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BCA Photo Group Exhibit: What Catches the Eye

Bedford Free Public Library 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

The Bedford Free Public Library will host an exhibit of the work of 25 members of the Bedford Center for the Arts Photo Group.  The exhibit, juried by photography educator and curator Erin Carey and entitled What Catches the Eye, showcases the range of photographic styles represented in the Group.  The show will open on Friday, November 12 and close on Wednesday, January 12.  Plan to stop by the Library to check out the exhibit.  A reception will be held at the Library on December 5, 5-6 pm, when  Erin will be present to talk briefly about the exhibit. The


“You’re Not Going to Believe What Happened in Turkmenistan!” – Free Zoom presentation by Rebecca Neale


On September 12, 2001, Rebecca Neale learned of the 9/11 terror attacks as told to her in Uzbek. Her friend recounted what the state-run news reported: That two planes crashed into each other over New York City. She thought maybe she should get out an Uzbek-to-English dictionary. If only she had one. Thus began the end of one year of Peace Corps service in Turkmenistan, a nation bordering northern Afghanistan. Turkmenistan and Afghanistan may share ethnic origins and have a similarly challenging geography, but they have many differences because Turkmenistan was once a Soviet Republic, which indelibly shaped Turkmenistan’s culture.