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December
Year
1997
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Send your Lilerary Events lor the JANUARY issue of AGENDA by Dec. 15 to: AGENDA, 220 S. Main SL Ann Arbor, Ml 48104. 1 Monday Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8pm,313S. State. GARYPAULNABHAN, here in conjunction with U-M's Environmental Semester, will read from nis collection of 26 essays, "The Culture of Habitat," which explores the connection between humans and nature, 662-7407 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. "Women Wordsmiths, Strong Songs" with USA HUNTER, JENNIFER JEAN SMITH, WHITLEY SETRAKIAN and DEB MARSH. 248-652-8568 2 Tuesday Drop-ln Storytime: West Branch Library 9:30-1 0 am, Westgate Shopping Center, Jackson at S. Maple. Forages 3 and up. 994-1674 Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 4-4:30 pm, Multi-purpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. For ages 3 and up. About bedtime. 327-8301 Poetry Slam: The Heidelberg Club Above 7 pm, 215 N. Main. Writer, performer, comedienne and EMU grad student SANDY LAWSON performs her one-woman show, "Shame on Me." Open mie and slam, $3. 426-3451 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 31 3 S. State. In support of Michigan-based small press, New Issues Press, the Drum welcomes poets DAVID DODD LEE and RICK LYON. 662-7407 3 Wednesday Drop-ln Storytime: Loving Branch Library 9:30-10 am, Creek Dr. (near Packard and Platt). For ages 3 and up. 994-2353 Publication Celebration: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 313 S State. TOM POHRT is here for the release of the book written by BARRY LOPEZ and illustrated with nis watercolors, "Lessons From the Wolverine." 662-7407 Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 6-6:30 pm (see 2 Tue) African-American Book Club: Little Professor Book Co. 7 pm, 251 3 Jackson Rd. Discuss "If the World was Mine" by E. LYNNE HARRIS. Valeria Banks 942-6013 Reading & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. LISA LENZO reads fromhernewcollectionofstories,"Within the Lighted City." 668-7652 Cover-To-Cover: A2 District Library 7:30-8:30 pm, Muehlig Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. December's book is the love story, "Anlmaginative Experience."preregister 327-8301 4 Thursday Drop-ln Storytime: Northeast Branch Library 9:30-10 am, Plymouth Mali. For ages 3 and up. 996-31 80 Drop-ln Slorytime: Main Library 1010:30 am (see 2Tue) John Briley: A2 District Library 7-8:30 pm, Multi-Purpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Academy award-winning novelist, screenwriter, producer and director will give a lecture entitled, "Writing In and About Exotic Places." 451 0 Harlem Renaissance Program: The Links, Inc. 7:30 pm, Borders Books, 612 E. Liberty. Details forthcoming. 668-7652 5 Frioay Book Signing: Little Professor Book Co. 7 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. WJR producer MIKE SHIELS shares his new biography, "J.P. McCarthy: Just Don't Teil 'Em Where I Am." 662-0702 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 31 3 S. State. "Thistle Journal" is a book of essays by EMU and WCC Professor DAN MINOCK on building a house with his father and living in it with his wife. 662-7407 6 Saturday Holiday Bookshop: Friends of the A2 District Library 1 0 am-4 pm, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Mint-condition books. See also 7 Sun, 1 3 Sat and 14 Sun. 4510 Children's Story Hour and Signing: Little Professor Book Co. 1 1 am-noon, 2513 Jackson Rd. Guest storyteller MARY LOU RIGG reads her book, "Cat Tops a Tree." 662-4110 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. Screenwriter JOHN BRILEY, of "Gandhi" fame (and who also directed the cult classic "Children of the Damned"), reads from his thriller, "First Stone." 662-7407 7 Sunday Holiday Bookshop: Friends of the A2 District Library 1 0 am-4 pm (see 6 Sat) Discussion: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 31 3 S. State. Dharma teacher GERI LARKIN discusses her book, "Stumbling Toward Enlightenment." 662-7407 8 Monday Women's Book Group: Guild House 802 Monroe, noon-1 pm. Discuss books that focus on women's experience and issues of spirituality and multiculturalism. 662-5189 Talk & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. MARTIN LEEtalks abouthis book, "The Beast Reawakens." 668-7652 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. With STEVE MARSH and DETROIT SLAM POETS. How-to and performance. 248-652-8568 9 Tuesday Drop-ln Storytime: West Branch Library 9:30-10 am (see2Tue) Booked for Lunch: A2 District Library 12:10-1 pm, Multi-Purpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. KEITH TAYLOR will give a talk entitled: "Adventures of a seller Poet." Brown bags welcome. Coffee and tea served. 327-4525 Drop-ln Stoiytime: Main Library 4-4:30 pm (see 2 Tue) 10 Wednesday Drop-ln Storytime: Loving Branch Library 9:30-10 am (see 3 Wed) Book Release: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4 pm, 31 3 S. State. Business professor, LESLIE A. PERLOW celebrates publication of her book, "Finding Time: How Corporations, Individuals and Families can Benefit from New Work Practices." 662-7407 Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 6-6:30 pm (see 2 Tue) Talk and Book Signing: Little Professor Book Co. 7 pm, 251 3 Jackson Rd. Joe Gagnon will talk about appliance care and sign nis book, "First Aid from the Appliance Doctor." 662-0702 11 Thursday Drop-ln Storytimes: Northeast Branch Library 9:30-10 am (see 4 Thu) Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 1010:30 am (see 2 Tue) Ann Arbor Boys Choir: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4:30 pm, 313 S. State. Performance of seasonal classics, refreshments. 662-7407 13 Saturday Book Signing and Recipe Sampling: People's Food Co-op 1 0 am-2 pm, 21 6 N. Fourth Ave. Co-op member DOR0THY ANN COYNE will share her book, "Recipes for Changing: An Autobiographical Cookbook," and samples of Yam-wichesand Nori Rolls. 769-0095 Holiday Bookshop: Friends of the A2 District Library 1 0 am-4 pm (see 6 Sat) Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Co. 11 am, 251 3 Jackson Rd. Members of the "Nutcracker Suite" cast perform scènes from this classic story. Followed by a visit by LYLE CROCODILE. 662-4110 Holiday Book Signing: Aunt Agatha's New & Used Mystery, Detection & True Crime Books 1 2:30-2 pm, 21 3 S. 4th Ave. With DOUG ALLYN, authorof "A Dance in Deep Water," and LOWELL CAUFFIEL, author of "House of Secrets." 769-1114 Snowflake Workshop: Little Professor Book Co. 2-4 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. Snowflake-cutting M.D., THOMAS CLARK, shows howto make storytelling snowflakes. Bring scissors. 662-0702 14 Sunday Holiday Bookshop: Friends of the A2 District Library 1 0 am-4 pm (see 6 Sat) Cookbook Program: Friends of the A2 District Library 2-4 pm, Multi-Purpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. "The Ellis Island Immigrant Cookbook" by TOM BERNARDIN will be highlighted. Genealogists CONNIE OLSON and JULIE LEWIS of the Culinary Historical ety will demónstrate and give out samples. 327-4510 Book Release and Cooking Demo: Little Professor Book Co. 3 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. ZONYA FOCO celebrates her new book, "Uckety-Split Meals," with a cooking demonstration and book signing. 662-0702 Booked for Murder: Little Professor Book Co. 5-6 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. The Mystery Book Club will disuss December titles. 769-2149 15 Monday Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802Monroe.JAYSTIELSTRAperforms excerpts from "Old Man in Love" and other works. (248) 652-8568 20 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Co. 11 am-noon, 2513 Jackson Rd. "Follow the Alphabet" fun with CHARLES LEWIS. 662-4110 22 Monday Women's Book Group: Guild House noon (see 8 Mon) 27 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Co. 1 1 am-noon, 251 3 Jackson Rd. With PAM CRISOVAN (Mama Moon). 662-4110

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