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FRIDAY, AUGUST 16
5-7pm | PHOENIX | EDUCATORS' APPRECIATION NIGHT | Teachers, educators, and librarians, we're celebrating YOU! Enjoy a 20% storewide discount, free refreshments, chair massages, tarot readings, and swag for your classrooms. You'll get a sneak peek at forthcoming buzz books, learn about in-store book fairs, and discover how to get acclaimed authors into your school. Sixth-grade teacher Ginette Rossi, English department head at Arizona School for the Arts, will also speak about using her students' socio-cultural ideas, questions, and interests to build a sustainable curriculum. Through student surveys and programs like the "Book Bistro," attendees will leave with resources and materials to establish similar practices in any grade! More »

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17
3pm | TEMPE | TEEN EVENT | TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (T.A.B.) | STEPSISTER | Teens meet to discuss Jennifer Donnelly's Stepsister. Don't just fracture the fairy tale. Shatter it. Isabelle should be blissfully happy—she's about to win the handsome prince. Except Isabelle isn't the beautiful girl who lost the glass slipper and captured the prince's heart. She's the ugly stepsister who cut off her toes to fit into Cinderella's shoe . . . which is now filling with blood. Isabelle tried to fit in. She cut away pieces of herself in order to become pretty. Sweet. More like Cinderella. But that only made her mean, jealous, and hollow. Now she has a chance to alter her destiny and prove what ugly stepsisters have always known: it takes more than heartache to break a girl. More »
5:30-8pm | TEMPE | WRITERS, INK. | Share and critique two to four pages of writing with a group of peers. RSVP (required) at janiemae1083@gmail.com.
5:30-8:30pm | TEMPE | INSIGHTS TAROT READINGS | Mystic Journeyz with Suzi Coggins. "Your Angels Are Waiting." Cost: $20 for 15 minutes. Registration at 480.730.0205. More info: mysticjourneyz.com.
7pm | PHOENIX | CONCERT | THE SENATORS | Join us for storytelling and an intimate acoustic set with Phoenix-based folk band The Senators, who are preparing to release their sophomore album, recorded with Simone Felice (Felice Brothers, The Lumineers,The Avett Brothers). After an energetic EP release show in May, the band looks forward to presenting their new album in an acoustic, listening-room atmosphere with readings from some of Phoenix's best poets and writers weaved throughout the set. It will be a uniquely Arizona evening focused on stories about place, home, and the desert Southwest. More »