The Friends of the Library bring award-winning novelist and journalist, Nicole Mones, to the historic Buskirk-Chumley Theater for a free public talk, the culmination of a fall series of programs and discussions for Power of Words 2013.
A magnetic storyteller, Mones uses page-turning contemporary fiction with strong elements of mystery and political intrigue to explore the impact of art and aesthetics on people’s attitudes toward relationships and life. She is a master novelist infusing her work with real history and information. Her work consistently touches upon a universal dilemma: being caught between tradition and modern life. Mones is also a nationally recognized food critic and manages to incorporate her love of food and the culinary arts into several of her novels, most notably The Last Chinese Chef.
An Evening with Nicole Mones begins at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater, Saturday, November 16 at 7 p.m. and is followed by a Meet-the-Author reception with live music, champagne, and hors d'oeuvres in the Monroe County Public Library atrium. For those who wish to attend the reception, Premium tickets are $50 and must be purchased in advance.
The author 's talk at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. General Admission Seating is free.
Free General Admission tickets include dining discounts to downtown restaurants.
Reserved seating and admission to the Meet-the-Author reception are included with the purchase of a Premium ticket.
Premium tickets are $50 and must be purchased in advance. Premium tickets also include free reserved parking Saturday evening November 16 and discount coupons to downtown restaurants.
I.U. Bloomington Lifelong Learning offers an absolutely great bargain! For $15 more than the regular price of a Lifelong Learning course, Culture and the Power of Words fall class includes a $50 Power of Words Premium event ticket.
Culture and the Power of Words
Food, Traditions, and Lives in China: An Exploration Through the Novels of Nicole Mones features guest speakers Sue Tuohy, IU Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, and Sara Laughlin, Director, Monroe County Public Library. The class will meet November 7, 14, and 16, and the cost is $65 including your ticket to the author reception and reserved seating at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. This class offers Indiana librarians professional credits through the State Library.
Register now. Visit continue.indiana.edu or call 855-9335.
Make it a social event. Combine the class with a day or evening in downtown Bloomington: shop, dine, stop for a late night appetizer, or stay overnight and enjoy a leisurely brunch!
MORE Power of Words Events!
Public book discussion: The Last Chinese Chef Books Plus Discussion, 2 p.m. Sunday, November 3, 2013, Room 2B, Monroe County Public Library, FREE
Chinese Fusion: Bloomington Cooking School is offering a new fall class inspired by Nicole Mones' latest book, The Last Chinese Chef. Join chef David Davenport and Dan Case Saturday, October 26, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. $54. Register: bloomingtoncookingschool.com or 333-7100