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Rita Mae Brown Makes Headlines!

Rita Mae Brown, author of Rubyfruit Jungle, is headed to the concrete jungle of Philadelphia for a discussion of her newest book, Animal Magnestism. RITA MAE BROWN

As PGN, Philadelphia Gay News, said: “We love animals here at PGN, but Rita Mae Brown’s affection for all creatures great and small puts us to shame. Just go ahead and ask her about the menagerie she lives with. ‘[There are] 75 foxhounds, 19 bassets, 40 horses. Many are retirees and rescues,’ she said. ‘There are barn cats. In the house, there’s about seven cats and the same number of dogs.'”

Rita makes a great case for her love of animals, they are more instinctive, less judgemental, and they live in tune with reality. Come hear more about why she loves animals and how she wrote her newest memoir. Book-signing, presentation and Q&A are all coming up this Saturday from 4-5 PM at the Painted Bride. There will also be an animal adoption hosted outside of the Bride before and after her performance so you can buy your next best friend. Or if you are curious about her love of animals can support her pastime of foxhunting, check out the article written by PGN for more details.

Upcoming Events
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  • Date: March 7, 2019
  • Time: 6:30 PM
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  • Date: March 26, 2019
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