Paul Awad Director/Writer
BICENTENNIAL BONSAI: EMISSARIES OF PEACE screening, 5:00 pm, Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, Virginia. (Please join me for a film screening, panel discussion, and audience Q&A. Details TBA.)
Noir at the 'Voir, 6:00 pm, The Boathouse, Sunday Park, 4602 Millridge Parkway, Midlothian, Virginia 23112. Details TBA.
The Randos will be playing at ShipGarten in McLean, Virginia for their open mic night. Performances start at 7 pm.
Noir at the Bar, 7:00 pm, Elaine's Restaurant, Alexandria, Virginia. (Join moderator Jeffrey Higgins and E.A. Aymar, S.A. Cosby, Adam Meyer, Eliza Nellums, Kathryn O'Sullivan, Josh Pachter, Stacy Woodson, and me for Elaine's inaugural Noir at the Bar! Come for the crime fiction, stay for the delicious food!)
NOIR AT THE TERROIR. Readings by Matthew Iden, Kris Kisska, Adam Meyer, Lisa Nanni-Messegee, Kathryn O'Sullivan and Paul Awad. Hosted by Josh Pachter.
Friday, June 9, 7-9 PM, Valley Road Vineyards 9264 Critzers Shop Road (aka Rt. 151), Afton.
Wines will be available for purchase by the glass and/or bottle, and you're welcome to bring a picnic supper. After each reading, we'll raffle off a book by the reader and a bottle of wine, with a free raffle ticket going to each of the first fifty people to arrive.
BICENTENNIAL BONSAI: EMISSARIES OF PEACE screening for World Bonsai Day,
U.S. National Arboretum, Washington, DC. Washington, DC premiere film screening.
4:30 - gates to the Bonsai Museum open for after-hours tours
5:00 - koto music, free sake tastings, and pre-ordered bento boxes in the museum
6:00 - film screening in the auditorium followed by Q & A with filmmakers
Click here for more details and to register for the event.
Author Reading & Book Signing, 12:30 - 2:00 pm, Barnes & Noble campus bookstore, Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, Virginia.
Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival, 1:00 - 6:00 pm, Suffolk, Virginia, panelist: "Off the Beaten Path: Mysteries in Unique Settings" (4:00 - 4:55 pm).
BICENTENNIAL BONSAI: EMISSARIES OF PEACE screening, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Old Greenbelt Theatre, Greenbelt, MD
Blurring Genres: Blending a Cozy with Romance? with Fantasy?" panelist, 2:00 pm, Malice Domestic, Bethesda, MD
WHEN EARTH SHALL BE NO MORE book launch and signing, 10:30 am - 12 noon, Sundial Books, Chincoteague Island, VA
Awesome Con book signing - Kathryn & I will be signing copies of WHEN EARTH SHALL BE NO MORE at Awesome Con, Washington, DC.
August 6 - WHEN EARTH SHALL BE NO MORE book signing, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, The Greyhound, Berlin, Maryland.
WHEN EARTH SHALL BE NO MORE book signing, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Browseabout Books, Rehobeth Beach, Delaware.
WHEN EARTH SHALL BE NO MORE book signing, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, Sundial Books, Chincoteague, Virginia.
Panelist "Writing with a Partner" (9:00-9:45 am, October 1) and "From Script to Screen" (2:15-3:00 pm, October 1); book signing (5:00 pm, September 30 & October 1) - Creatures, Crimes & Creativity Conference, Columbia, Maryland.
"Eat Local Read Local" Loudoun County Library event with book signing, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Cascades Library, Potomac Falls, Virginia.
BICENTENNIAL BONSAI: EMISSARIES OF PEACE screening (winner, Best Documentary Short), 3:20 pm, Arlington International Film Festival, Capitol Theatre, Arlington, Massachusetts.
Indie Book Club meeting, 2:00 pm, The Greyhound, Berlin, Maryland.