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It's a book festival, and Mike's bringing the band! This year's Untitled Town lineup is remarkable: Walter Mosley, Jamie Ford, Susan Orlean (long before it published, she critiqued a passage of Truck for me), William Kent Krueger, Nickolas Butler, Andrea Gibson, and more, more, more. On Thursday, April 25, Mike will playing a show at the Tarlton Theatre with the Long Beds--he'll sneak some book and writing talk in between songs. Visit www.2019.untitledtown.org for more information.
This is a celebration of the Wisconsin Marine Historical Society’s 60th Anniversary. The WMHS is a non-profit organization of over 200 members who volunteer to promote and preserve Great Lakes marine history. Dinner to begin at 6:30 p.m. and Mike will speak at 8 p.m.
Join Mike for an evening of great entertainment, food, and silent auction at the Annual Syttende Mai Celebration (hosted by Sons of Norway, Norden Folk, and the Waldemar Ager Association). The event starts at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour and available silent auction. Meal served soon after 6 p.m. Before we serve the meal there will be the Norwegian and U.S. national anthems and a brief word of welcome from the master of ceremonies. Adults $25 and youth $10. …
In "Half A Star," Michael Perry draws on the worst reviews of his career to take the audience on a hilarious, heartfelt, and unvarnished journey through a life in the arts as seen mostly from behind the windshield of a used van. Perry is a New York Times bestselling (#21 for ONE WEEK) author, humorist, playwright, singer/songwriter, and radio host from New Auburn, Wisconsin. Tickets starting at $15 and are available here.