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“Sweet Tomatoes: Poetry for Children” was written by Henderson resident Barbara Botch for her grandsons, Oliver Raymond Botch and Joseph Michael Botch, “who taught (her) that love continues to find us and each time it is sweeter than the time before.” The book, illustrated by Lisa J. Michaels, explores Botch’s grandson’s adventures through baseball, gardening, favorite foods, puppy play time, holiday fun and more. Botch is scheduled to read from her book at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 17 at the 567 N. Stephanie St. Barnes & Noble.
This week’s literary highlights include an announcement about Witness fiction editor and Black Mountain Institute at UNLV Ph.D. Fellow Aurora Brackett winning the 2013 Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence for Fiction for her story “The Edge of Mercury.”
Ten voices. Ten talents. But only two nights to hear them perform. A vocal collaboration by the Las Vegas 10 Tenors is set for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20-21 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive.
Education news from around the valley
Certified fitness specialist and trainer Anastasia Lynn has created a program called Stable Seniors, which challenges them to build and maintain balance, warding off crippling and even fatal falls.
Pete Mullai is the owner, chef and maestro at this Italian-Greek restaurant that serves a variety of dishes throughout the day and into the early morning.