Monday, January 11, 2016

Monday Roundup: January 11 - 17

Bookish events in Texas for the week of January 11 - 17, 2016:      


Special Events:
Long-Bin Chen's The Book Garden sculpture exhibit, San Antonio, December 10 - February 20

Shakespeare in Print and Performance, Austin, December 21 - May 29

Pulpwood Queen's Girlfriend Weekend, Nacogdoches, January 14 - 17

Austin Book, Paper, and Photo Show, January 15 - 16

Texas Seaport Museum Winter Lecture Series, Galveston, January 16 - 23

Monday, January 11:
Half Price Books Mother Ship, Writers' League of Texas panel discussion: "Being a Good Literary Citizen," 7PM

Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art - Arts & Letters Live presents Mary Karr & Mary-Louise Parker: Memoiristas, 7:30PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Indie Press Night with publishers Archipelago, Tyrant Books, Restless Books, New Directions, and Open Letter, 7PM

Tuesday, January 12:
Houston Museum of Natural Science, HMNS Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Jeanette Peterson presents and signs Visualizing Guadalupe: From Black Madonna to Queen of the Americas, 6:30PM

Italian Cultural & Community Center, Dr. Ryan Calabretta-Sajder, author of Divergenze in celluloidi: colore, migrazione, e identita' nei film gay di Ferzan Ozpetek, presents Film Screening & Lecture - "From Wise Guys to Good Guys: Food as Aphrodisiac in Bob Grimaldi's Dinner Rush", 6:15PM

San Antonio
The Korova, PuroSlam! with DJ Donnie Dee, 10PM

Wednesday, January 13:
The Wild Detectives, Carlos Labbé reads and signs Loquela, 7:30PM

Houston
AvantGarden, Write About Now poetry open mic, 7:30PM

Murder By the Book, Tami Hoag will sign & discuss The Bitter Season, 6:30PM

Thursday, January 14:
Friday, January 15:

Dallas

Lucky Dog Books - Oak Cliff, Poets On the X+ Soapbox open mic, 8PM

Houston
Murder By the Book, Val McDermid will sign and discuss the new Tony Hill and Carol Jordan novel, Splinter the Silence, 6:30PM

University of Houston - Dudley Recital Hall, Slavs and Tatars performance-lecture: "The 

San Antonio

Saturday, January 16:
Dallas
B&N - Preston/Royal, Karen Blumenthal celebrates the release of Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History, 2PM

El Paso
B&N - Fountains at Farah, Margaret Mooney signing Redneck Opera, 2PM

B&N - Sunland Park, Catherine Chagra signing and discussion of Dirty Darlings, 1:30PM

Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: "Lets Rave" with Sandra Torrez, 12:45PM

Garland
B&N - Firewheel Mall, Coloring Event With Artist and Author Cher Kaufmann, 11:30AM

Houston
B&N - West Oaks, Elemental Fate book signing with Gretchen Dee, 2PM
Austin
Recycled Reads Bookstore, Spoken Word Round Robin, 2PM

Dallas
B&N - Preston/Royal, Richard Benjamin Cass signs Braniff Airways, Texas: Flying Colors, 1PM

Half Price Books - Mother Ship, Henry Cline will sell and sign Too Close For Comfort, 1PM

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