Programs & Exhibits Apr-Jun 2014 - page 6

Jamie Haney
Thursday, May 1, 2 – 3 p.m.
My Adventures Hiking the
Pacific Crest Trail
In 2013,
Jamie Haney
went on the
adventure of a lifetime. Starting from
Campo, near the Mexican Border,
she spent the next several months
hiking the entire Pacific Crest Trail. By
the time she finished, she had many
stories of joy, tears, snow, heat, huge
mountain peaks, and numerous pairs
of shoes. Join Ms. Haney, who will
share her adventures with slides to
illustrate this amazing experience.
Dr. Glenn Taylor Webb
Tuesday, May 6, 2 – 3 p.m.
Self as Other in Japanese Art
and Society
How has the concept of creativity
differed in Western and Asian cultures?
Dr. Glenn Taylor Webb,
director of the Institute of Asian Cultures
at Pepperdine University, who will
explore this question, showing how our
cultures have reflected our spiritual and
social values in surprisingly different
ways through various art forms.
Dr. Edward E. Gordon
Thursday, April 17, 2 – 3 p.m.
D-Day at 70 Years: New Perspectives
on the Normandy Invasion
This year marks the 70
anniversary of
D-Day, a major turning-point in World
War II. Historian
Dr. Edward E. Gordon
will share many insights on the planning,
execution, and results of the greatest
amphibious assault in history. Dr.
Gordon is an internationally-recognized
historian, researcher, and author, who for
20 years taught at DePaul, Loyola, and
Northwestern Universities in Chicago.
He has presented at museums,
colleges, universities, conferences,
and to professional associations and
community organizations.
Ron Sharrow
Thursday, April 24, 2 – 3 p.m.
Bring Your Book to Life
Learn how to publish, print, and
distribute your book with a click of your
mouse! Join author
Ron Sharrow
he presents this interactive seminar and
workshop on creative writing, with tips
on cover design and formatting your
manuscript for print-ready and digital e-
book publication.
Presented by the Rancho Mirage Public Library Foundation
This lecture is made possible by a generous gift from Roberta Peter Jones.
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