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Purple Rose Concert Reading Series 10:30 am
Purple Rose Concert Reading Series @ Chelsea District Library
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Purple Rose Theatre artistic director Guy Sanville directs Purple Rose actors in readings, usually from new scripts being considered for production. Followed by a discussion with the audience. Dec. 2: Match, Stephen Belber’s 2004 dramatic comedy about an …

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NaNoWriMo: I Wrote a Novel…Now What?” 1:00 pm
NaNoWriMo: I Wrote a Novel…Now What?” @ AADL Jackson
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Local writer Natalie Bakopoulos, author of The Green Shore, offers tips on revising your written work and how to get published. Q&A. In conjunction with the end of National Novel Writing Month, a nonprofit promotion challenging teens and adults …

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David Fishman: The Book Smugglers 6:30 pm
David Fishman: The Book Smugglers @ Beth Israel
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Jewish Theological Seminary modern Jewish history professor David Fishman discusses his recent book about ghetto residents who rescued thousands of rare books and manuscripts from the Nazis and the Soviets. 6:30 p.m., Beth Israel Congregation, …

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Literati’s Books We Love and Love to Share Panel 7:00 pm
Literati’s Books We Love and Love to Share Panel @ Literati
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Come join us for our first ever Books We Love and Love to Share Panel! Buying gifts for friends and family throughout the holiday season can be quite stressful. What do you get the brother-in-law …

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Seager Inaugural Lecture: Laura Kasischke: Where Now, New and Selected Poems 4:00 am
Seager Inaugural Lecture: Laura Kasischke: Where Now, New and Selected Poems @ Rackham Amphitheater
Dec 5 @ 4:00 am – 5:30 am
Laura Kasischke’s most recent book, from which she will read, brings new poems together with work from her previous nine collections of poetry, published over the last twenty-five years. The citation for the National Book …

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The Moth Storyslam: Dirt 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Dirt @ Greyline
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Dec. 5 & 19. Monthly open mike storytelling competition sponsored by The Moth, the NYC-based nonprofit storytelling organization that also produces a weekly public radio show. Each month 10 storytellers are selected at random from among …

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Richard Retyi: The Book of Ann Arbor 7:00 pm
Richard Retyi: The Book of Ann Arbor @ Literati
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome author Richard Retyi who will be discussing his debut book The Book of Ann Arbor: An Extremely Serious History Book. Rich will discuss his book—one of the inaugural releases from the …

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Angelique Chengelis: Michigan Man 7:00 pm
Angelique Chengelis: Michigan Man @ Literati
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome sportswriter Angelique Chengelis who will be sharing and discussing her new book, Michigan Man: Jim Harbaugh and the Rebirth of Wolverine Football. About Michigan Man: All eyes and ears turned toward Ann …

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Philip J. Deloria and Alexander J. Olson: American Studies: A User’s Guide 7:00 pm
Philip J. Deloria and Alexander J. Olson: American Studies: A User’s Guide @ Literati
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are thrilled to welcome professors Philip J. Deloria and Alexander I. Olson to Literati Bookstore to discuss their latest book, American Studies: A User’s Guide. About American Studies: A User’s Guide American Studies has long been a …

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Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz: The Fefilte Manifesto: New Recipes for Old World Jewish Foods 6:00 pm
Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz: The Fefilte Manifesto: New Recipes for Old World Jewish Foods @ EMU Student Center Ballroom B
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Brooklyn-based chefs Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz, co-owners of the Gifilteria, a restaurant specializing in reimagined Ashkenazi cuisine (including their signature artisanal gefilte fish), host a meal showcasing the Eastern European Jewish food featured in their cookbook The Gefilte Manifesto: …

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A Night with Rolando Beramendi and Ari Weinzweig 6:30 pm
A Night with Rolando Beramendi and Ari Weinzweig @ Zingerman's Deli
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Zingerman’s co-founder Ari Weinzweig interviews Italian fine food importer Rolando Beramendi about his new cookbook, Autentico: Cooking Italian, the Authentic Way.Tastings of some of Zingerman’s Italian pantry items. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Zingerman’s Deli, 422 Detroit St. $55 …

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The Moth Storyslam: Rules 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Rules @ Greyline
Dec 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Dec. 5 & 19. Monthly open mike storytelling competition sponsored by The Moth, the NYC-based nonprofit storytelling organization that also produces a weekly public radio show. Each month 10 storytellers are selected at random from among …

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