The San Francisco Film Society is screening the movie Handmade Nation and was nice enough to ask us and other local stores/crafters to have booths. Kirk will be manning our table along with George who will also be representing ZUM. The mini-craft fair will run before and after the movie and panel. Handmade Nation March 11, 2009, 7:30 pm Mezzanine, 444 Jessie St, San Francisco Tickets are $8 for SFFS members and $12 for non-members.For all info: http://www.sffs.org/events/films/film_handmade_nation.html (In full disclosure, we make a brief appearance in the trailer for the movie and so might be in the actual movie itself, but we haven't seen it yet.)
If you're in Portland be sure to check this out (From our friends at Food Fight! and Herbivore Magazine who do the Let Live Foundation). Bands: Attica! Attica!, Camping Party, and Adam Brock Location: Red and Black Cafe, 400 SE 12th (right around the corner from the Vegan MiniMall) Price: $5 For all info: http://www.letlivefoundation.org/?p=201
Join Jo Dery in celebrating the release of Quietly Sure- Like the Keeper of a Great Secret at Cinders Gallery in Brooklyn, NY on Sunday, March 8th at 7pm. Jo will be showing some of her animated films & videos (including the brand new movie "Woodpecker in Snowshoes") and showing off Quietly Sure to all interested parties. Colin Langenus (usaisamonster) will be playing music and fun should be had by all (word is there will be popcorn). Jo Dery Book Release Party w/ Colin Langenus (usaisamonster) doing musicSunday, March 8th at 7pm www.cindersgallery.com
If you find yourself in New York you may enjoy Simon Evans' Show that opened yesterday at the James Cohan Gallery. Simon was nice enough to make this bookmark for us a while ago and we think it's some of the best 50 cents you can spend. Simon and Lart have been working on this show for months and months and it's awesome to see the results! From the Gallery's website: "Simon Evan's delicate text-based works are collaged and assembled from prosaic materials including found paper, scotch tape, pencil shavings, colored pencil and white out. They describe a world poised between two poles of earnestness and irony. With his anxieties laid bare and his wry brand of melancholy, Evans presents...