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Playwriting Workshop — Ada Books

(2.22) In partnership with the Dramatists Guild, Frequency Writers will present Intro to Playwriting. Noted playwright Caridad Svich will spend the evening with local writers as part of the Dramatists Guild Foundation’s Traveling Masters program. Caridad Svich received the 2012 OBIE for Lifetime Achievement and a 2018 Tanne Foundation Award, as well as the Ellen

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‘Wipeout #3’ Comic Release — Ada Books

(7.24) Head over  to Ada Books Monday night for the ‘Wipeout #3’ Oversize Comic Release hosted by Walker Mettling. The new issue features the work of Alison Rutsch, Caitlin Cali, Dailen Williams, Malachy Hopkins, Milky Pear, Mimi Chrzanowski, Ryan Alves, Zachary Kemp, and Walkeer Mettlling, with the screenprinting-sweat-labor of Julia Gualtieri and costs a mere

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Ottessa Moshfegh At Ada Books

(1.27) Good get for Brent Legault over at Ada Books, and he sounds pretty excited. This Friday, writer Ottessa Moshfegh will be reading from her new collection of short stories “Homesick for Another World.” (Facebook event page.) The irreproducible Ottessa Moshfegh, shortlisted for the freakin’ Man-Booker Prize in 2016, will appear at Ada Books this

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Chippendale At Ada Books

(2.25) Head over to Ada Books this Thursday when artist-musician Brian Chippendale discusses his new book Puke Force, complete with slide presentation. From Drawn & Quarterly; Puke Force is social satire written dark and dense across Brian Chippendale’s deconstructed multiverse of walking, talking M&Ms, hamsters, and cycloptic-yet-glamorous trivia hosts. In scathingly funny single-page strips that build

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Existential Threat To Ada Books — You Can Help

[They did it! They reached their goal. Crisis averted. Well done people. BC] More than just a gloriously quirky independent bookstore, Ada Books at 717 Westminster Street frequently plays the role of salon, where writers, poets, and artists can come together to read and present their work. From the website, Ada offers things of ink,

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Screening/Meet The Artist At Cable Car Cinema

(9.20) The Cable Car Cinema is hosting a special event in conjunction with Ada Books: John Porcellino, cartoonist/illustrator/genius, will be appearing at Cable Car Cinema to introduce and talk about two things: 1) Root Hog or Die, a documentary about his life and work; 2) The Hospital Suite, a new book fresh off the Drawn

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Adrian Tomine: New York Drawings At AS220, October 3rd

Join AS220, Ada Books and Drawn & Quarterly for the Providence launch of “New York Drawings” with cartoonist Adrian Tomine.  This lavish, beautifully designed volume collects every cover, comic, and illustration that the acclaimed cartoonist as produced for The New Yorker to date, along with an assortment of other rare and uncollected illustrations and sketches

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