Fahrenheit 451 April Events

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THE BIG READ: April 2013

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24 Events in 30 Days

All Events Are FREE Except Where Noted*

April 1 at Old Town Theatre – 7:00 pm

Opening Night!  The Big Read

 Explosion of student creativity, includes stories, music, poems.

Special Guest – Charles Harrington-Elster

4040 Twiggs Street, San Diego, CA 92110

This is a FREE event but please call 619-297-8953 to Reserve Your Seats

April 2 at San Pasqual Wine Tasting  – 6:30 pm

Wine & Bradbury

Special guest, Councilman Mark Arapostathis

Joins Write Out Loud to read and discuss Bradbury’s work

Free event with no host bar

8364 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa 91942

April 4 at Progress in South Park – 7:00 pm

Fahrenheit 451 Community Read

 Join us to read Part I – The Hearth and the Salamander

If you don’t want to read, just come and listen.

2225 30th Street, San Diego 92104

Please email writeoutloudsd@gmail.com if you would like to read with us

April 7 at Logan Heights Library – 1:00 pm

Teens Create Music

Songwriting workshop inspired by Fahrenheit 451

567 South 28th Street, San Diego 92113

Every Sunday in April

Spreckels Organ Pavilion – 2:00 pm

Music Backed Bradbury

Write Out Loud reads poetry by Ray Bradbury

 Accompanied by SD Civic Organist, Carol Williams

Pan American Road, Balboa Park

April 9 at Kensington Library – 6:30 pm

Which Book Would You Save From the Flames?

We’ll be discussing Fahrenheit 451 and giving folks a chance to

Read an excerpt from the book you would save from the flames.

If you like, we’ll record your reading for on line posting

4121 Adams Avenue, San Diego 92116

April 10 at Mission Valley Library – 6:30 pm

Experts Discuss Bradbury

Arthur Salm, Charles Harrington-Elster, Stephen Potts, Vernor Vinge

discuss Bradbury and Fahrenheit 451

2123 Fenton Parkway, San Diego 92108

April 11 at The Grove in South Park – 7:00 pm

Fahrenheit 451 Community Read

 Join us to read Part II – The Sieve and the Sand

If you don’t want to read, just come and listen

3010 Juniper Street, San Diego 92103

Please email writeoutloudsd@gmail.com if you would like to read with us

April 13 at Mira Mesa Branch Library – 11:00 am

Meet George Clayton Johnson

Friend of Bradbury and Writer of Star Trek, Twilight Zone, Logan’s Run

Screening of his animated short Icaras Montgolfier Wright

8405 New Salem Street, San Diego 92126

April 15 at Old Town Theatre – 7:00 pm *

Ray Bradbury – An Homage

Author David Brin opens an ALL Bradbury program of stories read aloud

Free Reception begins at 6:30 – Sponsored by Lynne Thrope

 Tickets $15 – Military & Seniors $13 – Kids – $5

Buy tickets at www.writeoutloud.com or call 619-297-8953

April 16 at Kensington Library – 6:30 pm

Explore Bradbury with Charles Harrington Elster

Accompanied by readings of Bradbury’s work

4121 Adams Avenue, San Diego 92116

April 17 at San Diego Central Library – 5:30 pm

Teen Craft Workshop

Create a Fahrenheit 451 inspired craft and discuss the book

Refreshments included

820 E Street, San Diego 92101

April 17 at Rebecca’s in South Park – 7:00 pm

Fahrenheit 451 Community Read

 Join us to read Part III – Burning Bright

If you don’t want to read, just come and listen

3010 Juniper Street, San Diego 92103

Please email writeoutloudsd@gmail.com if you would like to read with us

April 20 at Museum of Man – 6:00 pm *

Richard Louv presents Media vs Nature

Write Out Loud reads 451 excerpts

1350 El Prado – Balboa Park

Contact Museum of Man for tickets – $15

April 21 at Inspirations Gallery

at Liberty Station – 3:00 pm

SD Writers INK Book Club – Fahrenheit 451

Discussion led by Nicole Vollrath

2730 Historic Decatur Road – Barracks 16 #204, San Diego 92106

April 23 at San Diego Rep – 7:00 pm

Fahrenheit Tonight!

Student creations include film, stories, poetry, dance

79 Horton Plaza  92101

April 24 at Logan Heights Library – 6:00 pm

Teen Talent Showcase

451 inspired music, song and stories performed by neighborhood teens

567 South 28th Street  92113

April 26 at Mira Mesa Library – 3:00 pm

Screening of Fahrenheit 451

Francois Truffaut’s classic film of the Ray Bradbury story

Starring Julie Christie and Oskar Werner

8405 New Salem Street, San Diego 92126

April 29 at Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore

7:00 pm

World Book Night Reprise

Come and reflect on your World Book Night experiences

and share from the books you love with other givers

Readings of Excerpts of Bradbury’s work

7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd  92111

April 30 at Grossmont College –

Griffin Hall – 9:30 am

California Gold

Bradbury & Other California Writers Read Aloud

In Association with Grossmont College Literary Arts Festival

8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon 92020

April 30 at Mira Mesa Library – 6:30 pm

Which Book Would You Pull From the Flames?

We’ll discuss the book, read excerpts from our favorites and burn words

that you would like to see removed from our vocabulary

8405 New Salem Street  92126

May 2 at Hydrangea Cove in PB – 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Readings to honor our Mothers

Do your Mother’s Day shopping

30% of all purchases benefit THE BIG READ

929 Turquoise Street  92109