Mother Goosed on the Loose

October 11, 2009 at 9:21 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )

Updated: 10/17/09

It’s coming soon . . .

Mother Goosed: Twisted Rhymes for Modern Times, a collection of comic art, 2-D art, and poetry, is scheduled for publication in early November from Southport Press.  Information on a release date, as well as places to pick up a copy will be offered soon.  

In the meantime, mark your calendars for these other upcoming events, featuring comic art in Kenosha:

Tuesday, December 1st at 7:00 PM.   Paul Buhle, author of Comics In Wisconsin, will speak at Southwest Library, 7979 38th Avenue, Kenosha.   Buhle, a senior lecturer at Brown University recently returned to Wisconsin (Madison).   Lynda Barry said of him, “He’s tasted the wine of the East Coast and came back for more beer and cheese curds.”  Buhle recently edited the graphic volume, Studs Terkel’s Working, as adapted by Harvey Pekar.  He also created (with Denis Kitchen) the book, the Art of Harvey Kurtzman.  His forty published volumes include a dozen comic art volumes, five biographies, and a book series on the victims of the Hollywood Blacklist.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 7:00 PM.   Artists and writers of Mother Goosed: Twisted Rhymes for Modern Times (published by Southport Press) will speak at Southwest Library, 7979 38th Avenue, Kenosha, offering insight on why nursery rhymes continue to excite and terrify us, delivering examples of the book’s work, and inviting everyone to join in future mash-ups of comics and words through Southport Press.

February 7 – March 7, 2010.  Visit ArtWorks, 5002 7th Avenue, Kenosha, for the Mother Goosed invitational exhibit in the ArtWorks gallery.  See the original artwork from the Mother Goosed book and meet the artists and writers who contributed to this publication.

February 13, 2010, 6:00-9:00 PM.   Opening reception for Mother Goosed at ArtWorks, 5002 7th Avenue.  This event takes place during Second Saturdays for the Union Park, Harborside, and Downtown area. Copies of Mother Goosed make excellent Valentine’s Day gifts.

February 13-14, 2010, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM   Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Expo at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Petretti Fieldhouse, Kenosha.   Kenosha Community Media, the parent organization to Southport Press will have a booth at this popular, public event.  Pick up a copy of Mother Goosed while you’re there.

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