Literary

In Defense of Japanese American Rights Part 2

Saturday June 16, 2018 at 2:00pm in the 3rd floor Community Meeting Room

During the 1940s all-too-few white Californians opposed President Roosevelt's executive order that removed and incarcerated all people of Japanese descent living on the west coast. 

Local historian Chuck Wollenberg will discuss a few of those principled Californians in two programs at the Berkeley Public  Library— June 9th & 16th. 

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In Defense of Japanese American Rights Part 1

Saturday June 9, 2018 at 2:00pm in the 3rd floor Community Meeting Room

During the 1940s all-too-few white Californians opposed President Roosevelt's executive order that removed and incarcerated all people of Japanese descent living on the west coast. 

Local historian Chuck Wollenberg  will discuss a few of those principled Californians in two programs at the Berkeley Public Library. 

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Adult Story Time: Hans My Hedgehog @North

Adult Story Time presents Hans My Hedgehog: or, be careful what you wish for! With artful visual aids and a quartet of actors, we will share a folk tale from the Brothers Grimm. After the performance, stay and discuss the story and genre. For ages 16 and up.

Travel into Summer Reading, because reading takes you everywhere!

Questions? Call Art & Music at 510-981-6241.

 

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Guest Poet Bruce H. Feingold @Claremont

Join us for a poetry reading and discussion with local haiku poet Bruce H. Feingold. Currently the chair of the Haiku Foundation Touchstone Awards and vice-president of the Haiku Poets of Northern California, Bruce H. Feingold has published in haiku journals and anthologies from the United States to Europe and beyond. Three books, A New Moon, Sunrise on the Lodge, and old enough are available from Red Moon Press. Bruce believes that haiku, like his work as a psychotherapist and as a way of life, is an art of the heart which taps our intelligence, creativity, openness, courage and honesty.

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Art of the Short Story @CentralCMR

3rd-floor Community Meeting Room

Learn from three award-winning authors the art of writing and publishing short fiction in today's competitive market, with Laurie Ann Doyle, Vanessa Hua, and Lyzette Wanzer. The three will touch on how they got started, including obstacles they faced, inspiration they discovered, and themes in their work, and each will read briefly from their books. The event will end with a question and answer session, so bring your questions!  Writers of all ages and levels are welcome.

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