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Book Events: May 5 – May 12

06 May

NEW DISCUSSION SERIES

I’d like to announce a new series I’m hosting at Bookstacks – “Book to Film.” On the last Monday of each month, I’ll host a discussion about a terrific book which has also been made into a film. There will be more details to come as I work them out. The first book/film we are discussing is THE PRINCESS BRIDE on MAY 26 (in case you want to start reading). I hope to see you there. ~Dame Kghia
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WEDNESDAY, May 7, 5:00-7:00 pm
Fairy Tale Discussion Group….This week is Cinderella

Fiction and Lattees Coffee House
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Uruti%20Point/152/209/66

How many different renditions of one tale can be told?  Want to read the original that hasn’t been disneyfied!   Have a copy of this tale sitting around you want to share?  Come join the group….it should be fun…A new fairy tale every week! This discussion group is being held in Text Chat.  Please be prepared to turn off your voice feature and type away!
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WEDNESDAY, May 7, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Steelhead Library Poetry Writing Workshop

Steelhead Public Library, Steelhead
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Steelhead/123/185/24

Come enjoy the Pleasures of Composition at the SteelheadLlibrary. Dov Whiteberry (known in RL as Vermont  poet and teacher David Weinstock) will lead a poetry writing workshop. No previous experience is required. If time permits, we will share the results with each other.
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THURSDAY, May 8, 6:00-8:00 pm SL time
Discussion Group at Fiction and Lattes….British Romantic Poets

Fiction and Lattees Coffee House
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Uruti%20Point/152/209/66

Discussion this week is dipping into the past, and talking about the British Romantic poets. We will be talking about Keats, Shelly, and maybe even Coleridge.
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FRIDAY, May 9, 2:00 p.m
SLT Trivia Quest

Guild of UK Writers
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Scotland%20Plarmigan/172/140/22

As the name implies, it is all about trivia –  a night of trivia to be exact (or as we Brits like to call it a PUB QUIZ). Pit your brains against the man in the machine – whoever he might be. Highest score at the end of the night wins L$300.
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SATURDAY, May 10, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Musical Guest: Blue4u Nowicka

Bookstacks’ Pub
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Tholtfinger/47/131/49

Blue4u Nowicka, Debbie Henning in RL,  is a singer, songwriter and an accomplished guitarist. She couples her unique harmonies with 12 and six string acoustic guitars. She has been influenced most by the rock, folk, and blues styles of music.  Blue4u always puts on an excellent show.

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SUNDAY, May 11, 11:00 a.m – 12:30 p.m
Moocher’s Meet Sunday Social

Shiva’s Home
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Daera%20Din%20Panah/128/128/2

In the winter we ice skate, and in warm weather, we go fishing! Shiva has invited it to see her new home and fish – or not. 🙂 Sunday Socials are slightly bookish, but they tend to be more social and cover a wide range of interests.
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SUNDAY, May 11, 2:00 p.m.
Second Annual Compliments Duel, to benefit Relay for Life

Caledon Loch Avie

JJ Drinkwater and Exrex Somme request the pleasure of your attendance (and your kind donation of Lindens to RFL) at their Compliments Duel II – The Return of the Backhanded Compliment

The purpose of the duel, as it was last year, is to raise funds for the Relay for Life. Five Judgeships will be auctioned to the highest bidder – the first judgeship sold shall be the senior judge. The panel of Judges will determine the ultimate winner of the duel, based on such criteria as they determine.

Each of the duelists will pay their opponent five compliments, with the first passage du politesse determined by a coin flip made by the senior judge on the day. There is no restriction on the length, type, nature etc. of the compliments (although JJ is NOT allowed to bring a library with him to the duel).

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MONDAY, May 12, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Story Session at the Falling Anvil: Bringing in the May

The Falling Anvil Public House, Caledon Tamrannoch
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Caledon%20Tamrannoch/233/113/23/

The Lusty Month of May brings with it Maypole Dances, frolicks in the greenwood amongst the springtime flowers, and suchlike fertile and fecund shenanigans. Tammuz returns from the underworld to dance in the fields with Inanna, Persephone is freed from Hades and reunited with her mother, Demeter, and Jack-in-the-Green bids wood and meadow put forth leaf and blossom…and we all take Mom out for a nice Sunday Brunch. Come and share your stories of springtime rituals, and all that increases and multiplies.

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