Thursday, June 5, 2008

Trenton Book Fair/GSS-SET Parking, Speaker Line-up, and Gilmore's Green Gift Certificate Program

Trenton Book Fair, GSS-SET Final Announcements - For directions, please call Classics at (609) 394-8400

Parking: Saturday Vendors, Presenters, Volunteers and Attendees to Trenton Book Fair and BOOST GSS-SET Launch events can park for FREE at Liberty Commons Garage at 15 West Front Street from 10 am to 10 pm on Saturday June 7. Friday still has a charge, for which Classics can pay the first hour. Just mention you are attending the Trenton Book Fair when parking.

Gilmore's Cafe Offers Gift Certificates for GSS-SET Launch and Trenton Book Fair: Links to three great articles on Trenton and the Capitol Region...

Trenton's newest downtown cafe is granting BOOST and Classics Used and Rare Books Gift Certificates for 15% off their entire menu. Gilmore's Cafe is located at 118 South Warren Street, directly across the street from GSS-SET Launch and Trenton Book Fair locations in downtown Trenton. Everyone who attends GSS-SET and/or purchases a book from Laurice Reynolds at Classics on June 6 and 7 will be given their Cerificate as well as enjoy the wonderful line-up of speakers, interactive workshops, and over a dozen venders.

Trenton Book Fair: Friday June 6th and Saturday June 7th: The streets will be lined with authors, poets, book dealers and private presses. In addition, both days will be filled with events.

Friday June 6th

Short Story Discussion: 12:00 to 1:00 Classics Used and Rare Books, 117 South Warren Come listen to and discuss a short story in an intimate reading group with Peoples and Stories. Free event.

Blood: A Comedy: Live Theatre: 12:00 to 1:00 Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Passage Theatre to present the exclusive premiere of Blood: A Comedy by David White. Free event.

Cadwalader Heights: A Presentation about an Historic Trenton Neighborhood 1:00 to 2:00 Classics Used and Rare Books, 117 South Warren Join Glenn Modica, author of Cadwalader Heights: The History of an Olmstead Neighborhood, Trenton, for a presentation of this historical Trenton neighborhood. Free event.

Introducing Abraham 1:00 to 3:00 Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Professor Alvyn Haywood facilitates a discussion of the book and movie, Introducing Abraham, the teachings of the non-physical entity Abraham. Free event.

How to Promote and Publish Your Own Book 3:00 to 4:30 Classics Used and Rare Books, 117 South Warren Join Ed Leefelt, author of The Woman Who Rode the Wind and leader of a Princeton writers group, as he leads a discussion of the difficult road of promoting your own book. Also in attendance will be Jon Naar, photographer and author of The Birth of Graffiti and 11 other books. Free event.

Reception Honoring Women Writers 4:30 to 6:30 Oh My Heavenly Hair, 11 North Willow Have wine and cheese, courtesy Oh My Heavenly Hair, and mingle with women writers, including Nanette Buchanan, Theresa Bowman Downing, Ellen Foos, Betty Kerr Orlemann, Mary Shaffer, Charisa Smith, Shaun Stephenson and Denise Turney Free event.

Poetry Reading: Komunyakaa, Long and Micheaux 6:30 to 8:00 Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Hear poetry from Pulitzer Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa, Dante Micheaux from New York University and Doc Long, author of Timbuktu Blues and Rules for Cool. Free event.
Scrabble Night 6:30 to midnight Classics Used and Rare Bookstore, 117 South Warren All skill levels welcome. Free event.

Poetry Jam 8:00 to 10:00 Gallery 125, 125 South Warren J. Simone of the 449 Room Poetry Jams will host. Please bring your best groove and win cash and prizes. Jam royalty, Narubi Selah, an HBO Def Poet, will be in attendance. Free event.

Saturday June 7th

Heritage Days 12:00 to 9:00 pm State Complex, State Street Trenton's annual celebration of our cultures features music, food, crafts and kids events. Free event.

Whole Ecological Design 12:00 to 4:00 Gallery 125, 125 South Warren This event is free to the public and will feature a screening of Sundance Big Ideas for a Small Planet, the Build episode and a special appearance by Mitchell Joachim, principal with Terreform, a nonprofit philanthropic architectural design collaborative that integrates ecological principles in the urban environment. Free event and here is the line-up and schedule for BOOST Green, Smart and Sustainable Stakeholder Education and Training Launch for 2008-09 Series

11am — Introductions and event sign-in—Tim Razzaq, Founder and Executive Director for BOOST and Meet the BOOST Board of Directors

11:15am — Big Ideas for a Small Planet, the Build Episode - by Sundance Channel, Big Ideas Addressing some of the most important issues facing humanity, this original documentary series from Sundance Channel focuses on environmental topics with interviews with forward-thinking designers and features on green products and alternative ideas that may transform our everyday lives.

11:45 — Dr. Mitchell Joachim — Terreform and Archinode Studio — Terreform ONE [Open Network Ecology] is a nonprofit organization and philanthropic design collaborative that integrates ecological principles in the urban environment. The group views ecology in design as not only a philosophy that inspires visions of sustainability and social justice but also a focused scientific endeavor.

12:30 — Jason Kliwinski — Spiezle Group, Inc. — Founded in 1954, Spiezle Group, Inc., (SGI) is an award-winning, full-service architecture, planning, and design firm with offices in Trenton, NJ and Media, PA. Known for highly effective design documentation and project management, SGI is an acknowledged leader in the design of public and private facilities promoting sustainable design in every project.

1:15 — Lunch break at the G-Spot (Gilmore’s Café) - located at 118 S. Warren Street and owned by Kevin Gilmore who has made a commitment to contribute to environmental and public good by using eco-friendly compostable cups made from corn, and containers, cup sleeves, utensils, trays plates, and napkins. Gilmore’s also employs a line of natural cleaners that are formulated to leave the G-Spots indoor environment super clean, and best of all, do not pollute the Spot with toxic smells and chemicals.

2:15 — Fred Stine — The Delaware RiverKeeper Network (DRN) is the only advocacy organization working throughout the entire Delaware River Watershed. The Delaware RiverKeeper is an individual who is the voice of the River, championing the rights of the River and its streams as members of our community.

2:45pm —Anastasia Harrison — WESKetch Architecture —is an award winning architectural firm focused on inspirational architecture, providing interior design, engineering services, construction management, green building design combined with the latest indoor air quality issues for each and every building type. Anastasia Harrison is a licensed architect and one of the first indoor air quality certified professionals in the state.

3:15pm —Elizabeth Slate-Rutledge — The Alchemical Nursery Project is a non profit committed to spreading the word about the urban eco-village movement globally. We hope to provide the resources, dialogue space, and networks needed for those who would like to establish their own urban eco-village wherever they live! Our local grassroots project is, as you may have guessed, the development of an urban eco-village in Syracuse, NY, that can be replicated anywhere urban USA.

3:45—4pm— Announcements and Social Networking—Close of E-CBF #1

Trenton Book Fair Line-up - Resumed

CitySmiles Story Reading 1:00 to 2:00 Classics Used and Rare Books, 117 South Warren In celebration of Heritage Days, stories will offer a variety of fun and educational stories about children and families from countries all over the world, including stories in languages such as Spanish, German, French and Arabic! Come listen, and hear the wonderful stories and languages from our planet. Free event.

Book Making 2:00 to 4:00 Classics Used and Rare Books, 117 South Warren Scott Lindsten, graphic designer and book maker, will teach craftspeople of all ages how to create, decorate and express themselves in hand made books. Free event.

Confirmed authors, book dealers and presses:

Karen Boyce, author of two inspirational novels

Nanette Buchannan, author of Family Secrets, Lies and Alibis

Harry Camisa and Jim Franklin, authors of Inside Out: 50 years at Trenton State Prison

Classics Used and Rare Books

Theresa Bowman Downing, author of the book of poetry, A Hard Head and Delayed Blessings

The Garvey School

J.J. Lair, author of Dream Dancing

Ed Leefelt, author of The Woman Who Rode the Wind

Doughtry "Doc" Long, author of the books of poetry Rules for Cool and Timbuktu Blues

Reverend Berlinda Love, Sermons from the Heart

Stuart Nachbar, author of The Sex Ed Chronicles

Nevermore Used Books

New Jersey Romance Writers

Betty Kerr Orlemann

Ewuare X. Osayande, author of Misogyny & The Emcee: Sex, Race & Hip Hop

Ragged Sky Press

Gary Saretzky, dealer in photography books

Mary Shafer, author of Devastation on the Delaware (about the 1955 flood)

Risa Smith, author of a book on Trenton painter Tom Malloy

Anne Smollon, author of Missing in Action: How Mothers Lose, Grieve, and Retrieve Their Sense of Self

Charles Stansbury, author of Two-Fisted Champion

Tika, author of Baby Love, Piper and Forever, Autumn

Denise Turney, author of Long Walk Up, Portia and Spiral

Vanessa Wilson

Deanie Yasner, author of Nana, Will You Suck Your Thumb With Me

This event is produced by Classics Used and Rare Books, funded by the Princeton Area Community Foundation and the Harbourton Community Foundation and is supported by the City of Trenton Department of Culture and the Trenton Downtown Association

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

funded by the Princeton Area Community Foundation and the Harbourton Foundation