National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Yakima Valley Libraries


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102 N 3rd Street
Yakima, WA 98901

Tel: 509/452-8541
Fax: 509/575-2093
http://www.yvl.org

Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea

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Into the Beautiful North
Luis Alberto Urrea

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Events

Latino Arts & Crafts Exhibit

Visit our Big Read-themed exhibit at the Yakima Valley Museum! During the month of October, the display will feature a variety of arts and crafts from Yakima’s sister city, Morelia, Mexico, as well as, from the Michoacan region of Mexico.

Event Location: Yakima Valley Museum, 2105 Tieton Dr, Yakima, WA 98902

Date: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 – Fri, Oct 4, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Date: Mon, Oct 7, 2013 – Fri, Oct 11, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Date: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 – Fri, Oct 18, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Date: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 – Fri, Oct 25, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Date: Mon, Oct 28, 2013 – Fri, Nov 1, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

Big Read 2013 Kick-Off

Everyone is invited to celebrate the start of Yakima Valley Libraries 4th Big Read program! Library Director, Kim Hixson, will give a welcome address, and attendees can take part in a Mexican arts-themed festival, featuring games, crafts, and activities. Free copies of "Into the Beautiful North", program events calendars, and reader's guides will be available. Bring the whole family!

Event Location: Yakima Valley Library, 102 N. 3rd Street, Yakima, WA 98901

Date: Sat, Oct 5, 2013
Time: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

Movie Night: "The Magnificent Seven" (Glenwood Square)

Come enjoy "The Magnificent Seven," a classic western about seven gunmen hired to protect a small, Mexican village from raiding bandits. See the film that inspires Nayeli and her friends to journey "Into the Beautiful North."

Event Location: Glenwood Square, 5110 Tieton Dr, Yakima, WA 98908

Date: Mon, Oct 7, 2013
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

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"Mexican Migrations and Luis Alberto Urrea's 'Into the Beautiful North'"

Martin Valadez, the Vice President for Diversity and Outreach at Columbia Basin College, will lecture on social, cultural and political topics from "Into the Beautiful North." This event is co-hosted by the Yakima Valley Community College English Department.

Event Location: Yakima Valley Community College--Parker Room, 1015 S. 16th Ave, Yakima, WA 98902

Date: Mon, Oct 14, 2013
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

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"Into the Beautiful North" Book Discussion (Moxee)

Join us to discuss "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Event Location: 255 W. Seattle Ave, Moxee Library, Moxee, WA 98936

Date: Tue, Oct 15, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

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"Into the Beautiful North" Book Discussion (Inklings Bookshop)

Stop by Inklings Bookshop for a lively discussion of Luis Alberto Urrea's "Into the Beautiful North."

Event Location: Inklings Bookshop, 5629 Summitview Ave, Yakima, WA 98908

Date: Tue, Oct 15, 2013
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

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"Into the Beautiful North" Book Discussion (Terrace Heights)

Join us to discuss "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Event Location: Terrace Heights Library, 4011 Commonwealth, Yakima, WA 98901

Date: Wed, Oct 16, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

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"Into the Beautiful North" Book Discussion (Wapato)

Join us to discuss "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Event Location: Wapato Library, 119 E. 3rd St, Wapato, WA 98951

Date: Thu, Oct 17, 2013
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

Movie Night: "The Magnificent Seven" (Sunnyside)

Come enjoy "The Magnificent Seven," a classic western about seven gunmen hired to protect a small, Mexican village from raiding bandits. See the film that inspires Nayeli and her friends to journey "Into the Beautiful North."

Event Location: Sunnyside Library, 621 Grant Ave, Sunnyside, WA 98944

Date: Fri, Oct 18, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

"Into the Beautiful North" Book Discussion (Sunnyside)

Join us to discuss "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Event Location: Sunnyside Library, 621 Grant Ave, Sunnyside , WA 98944

Date: Sun, Oct 20, 2013
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

"Rumbo al Hermoso Norte" Book Discussion (Sunnyside)

Join us to discuss "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea. Únete a nosotros para discutir en "Rumbo al Hermoso Norte," par Luis Alberto Urrea

Event Location: Sunnyside Library, 621 Grant Ave, Sunnyside, WA 98944

Date: Mon, Oct 21, 2013
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

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Movie Night: "Under the Same Moon" (Glenwood Square)

Join us to watch, "Under the Same Moon," a heart-warming film about young Carlitos, who, after his grandmother dies, sets out on a dangerous journey from Mexico to the U.S., in search of his mother.

Event Location: Glenwood Square, 5110 Tieton Dr, Yakima, WA 98908

Date: Mon, Oct 21, 2013
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

"Rumbo al Hermoso Norte" Book Discussion (Moxee)

Join us for a bilingual discussion of "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Event Location: Moxee Library, 255 W. Seattle Ave, Moxee, WA 98936

Date: Tue, Oct 22, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

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"Into the Beautiful North" Book Discussion (Yakima Central)

Join us for a discussion of "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Event Location: Yakima Central Library, 102 N. Third St, Yakima, WA 98901

Date: Wed, Oct 23, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

"Rumbo al Hermoso Norte" Book Discussion (Wapato)

Join us for a Spanish/bilingual discussion of "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Event Location: Wapato Library, 119 E. 3rd St, Wapato, WA 98951

Date: Thu, Oct 24, 2013
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

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"Into the Beautiful North" Book Discussion (Granger)

Join us for a bilingual discussion of "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Event Location: Granger Library, 508 Sunnyside Ave, Granger, WA 98932

Date: Thu, Oct 24, 2013
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

"Mapping Latino Musical Migrations" (West Valley Library)

What’s in a pop song? In this hands-on, interactive presentation co-sponsored by Humanities Washington, presenter Antonio Davidson-Gomez will explore typically “Latin” music styles such as salsa, Tejano and reggaetón as well as Latina and Latino’s integral contributions to rock ’n’ roll, hip-hop and country. Participants will be invited to play instruments from U.S. Latino and Latin American traditions and literally “connect the dots” on a map to see how Latinos have contributed to popular music in the U.S.

Event Location: West Valley Community Library, 223 S. 72nd Ave, Yakima, WA 98908

Date: Thu, Oct 24, 2013
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

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Movie Night: "Under the Same Moon" (Sunnyside)

Join to watch, "Under the Same Moon," a heart-warming film about young Carlitos, who, after his grandmother dies, sets out on a dangerous journey from Mexico to the U.S., in search of his mother.

Event Location: Sunnyside Library, 621 Grant Ave, Yakima, WA 98944

Date: Fri, Oct 25, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration

In association with Tieton Arts & Humanities, YVL will participate in events honoring the Latin American holiday commemorating the dead. YVL will provide activities, and a Mexican-themed craft table. The Mighty Tieton Dia de los Muertos Celebration and Exhibition includes altars to the dead, family-friendly activities, and crafts. Come see us!

Event Location: Mighty Tieton Warehouse, 608 Wisconsin Ave, Tieton, WA 98947

Date: Sun, Oct 27, 2013
Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

"Into the Beautiful North" Book Discussion (West Valley)

Join us to discuss "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Event Location: West Valley Library, 223 S. 72nd Ave, Yakima, WA 98908

Date: Sun, Oct 27, 2013
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

"Into the Beautiful North" Book Discussion (Naches)

Join us to discuss "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Event Location: Naches Library, 303 Naches Ave, Naches, WA 98937

Date: Tue, Oct 29, 2013
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

"Into the Beautiful North" Book Discussion (Selah)

Event Location: Selah Library, 106 S. Second St, Selah, WA 98942

Date: Wed, Oct 30, 2013
Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

"Rumbo al Hermoso Norte" Book Discussion (Yakima Central)

Join us for a bilingual discussion of "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Event Location: Yakima Central Library, 102 N. 3rd St, Yakima, WA 98901

Date: Wed, Oct 30, 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

"Into the Beautiful North" Book Discussion (West Valley)

Join us to discuss "Into the Beautiful North," by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Event Location: West Valley Library, 223 S. 72nd Ave, Yakima, WA 98908

Date: Wed, Oct 30, 2013
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

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An Evening with Luis Alberto Urrea

Join us for our 2013 Big Read keynote address, featuring Luis Alberto Urrea, the author of "Into the Beautiful North." Mr. Urrea, a former Pulitzer Prize finalist and winner of several literary awards, including the Lannan Literary Award, and an American Book Award, will speak about the social, political and cultural themes from his novel, "Into the Beautiful North."

Event Location: The Seasons Performance Hall, 101 Naches Ave, Yakima, WA 98901

Date: Mon, Nov 4, 2013
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

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