Newbery Award-winner and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander reads from his new young adult novel, “Solo,” written with Mary Rand Hess in poetic verse, at 7 p.m. Saturday at Village Books, 1200 11th St.. The novel tells the story of 17-year-old Blade Morrison, whose life is bombarded with scathing tabloids and a father struggling with just about every addiction under the sun—including a desperate desire to make a comeback.
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Robert Dubac’s comedic solo, “The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?” on stage Wednesday through Aug. 27 at Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St., strives to answer the age-old question, “What do women want?” Dubac transforms himself into five hysterical boneheads who offer sidesplitting advice on how to best straddle the gender gap.
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The Rick Epting Foundation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love and with classic rock band The Walrus from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the Heart of Anacortes, Fourth and O Avenue. There will be a silent auction, raffle and a ’60s costume contest. The event benefits the Rick Epting Foundation for the Arts to raise money needed for organizations, scholarships and other non-profit groups to promote and encourage theater, music, literature and the visual arts.
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Bellingham native and Western Washington University graduate Wayne Lee shares his latest full-length collection, “Googling a Present Participle: Poems, Prose Poems, Bogus Monologues and Fraudulent Artifacts,” works that explore the many ways technology affects our lives, at 7 p.m. Friday at Village Books, 1200 11th St.
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