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Posts Tagged ‘Barbara Abercrombie’

TONIGHT: Book Party for Critter Literature Anthology Cherished

This evening Village Books of Pacific Palisades will be hosting a reading and party for Cherished: 21 Writers on Animals They Have Loved & Lost. The book, a highlight of the critter literature genre*, feature essays by noted authors that include Jane Smiley, Carolyn See, and Joe Morgenstern.

The event tonight will feature readings by contributors Billy Mernit, Samantha Dunn, Judith Lewis, and the Cherished editor, Barbara Abercrombie. Animals aren’t officially allowed, but we have a feeling there will be pups in the audience just the same.

7:30 pm, @ Village Books, 1049 Swarthmore Ave. Pacific Palisades. More info at the bookstore website.

*Is critter literature considered an actual genre? Let’s assume that it is, and that it must be what people are referring to when they talk about Crit-Lit.

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Media Events 10.11.07

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FRIDAY 10.12.07
WHAT: Book signing, Courage and Craft: Writing Your Life Into Story
WHO: Barbara Abercrombie
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Dutton’s
WHY: Everyone’s got a story to tell. Even you.

FRIDAY 10.12.07
WHAT: This Filthy World, a one-man show.
WHO: Filmmaker/legend John Waters
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Los Angeles Regent Showcase Theater
WHY: Rumor has it, there’s an audience Q&A at the end. Tickets are $30. More info here.

SATURDAY 10.13.07
WHAT: Pasadena Art Walk
WHO: Armory Center for the Arts, Armory Northwest, Williamson Gallery of Art Center College of Design, Light Bringer Project at the Castle Green, One Colorado, Pasadena City College, Pasadena Conservatory of Music, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena Museum of History, Pasadena Jazz institute, Pasadena Public Library — Central Library, Pasadena Playhouse, and Pasadena Symphony at the Civic Auditorium, among others.
WHEN: 11 a.m.
WHERE: Here.
WHY: The LAT, is apparently into art walks.