SUBTEXT.Dwell in possibility
"The mere sense of living is joy enough" is one of many famous -- and more optimistic op·ti·mist
1. One who usually expects a favorable outcome.
2. A believer in philosophical optimism.
op -- quotations from Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), who wrote some 1,800 poems, though few were published during her lifetime. Her life and work were captured onstage in the 1976 play The Belle of Amherst and most recently in the book A Voice of Her Own: Becoming Emily Dickinson (Harper Teen) by Barbara Dana. Dedicated to actress Julie Harris Julie Harris (born December 2, 1925) is a distinguished American stage, screen, and television actress. She has won five Tony Awards and three Emmy Awards, and was nominated for an Academy Award. She is a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame. (who played in both a stage and a television production of The Belle of Amherst), A Voice of Her Own is a historical fiction piece written from Dickinson's point of view. Dana,
an actress, author, and teacher, has been in town this week holding workshops with members
of Girls Inc. She signs copies of her book at
10 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at Garcia Street Books,
376 Garcia St., 986-0151, and later in the day, at 1:30 p.m. at Otowi Station Books, in Los Alamos Los Alamos (lôs ăl`əmōs', lŏs), uninc. town (1990 pop. 11,455), seat of Los Alamos co., N central N.Mex. It is on a long mesa extending from the Jemez Mts. The U.S. (1350 Central Ave., 662-9589). This summer she tours Canada performing The Belle of Amherst.
In print, out of doors
The new Spiegelberg Shop at the New Mexico New Mexico, state in the SW United States. At its northwestern corner are the so-called Four Corners, where Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah meet at right angles; New Mexico is also bordered by Oklahoma (NE), Texas (E, S), and Mexico (S). History Museum is celebrating its opening -- and the Palace of the Governors Shop is celebrating its reopening (after a renovation) -- with music, art, and books. While musicians play and artists demonstrate their crafts, regional authors sign copies of their books in the Palace of the Governors courtyard, 120 Washington Ave., from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 30, and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 31. There's no charge -- unless you shell out some cash for books, which you should! Participating authors include Orlando Romero Orlando Romero (born March 3, 1960) is a former boxer from Peru. He was one of South America's top ranked Lightweights during the 1980s. Professional boxing career (Namba Year One); Katherine Wells (Life on the Rocks: One Woman's Adventures in Petroglyph pet·ro·glyph
A carving or line drawing on rock, especially one made by prehistoric people.
pet Preservation); Deborah Madison and Patrick McFarlin (What We Eat When We Eat Alone); Anne Hillerman (Santa Fe Santa Fe, city, Argentina
Santa Fe, city (1991 pop. 341,000), capital of Santa Fe prov., NE Argentina, a river port near the Paraná, with which it is connected by canal. Flavors: Best Restaurants and Recipes), who says she's going to make some cookies; Barbara Harrelson (Walks in Literary Santa Fe: A Guide to Landmarks, Legends, and Love); Carmella Padilla (Conexiones: Connections in Spanish Colonial Art); and Kathryn A. Flynn (The New Deal: A 75th Anniversary Edition). Pasatiempo obviously has good taste: we've covered most of these books in one form or another. Call 988-3454 for information.