“What is better than to sit at the end of the day and drink wine with friends, or substitutes for friends?” – James Joyce
James Joyce, author of such classics as Finnegan’s Wake, Dubliners and the groundbreaking Ulysses, holds a place of distinction in Irish literature for that reason it has become tradition to celebrate and commemorate the man and his seminal work on Bloomsday, a name derived from the protagonist of Ulysses.
This Sunday, The Honest Pint invites you to its own Bloomsday celebration featuring special menu items, an introduction to the works of James Joyce, selected readings and poems, a period costume competition (1900-1920,) a James Joyce lookalike contest and the music of the Red Rogues and the Molly Maguires. The event is from 6 to 10 p.m. with the costume judging to be held at 7:30 p.m.
Bloomsday 2016 is hosted by the Honest Pint and sponsored by Star Line Books, Chattanooga’s premier independent book store.