Award-winning author Christine Smith and her husband Jeffrey share their eight-year saga of rebuilding a decrepit wooden cannery tender and its first northbound trip from Bellingham up the Canadian Inside Passage to Alaska. Witness their tug-of-war between time and money as they race to finish rebuilding the David B before it’s too late. Christine Smith is the author of More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B.
Author Christopher Loperfido will be signing copies of his new book, Death, Disease and Life at War: The Civil War Letters of Surgeon James D. Benton, 111th and 98th New York Infantry Regiments, 1862-1865.
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Come out and support WWU Men’s Basketball and help make a difference for patients and families affected by cancer. This annual game raises money for the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center.
Riding a current eight-game winning streak and standing atop the #GNACMBB standings at 8-0, the Vikings have moved up from No. 4 to No. 2 in the D2SIDA West Region Rankings.
Can’t make it to the game to cheer on our Vikings? The event will be televised on Root Sports Northwest.
The Laurel Farm & Western Supply Hell on Hooves Rough Stock Rodeo is back in Lynden!
- Bareback Riding
- Saddle Bronc Riding
- Barrel Racing
- Bull Riding
- Mutton Bustin’ for Kids
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Rodeo starts at 7:00 p.m.
- $18 in advance
- $23 at the door
- Kids 5 & under FREE
Get your tickets in advance at:
Laurel Farm & Western Supply
325 W Laurel Rd
Check out the Wild West Events Facebook page for more info!
The Western Washington University Children’s Literature Conference is celebrating its 15th Anniversary! This event has become an annual tradition for many, where teachers and librarians, readers and writers gather to celebrate and learn about children’s literature. This year’s conference features Sophie Blackall, Benjamin Alire Saenz, Pam Munoz Ryan and Kevin Henkes.
Bestselling Humorist: Sardonic Wit and Satire
David Sedaris, NPR humorist and bestselling writer, applies his unique perspective to everyday events and creates masterful comedic moments. Author of Naked, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, Holidays on Ice, and many more, Sedaris’ pieces appear regularly in The New Yorker and have twice been included in The Best American Essays. There are over 10 million copies of his books in print, and they have been translated into 25 languages.
MBT Field Guide Insights:
Encounter the sardonic wit and incisive social critiques that have made David Sedaris one of America’s preeminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves him to be a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today.
“He’s smart, he’s caustic, he’s mordant, and he’s . . . well, nice.” – Toronto Globe and Mail
“Sedaris ain’t the preeminent humorist of his generation by accident.” – Entertainment Weekly
Adult humor & language
MOUNT BAKER THEATRE PRESENTS:
Seven Things I’ve Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass
Iconic Storyteller: This American Life Star
Ira Glass is the creator, producer and host of This American Life, the iconic, weekly public radio program with millions of listeners around the world. Using audio clips, music and video, Glass delivers a unique talk, sharing lessons from his life and career in storytelling: what inspires him to create? What drives his passion? How have failures and successes informed his decisions? During his presentation, Ira Glass will mix stories live on stage and help his audience better follow the creative process of one of our foremost storytellers.
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Dig deep into everyday joy with Ira Glass, whose radio show is enjoyed weekly by 2.2 million people and has won five Peabody Awards. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to witness the storyteller become the story and offer you what he’s picked up in that familiar, friendly voice.
“These stories float right into your brain and lodge there.” – The Nation
“It’s hard to make something that’s interesting.” – Ira Glass
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 7:30 p.m.
Premier – $59.50
Section A – $50.50
Section B – $41.50
Value – $25.50
plus applicable fees – Group discounts available – call 360-734-6080