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Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan to discuss her memoir in Sarasota

Playwright Robert Schenkkan will also give a staged reading of ‘The Investigation’ at Stageworks.
Retired NASA astronaut Kathryn Sullivan will talk about her memoir "Handprints on Hubble" on Dec. 12 at Bookstore1 Sarasota. [Courtesy of MIT Press]
Retired NASA astronaut Kathryn Sullivan will talk about her memoir "Handprints on Hubble" on Dec. 12 at Bookstore1 Sarasota. [Courtesy of MIT Press]
Published Dec. 11, 2019

Kathryn D. Sullivan (Handprints on Hubble: An Astronaut’s Story of Invention), the first American woman to walk in space, will discuss her memoir. Free; reservations suggested. 2 p.m. Thursday. Bookstore1 Sarasota, 12 S Palm Ave. (941) 365-7900. sarasotabooks.com.

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (All the Way) presents a 75-minute staged reading of The Investigation, about the highlights of the Mueller Report. Benefits Hillsborough County Democratic Party. $25. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 374-2416. stageworkstheatre.org.

Author John Cinchett (Vintage Tampa Signs and Scenes) discusses his photographic history. Free. 3 p.m. Sunday. Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center, 1101 E River Cove St., Tampa. (813) 935-9402. sulphurspringsmuseum.org.

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