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Friday, February 19, 1999


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AUTHOR SIGNINGS

bullet Linda Ching: Author of "Dream of the Red Chamber," 4 p.m. tomorrow, Borders, Waikele. Call 676-6699.

bullet Douglas Chong: Author of "Ancestral Reflections," noon tomorrow, Borders, Waikele. Call 676-6699.

bullet T.C. Lawrence: Author of "Sandwich Island Quintet: Fatal Paradise," 3 p.m. tomorrow, Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.

bullet Lois-Ann Yamanaka: Author of "Heads by Harry," 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, Barnes & Noble, call 737-3323; and 7 p.m. Monday, Borders, Ward, call 591-8995.

bullet Patrick Ching and Jeff Pagay: Author and illustrator of "How Fo' Surf Wit Palaka Joe," 2 p.m. Sunday, Borders, Ward. Call 591-8995.

READINGS

bullet Dramatic Reading Group: Shares "Travesties" by Tom Stoppard, 7 p.m. Sunday, Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.

bullet Gardner McKay: Shares excerpts from his novel "Toyer," and discusses storytelling and writing, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Atherton Performing Arts Studio. Autographed copies of McKay's book will be available for a $35 donation to Hawaii Public Radio. Free admission, but reservations are necessary. Call 955-8821.

WORKSHOPS

bullet "What You Need to Know to Get Your Children's Book Published": Lauri Hornik, senior editor of Random House Children's Publishing, speaks on how to submit a manuscript effectively, 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 27, Ala Moana Hotel. Cost: $41-$51. Call Bruce Hale, 955-4742.

bullet Ko'olau Writing workshops: Marie Hara will be the guest speaker and there will be two writing sessions with participants choosing two of four topics (nonfiction, fiction, scriptwriting and poetry), 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 6, Hawaii Pacific University, Hawaii Loa Campus. Brown bag lunch suggested; drinks will be provided.Cost: $10. Register at 544-9340.

MISCELLANEOUS

n Harvey A. Green: Discusses his book "Life and Death: The Pilgrimage of the Soul," 7-9 p.m. today, McCully-Moiliili Library. Free. Reservations recommended. Call 261-3491.

bullet Romantic Borders: Reading group discusses "Scandal" by Penelope Neri, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Borders, Ward. Call 591-8995.

bullet "Other" Reading Group: Discusses "Jewel" by Bret Lott, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Borders, Waikele. Call 676-6699.

bullet Pidgin and other works: Joe Balaz shares material from his CD "Electric Laulau," 7 p.m. Tuesday, McCoy Pavilion Auditorium, Ala Moana.

bullet Black history tribute: Nubian Pageant Systems and Rainey and Rainey Enterprises shares music, dance, gospel, poetry and history, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Borders, Waikele. Call 676-6699.

bullet Contemporary Fiction Group: Discusses "Was It Something I Said?" by Valerie Block, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.

bullet Science & Fantasy Fiction Readers Group: Discusses "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams, 7 p.m. Thursday, Borders, Ward. Call 591-8995.

bullet Dr. James Austin: Discusses his work "Zen and the Brain: Towards an Understanding of meditation and Consciousness," 6 p.m. next Friday, Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.

bullet African Black American Education Center Hawaii: Literary book group discusses African American literature, two Mondays each month at First Hawaiian Tower, 1132 Bishop St., Suite 1404. Reservations required. Call Deloris at 528-5037 for book title and other information.

bullet Borders Other Reading Group: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Borders, Waikele. Call 676-6699.

bullet Open mic: Poets and writers welcomed to share their works, 7 p.m. the third Friday of each month, Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.

bullet Professional Writers Group of Hawaii: Meets 4-6 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. Call Susan, 941-1768.

bullet Online fun: Barnes and Noble author chat group at barnesandnoble.com and barnesandnoble@aol.com (keyword: bn). Call Elke Villa at 1-212-414-6157 or e-mail her at evilla @bn.com.



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