John Jantunen & Mark Sampson
Thurs Oct 16 @ 7:30, eBar
Readings from "Sick! Curious Tales of Pests and Parasites We Share With Animals"
Thurs Oct 23 @ 7pm, eBar
In the Greenroom
Though not a staple yet, the eBar and Greenroom has been experimenting with Dessert Martinis. Asking your server couldn't hurt.
Pulled Pork Martinis can't be far behind. Keep an eye on Twitter for nightly specials.
THE WRITING ROOM
Monday Mornings, 9-12
Wifi/Coffee/A quiet space
Free/Open to all writers
Drop in anytime
"Doubtless, one could publish a book solely on all the artistic works which bear the Colville stamp, and thankfully, this isn’t it. This most recent publication is, quite simply, beautiful to look at. The text is concise and one could make a strong argument that the images themselves were made to be read. For all of the accuracy and geometry behind them, the qualities that captivate us most are those of context, narrative, and the “intrinsic symbolism” that Colville was concerned with. The reproductions of the work are as perfect as one could hope for, with colours and crispness being surpassed only by the originals." READ MORE
Q&A: SUSAN FAST
"Jackson's difference – gendered, racialized, generational – was too great for most people to really understand. When he was younger with a squeaky clean image, these differences could be overlooked, or perhaps people found them interesting and charming. But as Jackson got older and he began to find a more directly political voice, I think many people became confused and frightened by his difference." READ MORE
PRIMER: MANON LASCAUT
"The generation before had witnessed Verdi's works act as catalyst for the Risorgimento which created the Nation of Italy, and now Puccini was to launch another wave of influence which was to gradually transform many of the rigid repressive social and cultural attitudes to sexuality and morality. Where Verdi was interested in an agon between politics and personal love, Puccini was to investigate the less public domain of sexual politics."
REVIEW: HOW TO BUILD A GIRL
"Moran gives us an inside view of an adolescent girl's hopes, dreams and aspirations, and the impatience that goes with those lofty yearnings. When you’re 14 years old, you suddenly realize that life is passing you by. When will it be your turn to be in the spotlight? Your parents telling you that you have to grow into yourself doesn’t make sense, and so you try to hurry the process along. This is the basis of Moran’s book, and she captures the essence of the time and sensations exactly right."READ MORE
EGG & SPOON
"Egg and Spoon, Maguire’s latest novel, is a fairy tale ing the same vein [as his Wicked series.] However, readers expecting a heartwarming children’s story will be surprised to discover Maguire’s literary prowess. Egg and Spoon is unexpectedly shrewd, intricate, and philosophical, taking the reader on a journey that defies both expectation and convention." READ MORE