Tuesday, November 7th
New York, NY at 7 PM Joann Sfar at Barnes and Noble 6th Avenue
Barnes and Noble (675 6th Avenue) holds a Q&A and book signing with Joann Sfar, author and illustrator of The Rabbi’s Cat and Klezmer. The event is co-sponsored by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. For more information call (212) 727-1227.
Wednesday, November 8th
New York, NY at 7 PM Between Klezmer and Sepharad: Meditations in Cartoon with Joann Sfar
David Sasha, Director of Jewish Heritage, interviews Joann Sfar at The Center for Jewish History (15 West 16th Street). Admission is $10.00.
Brooklyn, NY from 6:30 to 8:00 PM Vagabonds #2 Release Party
Join Josh Neufeld for the release of his book The Vagabonds #2, a collection of his comix collaborations. The event will be taking place at the Sheep Station (149 4th Avenue, Brooklyn).
London, UK at 7 PM (19.00) Scott McCloud at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Scott McCloud will be signing copies of Making Comics at the Bookshop (The ICA is located on The Mall, London SW1). Call 020 7930 0493 for more details.
Thursday, November 9th
New York, NY at 8:30 PM Abby Denson Reading at TekServe
Tekserve are throwing a party in commemoration of the publication of Abby Denson’s Tough Love. She will be doing a short reading and refeshments will be served. This event will take place at Tekserve in Manhattan. (119 W. 23 St.)
Saturday, November 11th
Nottingham, UK at 2 PM (14.00) Scott McCloud Informal Q&A at Page 45
Award-Winning comics shop Page 45 (9 Market Street
Nottingham NG1 6HY) will be hosting an informal Q&A session with Scott McCloud.
New York, NY from 10 AM – 6PM Illustration Today at the New School
Giant Robot presents a day-long symposium on the state of art at the New School (Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, New York). There will be over two dozen speakers, including the Paper Rad art collective, British illustrator James Jarvis, and Miami-based designer duo Friends With You. Tickets are free to all Parson/New School students and alumni or $10 for the general public.
Sunday, November 12th
Brooklyn, NY from 4 – 6 PM Joint Signing with Raina Telgemeier and Abby Denson at Rocketship
Raina Telgemeier will be signing copies of her new Babysitter’s Club title, The Trouble with Stacey. Abby Denson will be signing copies of Tough Love, Powerpuff Girls, and the Simpsons. Bring the kids and enjoy the free cookies and ice cream!
Tuesday, November 14th
Conway, AR at 7:30 PM Neil Gaiman Speaking at University of Arkansas
Gaiman will be speaking in the Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Arkansas campus. The event is free. For more information, call 501-450-3293.
San Francisco, CA from 2 – 3 PM Joann Sfar at the San Francisco Public Library
Joann Sfar discusses his new book Klezmer, Tales of the Wild East. Banjo music included. Book Signing afterward.
[Listings compiled by Cindy Arias]