Campus Partnerships

FSU Creative Writing with David Shields

David Shields is the internationally bestselling author of 20 books, including “Reality Hunger,” named one of the best books of 2010 by more than 30 publications, New York Times bestseller: “The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead,” “Black Planet,” a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and “Other People: Takes and Mistakes.” Shields also co-starred in James Franco’s film of “I Think You’re Totally Wrong: A Quarrel.” The recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, Shields has published essays and stories in the New York Times MagazineHarper’sEsquireYale ReviewSalonSlateMcSweeney’s, and Believer. His work has been translated into 20 languages.

This event is presented in partnership with the FSU Creative Writing Department.

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The Addams Family

“Everyone’s favorite creepy and kooky family is back in this new ghostly musical comedy.  The Addams Family is facing their biggest nightmare yet – Wednesday is getting married!  Wednesday begs Gomez to have “One Normal Night” as he must convince Morticia to host their new, Midwestern in-laws for dinner. Secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams Family is faced with one important question: what is normal?”

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Museum of Fine Arts

Exhibition Dates & Museum Hours
February 16 – April 1, 2018
Open Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 1–4 p.m.
Please check the website for any changes in hours:

Duval-Carrié’s exhibition engages themes associated with the history of the Tallahassee area and North Florida region, including plantation agriculture, race, slavery, historical events such as Florida statehood, and contentious historical figures such as Andrew Jackson. His exhibited works will be accompanied by displays of plantation artifacts loaned from State of Florida collections, including a portion of a nineteenth-century sugar mill and a range of Spanish silver and gold coins.”

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The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

Suzanne Farrell, FSU Francis Eppes Professor in the School of Dance, is one of George Balanchine’s most celebrated muses and remains a legendary figure in the ballet world. Suzanne Farrell and the Suzanne Farrell Ballet will conclude a residency in Tallahassee with a concert to benefit the School of Dance. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the company before its final season presenting: “Forever Balanchine: Farewell Performances” at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

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