Monday, March 9, 2015

Monday Roundup: March 9 - 15

Bookish events in Texas for the week of March 9 - 15, 2015:

Special Events:
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Exhibition, Austin, February 10 - July 6

Monday, March 9:
Austin
Austin History Center, an evening conversation with local writers S. C. "Sam" Gwynne and Jeff Kerr discussing Gwynne's book Empire of the Summer Moon, 6:30PM

BookPeople, ANTONIO RUIZ-CAMACHO discusses & signs Barefoot Dogs, 7PM

Spider House Cafe & BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

UT - Fine Arts Library, Music Faculty Book Reading: Robert S. Freeman reads from The Crisis of Classical Music in America: Lessons from a Life in the Education of Musicians and Robin Moore reads from Danzón: Circum-Caribbean Dialogues in Music and Dance, 4PM

Cedar Hill
Half Price Books, authors Michelle Stimpson and CaSandra McLaughlin will sign their book A New Beginning, 6:30PM

Houston

Brazos Bookstore, Keija Parssinen discusses & signs THE UNRAVELING OF MERCY LOUIS, 7PM

Warehouse Live, Houston Moth StorySLAM: Hair, 6:30PM

San Antonio
Gemini Ink, Great Books Series Seminar: Flannery O'Connor, 5:30PM

Wednesday, March 11:

Blue Willow Bookshop, Lauren Oliver will discuss and sign VANISHING GIRLS, her new book for young adults, 7PM

Brazos Bookstore, Antonio Ruiz-Camacho discusses & signs BAREFOOT DOGS, 7PM

Cherryhurst Park Community Center, FCP presents Claudia Kolker discussing her book, The Immigrant Advantage: What We Can Learn from Newcomers to America about Health, Happiness, and Hope, 6:15PM

Murder By the Book, Ian Caldwell will sign and discuss The Fifth Gospel, 6:30PM

Victoria
UHV - Alcorn Auditorium, Spring Reading Series: Stephen Harrigan, 12PM

Friday, March 13:
Brazos Bookstore, Beats Party: celebrate Jack Kerouac’s birthday and the legacy of the Beat Generation featured readers include Inprint’s Rich Levy, Houston Chronicle’s Maggie Galehouse, Gulf Coast’s Adrienne Perry, local poets Erika Jo Brown and BJ Love, and more, 6:30PM

Discovery Green, Orbit Poetry Slam, 6PM

The Ensemble Theatre, Disturbing The Peace Youth Slam and Showcase, 7PM

Saturday, March 14:
B&N - River Oaks, Reboot with Joe: Fully Charged Discussion and Signing with Joe Cross, 2PM

B&N - Vanderbilt Square, Author Shicreta Murray: Hear the Sound, 3PM

B&N - Westheimer Crossing, Meena Dhanjal Signing Mattie Has Wheels, 1PM


River Oaks Bookstore, Robert Woolfolk will discuss and sign Little Slices of the Big Easy, 2PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, Paula King-Harper signs Prosperous Living, 2PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Martha Louise Hunter signs Painting Juliana, 2PM
Austin
Half Price Books - North Lamar, Christina M. Berry will sign her novel Alicia, 2PM

Dallas
B&N - Lincoln Park, Joe Cross signs Reboot with Joe Fully Charged: 7 Keys to Losing Weight, Staying Healthy and Thriving, 2PM

South Dallas Cultural Center, In the Words of a Sistah: The Evolution 2015, 3PM

Houston
Christ Church Cathedral, Elizabeth Head Black presents Hand in Hand, 9AM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Mary Carolyn Geoge presents Rosengren's Books: An Oasis for Mind and Spirit, 2PM

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