Author Event | Linda Solomon: The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait

The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait is a book full of firsts, as photojournalist Linda Solomon was invited not only to capture historical events in Aretha’s music career showcasing Detroit, but to join in with the Franklin family’s most intimate and cherished moments in her beloved hometown.  Join us for this special evening as she reflects on this book which documents Aretha's life and career.

13th Annual College Night

Join us for an informative evening of college prep resources. Community High Emeritus college prep counselor John Boshoven discusses how to find the right college, Essay Coaching (EssayCoaching.com) founder Debbie Merion discusses writing an application essay, and performance coach Geri Markel discusses scoring well on ACT and SAT tests. There will be time for questions and answers at the end.

Author Event | NY Times TV Critic James Poniewozik: Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America

In his new book  Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America, New York Times’s James Poniewozik argues that what made Donald Trump isn’t simply business or politics or populism. To understand President Trump, Poniewozik states, we need to understand modern television itself. In this new book, he breaks down the medium in fresh, piercing ways, finding the parallels between television’s forty-year fracturing and Trump’s ascendancy from gossip item to reality star.