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September Special Events at the Center for Book Arts

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  • Paul W. Romaine
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2003 Contact: Rory Golden (212) 481-0295 info@centerforbookarts.org THE CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS HOSTS SPECIAL EVENTS IN
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 8, 2003
      September 8, 2003
      Contact: Rory Golden (212) 481-0295 info@...


      New York, NY - The Center for Book Arts will host a series of special
      events in concert with New York is Book Country festival the week of
      September 15th. The events include:

      * 2003 Instructors Exhibition Reception: Wednesday, September 17, 6 - 8 PM.

      * Bookworks by CBA Instructors - the show closes September 23rd

      * Publication Party and Reading: Radiance & Repose, Thursday, September 18,
      7 - 9 PM.

      * First publication of Z'roah, the fine press of Roni Gross and Peter
      Schell, featuring poetry of Brooklyn based poet Gerry Gomez Pearlberg.

      * Moved to Remember: Determination Against Hate Violence Reception, Friday
      September 19, 6:30 - 8:30PM. This multi-media assemblage of photos,
      artwork, quotes, stories and expressions is a living testament to those who
      have died and those who survive. This one of a kind book was created by
      Parents and Friends of Lesbian and Gays (PFLAG) members across the nation
      who are still grieving, struggling and striving for a world free of hate.
      The book will be on display in the Center's foyer September 19 through
      October 18.

      * Fall Open House: Saturday September 20, 11AM- 4PM. Visit the Center for
      Book Arts and see book projects in action with demonstrations in
      bookbinding, letterpress printing and paper arts, plus our 2003 Instructors
      Exhibition, raffle prizes and refreshments. FREE. A New York is Book
      Country Event.

      NEW YORK IS BOOK COUNTRY - Sunday September 21, 11AM - 5PM. Visit the
      Center's booth at the annual festival on Fifth Avenue. FREE.


      The Center for Book Arts is dedicated to the preservation of the
      traditional crafts of bookmaking, as well as encouraging contemporary
      interpretations of the book as an art object. Founded in 1974, it was the
      first not-for-profit organization of its kind in the nation. The Center
      organizes exhibitions related to the art of the book and offers an
      extensive selection of educational courses, workshops and seminars in
      traditional and contemporary bookbinding, letterpress printing, fine press
      publishing, and other associated arts. The Center for Book Arts is
      supported by local businesses, various foundations including the Lenrow
      Fund, the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the NY State Council on
      the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and its members.

      The Center is located at 28 West 27th Street, on the 3rd floor, between 6th
      Avenue and Broadway. To get to the Center by train, take the N, R to 28th
      Street and Broadway; the F to 23rd Street and 6th Avenue; or the 1 or 9 to
      28th Street and 7th Avenue. Please call the Center for details on parking
      in the neighborhood. For further information or to register for workshops
      and classes, call the Center at (212) 481-0295 or visit
      www.centerforbookarts.org. Center for Book Arts, Incorporated 1974 is a
      501(c) 3 not-for-profit corporation. Contributions are tax deductible to
      the extent allowed by law.

      The Center for Book Arts
      28 West 27th Street
      New York, NY 10001
      phone (212) 481-0295
      fax (212) 481-9853

      visit us on the web at http://www.centerforbookarts.org
      or email info@...
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