Posts Tagged: John Waters

Album of the Week: She-Devils by the She-Devils

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Coming from Montreal’s notable music scene, the She-Devils, Audrey Ann Boucher and Kyle Jukka, approach their music-making more as visual artists than songwriters. Boucher draws and paints cartoon-influenced images, including the group’s album art, and Jukka is a “sound sculptor,” molding sonic pieces from samples and loops.

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Notable Philadelphia: 4/25–5/1

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Tuesday 4/25: April Sours Bring May Flowers. Sour beer tasting. 7 p.m. at Jose Pistola’s.

Yoga in the Park. 12 p.m. at Dilworth Park.

Wednesday 4/26: Maggie Nelson reads for the Bryn Mawr Reading Series. 7:30 p.m.

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/24–4/30

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Monday 4/24: Jeff Guinn discusses and signs The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Tuesday 4/25: Ed Rucker discusses and signs his thriller The Inevitable Witness. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.

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The Rumpus Review of 10 Cloverfield Lane

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To hell with alien attacks; cinematically speaking, Hollywood’s destroying itself just fine. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Amy Sohn

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At the end of the day, all we have to hold onto, really, is other people’s stories. And that’s how Alizah Solario's series “Writers on Wheels Getting Tea” was born. The first interview features author Amy Sohn. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Kaitlyn Greenidge

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Kaitlyn Greenidge discusses her debut novel, We Love You, Charlie Freeman, siblinghood and sisterhood, and finding a group to call “my people” in the larger literary world. ...more

Travel Writing for Summer Reading

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The New York Times Book Review recently published a summer reading special issue. In it, the terrific British travel writer and novelist Lawrence Osborne has an essay on travel writing, along with some summer reading recommendations. He writes about books by John Waters, Iain Sinclair, and Tim Butcher and ruminates on what we look for in travel writing.

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/2–6/8

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Monday 6/2: Sarah Lotz discusses and signs The Three. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Roxane Gay reads from An Untamed State. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Tuesday 6/3: David Peace presents and signs Red Or Dead.

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