the large meeting room with a workshop focusing on oral history. Join oral historian and librarian at the Washingtoniana Division Kelly Navies to learn how to develop a community oral history project.