Upcoming Events Feb/March at The Ivy

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February / March
UPCOMING EVENTS
2014

Thursday, February 20, 7 PM.
Patty Dann:
 Starfish 

Patty Dann’s long-awaited sequel to Mermaids, the novel that became the cult-classic movie, catches up with the Flax family 27 years later. Charlotte Flax, now the 41-year-old single mother of a grown son, picks up the threads of her old life while planning a 60th birthday party for the still peripatetic Mrs. Flax, made famous by Cher.

Thursday, February 27, 7 PM.
Carol Berkin:
 Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte 

Carol Berkin, award-winning historian and author ofRevolutionary Mothers, examines the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, the Baltimore woman who caused a scandal when she married Napoleon’s younger brother. Forsaken by her husband, Bonaparte returned to Baltimore a cynical, independent woman and a shrewd investor.

Saturday, March 8, 1-4 PM.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH LITERARY FESTIVAL
(*At the Pratt Central Library)

Author readings followed by a reception with the audience.Moderated by Linda A. Duggins of Hachette Book Group, and featuring authors Misty Copeland, Lauren Francis-Sharma, Deborah Johnson and Sujata Massey.

Wednesday, March 12, 7 PM.
A GLOBAL CONVERSATION: Emily Parker, Now I Know Who My Comrades Are
  (*at Goucher College)                               

In this first installment of our current affairs series, sponsored by Goucher College and The Ivy Bookshop, Emily Parker describes how a new wave of technologically empowered dissidents and freedom fighters are undermining authoritarian regimes in Cuba, Russia and China.

Wednesday, March 12, 7 PM.
Ron Shapiro: Perfecting Your Pitch
  (*at the Pratt Central Library)                              

Master negotiator Ron Shapiro discusses how to find the right words for every situation.

Thursday, March 13, 7 PM.
BALTIMORE MASTERS SERIES: Jed Dietz
                         

The third installment of our Baltimore Masters Series salutes Jed Dietz, creator and director of the Maryland Film Festival.

Wednesday, March 19, 7 PM.
Mohsin Hamid: How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
                               

Award-winning author Mohsin Hamid reads from his novel of a man’s journey from impoverished rural boy to corporate tycoon.

Saturday, March 22, 6 PM.
Russ Crandall: 
The Ancestral Table: Traditional Recipes for a Paleo Lifestyle                               

Food blogger and home chef Russ Crandall presents over one hundred traditional favorites adapted to suit the paleo diet in this, his debut cookbook.

Friday, March 28, 7 PM.
B
ALTIMORE MASTERS SERIES: Winston Tabb 

(*At Evergreen Museum & Library)
                              

The fourth installment of our Baltimore Masters Series salutes Winston Tabb, Sheridan Dean of University Libraries and Museums at Johns Hopkins University.

Monay, March 31, 7 PM.
STARTS HERE! 
 Pamela Erens and John Rowell

(*At Artifact Coffee)
                              

Jen Michalski hosts the March installment of our Starts Here! reading series at Artifact Coffee. The evening will feature Pamela Erens, author of The Virgins, and John Rowell, author of The Music of Your Life.

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