Reading: Lehigh Valley Poetry Group

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

Join the Lehigh Valley Poetry Group for a FREE reading outside at Book, and Puppet Co. 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA. Or join us online through Facebook! We will kick off this year's Easton Book festival with a poetry reading featuring host E. Lynn Alexander and members of our program partner, the Lehigh Valley Poetry …

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Panel Discussion: Why Antisemitism? Lafayette College Students Reflect on the Writings of Dara Horn

Sigal Museum’s Auditorium 342 Northampton St, Easton, PA

In this panel discussion, Lafayette College professor Monika Rice and her students reflect on author Dara Horn's book, People Love Dead Jews, a collection of essays about the role of Jewish persecution in modern-day world consciousness. Monika Rice and her students reflect on author Dara Horn's book, This event is free and open to the …

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Author Interview: UnMasking the Mask with Arne Zaslove & Erminio Pinque — Interviewed by Rebecca Migdal

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In his book, UnMasking the Mask: Insights from Physical Theatre and Life, Arne Zaslove, offers inspiration to theatre makers, theatre lovers, and those who wonder how and why theatre has nourished our understanding of human nature for thousands of years. Drawing on decades of experience as a director and teacher, Zaslove offers a look behind …

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Story Hour with Cats: Prince Garrett , with author Jannie Pilgrim

Cat Cafe 452 Northampton Street, Easton, PA

Children’s Book Author Story Hour: Prince Garrett, with author Jannie Pilgrim. Bring your kids to t purrfectly delightful Easton Cat Cafe for a very special story hour, hosted by the Prince Garrett stories author, Jannie Pilgrim. Prince Garrett lives in Garrett Land and loves playing with his dog Zeus (nicknamed Zuzu). The Prince Garrett stories …

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Open Mic:Poetry on the Square, hosted by Darrell Parry

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

Here is your chance to participate in the 4th annual Easton Book Festival! Grab the mic and treat us to your favorite poem, written work, song, or anything you want to share.       Darrell Parry is a writer, artist, and event organizer from Easton, Pennsylvania. His first book Twists: Gathered Ephemera came out …

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Author PanelThe Work Behind the Words: with Greater Lehigh Valley Writer’s Group (GLVWG)

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Dianna Sinovic hosts a group of local authors to discuss the writing process from concept to page. Regardless of whether we’re reading a story by a seasoned writer or a burgeoning new voice, a great tale keeps us riveted. The narrative and prose sweep us away from the first line to the last. It all …

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Author Speak: Lehigh Valley Ghosts,with Katherine Ramsland

Sigal Museum’s Auditorium 342 Northampton St, Easton, PA

Join local celebrity, Dr. Katherine Ramsland and the staff of the Sigal Museum for an evening of ghost stories and tales of mysterious Lehigh Valley murder cases, past and present! Ramsland, author of more than 1500 articles and 68 books about murder and mayhem, is the executive producer of Murder House Flip, has appeared on …

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Grand Launch of the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group Permanent Bookshelf!

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

History is being made here in Easton, so don’t miss it! The Greater Lehigh Valley Writer’s Group (GLVWG), an all-genre writer’s support organization, will be inaugurating its own commemorative and permanent bookshelf at Book and Puppet Co! GLVWG features local writers of fiction or non-fiction, poets, journalists, essayists, and playwrights. All are welcome!   Book …

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Big Nazo Creature Parade with Big Easy Easton Brass during Easton Out Loud 

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

    Don’t miss being a part of this very special New Orleans-style Big Easy Easton Brass (BEEB) parade, featuring the international performance group of visual artists, puppet performers, and masked musicians, Big Nazo –and YOU, of course! This program is perfect for everyone in the family. Bring your tambourine or kazoo!       …

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Reading: Mermaids Fast Asleep, with author Robin Riding

Easton Public Library 515 Church Street, Easton, PA

Bring the kids to hear Easton author Robin Riding read her story Mermaids Fast Asleep –a lyrical bedtime picture book that looks at how mermaids sleep in the sea. This wonderful read-aloud book about mythological sea creatures is the perfect nighttime read for your little dreamer, with poetical text from writer Robin Riding and dreamy …

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Author Talk: Exploring the Hymnal with author Professor Christopher Phillips

Lafayette College Store, 211 McCartney Street (on College Hill, corner of High Street) 211 McCartney Street, Easton, PA

Professor Christopher Phillips, President of the Board of Easton Book Festival, will discuss the history and practices of reading and using hymnals and how it provides insight into poetry, literacy, and religious devotion. This program explores understanding the culture of living with hymn books and offers new insight into the histories of poetry, literacy, and …

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Daedal Doodle with artist Victor Stabin

Easton Public Library 515 Church Street, Easton, PA

Fueled by the love he felt for his children, drawing, and the dictionary, acclaimed fine artist Victor Stabin began combing through the pages of the Oxford English, Merriam Webster, and Chambers Concise in search of alliterative couplets that would work well with illustrative narratives. The published result is a whimsical revue of 26 characters known …

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“Path Lit by Lightning” Jim Thorpe Panel Discussion

Sigal Museum’s Auditorium 342 Northampton St, Easton, PA

Lafayette College's Helen H. P. Manson Professor of Bible, Eric Ziolkowski moderates a panel discussion of brilliant athlete Jim Thorpe's life and legacy, as assessed in this year's bestselling David Maraniss biography, "Path Lit By Lighting". Panelist and Easton resident (as well as a Jim Thorpe PA native) Kayley Hoffman was the book's Simon & …

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Workshop: Zine Life,with Maryann Riker

Lafayette College Store, 211 McCartney Street (on College Hill, corner of High Street) 211 McCartney Street, Easton, PA

What are zines, why do people make them, and how can I get started? Book artist, Maryann Riker will tell us about the counter-cultural history behind zines and show you a variety of ways to make one of your own in our hands-on workshop.           Maryann Riker is a mixed-media artist …

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Film Screening: Fantastic Fungi & Host Defense’s Mushroom-Fest with Sampling

Nature’s Way Market 143 Northampton St, Easton, PA

Enjoy a screening of the film Fantastic Fungi--which film critic Rex Reed called, “…fascinating, informative, educational, and totally entertaining.” Then, stick around for the Host Defense's Mushroom Fest to sample some shrooms!  

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Author Talk: Sean Ford Only Skin Presentation

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

Only Skin is an exploration of the hallucinatory and grim landscape of rural America seen through the eyes of two orphaned siblings searching for answers in a world filled with terrible questions. A pair of siblings return to their rural hometown to investigate the mysterious disappearance of their father. "Sean Ford creates a world that's both …

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An Exaltation of Poets & IF Museum Fall Exhibition

International Fusionism Museum 107 N 4th St, Easton, PA

The Unbearables Poetry Collective & Lehigh Valley Poetry perform at IF Museum, during the museum's fall exhibition opening party. The Unbearables are a loose confederation of poets and writers who came of age in the 1980s and 90s in New York. Infamous for their high-minded aesthetics and low, barroom manners, the group has sought to …

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