Reading and writing not only educate, empower and entertain but also allow English and journalism students to pay their monthly gas bills. Celebrate the written word today at the River City Reading Festival at the Lawrence Arts Center (940 New Hampshire) with more than 40
Kansas-connected authors, illustrators and performers participating in readings, workshops and childrens activities.
Jim Lehrer, anchor of PBS The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, is the events keynote speaker for the all-ages event. He will also sign copies of his new novel, Eureka, which takes place in his Kansas hometown.
The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Seating for the keynote address is limited. For more information, call 785-843-2787 or see River City Reading Festival
Thu., Oct. 11, 2007