Notable Twin Cities: 8/25–8/31
Sunday 8/25: Poets Lisa Higgs, John McCarthy, and Tracy Zeman will read from their recent collections. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 5 p.m., free.
Monday 8/26: Editors Greg Watson and Richard Broderick will host a reading of their recent book, The Road by Heart: Poems of Fatherhood. The Irreverent Bookworm, 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 8/27: Poet Sharon Chmielarz presents The J Horoscope, poems reimagining stories in Genesis. Next Chapter Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 8/28: Julie Zhou will read from her book Generics, five stories exploring the edges of female identity. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 8/29: Deborah Baker and Jim Lane present Baker’s book The Last Englishmen: Love, War, and the End of Empire. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.
TruArtSpeaks hosts ReVerb, a free, all-ages open mic. Golden Thyme, 6 p.m., free.
Friday 8/30: Uproar Performing Arts presents Mother Goose’s Bedtime Stories, featuring music, comedy, dance, and poetry from Ifrah Mansour, Ellis Pérez, and Ma Ra. Cedar Cultural Center, 8 p.m., sliding scale $10–35.
And another thing: The Loft Literary Center’s Loft Book Club will read and discuss White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. And, get a 20% discount on your copy at Milkweed Books when you mention the Loft Book Club!
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