Upcoming book/type/print events in Vancouver

Linda Cunningham's picture

Reposted from the BOOKARTS list: I might make Reidfest, but I'm definitely going to the Wayzgoose.

Apart from Jim and Jason (who have tables there!), is anyone else going?

1. As part of Simon Fraser University Library's Special Collections series, 'Share the Enthusiasm' (collectors discussing their
collections/collecting), Paul Whitney, long time collector and head of the Vancouver Public Library, will speak on his collection of modern firsts, as well as his collecting of certain music and underground comix.

Title of the talk: 'Honey,It's Just Like Money in the Bank and Other Myths:The Confessions of a Modern Firsts Collector'.
Place: Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 West Hastings,Vancouver
Time: Wednesday, 14 November @ 7:30 p.m.

2. Reidfest:An Evening to Celebrate Robert Reid --- His Typography, Graphic Design, Letterpress Printing

Reid printed Fraser Mines Vindicated (1949) --- the start of a very successful and very influential career in printing, teaching and
mentoring. His career continues. Join speakers Takao Tanabe, Charlie Mayrs, Peter McNally and Rollin Milroy to celebrate Reid's achievements.

Place: Simon Fraser University Vancouver, 515 West Hastings, Vancouver
Time: Friday 16 November @ 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

3. Alcuin Wayzgoose (http://alcuinsociety.com/activities/WG2007.html)

Join us in celebrating, viewing and participating in BC book arts through recent BC private press activities (new books, broadsides...), demonstrations of bookbinding, paste papers, and suminagashi (Japanese marbled paper) along with works from book artists and works from students at the Emily Carr book program.

Place: Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia, Vancouver
Time: Saturday 17 November 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

For further information contact, contact Eric L. Swanick (eswanick@sfu.ca)

Linda Cunningham's picture


#1 was tonight, #2 is Friday, #3 is Saturday.

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