Book Signing, Performance and Art Exhibition

On April 19, 2012, Ellen presented The World of Glimpse, a live multimedia performance of literature, humor and art, with music and sound effects by “Lyra” duo Maryanne Kremer-Ames and Allen Ames, at the Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona.  Glimpse is a theatrical world of make-believe, word-play, rhythm and color.  Ellen’s art was also displayed on the Changing Hands gallery wall for the month of April, 2012.

Ellen Palestrant at Changing Hands
Ellen Palestrant With Lyra
The World of Glimpse Book Signing
Changing Hands Bookstore Exhibit
Gallery Andrea Exhibition

Gallery Andrea

One of the galleries Ellen exhibited at was Gallery Andrea, in Old Town Scottsdale’s Gallery District.  On April 26, 2012, Ellen was the featured artist and also did a book signing in support of the exhibition.

Spirit of the Senses Performance

In a March, 2011 Spirit of the Senses event, Ellen read from The World Of Glimpse, accompanied by the music of Lyra, featuring guitarist Maryanne Kremer-Ames and violinist Allen Ames.

Spirit of the Senses Performance

Book Signings

November 24, 2007
Barnes & Noble – Reno, Nevada

Ellen signed her latest book, Pretzel on Prozac:  The Story of an Immigrant Dog.

August 11, 2007
Well Red Coyote Book Store – Sedona, Arizona

Ellen talked about “collaborative creativity” and read from her books, I Touched a Star in My Dream Last Night and Pretzel on Prozac: The Story of an Immigrant Dog, accompanied by the music of Lyra, featuring guitarist Maryanne Kremer-Ames and violinist Allen Ames.

May 16, 2007
Barnes & Noble – Scottsdale, Arizona

Ellen discussed her new book, Have You Ever Had a Hunch? The Importance of Creative Thinking, right-brain creativity and why we disregard our hunches.

November 9th, 2006
The Academy Village: Arizona Senior Academy – Tucson, Arizona

Ellen discussed her new book, Have You Ever had a Hunch? The Importance of Creative Thinking, right-brain creativity why we disregard our hunches.

October 21, 2006
Pocket Sanctuary – Tumacacori, Arizona

Ellen participated in the program, Unleashing the Creative Life: The Nature of Working with Words – a day of inspiration, learning and creating.

August 27, 2006
Borders – Reno, Nevada

Ellen signed her books, Have You Ever had a Hunch? The Importance of Creative Thinking and I Touched a Star in My Dream Last Night

August 26th, 2006
Neighbors Book Store – South Lake Tahoe, California

Ellen examined the creative process and the importance of being receptive to ideas that often begin with an intuitive connection to an emotion. These hunches or intuitions need to be taken seriously because they lead us into new creative worlds and are the starting point of our creativity.

Ellen with Barnes and Noble's Caddie Duferrena
Well Red Coyote Signing
Authors Ellen Palestrant and Jill Glenn
Ellen at Neighbors Book Store