Notable Twin Cities: 10/20–10/26
Sunday 10/20: Poetry Happy Hour features Scott Michael Stenwick reading from his mystery novel Ipswich plus a spooky story open mic. Troubadour Wine Bar, 5:30 p.m., free.
Monday 10/21: Clara Parkes presents Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 10/22: Autumn Brown and Chaun Webster host a discussion celebrating Octavia Butler’s life and work. The Loft Literary Center, 7 p.m., $10.
Rivka Galchen, Edelstein-Keller Visiting Writer at the University of Minnesota, reads from her work. Weisman Art Museum, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 10/23: Ingrid Rojas Contreras reads from her debut novel Fruit of the Drunken Tree. Wentworth Public Library, 6:30 p.m., free.
J. Ryan Stradal and Gretchen Anthony will discuss Stradal’s latest book, The Lager Queen of Minnesota. Moon Palace Books, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 10/24: Twin Cities PBS and University of Minnesota Press present The Lost Brothers: A Family’s Decades-Long Search by Jack El-Hai, telling the story of one of the oldest-known missing child investigations. Twin Cities Public Television, 6:30 p.m., free.
Friday 10/25: May Lee-Yang, with guests Haddayr Copley-Woods, Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay, and Rob Callahan, will share stories of monsters, spirits, and the afterlife. Minnesota Museum of American Art, 6 p.m., free.
Saturday 10/26: Minnesota Book Award-winning authors Linda LeGarde Grover, Heid E. Erdrich, Gwen Westerman, and Diane Wilson will discuss their work. George Latimer Central Library, 2 p.m., free.
And another thing: A Twin Cities tradition, the BareBones Puppets Halloween Extravaganza begins this weekend and runs through November 2.
Please email any event listings you’d like to see to [email protected].
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