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Attleboro's Big Read  |  Attleboro  |  2008 

"The Big Read," a national project organized by the National Endowment for the Arts, provided citizens with the opportunity to read and discuss a single book within their community. The city of Attleboro took part in "The Big Read" with the "1 Adventure, 1 Book, 1 City" project. Seven thousand Attelboro residents read "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury and participated in more than 40 literary and cultural events. The events promoted community dialogue and included a movie screening and discussion, public book groups, and school programs where students created art based on themes from the book.

Mechanical hound at Arts and Literacy Grand Finale event

Funded by the Attleboro Cultural Council in 2008
Grant Recipient: Attleboro's 1 ABC, $3,500
http://www.attleboros1abc.org/

 
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