4th Annual Hemingway Festival
Sept. 4-6. Ernest Hemingway’s outsized life and terse writing style are recognized globally. The festival celebrates Hemingway, his well-known love for Idaho and the university’s longstanding publication of the scholarly journal, The Hemingway Review. Events include Hemingway Foundation/PEN award-winning author Teju Cole reading from his novel Open City on Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m. at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Center; a presentation by Hemingway scholar Sandra Spanier, editor of the Hemingway Letters Project, on Sept. 5 at 2:30 p.m. in the Pritchard Art Gallery; a Hemingway-inspired feast and cocktail hour catered by The Black Cypress at the 1912 Center in Moscow on Sept. 5, 4:30; and a free screening of the Woody Allen film, Midnight in Paris — a movie featuring Hemingway’s Paris — at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Center on Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. Following the film will be a festival author meet and greet with live jazz and a festival book fair, Sept. 6 at 9 p.m., BookPeople. Events are free and open to the public, except for the Moveable Feast.