by Max Brantley
The Clinton School has a full slate this week.
Tuesday, 6 p.m., Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, will discuss her new book, "Failing America's Faithful: How today's Churches are Mixing God With Politics and Losing Their Way." A book signing will follow.
Sturgis Hall at the Clinton School.
Wednesday 6 p.m. Will Shortz, New York Times crossword puzzle editor, will lecture on the history and methodology of crossword puzzles . His presentation will be proceeded by at 1:30 p.m. crossword and sudoku puzzle tournament which he will host and a 4:30 p.m. screening of the documentary Wordplay. All these events will be held in the Clinton Presidential Library, Great Hall. Reservations can be made for any or all of the Puzzle Day events.
Friday 6 p.m., co-sponsored by the Lions World Services for the Blind,
art by Baghdad Iraq artist Abdul Rahman N. Al-Jabir will be diplayed for the first time in Arkansas. The art is on canvas and was produced by the artist in the Baghdad market. Proceeds from any sales will go an orphanage in Nasiriyah, Iraq. Al-Jabir's cousin, who is on a temporary assisgnment interpreting for the Lions World Services, will be present to provide information and answer questions. Sturgis Hall.
For reservations: email
or call Nikolai DiPippa 501-683-5239