On stage with David Maraniss and guest host John U. Bacon …. Success!

On October 7, 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss took the stage of the City Opera House with guest host and returning author, John U. Bacon   Over 600 people attended the event and had the opportunity to … Continue reading

Battle of the Books Information Session – Coming Up on October 23

 Area 4th and 5th graders who love to read—and parents, of course!—are invited to attend an information session for the Battle of the Books Grand Traverse Competition.  The one-hour session is slated for October 23, 2016, at the … Continue reading

The tale of opera singer Ryan Speedo Green (just featured on Terry Gross) is not to be missed …

Terry Gross recently interviewed Ryan Speedo Green about his life—how, as a violent and abused youth, he spent time in a juvenile detention center before discovering he had a beautiful voice. Thanks to the several teachers who believed … Continue reading