[Loscho_enews] Everett Reads Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet (Northwest Historical Fiction)

Melinda Van Wingen MVanWingen at ci.everett.wa.us
Mon Jan 31 12:08:49 PST 2011


The Everett Public Library invites the community to read and discuss
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford and to attend
related events. For more event details, visit our website
http://epls.org/reads/ or call 425.257.8000. We hope that you can join
us for these programs:

4:00 p.m. Friday, February 4. Tune in to Everett's community radio
station, 90.1 KSER, to hear an interview with Jamie Ford and Everett
Public Librarian (of Lone Reader fame) Cameron Johnson.
 
7:30 p.m. Friday, February 4. Everett Performing Arts Center. Author
talk and book signing with Jamie Ford, author of Hotel on the Corner of
Bitter and Sweet. 
 
2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 5. Main Library Auditorium. Talk and
Presentation: "Places from the Book: Seattle's International District
and Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford" with Russel
Wi Bareng from the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle. Mr. Bareng will talk
about the International District and show photographs of some of the
locations from the book Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.
 
2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 6. Main Library Auditorium. Filmmaker Lucy
Ostrander introduces and screens her film "East of Occidental", on the
history of Seattle's International district with a question and answer
session after the film.
 
1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 12. Main Library Auditorium. Talk and
presentation: "The Early Jazz Scene in Seattle" with Paul de Barros.
Once you've read about jazz musicians and venues in Seattle's past in
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, find out more from Paul de
Barros, author of Jackson Street After Hours: The Roots of Jazz in
Seattle, in a talk and presentation with vintage photographs and music. 
 
7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 16. Main Library Auditorium. Come for an
engaging discussion of the book Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.
 
2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 19. Main Library Auditorium. Historian
David Dilgard tells us about our own local history surrounding Japanese
internment, via a discussion of the history of the Japanese Gulch.
 
7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 23rd. Evergreen Branch Library Meeting
Room. Book discussion and desserts. Take advantage of this unique
opportunity to have desserts while discussing the book Hotel on the
Corner of Bitter and Sweet.
 
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 26. Main Library Auditorium. Concert
for all ages.  "It don't mean a thing, if it ain't got that swing." Bob
Strickland's Swing Masters play hits of the early 1940s in a family
friendly concert introducing big band swing, the background music of
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.
 
11:45 a.m. Monday, February 28. Main Library Training Room. Come for an
engaging discussion of the book Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.



Melinda Van Wingen
Northwest Room | Everett Public Library <http://www.epls.org/nw> 
425.257.8005 | mvanwingen at ci.everett.wa.us
 



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