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February
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1998
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Señó your Literary Events for the MARCH issue of AGENDA by Feb. 15 to: AGENDA, 220 S. Main Si, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. 1 Sunday "American Girls Club" Meeting: Nícola's Books 2 pm and 4 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. Ages 7-9 meet at 2 pm. Ages 10-12 meet at 4 pm. A tea party with Mary French. Reserve. Erin 6624110 " Broad Range, Multilayered Depths": Rhythm Writers 2-4 pm, Piano Gallery, Pierpont Commons. With poet, THI LIAS MOSS and open mie. Donations accepted. 248-652-8568 or janesrob@mnet.arbornet.org 2 Monday Evening Voyages: Main Library 7-7:45 pm, Multi-purpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. For ages 6 and up. A workshop on drums with ARON KAUFMAN. 3278301 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. Come meet and listen to the work oí some of The Ann Arbor Observer and Current's creative journalists. Bob Janes (248) 652-8568 3 Tuesday Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 44:30 pm, Multi-purpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. For ages 3 and up. About Mice. 327-8301 A2 Poetry Slam: The Heidelberg Club Abowe 7:30 pm, 21 5 N. Main. Featuring poet, SPOKEand FlowPoets co-founder and gardener KIM WEBB. Open mie and slam, $3. 426-3451 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. MIRIAM WINTER (aka MARIA 0RL0WSKI) reads from her life memoir, "Trains," about being one of the "hidden children" in Poland. 662-7407 4 Wednesday Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 6:307 pm (see 3 Tue) African-American BookClub: Nicola's Books 7 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. Discuss the selection for Feb. and "And All Our Wounds Forgiven" by JULIUS LESTER. Valeria Banks 942-6013 Cover to Cover: Main Library 7:308:30 pm, Muehlig Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Join the discussion on "Angela's Ashes" by Frank McCourt. Register 327-4560 5 Thursday Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 1 0:301 1 am (see 3 Tue) The Poetry Revival-A Mass ol Words: Gypsy Cafe 7:30 pm, 214 N. 4th Ave. A StillBlack Water production of poetry and music combines words and the idea of the gospel retreat performed by 13 local writers, $2. 994-3940 Discussion: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. AIM leader, RUSSELL MEANS discusses "Where White Men Fear to Tread." 662-7407 6 Friday Publication Celebration: Main Library 4-5 pm, Multi-purpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. ALEX KOTLOWITZ will discuss his book, "The Other Side of the River A Death and America's Dilemma," a true story of how the towns of Benton Harbor and St. Joseph, Mich. reacted when an African-American teenager was found dead in the St. Joseph River. 327-4525 7 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Nicola's Books 11 am, 2513 Jackson Rd. Follow the Alphabet fun with CHARLES LEWIS. WINNIE THE POOH will be visiting at noon. 662-4110 Children's Hour Borders Books 1 1 am, 612 E. Liberty. African-American stories with Elizabeth James. 668-7652 Book Contract Advising Seminar: National Writers Union 11 am-3 pm, HilberryA,StudentCenterBldg.,Wayne State University. Aworkshopwith copyright and entertainment publishing attorney, MICHAEL McCREADY to discuss electronic rights, book contracts, royalties, etc., to be continued Sun. morning, $20-25. Daycareand refreshments. Register in advance. 971-3868 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. RICHARD JACKSON reads from his book of poetry "Alive All Day." 662-7407 After Hours: Guild House 1 0 pm-midnight, 802 Monroe. Art reception, open mie, a live interview with an arts performerand SongCause, $5-free sliding scale. 662-5189 8 Sunday Book Contract Advising Seminar: National Writers Union 9:30 am-1 :30 pm, Room B, Hoyt Conference Center, EMU. (see7Sat) Booked for Murden Nicola's Books 5-6 pm, 251 3 Jackson Rd. The Mystery Book Club will discuss Feb. titles. New members welcome. 769-2149 TalkBook Signing: Nicola's Books 4 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. ANN W00DWARD will talk about medieval Japan, writing and publishing. Her newest mystery is "Of Death and Black Rivers." 662-4110 9 Monday Women's Book Group: Guild House noon-1 pm, 802 Monroe. Oiscuss books that focus on women's experience and issues of spirituality and multiculturalism. 662-5189 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. With Poetry Slam champ, STEVE MARSH. Bob Janes (248) 6528568 10 Tuesday Booked for Lunch: Main Library 12: 10 1 pm, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Dr. EARL LEWIS will speak on "Recent Key Studies in African-American History." 327-4525 Orop-ln Storytime: Main Library 4-4:30 pm, Multi-purpose Room, 343 S. Rfth Ave. Forages 3 and up. About Valentine's Day. 327-8301 11 Wednesday Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 6:307pm(see 10Tue) 12 Thursday Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 1 0:3011 am (see 10Tue) Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. LYNN POWELL reads from her book of poetry "Old & New Testaments." 662-7407 13 Friday Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. ANNE HERMANN reads from "A Menopausal Memoir: Letters From Another Climate." 6627407 14 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Nicola's Books 11 am, 2513 Jackson Rd. Follow the Alphabet fun with CHARLES LEWIS. 662-4110 Children's Hour: Borders Books 1 1 am, 61 2 E. Liberty. Who do you love? Stories about Valentine's Day. 668-7652 After Hours: Guild House 1 0 pm-midnight (see 7 Sat) 15 Sunday "Sweet Songs of Love": RhythmWriters 2-4 pm, A2 Art Center, W. Liberty. Jazz vocalistSHEIULANDISwith Riek Matle on guitar and tenor OWAIN PHYFE, and open mie. Donations accepted. 248-652-8568 orjanesrob@mnet.arbornet.org Stilyagi Air Corps: Little Professor Book Co. 5 pm, 251 3 Jackson Rd. SciFiBookClub.Discuss ISAAC ASIMOV'S "The Gods Themselves." Chad 3902369 or www.stilyagi.orgstilyagi book.html 16 Monday Evening Voyages: Main Library 7-7:45 pm, Multi-purpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. For ages 6 and up. Folktales with storyteller, EUZABETH JAMES. 327-8301 ReadingSigning: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Spoken word poet HENRYROLLINSshareshisbook "Portable Henry Rollins." 668-7652 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. LAURENCE GOLDSTEIN and other members of the Michigan Quarterly staff will read from their poetry. Bob Janes (248) 652-8568 17 Tuesday Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 4-4:30 pm, Multi-purpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. For ages 3 and up. About Travelers. 327-8301 Publicalion Celebration: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 31 3 S. State. LEMUEL A. JOHNSON shares nis newest book, "Shakespeare in África (And Other Venues): Import and the Appropriation of Culture." 662-7407 Visit: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. FATHER MEDARD LAZ, the successful self-published editor of "Love Adds a Little Chocolate." 6687652 The Gallery Reading Series 7:30-8:30 pm, McKenny Union, EMU. Brian 4841 1 1 5 or igibdt@ix.netcom.com 18 Wednesday Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 6:307pm(see17Tue) Poetry Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. DEBORAH GARRISON reads from ' A Working Girl Can't Win and Other Poems." 662-7407 19 Thursday Orop-ln Stoiytime: Main Library 1 0:3011 am (see 17Tue) 20 Friday Publication Celebration: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. HILTON ALS reads from his book'The Women," which examines racial and sexual stereotypes. 662-7407 21 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Nicola's Books 11 am-noon, 2513 Jackson Rd. With PAM CRISOVAN (Mama Moon). 6624110 Children's Hour: Borders Books 11 am, 61 2 E. Liberty. Cliff ord the Big Red Dog stops by to visit his story hour friends. 668-7652 After Hours: Guild House 10 pm-midnight (see 7 Sat) 22 Sunday LectureDiscussion: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. In conjuction with the Exquisite Corpse Exhibition at the Ann Arbor Art Center, ENOCH BRATER will host a session about the Surrealist movement in literatura. 6687652 23 Monday Women's Book Group: Guild House noon (see 9 Mon) Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. TOM ANDREWS reads from his book, "Codeïne Diary," an account of his hemophilia. 6627407 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. Novelist Jonnis Agee will read from her new book, "South of Resurrection" and poet Richard Tillinghast will read from "Today in the Cafe Trieste." Bob Janes (248) 6528568 24 Tuesday Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 44:30 pm, Multi-purpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. For ages 3 and up. About Bears. 327-8301 Dramatic Readings: Main Library 7-8 pm, Multi-purpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. PoetActress DEBBIE MITCHELL will present readings and poetry on the African-American experience. 3274525 25 Wednesday Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 6:307 pm (see 24 Tue) DlscussionSigning: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. EditorcontributorJOANNASSAUERpresentsthe book, "Placing Nature: Culture and Landscape Ecology." 668-7652 26 Thursday Drop-ln Storytime: Main Library 1 0:301 1 am (see 24 Tue) Author's Visit: Nicola's Books 5 pm, 251 3 Jackson Rd. Meet novelist HEINZ INSU FENKL who recently published "Memories ot My Ghost Brother." 6624110 28 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Nicola's Books 11 am, 2513 Jackson Rd. Follow the Alphabet fun with CHARLES LEWIS. 662-4110 Children's Hour: Borders Books 11 am, 61 2 E. Liberty. Oinosaur Day. 6687652 After Hours: Guild House 1 0 pm-midnight (see 7 Sat) OPPORTUNITIES The Ann Arbor District Library is sponsoring its 7th Annual Short Story Contest forarea high school students. Any theme, 4-10 double-spaced typed pages (due March 28). 327-4510

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