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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, July 24, 2005

Lit beat

Advertiser Staff




Library Book Sale, hardcover non-fiction books for 75 cents each plus others at reduced prices, sponsored by Friends of the Pearl City Library, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Pearl City Public Library; free admission. 453-6566.

Re: Verses, Travis Thompson and Brenda Kwon host spoken-word artists Jeff Gere, Jason Maeo, The Radical Cheerleaders Hawai'i and others, with an open-mike session and jazz, 8-10 p.m. Tuesday, The ARTS at Marks Garage; $5. 521-2903.

Poetry Slam Workshop for Teens, ages 13-19. Ongoing Youth Speaks Hawai'i workshops in written and spoken word with members of HawaiiSlam, 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 25, The ARTS at Marks Garage; free. 387-9664.

Young Readers: Picture Books ... Not Just for Babies, reading from Lynne Cheney's "When Washington Crossed the Delaware," 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall; for ages 6-9. 737-3323.


Patricia DeJoseph signs "Miracles Made Simple," 7 p.m. today, Serendipity Books 'n Gifts; $25. 949-4711.

Lois-Ann Yamanaka reads from and signs "The Heart's Language," 7 p.m. Friday, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall. 737-3323.

Ruth Cabanting, illustrator of "1-2-3 Waikiki Trolley," signs her book, noon Saturday, Borders, Waikele. 676-6699.

Robert K. Fitts signs "Remembering Japanese Baseball," noon Saturday, Borders, Ward Centre. 591-8995.


How To Sell Your Screenplay When You Live in Hawai'i, Julie Oxendale offers practical advice on loglines, query letters, pitching and agents, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, UH-Manoa Krauss 012 (Yukiyoshi Room); $80. 956-8400.

Windward Community College seeks former students and faculty or others affiliated with the campus with memories, stories or art to share for the 25th anniversary edition of the college's literary and art journal, Rain Bird. Submissions may be poetry, essays, prose or songs written by the individual or shared by tape or through an interview with current staff. Entry forms available at Hale Akoakoa on campus and at www.wcc.hawaii.edu/rainbird. Deadline for entries is Sept. 23.


Toddler Storytime, for ages 2-3, 10 a.m. Mondays, Kapolei Public Library. 693-7050.

Tiny Tales for Tiny Tots, stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft to take home, for keiki 4 and younger, 9-9:45 a.m. and 10:30-11:15 a.m. Tuesdays, Kalihi-Palama Public Library. 832-3466.

Keiki Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m. Saturdays, Borders, Waikele. 676-6699.

Preschool Craft & Storytime, 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall. 737-3323.

Preschool Storytime, for ages 3-4, 10 a.m. Thursdays, Kapolei Public Library. 693-7050.

Saturday Storytimes, 10 a.m. Saturdays, Kapolei Public Library. 693-7050.

Keiki Storytime, 11 a.m. Saturdays, Borders, Ward Centre. 591-8995.

Saturday Morning Storytime, for kids of all ages, 11 a.m. Saturdays, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall. 737-3323.