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May Book Club Meetings

May 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on May Book Club Meetings

Wednesday, May 27 – 6:00 PM The Graphic Content Book Club meets at Books Inc. in Opera Plaza 601 Van Ness, San Francisco. Wednesday, May 27 – 7:30 PM The Desert Island Book Club discusses The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis at Books Inc. in Alameda – 1344 Park Street, Alameda.

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At the Cartoon Art Museum

May 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on At the Cartoon Art Museum

Thursday, May 21, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Free and open to the public Cartoon Art Museum presents The Brinkley Girls Cartoon Art Event Trina Robbins, author of Fantagraphics Books The Brinkley Girls: The Best of Nell Brinkley’s Cartoons from 1913-1940, will host a special PowerPoint presentation in celebration of the book’s release. Robbins will more »

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Still to Come in May

May 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Still to Come in May

We have all of these readings… Thursday, May 21, 7:00 PM Glen David Gold – Sunnyside at Rakestraw Books, 522 Hartz Avenue, Danville. Thursday, May 21, 7:00 PM S. G. Browne – Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament at Borders Books, 356 Santana Row, San Jose. Thursday, May 21, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Sir Arthur Conan more »

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May Reading – Richard Kadrey & Heather Shaw

May 13th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Our May reading features the very wonderful Richard Kadrey and Heather Shaw. Saturday May 16th. Cash bar and doors open at 6:00 PM, Readings begin at 7:00 PM, followed by Q & A from the audience moderated by author Terry Bisson. Books are for sale at event, courtesy of Borderlands Books. The Variety Preview Room more »

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May Movie Night

May 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment

It’s Jim Henson & Brian Froud Movie Night : Dark Crystal & Labyrinth Cash bar and doors open at 6:00 PM, Films start at 7:00 PM FREE POPCORN $5 donation at the door or bar gratefully accepted – help us reach our goal of $5,000 for the year for the kids served by Variety Children’s more »

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Bay Area Storytelling Festival

May 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Bay Area Storytelling Festival

The 24th Bay Area Storytelling Festival takes place on May 16 and 17, 2009 at the Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area, El Sobrante. Outstanding storytellers from around the world visit the Bay Area each Spring to bring to life tales old and new: folk tales, family stories, fables, recollections, ghost stories, tall tales, fairy tales, more »

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May Ask A Scientist

May 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on May Ask A Scientist

Tuesday, May 12, 7:00 PM Ask A Scientist! Presents “The Science of CG Animation” with the DreamWorks dream team. To those of us who grew up watching Popeye and The Flintstones, animation seemed like a pretty simple concept. You could even make your own respectable frame-by-frame cartoon with nothing but a notepad and pencil. These more »

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Bookstore Jazz Benefit

May 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on Bookstore Jazz Benefit

Monday, May 11, 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM The 11th Hour, 11 Hour Jam Session! Help support Bird & Beckett Books! We’re roping in all the jazz players we can — those who know Charlie Parker’s music inside out — to take part in an 11th-hour, 11-hour jam session — if you know a musician more »

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Children’s Book Exhibition

May 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Children’s Book Exhibition

May 1 – August 7 Once Upon a Book:The Creative Process of Children’s Books Once Upon a Book showcases six acclaimed children’s book illustrators in a new light – through doodles, sketches, mock-ups, all the way through finished art. The exhibition looks into the creative processes of six masters of children’s books: Remy Charlip / more »

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May Book Clubs

May 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on May Book Clubs

Only one so far… Thursday, May 14 – 4:00 PM The Inked Books: Graphic Novel Book Club will discuss something at Books Inc. in Palo Alto, 855 El Camino Real #74, Palo Alto.

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