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Posts Tagged ‘Allison Anders’

Filmmaker Starts Sifting Through Her Greta Garbo Record Collection

Indie writer-director Allison Anders gave herself the best possible early Christmas present last year just ahead of the official day. At a two-day Julien’s Auctions event in Beverly Hills, she was the winning bidder for a parcel of 50 rock and pop records once owned by Greta Garbo.

Even better, she has now gifted the world with a Tumblr, Greta’s Records, through which she will share her thoughts as she samples each one of the late actress’ vinyl discs. Here’s part of her take on Disc One – Gene Clark‘s “No Other:”

For some of you who may not know Clark’s work, a quickie here: he came to fame as the lead singer, lead songwriter of folk rock 60s band The Byrds. He quit the band many times and rejoined many times. His work in The Byrds is wonderful, but when he was not in The Byrds, he was making brilliant solo work.

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Children's Picture Book WritingStarting September 15, this part lecture, part workshop course will take you through the process of outlining, writing, editing, and submitting a children's picture book. Taught by a published children's book author, Dashka Slater will teach you how to write in pictures, hook readers and editors with your story, apply the nuts and bolts of marketing, and more. Register now! 

Go See Love Junkie As a Performance Piece

lovejunkieimage.jpgFull disclosure: we love The Love Junkie Rachel Resnick. We’re a notch below parking outside her window at night.

There is a live performance of her recently to paperback book, Love Junkie from director Arye Gross.

The entire release below:

On October 11th at 8pm, members of The Antaeus Theatre Company, under the direction of Arye Gross, will present “Love Junkie, A Performance Piece” at Frank Pictures Gallery against the backdrop of provocative photographs and paintings by Emma Ferreira. The evening will feature a dramatic re-telling of scenes from Resnick’s new groundbreaking book about sexual addiction and recovery, followed by a Q&A with Rachel Resnick. The event is hosted by author Rachel Resnick and Laurie Frank, and Emma Ferreira’s provocative collection, “Exposed”, which explores issues of intimacy, will also be on display. The event is from 6:30-9:30pm, with the live performance beginning at 8pm.

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