UPCOMING EVENTS

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PAST EVENTS

Saturnalia Launch Event:
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Vroman's Bookstore
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Justin had a booth with copies of Saturnalia at the Get Healthy Pasadena health fair:
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Pasadena City College
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Justin read and signed Saturnalia at Pasadena's 2nd annual Author Fair:
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Pasadena Central Library
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Justin was interviewed about Saturnalia on "Crown City News Sunrise," a morning talk show on Pasadena's local public access channel KPAS. He also participated in the show's "Morning Buzz" segment discussing the important national and international issues of the day.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Watch Morning Buzz here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EAZyFsuHcM
And the book interview here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxzpyQ_8HOs

Justin signed copies of Saturnalia at the 20th annual LA Times Festival of Books, in the Rare Bird Books booth:
Sunday, April 19, 2015
University of Southern California
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Justin read from Saturnalia at the 4th annual Pasadena LitFest:
Saturday, May 9, 2015
El Portal, Playhouse District
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Justin read and signed Saturnalia at the Hatchery Press, a creative space for writers and artists in Hancock Park. A Q&A followed the reading, along with a PowerPoint presentation with photos from Justin's trip through Africa.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
The Hatchery Press
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Justin read and signed Saturnalia at the Half King Bar & Restaurant in New York City:
Monday, June 8, 2015
The Half King
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Justin was nominated as a finalist for a prestigious LA Press Club journalism award for his feature story in the Pasadena Weekly about Joan Williams finally riding in the Rose Parade this year after being denied nearly 60 years ago due to her race.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
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Justin signed copies of Saturnalia at the 3rd Pasadena Author Fair, part of ArtNight Pasadena.
Friday, October 9, 2015
Pasadena Central Library
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Justin was the guest speaker at a private dinner at Caltech's prestigious Athenaeum club.
Monday, October 19, 2015
Caltech Athenaeum

Justin was interviewed at Poo Bah Records on the podcast "The Cocktail Hour with Tom Coston," founder of Light Bringer Project and head of Pasadena's Doo Dah Parade.
Monday, November 16, 2015

Justin gave a talk on his book Saturnalia at the Kiwanis Club of Pasadena.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Justin did a meet-and-greet with author and political scientist Maria Armoudian at the Vortex.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Justin signed copies of Saturnalia at the 4th Annual Author Fair during ArtNight Pasadena at the Pasadena Central Library.
Friday, October 21, 2016

Justin moderated the Pasadena Weekly Editorial Staff Panel at the Pasadena Central Library.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
"In this digital age when traditional, daily newspapers are losing revenue, cutting budgets, and decreasing staff, alternative newsweeklies are thriving. Join the editorial staff of the Pasadena Weekly newspaper as they discuss how these hyper-local papers have found a sustainable niche serving their communities; the process of putting out a paper each week; how they make editorial decisions; their individual books; Pasadena city politics; and more. Featuring Editor Kevin Uhrich, Deputy Editor André Coleman, Arts Editor Carl Kozlowski, Columnist Ellen Snortland, and Contributor Justin Chapman."