Tuesday 8/15: Imbolo Mbue will be discussing her novel Behold the Dreamers. Tickets are $30. Ticket purchase includes signed copy of the book, wine and hors d’oeuvres, and a chance to meet the author. Barnes and Noble Edina, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 8/17: Cracked Walnut continues its 2017 Lit Fest with a reading inspired by the theme of “Undertow.” This reading will feature Mark Anderson, Lisa Yankton, Isadora Gruye, Ellen Lager, and Sahra Sabri. Hosted by Michael Kiesow Moore. East Side Freedom Library, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 8/18: Marcia Anderson will be presenting her book A Bag Worth a Pony: The Art of the Ojibwe Bandolier Bag. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.
Saturday 8/19: The Loft’s spoken word series, Equilibrium, continues with Spoken Word Immersion Fellow Cindy Tran and special guest Paul Tran. Open Book, 8 p.m., free.
Here’s a thing: Five minutes, one mic, a live audience, and you, telling your true story, with no notecards. Sound exhilarating? It’s The Moth story hour, it’s super rad, and it’s live in the Twin Cities every single month.
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