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April 2020

Story Time

April 7 @ 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, happening 8 times

Sundance Bookstore, 121 California Avenue
Reno, NV 89509
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There's a special place in our hearts for young readers. Reading together strengthens the bond between children and parents, improves speech and language skills, enhances concentration, and encourages curiosity. We host a regular story time with the amazing Paula Robison, who shares stories, rhymes, songs, and art projects with your little ones on the first Tuesday of every month, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Story time at Sundance is designed for children ages 3 to 6 accompanied by a…

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TWW Workshop

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 1, 2020

Keynote Used Records & Books, 2660 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 United States
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An open workshop for writers of any genre, meets every other Tuesday but check this calendar for exact dates or our Facebook page.

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CANCELED – Fayette Hauser and Friends

April 7 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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celebrating the release of THE COCKETTES published by Process Books/Feral House The influence of the Cockettes on American underground culture is present in every glittery sequin and candy-colored coiffure gracing our daily lives. Birthed in an LSD bathed commune in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district in the summer of 1969, The Cockettes were a fever dream of sexual freedom and expression. They granted themselves names and identities that reflected their inner wild selves then put it all on the stage with…

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CANCELED – Robert Williams

April 8 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Robert Williams celebrates his new book Robert Williams: The Father of Exponential Imagination published by Fantagraphics Robert Williams: The Father of Exponential Imagination is a comprehensive, career-spanning collection of the iconic painter's fine art, including over 300 oil paintings as well as drawings, sculptures, and more. Simply put, this is the definitive volume that Williams has been working towards his entire career. In the late 20th and early 21st century, diverse forms of commonplace and popular art appeared to be…

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CANCELED – Melville House @ City Lights

April 9 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Melville House Publishers is celebrated by City Lights! Three authors with recently released books join us for an evening of spirited discussion Malcolm Harris in conversation with Curtis White, moderated by Jenny Odell Malcolm Harris celebrates the release of SHIT IS FUCKED UP AND BULLSHIT: History Since the End of History  Curtis White celebrates the release of Living in a World that Can't Be Fixed: Reimagining Counterculture Today Jenny Odell is the author of How to Do Nothing ----------------- about…

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CANCELED – Writer’s Workshop – Kaveh Akbar

April 10 - April 11
Sierra Nevada College, 291 Country Club Dr
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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Kaveh Akbar is an Iranian-American poet, professor, and scholar. He is the recipient of the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, a Pushcart Prize, among many other awards. “Akbar has what every poet needs: the power to make, from emotions others have felt, memorable language nobody has assembled before.” - Stephanie Burt for the Yale Review on Calling a Wolf a Wolf author website: kavehakbar.com twitter @KavehAkbar instagram @Kavehhhhhhhh

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CANCELED – Wendy Liu – Abolish Silicon Valley

April 15 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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discussing the subject of her new book Abolish Silicon Valley: How to Liberate Technology from Capitalism from Repeater Books Former insider turned critic Wendy Liu busts the myths of the tech industry, and offers a galvanising argument for why and how we must reclaim technology's potential for the public good.Innovation. Meritocracy. The possibility of overnight success. What's not to love about Silicon Valley? These days, it’s hard to be unambiguously optimistic about the growth-at-all-costs ethos of the tech industry. Public…

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CANCELED – Ilya Kaminski and Tess Taylor

April 16 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Ilya Kaminski and Tess Taylor celebrating the release of Tess Taylor's Rift Zone:poems published by Red Hen Press and Last West published by Museum of Modern Art Book RIFT ZONE, Taylor's much-anticipated third book traces literal and metaphoric fault lines—rifts between past and present, childhood and adulthood, what is and what was. Circling Taylor's hometown—an ordinary California suburb lying along the Hayward fault—these poems unearth strata that include a Spanish land grant, a bloody land grab, gun violence, valley girls,…

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CANCELED – Peniel E. Joseph in conversation with Dr. Waldo E. Martin Jr.

April 20 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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discussing Peniel E. Joseph's new book The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. published by Basic Books This dual biography of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King upends longstanding preconceptions to transform our understanding of the twentieth century's most iconic African American leaders. To most Americans, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. represent contrasting ideals: self-defense vs. nonviolence, black power vs. civil rights, the sword vs. the shield. The struggle…

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TWW Workshop

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 1, 2020

Keynote Used Records & Books, 2660 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 United States
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An open workshop for writers of any genre, meets every other Tuesday but check this calendar for exact dates or our Facebook page.

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