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Dec 2017
Free

Storytime

Fri, Dec 15, 10:00 am to 10:30 am
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Pelican Coffee 5094 Miller Trunk Highway, Suite 100
Hermantown, MN 55811 United States

Storytime for kids every Friday from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Adults are invited to enjoy a complimentary cup of drip coffee while they wait for their charges.

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Free

Storytime at Zenith Bookstore

Tue, Dec 19, 10:30 am to 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Zenith Bookstore 318 N. Central Ave.
Duluth, MN 55807 United States

Nikki Silvestrini reads stories aloud for children during this half-hour.

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Free

DPL Book Group: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Thu, Dec 21, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Duluth Public Library 520 W. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802 United States

The DPL Book Group meets on the third Thursday of each month from August to May in the Gold Room of the Main Library. This month's book is Dark Matter by Blake Crouch. Copies are available at the circulation desk of the Main Library four weeks before the meeting. Book description: "Are you happy with your life?" Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to…

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Free

Spoken Word Open Mic Featuring ARE Youth Poets

Thu, Dec 21, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Beaner’s Central 324 N. Central Ave.
Duluth, MN 55807 United States

ARE is a poetry organization for youth in the Twin Ports. Members are encouraged to challenge social norms by voicing their own views while also becoming more aware of the world around them by discussing one another’s poetry. The Spoken Word Open Mic series, hosted by Tina Higgins Wussow, is open to all genres. Writers interested in a 10-minute performance slot can simply sign up on arrival.

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Jan 2018
Free

Gag Me with a Spoon

Jan 14, 2018, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 7:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:00pm

Blacklist Artisan Ales 120 E. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802 United States

Adeline Wright hosts this evening of storytelling and open mic journal sharing in the style of the Moth and Mortified podcasts. There will be an open mic journal-sharing segment. This is opportunity for anyone to read a journal entry, poem or other hilarious, serious or heart-wrenching writings from their youth. Future Gag Me with a Spoon events are planned for the second Sunday of each month.

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Feb 2018
Free

St. David’s Day Open Reading 2018

Feb 24, 2018, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Prøve Gallery 21 N. Lake Ave.
Duluth, MN 55802 United States

The 22nd annual St. David’s Day Open Reading honors the 898th anniversary of the canonization of St. David, the patron saint of Wales. Poets of all skill levels, from novice writers to those with established reputations, are invited to read a single original poem and/or a favorite piece by another author. The event is an designed to showcase the variety of voices in the region and kiss the worst of winter goodbye. The first half of the evening is devoted…

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Mar 2018
Free

Spirit Lake Poetry Series: Ryan Vine

Mar 17, 2018, 7:30 pm
Prøve Gallery 21 N. Lake Ave.
Duluth, MN 55802 United States

Ryan Vine reads from To Keep Him Hidden.

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Apr 2018
Free

Spirit Lake Poetry Series: Layli Long Soldier

Apr 21, 2018, 7:30 pm
Prøve Gallery 21 N. Lake Ave.
Duluth, MN 55802 United States

Layli Long Soldier reads from Whereas.

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May 2018
Free

Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards 2018

May 24, 2018, 6:30 pm
UMD Kirby Ballroom 1120 Kirby Drive
Duluth , MN 55812 United States

The 30th annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards are presented at this public celebration in the Kirby Ballroom on the UMD campus. Each year, NEMBA recognizes books that best represent northeastern Minnesota in the areas of history, culture, heritage or lifestyle. The celebration begins at 5 p.m. with a book fair, refreshments and a cash bar, followed by the awards presentation at 6:30 p.m. NEMBA was established in 1988. Titles published in 2017 have been nominated for awards in six categories:…

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