The Promise by Damon Galgut

The Promise details the lives of the Afrikaner Swart family and their farm, located outside Pretoria, South Africa. The family consists of Manie, his wife Rachel, and their children Anton, Astrid, and Amor. The storyline stretches across forty years, with each decade featuring a death in the family.

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Recurring Event Skate Skills Camp

Skate Skills Camp

Skate Waco Bellmead 500 N Loop 340, Waco, TX

Want to make more friends, get stronger, lose weight, get out the house, get a new hobby, or maybe learn how to skate or rekindle an old skating passion? Come to skate skills camp with Waco Roller Derby on Monday nights from 6 pm to 8 pm on January 30 through February 20. $50 covers...

$50

Symphonic Band Concert

Glennis McCrary Music Building 110 Baylor Ave, Waco, TX

The Symphonic Band presents a concert under the direction of Dr. Isaiah Odajima. This concert is free and open to the public at Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building.

Free

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Matrix by Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff is an American writer, who has published two short-story collections and four novels, including Fates and Furies (2015), Florida (2018), and Matrix (2021)….

Between the Bindings: Marguerite Duras’s The Lover

by Jim McKeown Maguerite Duras’s best-selling, highly fictionalized, autobiographical novel L’Amant (1984), translated into English as The Lover, describes her youthful affair with a Chinese-Vietnamese man. The story…

The Glorious Ones

Between the Bindings: Francine Prose’s The Glorious Ones

by Jim McKeown Francine Prose has written scads of interesting, sometimes bawdy, and frequently funny pieces of literature. In addition to The Glorious Ones, she is…

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