Book Beat celebrates a New Moon Party and our 36th year in business on Saturday, August 11, from 10 AM – Midnight. There will be New Books, New Music, Art & Authors and a Midnite Madness book sale. Come out for the New Moon and celebrate!
The reborn experimental ’70s Ann Arbor band EMPOOL; with brothers Benjamin Rush Miller & Laurence Bond Miller (from Sproton Layer, M-3, Destroy All Monsters, etc. ) will perform from 9:00-10:00 PM.
Artists Jackie Strez, Gwen Joy, Tom Carey, Marcia Hoveland, and Leni Sinclair will be selling artworks, and the kind folks at STREET CORNER MUSIC will be spinning vinyl and will also be having a late night Sale. Printmaker Amos Kennedy will be here to demonstrate letter press printing.
Author & Artist Event schedule
•11:00 AM – Midnite artists GWEN JOY (Joytoys, jewelry) and JACKIE STREZ (drawings)
•12:00 – 1:00 PM MARIA DISMONDY author of Fruit Salad Friend and others.
•12:00 – 1:15 PM R. J. FOX author of the novel Awaiting Identification and others.
•12:00 – 1:30 PM LISA ROSE author of Shmulik Paints the Townand her new Space series; Galaxy in Space, Space Camp and Space Discovery.
•12:00 – 2:00 PM SHELLEY JOHANNES author and illustrator of Beatrice Zinker Upside Down Thinker.
•12:00 PM – 2:00 PM AARON FOLEY author of How to Live in Detroit Without Being a Jackass and The Detroit Neighborhood Guidebook
•12:00 – 2:00 PM CHRISTOPHER PAUL CURTIS Newberry Award Winner for Bud, Not Buddy
•12:00 – 4:00 PM Printmaker and letterpress designer AMOS KENNEDY will offer letter press demonstrations on his portable press.
•12:00 – 4:00 PM Ceramicist MARCIA HOVELAND
•12:00 – 4:00 PM Printmaker AMOS KENNEDY will be doing letterpress demos and selling prints.
•1:00 – 3:00 PM POLLY W. CHENEY author of Sip, Pick, and Pack..: How Pollinators Help Plants Make Seeds will be holding a pollinator demonstration for all ages.
•1:00 – 3:00 PM LESLIE K. PIELACK author of The Saginaw Trail
•1:00 – 3:00 PM AMY GOLDMAN KOSS YA author of The Girls, Side Effects, Poison Ivy, The Cheat,and many others
•2:00 – 4:00 PM E.D.E. BELLauthor of The Shkode Trilogy; The Banished Craft, Fettered Flame, and Scattered Bong.
•2:00 – 4:00 PM DARIEN K. BELCHER JR, author ofThe Story of the Curse.
•2:00- 4:00 PM MAURY DEAN, author of Who’s Your Tiger? and Rock Revolution Rolls On
•2:00 – 4:00 PM MARSALIS, author of Candle
•2:00 – 4:00 PM MICHELLE A. BALCONI author of Let’s Chat About Democracy and Let’s Chat About Economics
•4:00 – 8:00 PM Photographer LENI SINCLAIR wil be selling her original photos.
•7:00 – 10:00 PM Artist TOM CAREY will have original artwork for sale and will be doing a short set of overhead projections with sound following Empool.
•9:00 – 10:00 PM EMPOOL live performance.
•Late Night surprises 10 PM – Midnight