Friday, February 15, 2008

Ethiopia Reads Events - come meet Jane Kurtz!

Come meet Author Jane Kurtz!
Come learn about Ethiopia Reads!

Saturday, March 1, 2008 ~~ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
~~ Sidamo Coffee and Tea ~~ 417 H Street NE ~~Washington, DC 20002~~

Come hear Jane tell her story of growing up in Ethiopia, how it influenced her writing and the development of the NGO Ethiopia Reads.
There will be a slide show presentation.
Jane’s books Only A Pigeon, the Lion’s Tail (Amharic/English version) and Saba will be available for purchase.
Dual language Amharic/English books ~ The Beekeeper of Lalibela, Fafi’s Sheep and Silly Mammo will be available.
The kitchen at Sidamo will be open for your convenience.

Sunday, March 2, 2008 ~~ 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
~~Highland Origin Café ~~ 8200 Fenton Street ~~Silver Spring, Maryland ~~
There will be a slide show and informative session regarding Jane Kurtz and Ethiopia Reads. Additionally, Tsilat Petros will be joining us and sharing her enthusiasm and dreams for Ethiopia and the Ethiopia Reads project. Come hear her story!
The kitchen at Highland Origin Café will be open for your convenience.

Sunday afternoon tune in as Jane Kurtz is interviewed on AM 1390 Zethiopia Radio from 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Jane will be sharing with Dereje Desta the latest news from Ethiopia Reads and will introduce the audience and Ethiopia Reads’ supporters to Tsilat Petros – who will be traveling to Ethiopia to work for Ethiopia Reads!

Monday, March 3, 2008 ~~ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
~~ Busboys and Poets ~~ 4251 South Campbell Ave ~~ Arlington, VA 22206 ~~

Come hear Jane tell her story of growing up in Ethiopia, how it influenced her writing and how Ethiopia Reads has developed and she will share the
hope and dreams for Ethiopia Reads’ future.
There will be a slide show presentation.
Light refreshments will be served.
Busboys and Poets have a supply of Jane’s books available for your convenience.

For further information, please contact Catie Dupont.
Catie@EthiopiaReads.org or call 571-243-1411.
An RSVP to any of these events is not necessary, but would be appreciated.
For specific information regarding Ethiopia Reads, please visit
www.ethiopiareads.org.