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Book Release Celebration w/ Kimi Cunningham Grant
Mar
24
4:00 PM16:00

Book Release Celebration w/ Kimi Cunningham Grant

Kimi Cunningham Grant is the author of two books. Silver Like Dust is a memoir chronicling her Japanese-American grandparents and their internment during World War II. Her second book, Fallen Mountains, is a literary mystery set in a small town in Pennsylvania, where fracking has just begun. It will be released in March, 2019. Kimi is a two-time winner of a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Prize in Poetry and a recipient of a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fellowship in creative nonfiction. Her poems and essays have appeared in Literary Mama, RATTLE, Poet Lore, and Whitefish Review. She studied English at Bucknell University and Messiah College. She lives, writes, and teaches in Pennsylvania.

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Book Release Celebration: Michael Don, Partners and Strangers
Apr
7
4:00 PM16:00

Book Release Celebration: Michael Don, Partners and Strangers

Michael Don is the author of the story collection Partners and Strangers (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2019). His work has appeared in journals such as Washington Square Review, Southern Humanities Review, Fiction International, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and The Southampton Review. He co-edits Kikwetu: A Journal of East African Literature and teaches in the English Department at Penn State University. Previously, he taught at St. Paul’s University in Nairobi, Kenya, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Charles Fergus: Book Release Celebration! 2:30pm
Apr
14
2:30 PM14:30

Charles Fergus: Book Release Celebration! 2:30pm

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Charles Fergus is the author of nineteen books. He has written for publications as various as Audubon, Country Journal, Gray’s Sporting Journal, Shooting Sportsman, Pennsylvania Game News, Yale Review, and the New York Times. A Stranger Here Below is his first mystery. Fergus lives in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom with his wife, the writer Nancy Marie Brown.


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Mar
19
6:30 PM18:30

Interfaith Coffee Hour--POSTPONED!!!!

Fasting, Prayer, Mindfulness, Meditation and More – Does Self-Discipline Have a Place in Your Faith?

Facilitators: Holly Hubregsen & Sarah Malone

  • What is the purpose of self-discipline in the life of faith?  Does everyone need to have one?  Come learn more about these practices – could practicing a self-discipline be right for you?

  • ALL Invited and Welcome – Free admission

FROM INTERFAITH INITIATIVE CENTRE COUNTY –
 

  • INTERFAITH COFFEE HOUR – TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019 -- POSTPONED to FUTURE DATE (to be announced):

    • Fasting, Prayer, Mindfulness, Meditation and More – Does Self-Discipline Have a Place in Your Faith?

    • 6:30 – 8:00 pm, Webster’s Bookstore and Café, 133 East Beaver Ave, State College

    • POSTPONED to future date to be announced


FROM IICC COMMUNITY PARTNERS – 
 

  • TOMORROW EVENING - PLEASE ATTEND VIGIL for Victims of New Zealand Mosque Shooting -- Organized by Penn State Muslim Student Association

    • Just as the victims Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting last fall were killed by an anti-immigrant, white nationalist terrorist, so were the victims of the New Zealand gunman.  Please come and show your support for all members of our State College community - including immigrant, Muslim, Jewish, or of minority ethnicity, race, color, national origin or religion

      • WHERE:  OLD MAIN LAWN - PSU Campus

      • WHEN:  Tuesday, March 19, 6:30 PM

      • ALL INVITED & URGED to ATTEND

 

  • CARING AND COMPASSIONATE PEOPLE ARE ALSO INVITED to an OPEN HOUSE at the Islamic Society of Central Pennsylvania (709 Ridge Avenue, State College) - FRIDAY, March 22, 5:00 - 7:00 PM:

    • "We appreciate your compassion. The Islamic Society of Central Pennsylvania will be having an Open House this FRIDAY, MARCH 22 at the Mosque from 5-7 PM in response to the NZ terrorist attack. All our friends and State College community members are invited. You and all those interested are more than welcome to come..."


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Natascha and the Spy Boys Dance Party
Mar
16
7:00 PM19:00

Natascha and the Spy Boys Dance Party

Natascha & The Spy Boys continue to entertain audiences throughout the region with their particular brand of sultry, blues-jazz styling. JT Thompson rules on the keys, Doug McMinn keeps the music flowing on his horns, Stubby lays down the beat, while Robert keeps the band in the pocket with his tasteful bass playing. And then there’s Natascha. She’s a powerhouse singer, interpreter of song and lyric, and a terrific front for this class act!

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CD Release Party w/ Kristi Jean and Her Ne'er Do Wells! 7 - 9pm
Mar
15
7:00 PM19:00

CD Release Party w/ Kristi Jean and Her Ne'er Do Wells! 7 - 9pm

We’re having a party! A 1950’s themed CD release / dance party! Come celebrate the release of our new CD “Country-Billy Collision” on March 15th from 7-9pm at Webster’s Bookstore Cafe in State College. There will be 50’s themed snacks, a door prize for best 50’s outfit, FREE East Coast Swing dance lessons, 2 drinks and a FREE copy of the CD with admission! We are going to have such a blast! #cdreleaseparty #danceparty#eastcoastswing #1950sparty #1950sfashion #honkytonk #horsdoeuvres #vintage#rockabilly #countrymusic #rockabillystyle #1950s #themedparties @webstersbookscafe

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