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Around the Bay in Late March

March 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Monday, March 22 – 7:00PM
Carrie Ryan – The Dead-Tossed Waves
Kepler’s Books – Menlo Park

Tuesday, March 23 – 7:00PM
Marvel and DC Comics legend (Dr. Strange) Steve Englehart presents his fantasy novels The Point Man and The Long Man
Clayton Books, Clayton

Tuesday, March 23 – 7:00PM
Christopher Moore – Launch party for BITE ME
Books, Inc. – Opera Plaza

Wednesday, March 24 – 7:00PM
A Zombilicious Not Your Mother’s Book Club!!
Carrie Ryan – The Forest of Hands & Teeth, The Dead-Tossed Waves
Books, Inc. – Opera Plaza

Wednesday, March 24 – 7:00PM
Tracy Hickman – The Secret of the Dragon
For over twenty years, Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman have collaborated on more than 30 novels, including the first novel in the Dragonlance chronicles. Now they’re working on the Dragonships of Vindras series, and you’ll have a chance to meet and chat with Tracy Hickman, and maybe even learn The Secret of the Dragon!
Borderlands Books, San Francisco

Wednesday, March 24
drop-by signing only, call store for time and details
Christopher Moore – Bite Me – A Love Story
M is for Mystery, San Mateo

Thursday, March 25 – 7:00PM
The Balboa Theatre, San Francisco
Creature Features Presents: Horror Express
Relive the experience of watching a “Creature Features” Show from the Golden Age of TV! With host John Stanley, who produced the show at Ch. 2/KTVU in Oakland for many years. John Stanley will be introduced by Dennis Willis, KGO810AM, film reviewer and author of Flick Nation.

The evening includes John Stanley’s classic interview with actor/voice impressionist Frank Gorshin, of Batman and Star Trek fame, a clip of Bob Wilkins interview with John Stanley that first aired in 1977, and the short film The Demon Strikes Back, a roller-coaster ride into a fantasy dimension from which you may or may not return…

Feature film is Horror Express (1972) starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing and Telly Savalas.

This event takes place at The Balboa Theatre, 3630 Balboa Street at 37th Avenue, San Francisco / Box Office: (415) 221-8184

Friday, March 26 – 4:00PM and 7:00PM
Brandon Mull – the New York Times bestselling young adult fantasy author makes his exclusive California appearance for Fablehaven Book 5: Keys to the Demon Prison
Clayton Books, Clayton

Friday, March 26 – Sunday, March 28
CONTACT Conference: Cultures of the Imagination
The CONTACT Conference will be held at the NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. CONTACT is an interdisciplinary conference bringing together some of the foremost international social and space scientists, science fiction writers and artists to exchange ideas, stimulate new perspectives and encourage serious, creative speculation about humanity’s future. The conference promotes the integration of human factors into space age research and policy, emphasizes the interaction of arts and sciences and their technologies, and develops ethical approaches in cross-cultural contact, whenever and wherever it occurs.

For more information and to register, visit here

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