Sunday, March 14, 2010

It will be fabulous...

Next weekend will be full of literary high-fun.

1. Big City Forum

Big City Forum invites you to a conversation with poets, writers, and seers about literal vs metaphoric space, inscape/landscape, the visible/invisble world, liminality -- "betwixt and between"-- & proximity in motion...

Saturday, March 20th, 2010
4 - 6 pm

Honor Fraser Gallery
2622 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 837-0191

Mathew Timmons
Elena Karyn Byrne
Vanessa Place
Teresa Carmody
Brandon Constantine

2. Double Book Launch: Les Figues + Sidebrow = !

Sidebrow and Les Figues invite you to a double launch celebration of newly published books by Sandy Florian & Harold Abramowitz.

Saturday, March 20, 2010
7:00pm - 9:00pm

At POVevolving Gallery
939 Chung King Road, Los Angeles 90012

Sandy Florian’s On Wonderland & Waste from Sidebrow Books features full-color collages by Alexis Anne Mackenzie. The event will take place in conjunction with Alexis Anne Mackenzie’s solo show at POVevolving Gallery in Los Angeles, and collages from On Wonderland & Waste will be on display.

Harold Abramowitz's latest, Not Blessed, is the third book of Les Figues’ five-book TrenchArt: Maneuvers Series, featuring art by VD Collective.

3. Mrs. Porter's Literary Art Salon

Sunday, March 21 , 2010
7 p.m.

1068 El Paso Drive, Apt B
Los Angeles, CA
(Another roving Figues’ location – home of Katrin Jurati)

RSVP required: email us at ""

Mrs. Porter’s : Explained

Mrs. Porter’s is a monthly women’s art salon in Los Angeles. The format is this: each participant brings an aesthetic object for Conversation. This object may be anything created or contemplated by the participant: a piece of writing, a work of visual art, a fine-honed bit of theodicy. (The making of the object is the first aesthetic experience.) Each participant presents her subject/object for a period of time not to exceed 5 minutes, the order of presentation determined by the pring of the bingo call. (The presentation is the second aesthetic experience.) Afterward, we engage in a free-form discussion, stitching together patterns, themes, concerns, and complaints discovered during the collaging of the subject/objects. (The third aesthetic experience.) Throughout, there will be a party.

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