Where’s Princess – Special Events & Panels

Find the Princess speaking on social media, blogging, arts journalism, marketing or her book at these fine events:


The Princess is currently not booked for any events or engagements.

Past Engagements:

100 Things to do in San Jose Before You Die BOOK EVENTS – where the Princess will have her book to sell at a table and you will get to experience one of the lovely locations featured in the book!

Drink and Draw at Art Boutiki
December 19  at 7 pm – 11 pm
44 Race Street, San Jose, 95126

FREE- ALL AGES: Come draw, sketch, doodle, color, sip, chill and listen to great music while you lounge with other awesome San Jose loving peeps in one of the coolest, all ages venues. I will have books for sale, and will be signing (and doodling) at least until 10 pm! Come check it out!

Nineteen presents The Dirty Downtown Jazz Syndicate
November 23rd, 2019 @ 8pm
@ The Tabard Theatre , 29 North San Pedro Square, Suite 200, San Jose, 95110
The Dirty Downtown Jazz Syndicate is a group led by pianist/arranger and movie buff, Kevin McCullough.  Fronted by sultry singer, Lauren Halliwell, and backed by horns and a killin’ rhythm section, they play music from spy movies, detective shows, film noir, and the like!  If you mixed James Bond and Jessica Rabbit up with some fresh arrangements ranging from salsa to swing, surf to heartfelt ballads, that would be the DDJS in a nutshell!

Books, Inc. – Mountain View
Thursday, November 7 @ 7 pm
317 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA 94041

A short talk with a Q & A  about the book itself and the process of writing about ever changing content and how exploration differs between locals and tourists! Books available to purchase at event.

Barnes and Noble Almaden Plaza
Sunday, November 17 @ 1 pm- approximately 3:30 pm
5353 Almaden Expy, Building B, San Jose 95118

CHILL OUT AND READ -San Jose Women’s Club – Ice Cream Social (FREE) :
August 27, 2019 from 2 pm-4 pm

Meet with 20 local authors (including me) as well as take a historic tour and listen to great keynote speakers. There will be an opportunity to pre-order 100 Things to do in San Jose Before you Die SECOND EDITION with 25 NEW entries and lots of updated info

More Info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/350805238922102/

MC – Arts Panorama, January 27th, 6:30pm, the Scottish Rite Center, 2455 Masonic Rd, San Jose. To benefit the South Bay Guitar Society & Noon Arts & Lectures. Tasty hors d’ oeuvres, delicious wine, a silent auction and music provided by Classical Guitarist Chris Mann, Firebird Chinese Orchestra Chamber Music Silicon Valley, Lyric Theater and others. Poetry between the acts. Tickets are $30.

Creative Collisions – Know Your Way In San Jose, Tuesday,June 28th, The Tech Museum Of Innovation: Celebrate the secretly vibrant city of San Jose! This special edition of Creative Collisions is designed to help you decode the Bay Area’s biggest city. Expert 408ers will be on hand to “show you the way,” and by the end of the night we promise you’ll know the best place to get a burrito downtown, the fastest way to get from San Pedro to SoFA and how an ambitious light tower in San Jose may have helped inspire the creation of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Explore San Jose’s Local Treasures, August 23rd, 5:30-6:45, Berryessa Branch Library – -From learning about the City Hall Peregrines and the Sister City program, to the innovation of Lick Observatory, the beauty of our Rose Gardens and the fun engineering of Lake Cunningham Skate Park, come explore a little bit of everything and draw your own “local treasures map” to reference later when you go exploring. History, Art, Science, Nature, Food and Culture in San Jose are creatively explored in 10 different local treasures, emphasizing how San Jose fits into the world physically, how we might connect to it individually and what sets us apart. This will be targeted to an older/adult audience but still family friendly.

2015 Book Fair November 15th, 2pm-5pm – Dr. King Library, San Jose –  More information on the Local Author Panel to come.

Social Media Panel – October 28th, 9:30am -11am – San Jose Evergreen Community College District Office – Representing Team San Jose as the panel’s Facebook best practices expert.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 7pm-10pm100 Things to do in San Jose Before you Die Book Sales & Signing at the Theatre on San Pedro Square (as part of FREE Tosps Tuesday, with the Top Shelf Big Band).  Come rock out to the swinging sound of the Top Shelf Big Band in the fantastic Theatre on San Pedro Square, feature in the book. Grab a drink at the bar and a book too if you want!

Saturday, June 6th, 11am-2:30pm100 Things to do in San Jose Before you Die Book Sales & Signing at Whole Foods Market, 777 Alameda, San Jose. Grab a book, get your autograph, do some shopping with SJMADE’s local pop up mart, and then visit the awesomeness that made the list of 100 things to do in San Jose, in its WHOLE glory.

Wednesday, May 20, 5:30-8:30pm- Official Book Launch Party: Celebrate San Jose style and pick up a copy of 100 Things to do in San Jose Before You Die (and get an autograph if you really want one). Vyne Bistro, 110 Paseo De San Antonio,  San Jose, California, 95112. (RSVP on public Facebook event)

Tuesday, May 12th, 7pm (closed session): Social Media Overview and training at South Bay guitar Society Board Meeting.

January 2015, Engage(dot)Next 2.0: Member of the panel on blogging and creating content for the arts across all platforms and social media.

National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Radio, Episode 18, August 2012: In conversation with Ron Evans on Small Theater Awards programs. Link to podcast HERE.

Americans for the Arts Marketing Webinar: Be Sure Your Cell Phones Are Turned ON: Marketing to Today’s Mobile Arts Audience – order the 1 hour webinar HERE.

Americans for the Arts Guest Blogger, August 2010: On Mistakes, Innovative Collaboration and Musical Engagement. Links to posts HERE.

NAMP 2010 Conference Moderator: Beyond Cocktails & Facebook: Strategies to Attract Young Adult Audiences

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