The library's Page to the Podium speaker series brings nationally recognized and award-winning writers to Jackson Hole. These events are community celebrations that provide opportunities for library cardholders to experience literary entertainment together - for free! - See more at: http://tclib.org/programs/page-to-the-podium3#sthash.y2Z7imCf.dpuf
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STG Presents KUOW Quiz Night at The Neptune with Bill Radke on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
Come test your news knowledge - and win big prizes!
With celebrity guests Luke Burbank, Sherman Alexie and Lindy West! Recorded in front of a live audience!
Palace Ballroom (2100 5th Avenue)
6 pm | Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
7 pm | Dinner and live auction
Hugo House is celebrating 20 years of opening the literary world to everyone who loves books or has a drive to write. Join us in celebrating—and help lay the foundation for 20 more years—at Eat Read Hugo, our annual dinner and live auction that raises up to $150,000 each year for writing classes, youth programs, and scholarships.
Laugh with auctioneer Laura Michalek and emcee Karen Finneyfrock, and be moved by the power of words from our special guest speaker Sherman Alexie. Bid on speciality items that pair literary experiences with whimsy and adventure, and raise your paddle to support Hugo House and the writers we serve.
Sherman Alexie Loves: First Loves: Park, Schrag & Yapa
This series is in partnership with novelist, poet, and playwright Sherman Alexie.
Patricia Park is the author of the novel Re Jane, named Editors’ Choice by The New York Times Book Review, Best Books of 2015 by the American Library Association, and currently in development for a television series with Paramount and TV Land. She has written for the New York Times, Guardian, Salon, and others.
Ariel Schrag is a graphic artist and novelist. She is the author of the debut novel ADAM (2014) and graphic memoirs Awkward and Definition, Potential, and Likewise which chronicle her four years at Berkeley High School.
Sunil Yapa is the author of his debut novel, Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of Your Fist (2016).
Author, poet, and screenwriter Sherman Alexie connects readers to the American Indian experience, making them laugh, cry, and think through his semi-autobiographical writings. He will be speaking at KPC on his newest topic, Security, Sovereignty, Selfishness: How to be a 21st Century American Nomad.
This event is part of the Sherman Alexie Loves Series. Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter will host a live recording of their podcast, "A Tiny Sense of Accomplishment." Karen Russell is the featured guest. Live music and additional guests to be announced!
This series is in partnership with novelist, poet, and playwright Sherman Alexie. He has published 25 books, including The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, and War Dances. His most recent work is a children's book called Thunder Boy Jr.
Jess Walter, a National Book Award finalist and recipient of the Edgar Allen Poe Award, is the author of six novels including Beautiful Ruins and The Zero, the short story collection We Live in Water, and a nonfiction book on the Ruby Ridge Siege, Every Knee Shall Bow.
Karen Russell, novelist and short story writer, is one of today's most celebrated and vital writers. Her first collection of short stories, St Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, was longlisted for the Guardian first book award. Her novel, Swamplandia! was longlisted for the 2011 Orange Prize and shortlisted for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent work, a collection of lavishly imagined short stories, Vampires in the Lemon Grove, was published in the same year she won a MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant." Her short stories have also been featured in publications such as The Best American Short Stories, Granta, The New Yorker, and Oxford American. A native of Miami, Russell currently lives in Portland, OR.
More guests to be announced.
Please join leaders of progressive organizations in and around Seattle for an evening of reflection, reaction, and hope as we look ahead to our plans and work under the future Administration.
Washington Conservation Voters
On the occasion of the Presidential Inauguration, we will gather together to share thoughts, hear from our local leaders about the challenges they expect, and engage in a discussion of how we may work together in the years ahead.
Doors Open 5:30pm, VIP Reception 6:00pm, Program 7:00pm
The Other NBA
On the eve of the season opener for the NBA (National Basketball Association), Town Hall celebrates “The Other NBA,” bringing together three National Book Award winners and finalists to have an improvised conversation about life, longing, basketball, writing, and whatever else comes up. It will be a discussion full of humor and insights from three of the Northwest’s most notable and beloved writers: Tim Egan, Jess Walter, and Sherman Alexie.