Notable Twin Cities: 7/2–7/8


Sunday 7/2: It’s Button Poetry at Icehouse! Come enjoy a night of poetry performances featuring Natasha T. Miller, Jared Singer, Bernard Ferguson, and Avalon Moon. Icehouse, 7 p.m., $8 in advance, $10 at the door.

Monday 7/3: Button Poetry Live is a monthly poetry showcase. July’s installment will feature Jared Singer, and poets can sign up for a slot at the mic. Poet sign-up closes at 7:45pm the night of the event. Camp Bar Twin Cities, 7 p.m., $9–$15.

Tuesday 7/4: Happy 4th of July! Go read a book on the beach.

Wednesday 7/5: Books & Bars monthly book discussion and live show will center on Blake Crouch’s Dark Matter for the month of July. Amsterdam Bar & Hall, 5 p.m., free.

Thursday 7/6: Terry Tempest Williams will present her new book The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National ParksMagers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Paul Schaefer will be reading from his novel Riding Shotgun and signing copies. Subtext Books, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 7/7: Edie Jarolim will reading and discussing her book, Getting Naked for Money: An Accidental Travel Writer Reveals All. Book signing to follow. Subtext Books, 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 7/8: Join Addendum Books and author Abby Cooper for the launch party of her new book BubblesArlington Hills Community Center, 10:30 a.m., free.

Here’s a thing: Playwrights’ Center is where it’s at! And by “it,” I mean classes, events, resources, connections. Sound rad? It is. Get after it.


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Abby Anderson is a fiction writer and an MFA candidate at Hamline University. She lives in Minneapolis with an extra large cat, many books, and lots of crap from estate sales. More from this author →