jgspdx:

OMG, I have a solo show coming up in October at @compoundgallery. The title is I Know You Are, But What Am I? It will be up during #dwpdx. #sturgillustration #nervousexcitement (at Ladd’s Addition)
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jgspdx:

OMG, I have a solo show coming up in October at @compoundgallery. The title is I Know You Are, But What Am I? It will be up during #dwpdx. #sturgillustration #nervousexcitement (at Ladd’s Addition)

steveleathers:

Friends, Zachary Schomburg is going on a poetry tour of the United States in support of his new book, The Book of Joshua (and he’ll also be selling the new book of Wong May’s poems that he published, as well as a handful of portraits of poets [POETRAITS]).  To do so, he bought a van with a tape deck. So make him a mix tape and take it to one of the readings. I did. And look how great I turned out.

If you make a tape, snap a photo of the cassette and the playlist and Kate Bingaman-Burt will draw an illustration of it. It won’t be a “doodle”. If you call it a doodle, Kate will murder you. Also, I stole her stationery from her studio to make this playlist, please don’t tell her.

Oh, and it’s worth noting that Zach read his book in its entirety last night and the thing is beautiful and sad and violent and you should really buy the thing because it’s great. 

TOUR DATES:

7/6. Seattle, WA. The Pine Box. Open Books and APRIL presents. w/Lauren Ireland + Mathias Svalina. 7pm.

7/8. Missoula, MT. Shakespeare + CO. w/MS + Alicia Mountain. 7pm.

7/10. Salt Lake City, UT. House Reading. 434 East Third Ave. w/Jessica Alexander + MS. 8pm

7/11. Denver, CO. Counterpath. w/Julie Carr, Sarah Boyer + MS.

7/12. Lincoln, NE. w/The Churls, Alisa Heinzman + MS. Swolfe House. BBQ. 7pm.

7/13. Council Bluffs, IA. Prairie Crossing Winery. w/Natasha Kessler, Janey Gibilisco, + Scott Schwalenberg.

7/14. Iowa City, IA. Prairie Lights Bookstore. w/Eireanne Lorsung. 

7/16. Davenport, IA. House Party + BBQ. 2224 Iowa Street. 

7/19. Chicago, IL. Dollhouse Reading Series Presents. Constellation. w/Kyle Vegter, JMW, Jeffrey Allen, John Beer, Hannah Gamble/Everything’s Alright, Tyler Mills, Abraham Smith, + Louis Bardales. 

7/20. Chicago, IL. Pitchfork Music Festival. w/Abraham Smith + JMW. 

7/21. Pittsburgh, PA. Pretty Owl Presents. BBQ/Backyard Poetry Reading. w/Margaret Bashaar, John Beer, + JMW. 7pm

7/23. Northampton, MA. Flying Object. w/Jane Lewty, John Beer, +JMW.  

7/24 Boston, MA. Lorem Ipsum Bookstore. w/Laura van den Berg + JMW.

7/26. Newport, RI. Newport Folk Festival. Third Man Records w/Kendra DeColo, Paige Taggart, Janaka Stucky, Chet Weise, and JMW 

7/27. Governor’s Island, NY. 4th Annual New York City Poetry Festival. Lawless Curatorial. The Algonquin Stage. 4-4:30pm.

7/28. Brooklyn, NY. Mellow Pages. w/Marisol Limon Martinez, Amy Lawless, JMW, + Cecily Iddings. 

7/29. Philadelphia, PA. L’Etage w/JMW, AL + CI. 7:30pm.

7/30. Washington DC. Barrelhouse Presents Black Ocean + Octopus Books. Petworth Citizen Bar and Reading Room. w/JMW, AL + CI.

7/31. Richmond, VA. Chop Suey Books. 6pm.  w/JMW

8/1. Raleigh, NC. So & So Bookstore. w/JMW + Abraham Smith

8/2. Columbia, SC. Oversound Series. House Reading. 1202 Woodrow Street. w/JMW + Abraham Smith

8/3. Tallahasse, FL. Sweet Pea . w/JMW + Sandra Simonds. 8pm.

8/4. New Orleans, LA. TBA w/JMW + Abraham Smith

8/5. Baton Rouge, LA. Chelsea’s. w/JMW, Abraham Smith + TBA. 7pm. 

8/6. Austin, TX. Malvern Books. w/JMW.

8/7. Marfa, TX. Marfa Book Co. 

8/9. Las Cruces, NM. House Reading. 1007 N. Melendres. w/Lily Huong.

8/11-8/12. Tucson, AZ. Workshop on the Short Poem. University of Arizona Poetry Center. 10am-12pm. 

8/13. Tucson, AZ. Artist Reception for Portrait Drawings. University of Arizona Poetry Center. 3-5pm. After-party at Hotel Congress. Portraiture show will stay up through the month of August. 

8/14. Los Angeles. TBA

8/15. Oakland, CA. Ordinaire Wine  w/Sarah Wintz, Emily Hunt + Peter Burgdardt. 7pm.

Public Pen Service Announcement (PPSA): Did you know that you can FLIP THE FREAKING TIP of your Faber Castell brush pens to double their lives? I have thrown away so so so so many pens because of their busted tips for so many years with out knowing this. I also did a quick google to see if Faber Castell mentions this in any of their marketing materials and they don’t. Is this a new thing? Have they been doing this all along? WHAT THE HECK PEOPLE. Also: For real, Faber people. I have been using your pens for years. I have told so many of my students about your pens for years. I have spent thousands of dollars on your pens for years. Throw me a bone and give me a free box. or an endorsement deal. I am ready for my closeup. High-res

Public Pen Service Announcement (PPSA): Did you know that you can FLIP THE FREAKING TIP of your Faber Castell brush pens to double their lives? I have thrown away so so so so many pens because of their busted tips for so many years with out knowing this. I also did a quick google to see if Faber Castell mentions this in any of their marketing materials and they don’t. Is this a new thing? Have they been doing this all along? WHAT THE HECK PEOPLE. 

Also: For real, Faber people. I have been using your pens for years. I have told so many of my students about your pens for years. I have spent thousands of dollars on your pens for years. Throw me a bone and give me a free box. or an endorsement deal. I am ready for my closeup.

I am intensely looking at you today, Traverse City, Michigan. Food map in progress.  (at From the Desk of KBB) High-res

I am intensely looking at you today, Traverse City, Michigan. Food map in progress. (at From the Desk of KBB)

Excellent to see that @newseasonsmarket is carrying my food journal!  (at New Seasons Market) High-res

Excellent to see that @newseasonsmarket is carrying my food journal! (at New Seasons Market)

Pen reviews. First in a series of one. I will spare you the rest of my thoughts on pens. I promise. High-res

Pen reviews. First in a series of one. I will spare you the rest of my thoughts on pens. I promise.

It’s the last Show & Tell of the year this Thursday! Help us welcome @patcastaldo and @tullera from BuyOlympia and @landpdx! Talk is free and open to the public!  (at Portland State University- Art Building) High-res

It’s the last Show & Tell of the year this Thursday! Help us welcome @patcastaldo and @tullera from BuyOlympia and @landpdx! Talk is free and open to the public! (at Portland State University- Art Building)

Tomorrow night at seven I am giving a free public art talk at Clark College in Vancouver at the Fireside Lounge. Yahoo!  (at Clark College — Vancouver, Washington) High-res

Tomorrow night at seven I am giving a free public art talk at Clark College in Vancouver at the Fireside Lounge. Yahoo! (at Clark College — Vancouver, Washington)

Today’s #otherpeoplesplants comes from @mikeyburton. He got this pepperoni plant (his name for it) in Philadelphia. It’s been repotted twice. It’s actually a peperomia plant and he says it’s asymmetrical in shape because it sits in poor light. Don’t feel bad, Mikey! This plant is great! High-res

Today’s #otherpeoplesplants comes from @mikeyburton. He got this pepperoni plant (his name for it) in Philadelphia. It’s been repotted twice. It’s actually a peperomia plant and he says it’s asymmetrical in shape because it sits in poor light. Don’t feel bad, Mikey! This plant is great!

The PSU Art History Awards were last night. Excellent papers were read and I particularly enjoyed learning about Isabella Clara Eugenia who ruled the Spanish Netherlands in the early 1600s. Makes me want to take an art history class just to draw. And to learn, of course. High-res

The PSU Art History Awards were last night. Excellent papers were read and I particularly enjoyed learning about Isabella Clara Eugenia who ruled the Spanish Netherlands in the early 1600s. Makes me want to take an art history class just to draw. And to learn, of course.