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.
Tuesday 6/6: It’s Twin Cities Artful Book Club day! Twin Cities Artful Book Club is a book club that’s open to anyone who’s interested in discussing stories relevant to the lives of artists. It’s a welcoming, relaxing atmosphere, and you should totally check it out. June’s book is The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean. Hopkins Center for the Arts, 6:30 p.m., free.
Wednesday 6/7: Local poets Su Smallen and Haley Lasche will read from their work. Honey, 7.p.m, free.
Thursday 6/8: It’s the Bird~Brain Release Party! Celebrate the release of Matt Mauch‘s poetry collection Bird~Brain with a number of other local poets at the Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater. Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater, 6 p.m., $6 advance/$8 day-of.
Friday 6/9: Diego Vázquez Jr. and the NorthWords Writers will be reading from their work. Banfill Locke Center For the Arts, 7:30 p.m., free.
Saturday 6/10: Dave Page will be discussing his new book, F. Scott Fitzgerald in Minnesota: The Writer and His Friends at Home and signing copies. SubText Books, 2 p.m., free.
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