Susie Ghahremani’s work is eye catching and quickly heart warming. Her painting style is smooth and echoes her life long interests in nature, animals, music, and patterns. Ghahremani graduated from RISD in 2002 and continues her own business, “boygirlparty” in various forms including gift items, crafts, and more.
This exhibition, Work and Non Work (the title borrowed from an album by Broadcast) “emphasizes the experimentation and play of my miniatures and drawings that I’ll be showing juxtaposed with the framed pieces.” Artwork will be made available online Tuesday. Facebook event. More info.
Beau Sia’s first written works in 7 years. The slam poet star, actor, writer, and performer sheds more light on where his mind and spirit are at. This is a book of recent works that explores a new chapter in his career. He’ll read from his latest book, “The Undisputed Greatest Writer of All Time”. Facebook event. More info.
Giant Robot, Angry Bananas, Attractmode, Mysterian Games, and Meat Bun Presents:
Zoneplex – a board game! Created by gamers, Shelby Cinca and Niklas Akerblad is a game that’s part of the new movement of analog board games which are back. Instead of the typical Monopoly, Risk, etc, a new generation of board games are emerging and Zoneplex is one of them. If analog gaming isn’t your cup of tea, then don’t despair. Also featured will be digital games created by the same developers. More info.
Everyone already knows what an amazing painter, illustrator, crafter, and person she is, but I went ahead and asked her some questions to get a sneak peek and get everyone amped up about hanging out with a rad artist and my good friend on Sawtelle. >>
The Target Free Saturday at JANM was a hit drawing 1000 folks. Kids made robots out of cardboard boxes, film canisters, crepe paper, and spare junk parts. Many also learned about comics with Yumi Sakugawa and did some watercolors with Rob Sato. >>
Refused are famous for being as entertaining in their presentation as they are revolutionary in their message, as well as playing hardcore with as much technical skill as fury. And these days there’s humility and gratefulness to balance the anger and swag of songs like “The Shape of Punk To Come,” which opened the furious and amazing set. >>