Best Bets: Scottish troubadour brings tradition to Whatcom County Feb. 2

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJanuary 31, 2014 

Jim Malcolm

Scottish troubadour Jim Malcolm, who travels the world with his guitar, harmonicas and engaging wit, singing the traditional songs of Scotland and his own masterfully crafted songs, performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at Nancy's Farm, 2030 E. Smith Road.

GENIE DEE — COURTESY TO THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

Scottish troubadour Jim Malcolm, who travels the world with his guitar, harmonicas and engaging wit, singing the traditional songs of Scotland and his own masterfully crafted songs, performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, at Nancy's Farm, 2030 E. Smith Road.

He is highly regarded as an interpreter of the songs of Robert Burns and his concerts are peppered with funny stories and observations.

Admission is $15. Details: 360-319-9004, nancysfarm.com.

YA READ! LOOKS AT "BOOK THIEF"

Fans of "The Book Thief" will enjoy this month’s YA Read! book discussion for fans of young adult fiction from 6-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, in the Teen Space near the microfilm machines on the main floor of the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave.

The discussion is open to teens and adults. This month’s book is Marcus Zusak’s acclaimed Holocaust tale "The Book Thief." Next month (March 3) features the fantasy novel "Graceling" by Kristin Cahsore.

For more information, contact Jennifer Lovchik, teen & web services librarian at 360-778-7231 or jlovchik@cob.org, or go to bellinghampubliclibrary.org.

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