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Progression Session Poetry Slam, Utopia Cafe, 117 E. Bijou, Poetry/Spoken Word competition with cash first prize. Come to compete and qualify for the national competition team. Open-mic begins at 8; slam begins at 9. $1. Wed., March 12, 8 p.m. For more, call 633-1080.

Edward M. Hallowell, author and psychiatrist, will discuss his book Happiness: Five Steps to Help Kids Create and Sustain Lifelong Joy at Cheyenne Mtn. High School, 1200 Cresta Rd. Wed., March 12, 7 p.m.

Great Books Discussions, this month's book: The Federalist Papers, Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade. Thurs., March 13, 6:45-8:45 p.m. 531-6333, x1206.

Children's Book Exchange, sponsored by Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District, Rockrimmon Branch Library, 832 Village Center Dr. Sat., March 15 - Drop Off: 10 a.m.-noon; exchange: 1-3 p.m. 593-8000.

Nick Arvin will read and sign his story collection, In The Electric Eden, at Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St. Wed., March 19, 5:30 p.m. 635-1195.

David Keplinger, recent recipient of an NEA artists' grant for poetry, will read from his work at UCCS, Breckenridge Rm. 5101, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free. Thurs., March 20, 7:30 p.m. For more, call 262-4035.

Three Amigos, a reading by Colorado College's Jane Hilberry, David Mason and Jim Moore, will be held at the McHugh Commons, located in Colorado College's Western Ridge Complex, 920 N. Cascade. Thurs., March 27, 8 p.m. 389-6853.

Poetry Open Mikes: On Sundays at Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. 685-0986. Every second Wednesday of the month at Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St., 633-1080. Every third Tuesday of the month at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766. All start at 8 p.m.

literary announcements

Mighty Muse Writing Workshop for Women, East Library, 5550 N. Union. Sun., March 16, 12-5 p.m. Reservations, 262-0810.

Silver Key's Annual Book Fair will be held in the Friendship Room at Silver Key, 2250 Bott Ave. Wed., March 26 though Fri., March 28, 9a.m.-4 p.m. 632-1521.

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