Notable Twin Cities: 8/4–8/10


Sunday 8/4: Writers Paula Cisewski, Michael Kleber-Diggs, Katie Hae Leo, and Matt Mauch will each present new work in response to artist Allison Ruby’s exhibit, “Entanglements.” Red Garage Studio, 3 p.m., free.

Monday 8/5: Kimi Eisele presents her novel The Lightest Object in the Universe. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Button Poetry Live hosts Melania Luisa Marte. Park Square Theatre, 7 p.m., $12 in advance/$15 at the door.

Tuesday 8/6: Twin Cities Artful Book Club will discuss I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons. Hopkins Center for the Arts, 6:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 8/7: Books & Bars’s August discussion will feature There There by Tommy Orange, presented in partnership with SubText Books. Dual Citizen Brewing, 6:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 8/8: This month’s Support Local Presses Book Club pick is Hijinx and Hearsay by Martin Keller, chronicling the 1980s in Minneapolis. Boneshaker Books, 6 p.m., free.

Saturday 8/10: Erin Hangero presents her picture book Earth of Foxes: Collective Animal Nouns. Winding Trail Books, 10 a.m., free.


And another thing: Tuesday is National Night Out—a time to gather with neighbors and celebrate the summer. Find a block party near you in Minneapolis or St. Paul.


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Ellen Fee is a writer, teaching artist, and youthworker focused on creative writing and arts education. Ellen graduated from the University of Minnesota and lives in St. Paul. Her work has appeared in Corbel Stone Press, Apeiron Review, and The Caterpillar, among others. You can follow her @ellenkfee on Twitter and Instagram. More from this author →