The Community of Writers
Stories on Stage Sacramento
are proud to present New York Times bestselling author of White Oleander, and The Revolution of Marina M.
Friday, July 26th, 2019, at 7:00 PM
The Auditorium at CLARA
1425 24th St., Sacramento
Come celebrate the release of the second volume of Janet Fitch’s sweeping saga of a young woman’s coming of age during the Russian Revolution. Featuring Capital Public Radio’s Beth Ruyak in conversation with the author, highlighted by readings of vital passages in the book by Katie Rubin.
Doors Open at 6:30 pm
- Reception with Russian sweets and vodka (wine and beer). Souvenir shot glass included with ticket price.
- Copies of Chimes of a Lost Cathedral will be available for sale
- Janet Fitch will sign copies during the reception.
- Beaucoup Chapeaux will perform Eastern European and Balkan traditional folk songs. (See video below.)
Proceeds will support the Community of Writers and Stories on Stage.
- Advance tickets $30/Students $15 At the door: $35/Students $18
- Advance Premium Tickets (first 2 rows only) $40
- Group Tickets Available for $20. (10 Ticket Minimum.) To purchase group tickets call 530-470-8440 or contact us by email.
(Online/advance ticket sales will end at 1pm on the day of the event, July 26.)
Directions and Parking:
CLARA (E. Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts) is located between 24th and 25th St, from N St to O St in Midtown Sacramento.
Parking in our parking lot is available on a first-come first-serve basis; please do not park in spaces marked “RESERVED.” If the parking lot is full, street parking is plentiful — and free on the weekends.
If you are entering The Auditorium from the street, use the door on 24th St closest to O.
If you are entering from the parking lot, head to far left side of the property as you are facing the building.
If you need Accessible parking, enter the lot on O, and turn to your left. Accessible parking is available right next to the Auditorium. The Auditorium can be entered from the ground level.
Janet Fitch’s first novel, White Oleander, a #1 bestseller and Oprah’s Book Club selection, has been translated into 24 languages and was made into a feature film.Her second novel, Paint It Black, hit bestseller lists across the country and has also been made into a film. She was a Community of Writers participant in Fiction in 1998, the Poetry Workshop in 2017, and returns regularly to teach during the Writers Workshops at the Community of Writers. www.janetfitchwrites.com
Beth Ruyak is the host of Capital Public Radio’s Insight. www.capradio.org
Beaucoup Chapeaux, a Nevada City, CA based quartet, plays music and blends of music from many countries and cultures–including their own. Maggie McKaig, accordion; Randy McKean, clarinet; Murray Campbell, violin; Luke Wilson, plectrum banjo. More information. (Please note Murray Campbell is unable to participate that evening.) See video
Dramatic Readings by Katie Rubin
Katie Rubin is a nationally touring Solo Performer, Comic, Regional Theater Actress, Public Speaker and Coach. She earned her MFA in Acting at UC Davis, and her BA in Theater at Amherst College. She is currently teaching improvisation in the Continuing Studies Dept.
Stories on Stage, Sacramento
Sacramento’s award-winning reading series, Stories on Stage, features short fiction by established and emerging writers from Sacramento and surrounding areas, introduced by their authors and read by actors. More information.
Many thanks to Beers Books who will be on hand to sell books for the event. For over seventy years, Beers has served Sacramento and Northern California. They buy, sell, and trade books everyday, and pride themselves on fair prices and ample selection. Their stock is perpetually changing, so frequent visits may yield amazing finds. More information.
The Sacramento Library Foundation presents Authors on the Move
March 10, 2018, 5 p.m. This year’s “Authors on the Move“ marks the Sacramento Library Foundation’s 16th year of bringing together more than 40 distinguished California authors and their recently published books for an evening of literature. Beth Ruyak will be Mistress of Ceremonies. The ticket includes a champagne reception, a four-course meal, unlimited wine, conversations with three regional authors at their table, a keynote presentation by Sasha Abramski, and a live auction which features opportunities to win one-time author experiences. This event raises funds to support for the Library’s Summer Reading Program and the Foundation’s operations. More information.
The Community of Writers
Proceeds will support the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, a not-for-profit organization which, for 48 years, has been one of the premier writers conferences in the country, assisting talented writers and poets with diverse cultural perspectives. More information.
For more information about this event, call 530-470-8440 or contact us by email.