Friday, May 4, 2012

SLAKE: LOS ANGELES Issue 4--"DIRT"--Launch Party!

Meet us at the Slake 4 launch party this Friday, May 4, 2012--Joseph Mattson has a new piece in its pages alongside paramountaineers Aimee Bender, Lauren Groff, Iris Berry, Ben Ehrenreich, Luke Davies, Antonia Crane, Lynell George and more more more! PLUS, Devri Richmond has accompanying photos to Mattson's "West of Olive" in the issue and exhibited in the art show/launch party, info here + details below!

Also, for the calendar: Friday, May 18, 2012, Mattson will be reading at Skylight Books in Los Feliz with Luke Davies, Melissa Chadburn, Sam Slovick, and Clay Steakley for Slake 4--"DIRT" is the word. Dirt.


You're Invited to Slake Issue 4 Celebration!

Friday, May 04 , 7:30 p.m.
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Atwater Crossing
3245 Casitas Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90039

Come toast Slake’s new issue! Our issue-release parties have become opportunities for Los Angeles’s ever-growing lit, art, and music communities to congregate, swap stories, drink, eat, and revel in the beauty of the printed word. Everyone will have a chance to spend time with the guest of honor, Slake No. 4, “Dirt.”

The night will include:

Free beer from new local brewers Golden Road Brewing
• DJ sets by the experimental collective Ojo
• Live, haunting, acoustic music by John Curry’s The Edwardo Show
• Art show featuring Slake No. 4 artists and photographers Anne McCaddon, Brenna Youngblood, Kevin Zacher, Ted Soqui, Anne Fishbein, Allen Tombello, Ginny Cook, Devri Richmond, and more
Slake artists doing original artwork for limited-edition debut album by Detective, the new band featuring Slaker and former Guided By Voices member James Greer
• Dirty dance performance by choreographer and Kristin Campbell-Taylor
Let’s Be Frank hot dog truck
• Delicioso flatbread and wine from Atwater Grill Wood Fire Kitchen and other items for purchase
Handsome Coffee
Free pie served up by the Slake pie girls!
• Stacks and stacks of Slake No. 4 for sale