Sunday, December 15

Artist R. Crumb spoke at Royce Hall Thursday about his upcoming book to the New Yorker's art editor Françoise Mouly. The Hammer Museum will hold a discussion today about his current exhibit at the gallery.
Artist R. Crumb spoke at Royce Hall Thursday about his upcoming book to the New Yorker's art editor Françoise Mouly. The Hammer Museum will hold a discussion today about his current exhibit at the gallery.

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Lose the map and have an adventure

Anyone who has dared to go on an excursion with me knows I will inevitably and always get lost. I can't help it; I believe I was born directionally impaired. Even with close and careful map examination, I will walk down the right street in the wrong direction. Don't even ask me to distinguish north from south. Read more...


Dodgeball is a nostalgic hit

Never under any circumstances would I choose to return to elementary school P.E. class. Do you remember that bespectacled girl who always got hit in the face during soccer only to start crying out on the field and have to be sent away from the game to put herself together again? Read more...


The author of the bestselling historical fiction book "Carter Beats the Devil," Glen David Gold, will read from his upcoming novel "Sunnyside" at the Hammer tonight.

Bestselling writer discusses historical fiction

Studying history so as not to repeat the mistakes of the past is reasoning grade school students repeatedly hear. Yet what, then, is the purpose of fictionalizing history? Author Glen David Gold would argue that fictionalizing history does not necessarily mean ruminating upon the past but rather using historical figures and places as characters and settings for compelling storytelling. Read more...

The author of the bestselling historical fiction book "Carter Beats the Devil," Glen David Gold, will read from his upcoming novel "Sunnyside" at the Hammer tonight.


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