Notable Twin Cities: 7/29–8/4

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Sunday 7/29: Come enjoy a discussion of Jim Tully’s memoir Beggars of Life. This discussion will follow a 3 p.m. screening at the Trylon Cinema (next door to Moon Palace) of William A. Wellman’s silent film starring Louise Brooks, featuring live accompaniment by Dreamland Faces. Moon Palace Books, 5 p.m., free.

Monday 7/30: Join Victoria Houston in a discussion about her eighteenth Loon Lake Mystery, Dead Firefly. Once Upon a Crime, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 8/1: Mark Andersen and Ralph Heibutzki, coauthors of We Are The Clash, will discuss the book, followed by a music night sponsored by Extreme Noise, local co-op and record store. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 8/2: Tim Jollymore will be in to read from and talk about his novel Observation Hill. Once Upon a Crime, 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 8/4: Jeff R. Lonto, author of Legend of the Brewery, will present a history of the Grain Belt Brewery in Northeast Minneapolis, from its 19th-century origins to the present. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Pierre Bottineau Library, 3 p.m., free.

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Here’s a thing: Yes, March is a long time from now, but it’s still totally reasonable to be excited for next year’s AWP conference in Portland, OR. Early bird registration opens on August 1, so if you know you really want to go, might as well get a jump on it and save some money!

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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 →