Art in the Twain and Atrium Galleries – Steve Bickis
Madison Plein Air Well-known Madison artist, Steve Bickis,presents watercolor works created en plein air in the Madison area. Exhibit will run through July
Saturday, June 13, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Live Music in the Twain Room – Tom Schneider Cincinnati’s Tom Schneider presents hispotpourri playlist of American
Songbook standards, Broadway show tunes, bossa-nova/Latin, blues, and jazz on
our Steinway grand.*
Friday, June 19, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Freethinkers Book Club
Freethinkers from the region plan to discuss God’s Problem, by Bart Ehrman.
Tuesday, June 23, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Kriss Luckett Ziesemer will read to young book lovers. Selections will be tailored to the ages of the
audience. Coffee and tea available for grown-ups.
Friday, June 26 (Fourth Friday Downtown), 7:00 –
9:00 p.m. Village Lights Poetry Nights with Featured Guest Poet,
Adam Day Open sign-up; open mic.
Everyone is invited to participate. Read your own work or that of a favorite
poet. Readers are welcome to draw from our shelves. This month’s MC for Village Lights Poetry Nights is well-known Madison poet, Angela Elles. We are pleased to welcome
a special guest poet. Adam
Day is the author of Model of a City in Civil War (Sarabande Books), and is the recipient of a Poetry Society of America Chapbook
Fellowship for Badger, Apocrypha, a PEN Emerging
Writers Award, and an Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council. His
poems have appeared in Boston Review, The Kenyon Review, American
Poetry Review, LanaTurner, Poetry
London, The Iowa Review, and
elsewhere. He coordinates The Baltic Writing Residency in Latvia, Scotland, and
the Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest. He is based in Louisville,
Saturday, June 27, 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. Special sing-alongs for the kids.*
* 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.