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March
Year
1997
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Sendyour Literary Events for the APRIL issue of AGENDA by March 15 to: AGENDA, 220 S. Main St., AnnArbor, Ml 48104. 1 Saturday Children's Story Hour Borders Books 1 1 am, 612 E. Liberty. Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss stories. 668-7652 2 Sunday Bagels & Books 1 0 am, Jewish Community Center, 2935 Birch Hollow. KEN WACHSBERGER tells stories from and signs copies of "Never Be Af raid: A Jew n the Maquis." 971-3868 Rhythm Writers: Shaman Drum Bookshop 2 pm, 31 5 S, State. Micro workshop "Triggering Poetry"with JOSIE KEARNS. Followed by JOE MATUSAK reading from "Eating Rre," the Ml. Libler with Bill Blank on drums and keyboard. Then muralist KATHERINE LARSON will describe and show her muráis at Zanzíbar Restaurant. Followed by open mie. Donations accepted. 1-810-652-8568 3 Monday Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. Reading with JAMES and with CHARLENE BERELS and open mie. 995-1956 4 Tuesday Children's Story Hour Borders Books. 10am,612E.Uberty.ZEHRA BERKMAN andTOMHYDEtell stories and singsongs. 668-7652 Registralion tor Spring Preschool Storytimes: All A2 District Library Branches Forages 3 and upfor 18Tue thru Apr 21 on Tue, Wed and Thu at 9:30-10 am and 2-2:30 pm. West Branch 994-1674, Loving Branch 994-2353, Northeast Branch 996-3180 Drop-ln Storytime: A2 District Library 4 4:30 pm, Youth Dept., 343 S. 5th Ave. Birds and more birds. For ages 3 and up. 994-2345 Home Day Care Storytime: A2 District Library 10:30-1 1 am, Youth Dept., 343S. 5th Ave. For ages 2.5 to 5. 994-2345 Poetry Slam: Heidelberg 8 pm, The HeidelbergClub Above, 21 5 N. Main. Poet EDWARD MORIN reads from "Labor Day at Walden Pond," $3. 426-3451 5 Wednesday Home Day Care Storytime: A2 District Library 10:30 am(see 4 Tue) Drop-ln Storytime: A2 District Library 6:30-7 pm (see 4 Tue) 6 Thursday Drop-ln Storytime: A2 District Library 10:30-11 am (see 4 Tue) 7 Friday Reception & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 315 S. State St. Former Congressman STEVE DERSON, ROBERT GRAETZ, MELANIE MORRISON, KRISTER STENDHAL, MARK ALLEN POWELL and JACK ANDERSON are among the featured writers attending 'The Gifts We Offer, the Burdens We Bear the Vocation and Ministry of Gay and Lesbian Persons n Church and Society" Conference. 662-7407 First Fridays: Galerie Jacques 9:30 pm, 61 6 Wes!ey. RON ALLEN and SEMAJ wil! read. 665-9889 8 Saturday Children's Story Hour Borders Books. 11 am, 61 2 E. Liberty. 668-7652 10 Monday Evening Voyages- Tunes & Tales: A2 District Library 7-7:45 pm, Multi-Purpose Room, 343 S. 5th Ave. 994-2345 Contemporary World Literature Reading Group: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. 20th century world lit with ELENA ROSEN 668-7652 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 315 S. State. Journalist LAURA FLANOERS will read from her new book "Real Majority, Media Minority: The Costs of SideliningWomeninReporting."662-7407 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. RAYM0N0 McDANIELand JENNIFER JACKSON readfromtheirwork. 995-1956 11 Tuesday Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 1 0 am (see 4 Tue). Home Day Care Storytime: A2 District Library 1 0:30 am (see 4 Tue) Booked for Lunch: A2 District Library 1 2:10-1 pm, Multi-Purpose Room, 343S. 5th Ave. With LEE MEAD0WS on Af ricanAmerican Mystery writers. 994-2345 Drop-ln Story Time: A2 District Library 4-4:30 pm, Multi-Purpose Room, 343 S. 5th Ave. Let's go to the farm. Stories for age 3 and up. 994-2352 Cover To Cover: A2 District Library 78:30 pm, 4th Floor Conference Room, 343 S. 5th Ave. Discuss "Midnight n the Garden of Good and Evil," by JOHN BERENDT. Register 994-2335 Reading & BookSigning: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. VIKRAM CHANDRA will read from "Love and Longing in Bombay." 668-7652 12 Wednesday Home Day Care Storytime: A2 District Library 1 0:30 am (see 4 Tue) Drop-ln Storytime: A2 District Library 6:30-7 pm (see 11 Tue) Reading & BookSigning: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. BRAD LEITHAUSER will read from "The Friends of Freeland." 668-7652 Reading & BookS igning: Shaman Dtum Bookshop 8 pm, 31 5 S. State St. LOUISE KEHOE reads from her memoir "In This Dark House," winner of a 1995 National Jewish Book Award. 662-7407 13 Thursday Drop-ln Storytime: A2 District Library 1 0:30-1 1am(see11Tue) Poetry Reading Group: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. Discuss the poetry of Nobel Prize winners starting with WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA. 668-7652 Reading & Book Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. MATT RUFF will read from "Sewer, Gas and Electric. " 6687652 14 Friday Reception & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 31 5 S. State St. RICHARD W.BAILEY will discuss "Nineteenth-Century English." 662-7407 Cover To Cover: A2 District Library 78:30 pm, 4th Floor Conference Room, 343 S. 5th Ave. Tonight's selection is "Cold Comfort Farm," by STELLA GIBBONS Register 994-2335 ReadingPerformance & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, Rackham Amphitheatre, 91 5 E. Washington. Native American author RAY A. YOUNG BEAR bringsa powerful storytelling performance to A2 to celébrate publication of "Remnants of the First Earth," the story of his fictional alter-ego, Edgar Bearchild. 6627407 15 Saturday The Living Breathing Screenwriting Seminar: Kerrytown Concert House 9 am-3:30 pm, 415 N. 5th Ave. Join two accomplished, working writers for an intimate, interactive introduction to the creative process and business of screenwriting, $75. 810-746-9222 Children's Story Hour: Borders Books. 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. The weather outside is frightful. 668-7652 "Turning Memories Into Memoirs": Living English Institute Workshop 1-5 pm, TBA Register for workshop on Sats. 15, 22, and 29, $75 plus materials. 741-0454 16 Sunday ReceptionDemonstraton & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 2-4 pm, 315 S. State. Ann Arborite JUDITH VANDERtalksaboutherbook, "Shoshone Ghost Dance Religión: Poetry Songs and Great Basin Context." 662-7407 'Rhythm Writers: Leonardos Cafe 2 pm,2101 Bonisteel.NorthCampusCommons. On the theme "Honoring Elders and Mentors." With song-writer LISA HUNTER. ROLLIN MARQUIS reads poetry and tales. JEANETTE GASPARO shares a poem and discusses Marquis' mentorshipofher.StephenDunninggives his strategies of support for Mich. mentors and professional writers mentored by him will offer some of their work. Concludeswith open mie. Refreshments, donations accepted. 1-810-652-8568 17 Monday Reading & BookSigning: Borders Books 7 pm, 612 E. Liberty. JAY BONANSINGA will read from 'The Killer's Game." 6687652 Women's Literature Reading Group: Borders Books 7:30 pm, Café, 612 E. Liberty. Cali Manon or Stephanie fortitle. 668-7652 Writers Series & Altemative St. Paddy's Day: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. With MATTHEW BERRIEN SMITH and RATIONAL MAN (the jazz band) and open mie. 995-1956 18 Tuesday Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 1 0 am (see 4 Tue) Home Day Care Storytime: A2 District Library10:30am(see4Tue) Drop-ln Storytime: A2 District Library 44:30 pm, Youth Dept., 343 S. 5th Ave. Theme: Spring. For age 3 and up. 9942345 Reading, Reception & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 315 S. State. Poet PAUL VIOLI will read from his work. 662-7407 19 Wednesday Home Day Care Storytime: A2 District Library 10:30 am (see 4 Tue) Cover To Cover: A2 District Library 78:30 pm, 4th Floor Conference Room, 343 S. 5th Ave. Discussion of "Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 1 00 Years." Register 994-2335 Drop-ln Storytime: A2 District Library 6:30-7 pm (see 18 Tue) Net Night at Borders: Borders Books 7 pm, 612 E. Liberty. "Web Wars: Will Microsoft Win?" with panelists LAURA LEMAY.JOHNKAUFIELD.DALEDOUGHERTY, BEHFAR RAZAVI and DAVID SHENK. 668-7652 Drop-ln Bookclub: Aunt Agatha's Book Store 8 pm, 213 S. Fourth Ave. Discuss Shanan Newman's "Death comes as Epiphany." Special guest JOELLYN CLARY will speak on "Feminist History Mystety." 662-7407 20 Thursday Drop-ln Storytime: A2 District Library 10:30-11 am(see1 8 Tue) Reception & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 31 5 S. State. UM law professor WILLIAM IAN MILLER will readf rom his new book, "The Anatomy of Disgust." 662-7407 Reading: Borders Books 7 pm, 612 E. Liberty. DAVID FOSTER WALLACE with "Infinite Jest." 668-7652 21 Friday Reading: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. MINETTE WALTERS with 'The Echo." 668-7652 Lecture & Book Signing: Crazy Wisdom Bookstore 8 pm, 206 N. 4th Ave. WILLIAM BUHLMAN will discuss "Adventures Beyond the Body," his guide to self initiated and controlled out-of-body experiences. Tea served at 7:30 pm, suggested donation $3. 662-7407 22 Saturday Children's Story Hour Borders Books. 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. Stories about neighbors. 668-7652 2nd Annual Queer Student Leadership Summit: Eastern Michigan University 1 1 am-9 pm, McKenny Union. With authoractivist MINNiE BRUCE PRATTand congresswoman Lyn Rivers. 487-4149 Book Sign ing : Common Language Bookstore 1 pm, 21 5 S. Fourth Ave. With Naiad Pressfoundereditorandshortstorywriter, BARBARA GRIER. 663-0036 Conference Reception & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 6:30-7:30 pm, 315 S. State. As part of The Rhythms of Culture: Dancing to Las Americas, MANUEL PENA will sign 'The TexasMexicanConjunto"andDEBORAHPACINI HERNÁNDEZ will sign "Bachata: A Social History of a Dominican Popular Music. 662-7407 23 Sunday Reading & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 2 pm, 31 5 S. State. With editor andtranslatorALIZASHEVRINof'ATreasury of Sholom Aleichem: Children's Stories." 662-7407 24 Monday Evening Voyages: Tunes & Tales: A2 District Library 7-7:45 pm, Multi-Purpose Room, 343 S. 5th Ave. Folktales. Under 6 years not admitted. 994-2345 Writers Series & Publishing Q & A: G uild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. With BOB HICOK. Bring questions on how to get published. 995-1956 25 Tuesday Chi Idren's Story Hour: Borders Books 1 0 am (see 4 Tue) Home Day Care Storytime: A2 District Library 10:30 am (see 4 Tue) Drop-ln Storytime: A2 District Library 44:30 pm, Youth Dept., 343 S. 5tti Ave. Frogsandturtles. Forages3and up. 9942345 Reading: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. DAVID SEDARIS with "Naked." 668-7652 26 Wednesday Home Day Care Storytime: A2 District Library 10:30 am (see 4 Tue) Drop-ln Storytime: A2 District Library 6:30-7 pm (see 25 Tue) Reading: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. KATIE ROIPHE with "LastNight in Paradise." 668-7652 Talk & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 315 S. State St. THEO COLBORN's "Stolen Future" is about the ways Chemicals are disrupting reproduction and causing birth defects. 662-7407 27 Thursday Drop-ln Storytime: A2 District Library 10:30-11 am (see 25 Tue) Reading & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 31 5 S. State. With Native American poet DUANE NIATUM reading f ram "Songs From the Storyteller's Stone." 662-7407 28 Friday Reception & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 31 5 S. State St. Reception tohonorURSULAOUBA'sfirst book of poems, 'Tales From a Child of the Enemy." 662-7407 CD Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm , 61 2 E. Liberty. CECILIA BARTOLI with "Chant D'Amour." 668-765 Poetry Reading: Hillel 7:30 pm, Hill St. ÚRSULA DUBA will read from her new book, "Tales From a Child of the Enemy." 769-0500 29 Saturday Children's Story Hour Borders Books. 1 1 am, 61 2 E. Liberty. Hoppy Easter stories! 668-7652 31 Monday Reading: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. JANE MENDELSOHN with "I Was Amelia Earhart." 668-7652 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. With poet STEVE SCHREINER and open mie. 995-1956

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