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Diana Pishner Walker

09-18-2016, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

DW_2booksDiana Pishner Walker will read from her children’s books, and her sister Anna Pishner Harsh offer a premier screening of “La Danza-Bridging Time Through Dance,” an Italian dance documentary. Walker and Harsh’s paternal grandparents were from Caulonia, Italy, (Reggio Calabria), and their maternal grandparents were from San Giovani in Fiore, Provence of Cosenza, Italy.

Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Following the presentations, a brief reception is planned with refreshments provided by the Morgantown Sons of Italy Lodge #914. Walker and Harsh will be available during the reception for a question and answer session during the reception, and those who attend will have the opportunity to meet and greet the creative team behind the film. Books and copies of the documentary will be available for purchase.