Start: 10:00 am
End: 12:30 pm
What's going on in the art world? What are galleries and museums looking for now? What does an artist need to do to break through to the next level? This workshop will help emerging and established artists learn the basic business strategies required for success. Topics include how to create an "artist-friendly" business plan, how to think like an entrepreneu, and how to use professional networks to advance your career. Mary Edwards is a Career & Life Coach for artists and creative entrepreneurs. She works with painters, sculptors, photographers, designers, graphic artists, and other creative people. Mary has a Ph.D. from The University of Michigan and has taught workshops and classes for college students, business executives, and aritsts.
Start: 1:00 pm
Colin Dickey reads from Afterlives of the Saints ($24.95), a collection of groundbreaking essays that move through Renaissance anatomy and the Sistine Chapel, Borges’ "Library of Babel," the history of spontaneous human combustion, the dangers of masturbation and the pleasures of castration. Each focuses on the story of a particular (and particularly strange) saint.Colin Dickey is the author of Cranioklepty: Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Lapham's Quarterly, Cabinet, TriQuarterly, and The Santa Monica Review. He is also coeditor of Failure! Experiments in Aesthetic and Social Practices.
Start: 4:00 pm
Katie Workman presents The Mom 100 Cookbook ($16.95), a lifesaving cookbook for every mother with kids at home — and the book that solves the 20 most common cooking dilemmas. Workman offers recipes, tips, techniques, attitude, and wisdom for staying happy in the kitchen while proudly keeping it homemade. Workman will be in conversation with Leslie Jonath.Katie Workman is the founding editor in chief of Cookstr.com, the website that features recipes by well-known chefs and cookbook writers. She writes about food and cooking for websites and magazines
Start: 5:30 pm
Dana Kelly returns to the Book Passage Gallery with a show of photographs from all over Italy - from a beggar sitting in the midst of a swarm of tourists at Trevi Fountain to a Greco-Roman Parthenon near Salerno. "Rome, Venice & the Amalfi Coast" runs through the end of July. There will be a reception with the artist on Saturday, June 23 at 5:30 pm. Book Passage patrons will know Dana as your frequent author event host, but in his other lives he's been an actor, comedian, puppeteer, graphic artist, film editor -- and photographer. He's pleased to be back in the Gallery.
Start: 7:00 pm
Alan Furst, widely recognized as the master of the historical spy novel, reads from Mission to Paris ($27.00). It is the summer of 1938, Europe is about to explode, and the Hollywood film star Fredric Stahl is on his way to Paris to make a movie. The Nazis know he’s coming. But what they don’t know is that Stahl has become part of a spy network run out of the American embassy.Alan Furst is widely recognized as the master of the historical spy novel. Now translated into eighteen languages, he is the author of The Polish Officer, The World at Night, Kingdom of Shadows, The Foreign Correspondent, The Spies of Warsaw, and other books