Visual Arts

Exhibits and talks about photography and visual arts. Quilt show, etc.

Graphic Novel Workshop w/ Marika McCoola @ THP South

Marika McCoola, author of the graphic novel Baba Yaga's Assistant, will visit the Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch to present a workshop about making graphic novels, from idea generation to character development (both visually and in text), to creating their own comics using panel paper, cut out speech bubbles, pencils and markers. School-aged children are welcome to attend.

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Kids Create Comics w/ Marika McCoola@THP South

In the first part of this workshop kids and teens will be introduced to the visual language of comics. Then we'll discuss characters and participants will draw their own characters. After that they will be introduced to both wordless storytelling methods and comics that utilize both words and text to create stories with conflict and a beginning, middle, and end .

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Graphic Novel Workshop w/ Marika McCoola @North

Eisner Award-nominated comics writer Marika McCoola -- the author of Baba Yaga's Assistant -- leads a workshop at the North Branch about creating long-form comics stories!  Since most comic book writers are NOT also artists, it take a certain kind of skill for a writer to break down the action of a comic into a series of panels and directions for an artist to draw.

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Adult Story Time: A Rose for Emily @Central SR

4th floor Story Room

Multiple readers, two kinds of puppets, sound effects, music and backdrops bring the Faulkner short story “A Rose for Emily” to life.  The darkly humorous story of a Southern spinster, told posthumously through the gossipy townfolk, will have you seeing Faulkner in a new light.  Stay for tea, cake and discussion after the performance.

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