AUGUST IS OUR BIRTH MONTH.
Celebrate with us!
Mt Cloud Bookshop first opened its doors to the book-loving community of Baguio on the afternoon of August 29, 2010. We couldn't have asked for a warmer welcome from friends, family, writers, artists, scholars, and avid- readers alike. Since then it's been a rollicking year full of meetings of great minds, new friendships forged in poetry, and true encounters worthy of being written into works of fiction or drawn into comics. To celebrate our first year and thank everyone that's been a part of the Cloud, we invite you all to a string of happenings in the month of August 2011.
Story-telling for children and their grown-ups.
August 7, Sunday, at 3PM
, three women writers will keep kids and theirgrown-ups in thrall as they read aloud from our fine collection of children'sliterature. Nonnette Bennet will read her book Moonbeams, an environmentalfable published in Baguio by the Cordillera Green Network. She will be joined bypoets Luchie Marananan and Desiree Caluza who will choose surprise stories toread on Sunday.
A Theatrical Reading
August 12, Friday, at 5:30PM
, a gathering for theater aficionados: KarloAltomonte, RL Altomonte, Ferdinand Balanag, Lissa Romero-de Guia, andmembers of Open Space will give dramatic readings of excerpts from scripts bySwedish playwright August Strindberg and our very own Rene Villanueva. Sitdown, close your eyes, and imagine yourself in the scenes the readers' voiceswill re-create.
Author's Talk with Carljoe Javier
No less than the champion of geeks, Carljoe Javier will be in the Cloudon
August 21, 2011 at 4PM
, for a conversation with his readers on his latestbook,
In cooperation with the Filipinas Copyright Licensing Society, Inc., and Literati,the student organization for U.P. Baguio's literature majors, we bring you athree-hour workshop on the rights of writers, researchers, and artists. Conceptsand laws regarding copyright and plagiarism will be discussed in aconversational language and tone to encourage participation and questionsfrom the audience. A representative from the Intellectual Property Office of thePhilippines will give a talk on copyright basics while Alvin Buenaventura,FILCOLS Executive Director, will talk about economic rights of writers,