Shake a collective fist at the credit card companies with Maxed Outs filmmaker James Scurlock. Hes become a household name thanks to his in-depth excavation of consumer culture, and hell be speaking at a panel discussion titled New Voices. Steal aside sex/dating advice columnist Amy Cohen for a chit chat about her book The Late Bloomers Revolution youll feel better knowing that even romance experts get baffled by boys. And dont miss your chance to learn about life behind enemy lines with military-man-turned-author James Brady. Of course there are oodles of other writers and topics to check out; see the whole list at www.BPLFoundation.org. Just leave your recipe for Rumi remoulade at home; you wont be needing it.
A note: Friday evening's events kick off at the Broward County Main Library (100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale) for cocktails at 6 p.m. and then breaks off into dinner parties at private homes. Joining Friday's festivities will run you a cool 150 bucks. Saturday, however is free and is being held at the Nova location.
March 14-15, 2008