- Leopold Crystal Ballroom
- 1224 Cornwall Avenue
- Bellingham ,
- Postal Code:
- United States
The Chuckanut Radio Hour
With special guests, Rick Bass, Kathleen Dean Moore, Holly Hughes and Jim Bertolino
Musical Guest: Guitarist Reid Kerr
Venue: The Crystal Ballroom of the Leopold Retirement Residence, 1224 Cornwall Ave.
Tickets: $7.50 available at Village Books or on-line at brownpapertickets.com.
The Chuckanut Radio Hour is Village Books' monthly radio variety show which is recorded live and features live music, the poetry corner, author interviews, and an episode of "The Bellingham Bean." In July we're excited to welcome Rick Bass, Kathleen Dean Moore, Holly Hughes and James Bertolino.
• Recognized as one of the foremost nature writers in America today, Rick Bass is the author of over 20 books including Where the Sea Used to Be and The Book of Yaak. He has two new titles coming out this July: The Wild Marsh: Four Seasons at Home in Montana and the paperback, Why I Came West: A Memoir.
• Kathleen Dean Moore is an essayist, philosophy professor, activist, and author or editor of ten books, primarily about our cultural and spiritual connections to wet, wild places.These include Riverwalking: Reflections on Moving Water and A Pine Island Paradox.
• Holly Hughes’ work has appeared in several anthologies including Beyond Forgetting (2009), Working the Sea, Come Together: Imagine Peace and The Poet’s Guide to the Birds. Her poetry chapbook Boxing the Compass won the Floating Bridge chapbook contest in 2007.
• Jim Bertolino’s work has appeared in Ploughshares, Poetry, Notre Dame Review, and other journals. His several collections of poetry include Pocket Animals, Bar Exams and Goat-Footed Turtle, and Finding Water, Holding Stone (2009).
We ask that everyone be seated by 6:45pm for the 7:00pm recording.
A fundraiser for the North Cascades Institute
Co-Sponsored by the Leopold Retirement Residence