Big Easy Easton Brass Kickoff Concert & Mini-Parade

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

March along with Easton’s own community second-line marching jazz band, the Big Easy Easton Brass (BEEB) as they bring a taste of New Orleans to downtown Easton. Bring your tambourine, kazoo, or any instrument you like, and join in the fun! Open to all ages and skill levels, this community band is bringing a New …

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Floyd Cooper Memorial Children’s Story Hour: MAX AND THE TAG-ALONG MOON

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

Bring the kids to a delightful storybook reading of the late award-winning children’s book author and Easton’s own Floyd Cooper. The Parents Choice Awards best books list title, Max and the Tag-Along Moon, will be performed by Book and Puppet Co. owner, Andy Laties.   About the Book: Max loves his grandpa. When they must …

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The Three Little Pigs, Puppet Show, with Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater

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

The Three Little Pigs with YIPPEE SKIPPY PUPPET THEATER Bring your little ones to this delightful puppet show based upon the beloved children's tale, The Three Little Pigs. Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater performs interactive, improvisational puppetry for children ages 2-8 years old. The shows feature live musical accompaniment and draw on both familiar tales and …

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Drag Queen Story Hour, with Eileen O’Brennan

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

Your kids and the whole family will be entertained and enlightened by this very special story hour that features PrideFest 2022 Royale Champion drag queen, Eileen O’Brennan. Children learn tolerance early, and what better way to introduce them to the reality of human variety than in the safe, nurturing space of a children’s story hour?

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Poetry Reading: Darrell Parry Twists: Gathered Ephemera

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

Join Easton writer and artist Darrell Parry for a reading from his book Twists: Gathered Ephemera. The founder of the online publication Stick Figure Poetry Quarterly and co-host of the monthly Lehigh Valley Poetry’s Virtual Salon will also be happy to sign copies of his book for you! Darrell Parry is a writer, artist, and …

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Poetry Reading: Rebecca Reynolds

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

Please join us for a poetry reading with Rebecca Reynolds at Book and Puppet. Rebecca Reynolds has published two books of poetry, Daughter of the Hangnail, and  The Bovine Tw0-Step. Rebecca Reynolds has published two books of poetry, Daughter of the Hangnail and The Bovine Two-Step. Her first book, Daughter of the Hangnail received the …

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Panel Discussion: Sex in the Text: Making Love Between the Pages

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

 Must be 18+ to attend. You won't want to miss this live panel discussion with romance and erotica writers on the hows and whys of putting sex You won't want to miss this live panel discussion with romance and erotica writers on the hows and whys of putting sex into print. William D. Prystauk writes …

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Floyd Cooper Memorial Children’s Story Hour: Ruth and The Green Book, with Andy Laties and Puppets

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

Bring your kids to this reading of the late Eastononian children’s book author’s inspiration for the Academy Award-winning film, The Green Book. The story is fiction, but The Green Book’s role in helping a generation of African American travelers avoid some of the indignities of Jim Crow is true history. The picture book that was …

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Poetry Reading: Limn the Mask, with Danielle Notaro

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

Hear Danielle Notaro read from her first book of poems, Limn the Mask, which explores ways to express the ineffable self on paper. Poetry and prose with COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS. In this first book of poems, Danielle Notaro undertakes a quest to write the self on paper. The essence of self-being notoriously resistant to description, she …

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Panel Discussion: Speculative Writing, with Robert Repino, Andrew Uzendoski, and Steve Wiggins

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

Join authors Robert Repino, Andrew Uzendoski, and Steve Wiggins for a conversation on speculative writing—a literary genre that breaks the typical realism barriers of science fiction, horror, fantasy, or historical fiction to allow for unlimited possibilities and poses questions of what might have been or could be.         Robert Repino grew up in …

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World War 3 Illustrated Magazine Artist Slideshows: Seth Tobocman, Kevin Pyle, Fly, Rebecca Migdal, Jenny Gonzalez-Blitz, Terry Tapp

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

Take a visual tour of World War 3 Illustrated –an American comics anthology magazine with a left-wing political focus that was founded in 1979 by New York City comic book artists Peter Kuper and Seth Tobocman, and painter Christof Kohlhofer. The anthology is now produced by a collective rotating editorship that includes Isabella Bannerman, Sue …

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Author Talk: CHAZAN Unfiltered, with Graphic Novelist Erminio Pinque

Easton Public Library 515 Church Street, Easton, PA

Graphic novelist Erminio Pinque presents his biographical graphic novel about Joseph A. Chazan, MD, celebrating the doctor's contributions to the community. Erminio Pinque is the founder and artistic director of BIG NAZO, an international performance group and creature-making studio in Providence. Originally from New York, he has lived in Providence since receiving his BFA in …

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Floyd Cooper Storytime with Puppets A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette

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

Told for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette―an enslaved person who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. After his resounding defeat at the battle of Yorktown, British General Charles Cornwallis made a point of touring the American camp, looking for the reason behind his …

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Easton Small Press Expo

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

Come meet independent small press publishers: Local and visiting independent publishers will have tables for visitors to check out. Join Pink Trees, Parisian Phoenix, Lehigh Valley Poetry Collective, Collapse Press, Stick Figure, and more.  

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