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Community Read

2021 Community Read

Community Read is a book club for the entire community. We invite book clubs and individual readers to unite in a shared literary experience.

Mitchell James Kaplan
Rhapsody
Tuesday, Nov 9 | 7:30 PM 

In 1924 Jazz-Age New York City, Kay Swift, wife of wealthy banker James Warburg, attends a concert of Rhapsody in Blue, composed by musical genius George Gershwin. A pianist herself, Kay is drawn to the elusive Gershwin, unable to resist his charm. This 10-year love affair includes the complexities of Kay’s musical career and loyalty to her husband. Kaplan traces the emotional lives of these historical figures, interwoven with his mastery of history and music.

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For more information, please contact Amy Rahmani at arahmani@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8197.