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Guerrilla Girls

“Do women have to be naked to be in the met?” The Guerrilla Girls asked this question in 1985 and Klaire Lockheart has us still asking today! Dive into a fantastic episode about art history and statistics that will have you ready to buy more art by women!  Show Notes & Extras This month’s Gal-Pals […]

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Wilma Mankiller

Activist month continues with the first female Chief of the Cherokee Nation, Wilma Mankiller. Gloria Steinem once said that if our country was more fair this woman would have been President of the United States. Wilma was one of the native peoples who reclaimed and occupied Alcatraz Island for 19 months. Learn about this inspirational […]

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Book Signing with Speed City Sisters in Crime

Gal’s Guide is pleased to welcome Speed City Sisters in Crime for a book signing of their newest book Trick or Treats. Meet the Sisters (and Misters)! Dive into 16 frightfully good tales by Indiana authors. Get your signed copy! Saturday October 23, 2021 2pm – 4pm Gal’s Guide Library 107 S. 8th Street Noblesville […]

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Nandi on the Drums Makes the World Go Round!

by Kimberly Bright YouTube videos of cover versions of well-known songs seemed to multiple geometrically last year during the COVID lockdown. Nandi Bushell, then a 10-year-old self-described “British and Zulu drummer girl” in England, was already well-known internationally for her amazing, spot-on, skillful rock drum cover versions on YouTube. She acquired some very famous friends […]

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Saudi Arabian Women’s Right to Drive

It’s the start of Activist Gals Month and we’re trying to turn anger into positive change. Bonnie talks about 3 amazing women in Saudi Arabia who have fought for the right to drive for women. Learn about Loujain al-Halthloul and her time in jail, Manal al-Sharif leading 100 women behind the wheel, and Ameera al-Taweel […]

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Gerda Taro

To wrap up Photographer Gal month the Gal Pals talk about the favorite photos that they have taken, we learn no one likes a reverse centaur and that Gerda Taro is amazing. Gerda was the first woman photographer to die on the front lines. Papa Hemingway was a fan of her work. Learn all about […]

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Dorothea Lange

Jen shows us how powerful photos can be to empathize. Remember the Migrant Mother photo? Jen talks about the photographer, behind that photo, Dorothea Lange. This is just after Katie talks about her inappropriate scrapbook…because we can’t be serious all the time.  Show Notes & Extras This month’s Gal-Pals are: Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, […]

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Vote for Gal’s Guide 2022 Research Themes

Every month Gal’s Guide has research theme that pushes us to make sure our collection and our wisdom reaches far and wide into the galaxy. Our research themes are incorporated into: The Gal’s Guide Podcast episodes Book Club selection First Friday activities and displays Third Thursday meetings Book buying for the library Got a research […]

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Uhura Training Academy 2021

Uhura Friday 4:00pm Communicating with Empathy – a Linguistic Refresh Panel 5:30pm Rosalind Franklin & DNA Activity 7:00pm Burlesque Spy! Oh My! Uhura Saturday 10:00am GPS Scavenger Hunt 11:30am Vulcan Lute + Queen of Carbon Science 1:00pm Nichelle & NASA 2:30pm Music Sisters with Transistors – Women of Electronic Music 4:00pm Green Girl and the […]

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Pennie Smith

Leah takes us on the journey into The Only Band That Matters and their iconic photo. That’s right, we’re talking about Pennie Smith’s photo of the London Calling album by The Clash. Did you know that photo nearly never happened? The story is incredible! Show Notes & Extras This month’s Gal-Pals are: Dr. Leah Leach, […]