Notable Twin Cities
Sunday 7/30: Michael Brownlee will be presenting his book The Local Food Revolution: How Humanity Will Feed Itself in Uncertain Times. Common Good Books, 1 p.m., free.
Monday 7/31: Tune up your guitar, warm up your voice, and check out Day Block Brewing’s weekly Open Mic night!...more
Sunday 6/4: Sheryl Sandberg, co-author of Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy, will be in conversation with Kerri Miller of MPR News. They’ll talk about building resilience and moving on after life’s inevitable setbacks. Fitzgerald Theater, 7 p.m, $35–$75....more
Monday 5/1: Bonnie St. John will present her book Micro-Resilience: Minor Shifts for Major Boosts in Drive, Focus, and Energy....more
Sunday 4/23: Author Jacqueline Briggs Martin, illustrator Claudia McGehee, and stream-hunter Mike Osterholm will present their beautiful new picture book Creekfinding. There will also be a signing and reception with refreshments. Red Balloon Bookshop, 3 p.m., free....more
“Deep Heart’s Core: Poetry & Mystery.” Come witness a conversation between poets Katie Donovan and James Lenfestey....more
Sunday 3/26: Check out some rad writers on the topic of food: More Than a Single Story: Reclaiming Our Food. Carolyn Holbrook moderates panel of writers and community leaders as they discuss the colonization and commodification of food. Panelists include Pakou Hang, LaDonna Redmond, Princess Titus, and Diane Wilson....more
Sunday 2/19: Co-founder of Milkweed Editions and poet Emilie Buchwald will feature at Literary Witnesses, held in the Plymouth Congregational Church. Buchwald will read from her newest collection of poetry, The Moment’s Only Moment. 12 p.m., free.
Tuesday 2/21: Carol Connolly’s series Reading by Writers continues with a tribute to Charles Bukowski....more
Monday 1/30: Start your week with a little whiskey. Magers & Quinn hosts writer Fred Minnick, author of Bourbon: The Rise, Fall & Rebirth of an American Whiskey. He’ll read from and answer questions about the book. 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 1/31: At Once Upon A Crime, mystery writer Ellen Hart will present, discuss, and sign copies of her new novel, Fever In The Dark....more
Tuesday 1/24: Check out this month’s installment of the Queer Voices Reading Series at Intermedia Arts. Featured readers include Anya Johanna DeNiro, Roy G. Guzmán, Dua Saleh, and Nghiem Tran. 7:30 p.m., free.
At Amsterdam Bar and Hall, author Jim Walsh will read from his new book Gold Experience: Following Prince in the ’90s....more
Sunday 1/15: Catch journalist Wesley Lowery at House of Hope Presbyterian Church in St. Paul. Lowry reported from Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, where he was arrested. He’ll be discussing his new book, They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement....more