LITERATUREBOOKSIGNINGS. Barnes and Noble Bookstore. Foothills Mall. 7325 N. La Cholla Blvd. 742-6621. Noted author and psychotherapist Robert H. Hopcke signs and discusses his new book, There Are No Accidents, at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 20. Join author and Cal State University professor Jack Lopez as he signs and discusses Cholos & Surfers: A Latino Family Album, at 7 p.m. Monday, June 22.
BOOKSIGNINGS. Borders Books and Music. 4235 N. Oracle Road. 292-133. Jean M. Baker, Ph.D., signs and discusses Family Secrets: Gay Sons, A Mother's Story, at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 18. Barbara Seyda and Diana Herrera sign and discuss their recent book, Women in Love: Portraits of Lesbian Mothers and Their Families, at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 20. Local author Brent Baum S.T.B., S.S.L., discusses and signs his book Healing Dimensions: Resolving Trauma in Body, Mind and Spirit at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 25.
BOOKSIGNING. Clues Unlimited. 123 S. Eastbourne. 326-8533. Novelist James Lee Burke is the guest of honor at a benefit for the Literacy Volunteers of Pima County. Event includes a booksigning from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, followed by a dinner at 7 p.m., at Nonie's Cajun Restaurant, 2526 E. Grant Road. A short reading will follow. Tickets are $40, with $20 tax deductible. Attendance is limited to 35. Contact Clues Unlimited for reservations. Rick Riordan signs and discusses his new mystery, Widower's Two-Step, from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 24.
DATE WITH A POET. The Book Mark. 5001 E. Speedway. 881-6350.
Join poet R.D. "Russ" Savage at
DEAD POET'S SOCIETY. Let your creative juices flow! A safe
place to read poetry and prose. Discussion and feedback are encouraged.
We're interested in your writing and thoughts. Bi-monthly meetings.
Come join us! Call
POETRY AND MORE. The Casbah. 628 N. Fourth Ave. Join other
Tucson poets and storytellers from 7:30 to
POETRY CONTEST. The Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum is accepting
submissions to its national Poetic Achievement Awards contest,
which will launch its Poet of The Year contest. A grand prize
of $1,000 will be awarded, as well as 34 other prizes including
three publishing contracts. Poets should submit one poem in any
style, 20 lines or fewer, on any subject to: Sparrowgrass Poetry
Forum, Dept. G,
STORYTELLING. St. Philip's In the Hills Church.
SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION. Tucson Museum of Art. 140 N. Main Ave. The Tucson Museum of Art celebrates the Summer Solstice and the onset of the Monsoon Season with storytelling from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 21, by Sylvianna Wood, Dona Chona, Ron Lancaster, Adela Allen, Phillipe Molina, Danny Lopez, Martin Rivera and Judi Moreillon. The Topawa O'odham Dance Group will also perform. Event is free. Call 624-2333 for information.
TEACHERS NEEDED. Third Street Kids. 166 W. Alameda St. Third Street Kids is looking for teachers and artists to help with Third Street Summer Arts Camp classes in sign language, drama, dance, stagecraft, games, crafts and fine arts. Performing artists are also wanted to perform at the Friday Family Performance series, from 4 to 5 p.m. Call Marica Berger, executive director, at 622-4100; or fax résumés to 624-0303.
WRITERS MEETING. The Ghost Ranch Motel.
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