Literary Legends 2015

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Maguire and Smith

The Albany Public Library Foundation's Literary Legends gala returns November 14 -- and it will be honoring Gregory Maguire and Barbara Smith.

Maguire is the author Wicked, which was, of course, adapted into the huge Broadway hit. He grew up in Albany's Pine Hills neighborhood and graduated from UAlbany.

Smith is a noted activist and author, and longtime Albany resident who served on the Common Council.

The Literary Legends gala is a fundraiser for the Albany Public Library. It includes live music; food catered by Café Capriccio, New World Bistro, Saati's, and Yono's; a silent auction, and the awards ceremony. It's Saturday, November 14 at the APL's Delaware Branch. Tickets are $75 and available online.

AOA is a media sponsor of the Literary Legends event.

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