Reading Together, A community-wide book club for Kalamazoo, Michigan.
The Book 'Things They Carried.'
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Wednesday February 15 7:00 PM -
RT Kickoff with Tom Stechschulte

The Voice of the Audio Book

Tom Stechschulte, the narrator who read The Things They Carried for the Recorded Books version, will read selections from the book and talk about the craft of being a professional reader. Free program, open to the public.

Free tickets for Tim O'Brien's March 21 Kalamazoo appearance will begin distribution at this event. 
Phone: 269 553-7914 for more information.

Location: KPL Central

Monday February 20 7:00 PM -  
Smithsonian Exhibit Grand Opening

Featured at the Air Zoo exhibit opening on Monday, February 20, at 7 pm, will be poet and Vietnamese poetry scholar John Balaban, who will perform accompanied by Ngo Thanh Nhan, a Vietnamese musician who plays the dan tranh. Besides being a linguistic genius, Nhan was also politically active in the U.S. during the Vietnam War. His brother, who fought for the Saigon side, was killed in it.

The exhibit, "Vietnam: Journey of the Heart," runs through April 8.
Location: Air Zoo

Sunday March 12 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Exhibit Reception

Reception - music by Sojourn

“Aspects of War”
Original prints from Kalamazoo Institute of Arts’ permanent collection depicting imagery of war and its aftermath throughout the centuries

“War in the First Person”
Photographs by Mary Whalen and students - influenced by the stories relayed in The Things They Carried, interviews with those affected by war and images of Vietnam
        

Location: Portage District Library

Monday April 10 7:00 PM -
Healing the Wounds of War

An evening that will change the way we think about war and reconciliation, for veterans and those who love and want to help them.

Join author and psychotherapist Ed Tick to learn more about the moral, spiritual, and cultural dimensions of war trauma. Tick's work stresses the importance of veterans sharing their stories in order to move toward reconciliation and healing. Come and learn how we can create veterans' homecoming experiences that truly help them heal.

RSVP to the Fetzer Institute by April 7

info@fetzer.org or toll free 1-888-849-4889

Dale B. Lake Auditorium
Location: KVCC

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