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Media Events: 02.14.07

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WEDNESDAY 02.14.07

WHAT: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on Finding Oprah’s Roots
WHEN: 6:30PM
WHERE: The New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The influential Harvard scholar will discuss his new book with Times columnist Bob Herbert.

WHAT: Valentine’s Evening with the Crumbs
WHO: Famed cartoonist husband-wife duo R. Crumb and Aline Kominsky Crumb
WHEN: 7:00PM
WHERE: New York Public Library, Celeste Bartos Forum, 42nd Street at Fifth Avenue
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The legendary pair will discuss 35 years of living, loving, and working together, as chronicled in the Mrs.’ new Need More Love: A Graphic Memoir.
NOTE: Sold out, but some stand-by tickets available at the door.

WHAT: Selected Shorts: Falling In Love
WHO: Author Alice Hoffman
WHEN: 8:00PM
WHERE: Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Hoffman (Practical Magic, Here on Earth) presents the tales, to be read by several actresses including Hope Davis.

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