Posts Tagged: Catherine Pierce

Notable NYC: 4/8–4/14


Saturday 4/8: Chris Hayes presents A Colony in a Nation in conversation with Wesley Lowery. St. Joseph’s College, 6 p.m, $30.

Claudia Rankine and Garnette Cadogan give the keynote address at the Focus Festival running on Saturday and Sunday. Bard Graduate Center Gallery, 7 p.m., $20.


“The Girls of Peculiar” by Catherine Pierce

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There is a canon of cinema that revolves around girls leaving girlhood, and finding themselves young and nubile, ready (so they think) to embrace their future as women. There’s the girl who seduces her teacher, only to realize she should have loved the boy next door, and there’s the girl who dreams of the city, only to appreciate too late the wisdom (and boys) of her humble town.