A Pint with a Poetess, Tues., Feb. 8, 7 pm

Virtual event with The Library Company of Philadelphia. Before Amanda Gorman, or Maya Angelou or Toni Morrison there was Phillis Wheatley – an enslaved colonial poet who wrote her way to freedom. Hear Wheatley’s remarkable story, while mixing up a wintery riff on a classic cocktail : The Poet’s Dream. Hosted by storyteller and mixologist Jacey Powers of Feminist Cocktail Hour. […]

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The Secret Army: Female Spies- Part Two: World War I and World War II, Thur, October 21, 7 pm

Join us for Part 2 of Female Spies presented by local historian Herb Kaufman. In World War I The famous Mata Hari became synonymous with women using their “personal attractions” to obtain secrets.  In World War II, a women headed the intelligence gathering “Alliance,” France’s largest intelligence gathering and resistance network.  Women spies were major contributors to the success of […]

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The Secret Army: Female Spies From the Revolutionary War Through Today, Tues, July 20, 7 pm

The Secret Army: Female Spies from the Revolutionary War through Today, presented by Herb Kaufman, M.Ed., Historian.  Intelligence gathering has traditionally been considered the domain of men. Until recently, the exploits of women who served as spies has often been overlooked or considered of little importance. This presentation details the exploits and daring of many of the female spies in […]

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