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Banned Books Week Events NYC (or Nearby) →

bookportal:

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Bad for You!

"Are you the kind of kid who thinks it’s BAD when a graphic novel gets banned? Then get ready to be totally shocked when you find out there was once a time in this country when comic books were BURNED!"

Saturday, September 27th, 2014 3-4PM

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building,…

— 7 hours ago with 2 notes
#banned books week  #reading  #events  #nyc 
Oh, the Pain! Oh, the Humanity! Oh, the Germs!

bookportal:

Well, I succumbed to the first, ugly cold of the season and did not make it to the Brooklyn Book Festival. 

I hope the following gifs can appropriately communicate how I feel about that: 

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Furthermore, looking at all the posts about it from the cool book blogs I follow makes me very sad, like this:

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Alas, I will await you Brooklyn Book Festival, and I will try to fill the void with other book events between now and next September. 

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— 22 hours ago with 5 notes
#brooklyn book festival  #books  #reading  #sick 
The Center for Book Arts →

bookportal:

I just found out about this center in NYC. I am definitely planning a trip there. If you’re interested in how books are made, check it out! They have exhibitions, classes, and events. 

— 4 days ago with 1 note
writingwithcolor:

cure4hiccups:

model - bruceann o.
makeup/set design/creative assistance - jenishea matalaptalap
please don’t remove the credits thank you kiss 

Good inspiration for a sci-fi/dystopian story. 

writingwithcolor:

cure4hiccups:

model - bruceann o.

makeup/set design/creative assistance - jenishea matalaptalap

please don’t remove the credits thank you kiss 

Good inspiration for a sci-fi/dystopian story. 

— 4 days ago with 617 notes
#bruceann o.  #model  #art  #beauty 
blackaroundtheworld:

#Asé, or #Axé, #Aché, Ache, a #Yoruba concept is the life-force that runs through all things, living and inanimate. #Ashe is the power to make things happen. It is an #affirmation which is used in #greetings and #prayers, as well as a concept of spiritual growth. Life could not exist without some form of Ashe. #wordoftheday #africanspirituality #orisha #powerofchange #growth

This is super interesting because the Spanish word for “to do” is “hacer.” Love it.  

blackaroundtheworld:

#Asé, or #Axé, #Aché, Ache, a #Yoruba concept is the life-force that runs through all things, living and inanimate. #Ashe is the power to make things happen. It is an #affirmation which is used in #greetings and #prayers, as well as a concept of spiritual growth. Life could not exist without some form of Ashe. #wordoftheday #africanspirituality #orisha #powerofchange #growth

This is super interesting because the Spanish word for “to do” is “hacer.” Love it.  

(via writingwithcolor)

— 1 week ago with 87 notes
#yoruba  #language  #fon  #ase  #hacer 
THE BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL!!!!! →

bookportal:

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Full of fantastic panels and dozens of great vendors, the Brooklyn Book Festival is truly a treasure, and it is a mere week away! Sunday, September 21st, make your way to Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza from 10AM to 6PM, rain or shine. Below is a link to the events page.

— 1 week ago with 10 notes
#brooklyn book festival  #books  #reading  #nyc 
NYC: Weekly Poetry Discussion →

bookportal:

I posted something about free online classes a few days ago. One of the classes I mentioned is Coursera’s Modern & Contemporary American Poetry. Professor Al Filreis from the University of Pennsylvania teaches the class online (with the help of a bunch of community TAs), but he is also in the…

— 1 week ago with 1 note
#poetry  #coursera  #modpo  #free classes  #emily dickinson 

xombiedirge:

The Hug Machine by Scott C. / Tumblr

Celebrate “Hug a Book" week with Scott Campbell’s new book launch at Gallery Nucleus on September 6th, 2014. More info HERE.

Along with the book signing and art exhibition, there are giveaways and a vigorous hug-ercise lesson planned. Check it out HERE.

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— 2 weeks ago with 15925 notes
#the hug machine  #scott c  #art  #affection