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Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
Polonchek will be reading from her new book In Good Faith: Secular Parenting in a Religious World. Raven staff member, Kelly Barth, has this to say about Good Faith: "In Good Faith isn't a one-size-fits-all solution for every parent: That's its beauty. By following the same... more
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
“When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” - Audre Lorde Mic Supremacy is a POC led and centered open mic night open to the Lawrence community. Our featured poet is... more
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
Ching-In Chen is author of The Heart's Traffic and recombinant and co-editor of The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities. A Kundiman and Lambda Fellow, they serve on Thinking Its Presence:... more
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
In addition to Beth reading from her new book, Water-Gazers, she will be joined by readings by the following local poets: Annette Billings, Steve Bunch, Danny Caine, Brian Daldorph, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Tracy Harrison, Megan Kaminski, Gary Lichliter, Denise Low,... more
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 11:45am
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 7:00pm
The Raven Bookstore presents an evening of mystery and music with acclaimed violinist and author Gerald Elias. This promises to be an exciting evening, with an innovative combination of violin performance and reading. A portion of proceeds from books sold will be... more
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
Founded in 1854 as an abolitionist outpost, Lawrence is a seemingly unassuming college town with a long history of hauntings. A ghostly guest never checked out of the Eldridge Hotel’s mysterious room 506. Sigma Nu’s fraternity house, the former home of Kansas’s... more
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
In the summer of 1917, Ernest Hemingway was an 18-year-old high school graduate unsure of his future. The American entry in the Great War stirred thoughts of joining the army. While many of his friends in Oak Park, Ill., were heading to college, Hemingway couldn’t make... more
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
Ted Genoway is author of This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Farm. Is there still a place for the farm in today’s America? The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a small... more
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00pm
Celeste Gainey is the author of the poetry collection, the GAFFER, (Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press, 2015). Her chapbook, In the land of speculation & seismography (Seven Kitchens Press, 2011), was runner-up for the 2010 Robin Becker Prize. Graduating with a BFA in Film... more
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 11:45am