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Laurie Notaro, Kathy Cano-Murillo, and More to Read at Bar Flies on July 14

So hot you want to shave your head, Phoenix? Instead, grab tickets to the next edition of Bar Flies and head downstairs to Valley Bar on Thursday, July 14. 

The theme is Hair. Amy Silverman's curating, and she'll be reading along with Kathy Cano-Murillo, Laurie Notaro, Robrt Pela and Brian Smith. Jason P. Woodbury is providing the playlist. Books and T-shirts will be on sale. Drinks, too, of course. 

Make sure to buy your tickets early. Doors open at 6 p.m., show's at 7. 

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Amy Silverman is a two-time winner of the Arizona Press Club’s Journalist of the Year award. Her work has appeared on the radio show This American Life and in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Lenny Letter, and Brain, Child. She’s the co-curator of the live reading series Bar Flies, and a commentator for KJZZ, the NPR affiliate in Phoenix. Silverman is the author of the book My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome (Woodbine House 2016). Follow her on Instagram (@amysilverman), Twitter (@amysilvermanaz), and at