Greater Lowell

On this day August 9, 1852 ~ Thoreau’s “Walden” was published

A most quotable local author…. from the archive… Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden” was published on August 9, 1852 August 9, 2014 by Marie Posted in Culture, Greater Lowell Leave a Comment On this day August 9, 1852, Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden; or, Life in the Woods” was published. “Walden” details…

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On this day ~ July 23, 1846 ~ Thoreau in an act of “civil disobedience”

American author, poet, civic activist Henry David Thoreau was a man of action when it came to his beliefs and conscience. Learn about his act of “civil disobedience” here in a post from the archive…. July 23, 1846 ~ Thoreau Jailed! Walked in from the Woods… July 23, 2013 by Marie Posted in Greater…

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FLICKS! (1983)

Before Luna Theatre, before the Lowell Film Collaborative, there was FLICKS! (For Lowell Interesting Cinema KaperS!), a local film society that was popular in the early 1980s. The organization screened films, often at the Speare House restaurant on Pawtucket Boulevard (it was near the Dunkin Donuts, opposite the UMass Lowell…

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