This week:#1 Happy New Year!
#2 First trip of the new year to Knoxville, TN!
Friday January 2, 2009:
50 Books/50 Covers Exhibition
UT Downtown Gallery, 106 S. Gay Street
Opening: Friday, January 2nd from 5 - 9pm
with a presentation at 7pm by author/director Faythe Levine
(show running through January 24th)
Admission is free. It will be awesome. Links:
Info on the 50 Books/ 50 Covers Exhibition
More event information
This exhibition showcases selections from the "AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers" competition, which aims to identify the 50 best-designed books and book covers of the year.
At the exhibit, Faythe Levine, author of Handmade Nation, will be promoting her book and upcoming documentary about the DIY movement in the United States.
Saturday January 3, 2009:
Knoxville Museum of Art
2:00 talk with Faythe Levine and screening of the 20 minute work in progress of Handmade Nation. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase.
#3 Check out this article in the NY Times from Sunday about my Great Grandpa Harry Levine who was a woodcarver. A quote by yours truly ends the article.