Marfa Book Co: Event Schedule: Jan 3 - 12 Jan 3, 2018 11:33:43 GMT -6
Post by orpheushead on Jan 3, 2018 11:33:43 GMT -6
Many events upcoming including a screening of Greta Gerwig's new film Lady Bird by the in front of us film series. Please have a look! All events are free and everyone is welcome:
Wednesday, January 3rd, 6 pm, Crowley Theater
Book Talk: Peter MacMahon, author of Cape Cod Modern, will be talking about the legacy of Bauhaus and Bauhaus-inspired architecture in Cape Cod. Reviewing the book in the New York Times, Dana Jennings called it, "an eye-opening history of an overlooked moment in modern architecture".
Thursday, January 4th, 6 pm, Crowley Theater
Book Talk: Leon and Juan Pablo of the fabulous Mexico-city based publisher Gato Negro Ediciones will be presenting a talk on their work. Primarily working with a risograph printer, Gato Negro produces small, fabulously designed and affordable titles in the fields of poetry, art, political essay and critical theory.
Friday, January 5th, 9 pm, Crowley Theater
Reading: Jonathan Lethem, acclaimed author of Chronic City, Motherless Brooklyn, and Fortress of Solitude, among others, will be in town to give the first public reading of his forthcoming novel, The Feral Detective. It's a late night reading because Lethem is en route to California and will be staying in Marfa for only this one evening. Thanks to Daphne Beal for helping to set this one up.
Thursday, Janurary 11th, 7:30 pm, Crowley Theater
Film: in front of us film series presents "Lady Bird", the new film by Greta Gerwig, which was only recently released in the US and which is still in the theaters. Named one of the top ten films of the year on several lists, we're excited to share the film with everyone. Here is the film's official trailer.
Friday, January 12th, 6:00 pm, Crowley Theater
Reading: Quinn Latimer, editor-in-chief of publications for the recent Documenta 14 and one-time Marfa resident, will be reading from her recent and fantastic book, Like a Woman: Essays, Readings, Poems. There's a good interview that Latimer gave to Book Forum which gives you a sense of the book's concerns and construction. Latimer is the author of Rumored Animals, a book of poems, and Describe This Distance: Sarah Lucas and a contributor to and editor of many other publications.