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Friday, August 28, 2009

Book Party With Kendra!

Kendra is big into set design, so author Coe Booth thought up some great ways to have a Book Club party that's themed just for this month's featured read. Her awesome ideas:

nvite: Playbill-designed evites, inviting guests "Backstage at the Theatre!"

Food: Kendra has a bit of a sweet tooth, so serve her favorite snacks: Chick-o-Sticks, small cups filled with dry Lucky Charms and other sweet cereals, and (of course) Devil Dogs!

D├ęcor: Hang large sketches and blueprints of set designs. Place wooden miniature models of various theatrical sets on tables all around the room.

High School Musical, Fame, and the TV show Glee

Provide paint, paintbrushes, and artist smocks. Have partygoers paint the model sets during the party.


Lorie Ann Grover said...

This sounds like a great book party, Coe!

Anonymous said...

I hope the new FAME film is decent. (Go Kherington!)

Who here watched the original film, then the TV series, then the remake of the TV series?

coe booth said...

That picture of the box of Devil Dogs cracks me up! During my grueling "research" for this book, I had to actually eat one of those things and, man alive, they are absolutely terrible. I remember loving them when I was young though. Devil Dogs AND Yodels! I ate them all the time!

Some people aren't familiar with Chick-O-Sticks, Kendra's favorite candy. Check them out here:

They're delicious!

Vivian Mahoney said...

Um, the Fame move, then tv series and remake? Me!

The party sounds fun!

Melissa Walker said...

Tupac rapped about Chick-o-Sticks as I remember. Cannot wait for more FAME. Love it.

Lorie Ann Grover said...

I grew up on Chick-O-Sticks. Just had them a week or so ago!

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