AMARILLO READS Events for Fall 2012
Friday, September 7 – 6:30 PM – North Branch Library – 1500 NE 24th
AMARILLO READS Autumn Kick Off – Woody Guthrie Musical Tribute Concert
A stellar lineup of local musicians performs their own arrangements of songs by the legendary musician/activist, including the Dust Bowl Ballads! Featured musicians include Rick Todd, Eric Berg, René West, and Dean Yates and Mary Lyn Halley of Insufficient Funds.
Saturday, September 15 – 10 AM – East Branch Library – 2232 SE 27th
AMARILLO READS – Picturing History: Photographs of the FSA
Amarillo College Professor Rene West discusses the Farm Security Administration’s mission to document the Dust Bowl.
Tuesday, September 18 – 6 PM – North Branch Library – 1500 NE 24th
AMARILLO READS – Film Showing
John Ford’s award-winning adaptation of Steinbeck’s iconic novel
Thursday, September 27 – 12:15 PM – Downtown Library – 413 SE 4th
AMARILLO READS – Downtown Lunchtime Book Club
The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
Join us for a good conversation about a great book!
Saturday, October 6 – 10 AM – Southwest Branch Library – 6801 W 45th
AMARILLO READS – Lessons of the Dust Bowl Panel Discussion
Experts discuss the history, climate and economics of the Dust Bowl.
Moderated by KGNC Agri-Business Director, James Hunt
Thursday, October 11 – 7 PM – Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Room
AMARILLO READS – Timothy Egan Lecture
Coffee and Book Signing to follow
All AMARILLO READS events are FREE & Open to the Public.
For more information call 378-3051 or email Stacy.Yates@amarillolibrary.org