To the Stacks and Beyond | Episode 21 and Show Notes
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NATIONAL LIBRARY NEWS
LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS
Black Panther and Afrofuturism
Multnomah County Library | Central Library
Saturday, September 8th @ 12:00 – 4:00pm
Afrofuturism is a theory that challenges traditional representations of the future world, setting it in conjunction with African and black culture. It is a movement in literature, music, art, etc., featuring futuristic or science fiction themes which incorporate elements of black history and culture. Join us as we enjoy the feature film Black Panther and discuss how the movie relates to afrofuturism.
Books and Brew
Garden Home Community Library
Thursday, September 13th @ 7pm
Read any novel from the following list, then meet up with us in the Annex for an evening of coffee, beer, and bibliophiles.
The Art of Storytelling with Donald Altman
Oregon City Public Library
Tuesday, September 18th @ 6pm
Come join award-winning writer Donald Altman, author of more than 15 published books, to hear about the art of writing and publishing in the fields of self-help, spiritual, and personal growth. A former Buddhist monk and psychotherapist, Donald’s books integrate brain science, stories, and how-to elements.
EVENT PICK OF THE WEEK
OMSI New monthly planetarium concert series called Kendall Concerts: Music Under the Dome. Every month, musicians from all genres will perform in the planetarium with lasers, stars, and galaxies flashing across the domed screen (it’s super cool).
The Bylines | October 14, 7 p.m.
A jazz-inspired, story-driven pop duo, who most recently worked with the Oregon Symphony and Carnegie Hall to create the “Lullaby Project”.
The Bookmobile Babe
A non-profit organization that provides literary resources to underserved populations in Portland.
We’re doing a book exchange where we ask for kids books for ages 1-18 and then people can take a book home from us as well.
The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle (Romance/Magical Realism)
Dark Age by Pierce Brown, Red Rising #5 (Sci-Fi/Fantasy)
I Know You Know by Gilly MacMillan (Thriller/Mystery)
The Nun (Horror)
Peppermint (Drama, Thriller)
Predator (Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller)
A Simple Favor (Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller)
Ocean’s 8 (Comedy, Crime, Action)
Hearts Beat Loud (Drama, Music)
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi)
The 1990s Teen Horror Cycle: Final Girls and a New Hollywood Formula by Alexandra West (Nonfiction/Entertainment)
Final Girls by Riley Sager
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
TV: Everything Sucks!, iZombie, Orange is the New Black, Castle Rock, Disenchantment, Regular Show
Films: The Parent Trap, Cloverfield Paradox, Won’t You Be My Neighbor
That’s the show notes for To the Stacks and Beyond. Thanks for listening and reading. Stay tuned for what I’m doing next as this may be the last episode of To the Stacks and Beyond for now or forever but I have something else in the works…