‘My personal story’

Bill posing with his painting of eggs and toast, inspired by breakfasts with his father.
Bill posing with his painting of eggs and toast, inspired by breakfasts with his father.

UPDATE: Tickets may still be available, using this link.

This Sunday, William W. Knight — known to many of us as Bill and the painter of what Holly Jacobson affectionately calls “The United States of Eggs and Toast” — will be sharing his personal story at the Unexpected Improv in Pike Place Market. The show is from 3 to 5 p.m.

Unfortunately, ticket sales have ended, but I want Bill to know that many of us will be there in spirit. The venue is probably at capacity. For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/162704137455.

I am curious about those behind this event. Perhaps Bill can share more with us sometime. Also, check out Bill’s painting called UFO, which he shared for the blog a few days ago.


Hemingway and the Art of Dialogue


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Hemingway and the Art of Dialogue

Along with his awards and persona, Hemingway is also famous for his literary style, particularly his approach to dialogue. Complementing the PBS Hemingway documentary by Ken Burns and the corresponding KCTS 9 virtual event Hemingway: Misogynistic or Misunderstood? this course will examine the characteristics of Hemingway’s dialogue in stories like “Hills Like White Elephants” and beyond. In addition, we’ll explore a few techniques and methodologies for strengthening the dialogue in our own works as well.


More options with free writing, drawing, painting & dancing workshops

SilverKite Community Arts, another arts group in Seattle, is offering up free classes via KCLS, the King County Library System. You do not need a KCLS library card. There are many workshops, everything from writing to painting and special senior options. There are others, too, from kite making to origami. Some past workshops are recorded and available to watch. Check it out.