Selected Shorts: Writers and Their Dogs -- A Literary Event
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China's first all-female percussion group, the Red Poppy Ladies, reinterpret the beloved folk tale Mulan. The story of a legendary heroine who disguised herself as a man to take her father's place in battle was also turned into a famed Disney animated film in 1998. But the Red Poppy Ladies' version mixes kung fu with traditional drumming as a backdrop to this inspiring tale of courage and family loyalty. Famed for their appearance at the Beijing Olympics, these professionally trained musicians have performed throughout the world. Learn More
Nice little bar in back corner of theater w/wine and beer -- ok to drink in your seats.Dancing in the Grand Ballrooms: Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra dining • May 13 2014 star this tip starred
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My dog-loving girlfriend and I both enjoy listening to Selected Shorts on a local public radio station. I "dragged" her down to NYC (from upstate NY) for this show as a surprise; we were joined there by some of my family. We all loved the show! ...continued
Authors Amy Hempel (The Dog of the Marriage_), Merrill Markoe (What the Dogs Have Taught Me_) and Abigail Thomas (A Three Dog Life) introduce funny and poignant short fiction about canine companionship, inspired by the dogs in their lives. A few of the writers’ four-legged muses will even make a special appearance! The evening is a collaboration with The Bark Magazine (“The New Yorker for dog lovers” –Time), and is timed to coincide with the publication of The Bark’s second anthology, Howl: A Collection of the Best Contemporary Dog Wit. Readers are Boston Terrier owner Joan Allen, Labrador owner Patricia Kalember and Rochelle Oliver.
This event is part of the Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story series.