Debate Team/"Dandelion Dust"/Todd Borg/Fishtank Ensemble

Debate Team In recent years, Mira Loma High School's Speech and Debate Team has enjoyed state-wide and national success. A team member joins us to debate health care, and to speak about the tremendous growth and success the team has experienced since it's conception four years ago.

"Like Dandelion Dust" A Sacramento native stars in award-winning film "Like Dandelion Dust," which opens the Nevada City Film Festival this weekend. She joins us, along with the director and the producer of the film.

Nevada City Film Festival opening night gala (screening "Like Dandelion Dust"), Thursday, August 20th, at the Center for the Arts, 314 W Main St., Grass Valley. Festival continues through Sunday, August 23rd. Information on their website.

Todd Borg A new Owen McKenna mystery novel, set in Tahoe, has been released. Author Todd Borg is in town for book-signings.

Book-signings of "Tahoe Night": August 21st, 7:30pm, Avid Reader-Davis, 617 Second St., Davis. August 22nd, 11am-1pm, Book Seller Bookstore, 107 Mill Street, Grass Valley. August 22nd, 3-6pm, Booklovers Bookstore, Madison & Manzanita, Sacramento. August 23rd, 2pm, Avid Reader, 1600 Broadway, Sacramento. August 26th, 5-10pm, State Fair Author's Booth, Cal Expo, Sacramento. August 29th, 1-3pm, Barnes & Noble, 6111 Sunrise Blvd., Citrus Heights. For September book-signings, see Todd Borg's website.

Fishtank Ensemble Gypsy/Balkan/flamenco band Fishtank Ensemble plays in our studio.

Thursday, August 20: Studio on 4th, 432 E 4th St., Reno, NV; Saturday, August 22: Sutter Creek Theater, 44 Main St., Sutter Creek; August 21-23: Gypsy Violin, bass and musical saw workshops, part of the World Music Workshop at the Davis Art Center, 1919 St., Davis. 
Wednesday, August 19, 2009