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Published January 26, 2013 1:01 am

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Reading of 'A Raisin in the Sun' by PTC

As part of a lead-up to its production of "Clybourne Park," Pioneer Theatre Company will present free events related to the play, including a reading of Lorraine Hansberry's play "A Raisin in the Sun."

When • Tuesday, Jan. 29, 6 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South

Tickets • Free

Jennings at King's English

Ken Jennings, record-holding "Jeopardy!" winner, author and former Utah resident, will read from and sign his new book, Because I Said So, a light-hearted look at the myths, tales and warnings passed on from generation to generation. Visit bit.ly/SOCXb4 for information.

When • Wednesday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m.

Where • The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Wheel of Time author at Sam Weller's

Fantasy author Brandon Sanderson will read and sign A Memory of Light.

When • Friday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m.

Where • Sam Weller's Book Works, 665 E. 600 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Hitchhiking in Antarctica lecture

Westminster College will host a free lecture by National Geographic physician Dean Gushee on "Hitchhiking in Antarctica: Behind the Scenes of a National Geographic Story." Gushee has worked with National Geographic-Lindblad Expeditions as a shipboard physician for expeditions over the world.

When • Friday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m.

Where • Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business , 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Multiauthor event at Sam Weller's

Jana Richman, Erica Olsen, Maximilian Werner and Steven L. Peck will read and sign their books and hold a conversation with the audience on the themes of their works and how they are pertinent to the New West.

When • Saturday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m.

Where • Sam Weller's Book Works, 665 E. 600 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Storytelling event at the Viridian

Genuine, irreverent, universal, ridiculous and original, Bill Harley is an artist who uses songs and stories to paint a vibrant picture of growing up, schooling and family life. Recommended for families with kids ages 4 and older.

When • Monday, Feb. 4, 7 p.m.

Where • Viridian Event Center , 1825 W. 8030 South, West Jordan

Tickets • Free