Monday, August 01, 2005

Events For the Week

2 Tuesday

2 P.M. Children's author Michelle Y. Green reads from
and discusses her new biography, A Strong Right Arm:
The Story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson
. Aladdin's
Lamp Children's Bookstore, 2499 N. Harrison Street,
Arlington, Va. 703-241-8281.

3 Wednesday

7 P.M. Samantha Dunn discusses and signs Faith in
Carlos Gomez: A Memoir of Salsa, Sex, and Salvation
Olsson's-Penn Quarter, 418 Seventh St. NW, Washington, D.C.

4 Thursday

6:30 P.M. Hip-hop writer and activist Black Artemis
signs her new novel, Picture Me Rollin', at Karibu
Books-Bowie Town Center, 15624 Emerald Way,

6 Saturday

1 P.M. Blue Mercy by Illona Haus reads from her new book Blue Mercy Mystery Loves Company,1730 Fleet St. Baltimore, Md. 410-276-6708.

1 P.M. Local authors Piper Nicole, Cynthia Crowner, Alley
Robinson, Francis A. De Bartolomeo, and T.J. Perkins sign their books. Part of the First Saturday Series at Barnes & Noble, 601 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, Md. 410-385-1709.

7 P.M. Cartoonist Emily Flake signs her first book, LuLu Eightball.
Afterparty will take place across the street at the
Golden West Cafe. Atomic Books, 1100 W. 36th Street, Baltimore, Md. 410-662-4444.

8 P.M. Poetry for the People Speak N Spin, featuring muMs Night of music, movement, and poetry, produced in association with Femi and Native Son of the 5thL with DJ Nat Turntables and hosted by Olu Butterfly. 14 Karat Cabaret, 218 W. Saratoga Street, Baltimore, Md. 410-962-8565.

7 Sunday

5 P.M. An Evening of literature featuring Michael Glaser, along with other poets. Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway, Greenbelt, Md. 301-441-8770

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