Art in the Twain and Atrium Galleries – Bob Saueressig and Tanya Saueressig Nevin
Bob & Tanya: A Father and Daughter
Saueressig and Tanya Saueressig Nevin present this father/daughter joint exhibit,
offering representations and interpretations of environments that their family
has shared over the decades.
Monday, November 3, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Preview and Reception - Shanren
Hailing from ethnic minority groups who live
in the mountains of Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, Shanren, a folk-fusion band, presents the rich but largely unknown
heritage of Southwestern China. Through original compositions and traditional
songs, the four musicians fuse their indigenous music with modern styles from
around the globe. The
group will be
performing on the Hanover College campus on November 8, as part of the
Community Arts Series.
Thursday, November 13, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Hanover Literary Evening
from the Creative Writing Program at Hanover College present their works in
poetry and prose.
Friday, November 14, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Main Street
Holiday Open House)
Live Music – Yvonne Davis Drop in during the Main Street
Holiday Open House for some festive seasonal music with the one and only Yvonne Davis on the ivories. Requests encouraged! *
Saturday, November 15, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Live Music – John Sheckler
your granny’s dulcimer.” Local folk musician John Sheckler plays original and traditional songs on a mountain
lap dulcimer crafted with his own hands. Sing-alongs for the kids.*
Friday, November 21, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Freethinkers Book Club
from the area will discuss Why
Christianity Must Change or Die, by John Shelby Spong.
Saturday, November 22, 1:00 – 5:00
Village Lights Bookmaking Workshop – Sandra and Lara Tokarski
Participants will learn
the basic skills of bookbinding and create their own hand-bound journals. Workshop
instructors are Sandra Tokarski,
Bloomington-based bookbinder and longstanding teacher of book arts at
Pygmalion’s Art Supply, and Lara Tokarski,
bookbinder and book repair specialist and a conservation technician with
Indiana University Libraries Preservation Lab. Registration is now full, but we
have started a waiting list. Cost for the workshop is $65 per person,
with all materials included.
Tuesday, November 25, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Kriss Luckett Ziesemerwill read to your young bibliophiles. Selections tailored to the ages of the
audience. Requests taken! Coffee and tea available for grown-ups.
Saturday, November 29, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Small Business Saturday/Indies First Come out to support your locally
owned, independent businesses.
Saturday, November 30, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Small Business Saturday) Indies First – Author and Guest Bookseller, Jack Ramey
In 2013, Sherman
Alexie, acclaimed author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, launched
“Indies First,” calling on his fellow authors to join a grassroots movement and
show their support for independent booksellers by “volunteering” to work at
their favorite indie bookstore on Small Business Saturday. This year, bestselling author Neil Gaiman and musician-author Amanda Palmer
are leading the call. Village
Lights is privileged to welcome poet and novelist, Jack Ramey, as guest bookseller for an afternoon. Come on in
between 12:00 and 3:00 and let Jack hand-sell you a book.
Saturday, November 29, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Live Music in the Twain Room – Tom
Schneider Cincinnati’s Tom Schneider serves up hismesmerizing
mélange of American Songbook standards, Broadway show tunes, bossa-nova/Latin,
blues, and jazz on our Steinway grand.*
Saturday, November 29, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Live Music in the Twain Room – Jimmy Storms
90-year-oldJimmy Storms, former member of the
Red Skelton Orchestra and backup pianist for Pat Boone, Connie Francis, and
Fred Astaire, plays a wide selection of old standards on the Steinway grand.*
Monday, December 1, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cider Monday at
On so-called “Cyber Monday,” we are
partnering with Bray Orchards &
Roadside Market to offer “Cider
Monday.” Log out and drop in for some free
hot cider and a few moments of relaxation, courtesy of your locally owned, independent businesses.
* All music routinely performed at Village Lights Bookstore is original, in the public domain, or licensed through the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). Yvonne Davis appears during the Madison Main Street Program events under licenses held by the City of Madison with ASCAP, BMI, and SEASAC.