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Sherman Alexie And Rachel Flotard

Steve Scher
07/28/2011 at 10:00 a.m.

Last month, we did a special live broadcast from Seattle's Town Hall. In case you missed it, we're re–airing part of that show today. Award–winning author Sherman Alexie joined us for a round of "Sherman Has Opinions," where he expounds on anything the audience asks him. All topics were on the table. Rachel Flotard of Visqueen was our musical guest, along with Cristina Bautista on bass and Barb Hunter on cello. "Weekday" will broadcast live from Town Hall again on Friday, August 12. Buy your tickets now!

Related Event

Nancy Pearl is our headlining guest at the next "Weekday Live" show at Seattle's Town Hall on August 12, 2011. The show runs from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with doors opening at 8:00 a.m. Tickets are $5, and sold out fast last time. Reserve your seat by visiting brownpapertickets.com or call Town Hall at 206.652.4255

Guest(s)

Sherman Alexie is the author of 22 books, including "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part–Time Indian" which won the 2007 National Book Award for Young People's Literature, "War Dances," winner of the 2010 PEN Faulkner Award, and "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven," a PEN Hemingway Special Citation winner. He is also the winner of the 2001 PEN Malamud Award for Excellence in the Art of the Short Story. "Smoke Signals," the film he wrote and co–produced, won the Audience Award and Filmmakers' Trophy at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. His most recent books are "Face," poetry from Hanging Loose Press, and "War Dances," poems and stories from Grove Press. He lives with his family in Seattle, Washington.

Rachel Flotard accompanied by Barb Hunter and Cristina Bautista from Visqueen.

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