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November 5, 2013

Indy celebrates a favorite son with inaugural VonnegutFest

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Patrons are invited to show their Lego creations of their favorite writers, literary characters or historic Irvington figure. Drop them off for display in the library now through Nov. 9. Prizes! No charge

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Traveling Vonnegut Library display

Athenaeum

Traveling Vonnegut Library exhibit on display.

Noon-1:30 p.m.

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Views of Human Rights art exhibition by The Carter Center

Book signing by Benjamin Patton, youngest grandson of General George Patton and the author of “Growing Up Patton.”

Book signing by Tim O’Brien, National Book Award for Fiction winner and author of “The Things They Carried.”

Release of second annual Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library literary journal, “So It Goes.” Free admission

2-3:30 p.m.

Veterans Reclaim Armistice Day

Basile Auditorium, Eskenazi Hall, Herron School of Art

Steve Inskeep of NPR, authors Tim O’Brien and Benjamin Patton, ArtReach instructor/veteran Hugo Patrocinio, poet Jason Poudrier and U.S. Army Capt. Olivia Cobiskey discuss literary expression as a means of coping with PTSD. Includes an exhibit from the international Combat Paper Project, which showcases works made by paper created from soldiers’ own uniforms. Part of the Spirit & Place Festival (reserve your seat at spiritandplace.org) Free admission

4-6 p.m.

Vonnegut! Vonnegut!

Indy Reads Bookstore

In this one-man play (which is actually two plays written by Kurt Vonnegut), Glen Williamson plays every character. Free admission

7 p.m.

Timequake Clambake

Cook Theater

The Tides will provide music while attendees enjoy dinner followed by comedian Gary Gulman of Last Comic Standing fame, for this event named after one of Vonnegut’s novels and the clambake that occurs therein. Tickets required. Order tickets: http://timequakeclambake13.eventbrite.com/

Anyone who attends three events during VonnegutFest and gets their program stamped will receive a free chocolate bar custom-made for the Vonnegut Library from Endangered Species Chocolate (while supplies last). Those who attend five events during VonnegutFest and get their official program stamped will receive a free black book bag with the library’s

logo (while supplies last) in addition to their chocolate bar.

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