Monthly Archive: July 2017

Summer Reading Ideas 0

Summer Reading Ideas

This summer try a change of pace; read a book from outside your preferred genres. If you like adventure, try a biography. If you’re a Sci-fi fan, try a western. Enjoy historical fiction? Read personal essays from non-fiction. Like medical or legal procedurals? Slip over to the poetry section. Favor romance? Try a mystery. Prefer non-fiction? Step into a New York Times reviewed book? Not sure what to try? Visit an independent bookstore and ask for their ideas. Sometimes it’s good to shake up your reading. Maybe you’ll discover a new interest.

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National Dance Day – 2017

Launched in 2010 by “So You Think You Can Dance” co-creator and DFF(Dizzy Feet Foundation) co-president Nigel Lythgoe, National Dance Day is an annual celebration that takes place on the last Saturday in July. This grassroots campaign encourages Americans to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health and fight obesity. National Dance Day always takes place on the last Saturday in July. In 2017, NDD will take place on: Saturday, JULY 29th. Want ideas for what to do? Look on YouTube for Dizzy Feet National Dance Day. You will find several years of ideas to...

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(SYTYCD) So You Think You Can Dance season on FOX

The dance program So You Think You Can Dance is in full swing on FOX. It’s a chance to see a variety of dance genres performed by up-and-coming dancers. It started on June 12th and is well into its season, but you can get caught up through On Demand, or start watching it now. Its’ worth a viewing. I am so impressed by the quality of dancing I see. Let me know what you think.

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WOTS: a Great Northwest Writing Conference

2017 Write on the Sound: October 6, 7 & 8 Everything you need to know about the 2017 conference is now available on the website: www.writeonthesound.com Keynote: NYT Bestselling author Kristin Hannah in conversation with author Megan Chance A former-lawyer-turned writer, Kristin Hannah is an award-winning and bestselling author of more than 20 novels including the international blockbusters, The Nightingale, Winter Garden, Night Road, and Firefly Lane. Friend, critique partner and author Megan Chance will lead a conversation with Kristin about the writer’s life and the writing process. Megan’s critically acclaimed, award-winning novels include A Drop of Ink, Bone River, The Spiritualist, and An Inconvenient Wife. Dates to Remember… Mid-June: the...