Friday, May 25, 2012

"The Garden Party is my favorite Figues event"


Iannis Xenakis, X. 17 – Study for Terretektorh (distribution of musicians), 1965


Come celebrate another year of Les Figues Press and LFP Members with a Sunday afternoon garden party.

Sunday | 3 June 2012
3-6 pm at Les Figues HQ (RSVP to info[at]lesfigues.com for exact address)

$15
all members get in free +1

There will be food and punch and readings by Harryette Mullen (I’ll Drown My Book) and Michael du Plessis (TrenchArt: Surplus, The Memoirs of JonBenet by Kathy Acker).

This year will also include a special performance by Neckline. Curated by Geneva Skeen, Neckline seeks to explore the voice embodied, a language which exists amongst varied physical landscapes. Neckline will be performing from/with I’ll Drown My Book.

Attend this event for free + bring a friend + receive books: Become a Member (Membership starts at $30 for students/artists/writers.)

Friday, May 11, 2012

Two Events, One Day

JOIN LES FIGUES PRESS AT LITFEST PASADENA

Visit Les Figues at the 1st annual Litfest Pasadena this Saturday. 

Saturday | May 12, 2012 | 9:30-5:00 

Central Park (south of Old Pasadena, next to Castle Green)

Stop by the Les Figues booth to participate in our Annotations Project and chat with your favorite Fig author. The schedule of author appearances is

  • 12:00 pm - Amina Cain
  • 1:00 pm - Allison Carter
  • 2:00 pm - Harold Abramowitz and Christine Wertheim 
  • 3:00 pm - Michael du Plessis 
Want to participate in our Annotations Project? Drop by the LF booth and annotate select fig titles by writing in the books, adding your own questions, concerns, footnotes and new narratives to the existing texts.


ALWAYS REMEMBER HELL IS UNCOOL: READING AND POTLUCK

Three different authors, three different approaches to writing about Christianity, devotion, and the perversity of contradiction. 

Saturday | May 12, 2012 | 7 p.m. 

CONCORD
1010 N. San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90065

Featuring: Teresa Carmody, Elizabeth Hall, and Jessalyn Wakefield.

Join us for a night of fun, food, and literature. Come and share your awkward church and youth group experiences with us! Bring some food/drink to share, or just bring yourself. Let your Jesus freak flag fly!

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