Select Events Around Town

Book Discussion with Mayor Dean

Talk about Between Shades of Gray with Mayor Karl Dean.
Monday, March 16, 6 – 7 PM
Bongo Java, 2007 Belmont Boulevard

Heartbeat Performance

Don’t miss uplifting performances by this Israeli-Palestinian youth music community! Heartbeat is on their fourth U.S. tour to promote equality, empathy, and nonviolent action, interweaving traditional and modern Eastern and Western music.
Tuesday, March 17, 7:30 PM
W.O. Smith Music School, 1125 8th Avenue South

Nashville Reads Dinner at the Farmers’ Market

Join Nashville Farmers’ Market for cocktails, pierogies, blintzes, lively book discussions and more.
Reserve your spot early–space is limited. $25 per person. Get more information and register at
Friday, March 20, 6:00 PM
Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard

Porch Photo/Essay Contest Awards Celebration

Please mark your calendars for this fun opportunity to bring local writers together and to enjoy a reading and viewing of the winning entries in the Photo/Essay Contest inspired by Between Shades of Gray. Winners will be notified in advance of the event.
Sunday, April 19, 2:00 PM
Parnassus Books 3900 Hillsboro Pike

Nashville Reads Finale

Ruta Sepetys and composer and pianist Gavin Mikhail–who composed eight original songs as a soundtrack for Between Shades of Gray–will give a presentation and book signing.
Tuesday, May 12, 6:15 PM
Main Library, 615 Church Street

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