Val in The Stamp Collection

Val Coleman, Playwright: “The Stamp Collection”

Val Coleman was not only a fine poet, writer, speaker, and historian, but also a playwright. In July of 2017 Val Coleman's play "The Stamp Collection" was presented at the Arts Center by The Sandisfield Players, a highlight of the many fine and memorable Players productions.

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Val Coleman on “The Constitution Alive”

Val Coleman will argue that the American constitution is alive and well, despite the assaults on its tenets throughout the history of this country.  Val Coleman, known as the poet laureate of Sandisfield, is also a citizen-scholar. His previous presentations on the history of poetry, the rise and [...]

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The Enigma of Socialism: A Talk by Val Coleman

A talk given by Val Coleman June 13, 2013 at the Sandisfield Arts Center
One in the Coleman/Cohn series of talks on American life and culture
Socialism.   All of my life I have been surrounded, cajoled, nearly drowned by the very idea.   It was and is everywhere.   My three-novenas-a-year [...]

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