Notable Twin Cities: 6/18–6/24


Come and be dazzled   by troubadours Larry Long and Tim Frantzich. It’s chock full of   all kinds of content, and it’s specially curated for screenwriters. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 5 p.m., free. Abby Anderson is a fiction writer and an MFA candidate at Hamline University. There are twenty   spots for performers at this open mic, and you can throw your very own name in the ring. Ruby Jane Schwieger will be discussing her new book   The Murder at Emerson’s. Capri Theater, 7 p.m., $10 adults/$7 students. Monday 6/19:   Elin Hilderbrand will be discussing her   novel   The Identicals   and signing copies. It’ll be a night of reading and music organized by Ruth Bly, James Lenfestey, and Freya Manfred. Can you hang with the rest of the Twin Cities comedians? Here’s a thing:   This one is for all the   screenwriters out there:   Script Magazine is a resource just for you. It’s cool, it’s in a basement, and it’s a pretty sweet place to try out your new stand up. Paul, 7:30 p.m., free. Friday 6/23:   Test your comedy chops at The Comedy Corner Open Mic Night! Tuesday 6/20:   Cara Black will present   her new book   Murder in Saint-Germain. Wednesday 6/21:   Celebrate the Summer Solstice with   Poets and Writers and Musicians Against the War on the Earth, 2017! ***
Notable Twin Cities logo designed by Tyler Barton. (seated event, arrive with time), free. The show will   feature special guest poets, dancers, and refreshments. Joan of Arc Church Minneapolis, 7 p.m., free. Saturday 6/24:    It’s here—the   2017 Be Heard Send Off. Once Upon A Crime, 6:30 p.m. St. The University Club of St. ***
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Notable Twin Cities: 6/18–6/24

By Abby Anderson
June 18th, 2017

Sunday 6/18:   Dr. Barnes & Noble Edina, 7 p.m., free.   Six final Be Heard poets will present their work, and you can bear witness before the team heads off to Brave New Voices, where they’ll represent Minnesota. She lives in Minneapolis with an extra large cat, many books, and lots of crap from estate sales. Joanne Cacciatore will present her new book   Bearing the Unbearable. The Corner Bar, 10 p.m., free. It’s cool, and it’s useful, and it’s cool because it’s useful. Barnes & Noble Roseville, 2 p.m., free. It’s the final event of the season for Carol Connolly’s Reading by Writers series! The June installment will feature readings from Mark Ehling, Tracy Youngblom, David Shove, Taiyon J. Coleman, Steve Mueske, and Joyce Sutphen. More from this author →