September 12, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 12, 2015
Jeanne Ryan is not yet a household name, but she will join the ranks of celebrity authors when the feature film version of her debut novel hits theaters in 2016.
“Nerve,” a story involving an online game of Truth or Dare, was adapted by Lionsgate and will star Emma Roberts and Dave Franco.
Ryan will read from her work at the Talking Pages Reading Series at 7 p.m. Sept. 15. The free is at the Hailstone Feed Store, 232 Front St. N.
February 3, 2015
A new organization is enhancing Issaquah’s arts landscape with literary programming.
The Talking Pages Reading Series, launching Feb. 17, will bring together emerging and established writers to read from their work and discuss the craft of writing.
October 14, 2014
Made popular by Twitter, six-word memoirs summarize their writers’ lives in just six words.
Eastside Writes, an Issaquah-based literary arts organization, gave the trend a Salmon Days twist by inviting visitors to write six-word salmon memoirs.
February 4, 2014
Downtown wine walk returns for third season
One of the Downtown Issaquah Association’s main goals is getting more people to enjoy activities in the downtown corridor.
The association hit upon an idea that has grown in popularity and returns for its third season Feb. 7 — the Wine Walk Series.
The formula takes equal parts wine tastings, arts and crafts demonstrations and live music and blends them together for an adults-only crowd. DIA Executive Director Karen Donovan said the combination has proven to be a success, filling a need in a section of the calendar left neglected in the past.