The event will feature editors Thorne Dreyer, Alice Embree and Richard Croxdale, with live music by Bill Kirchen and comments by artists Jim Franklin and Kerry Awn.
When: Saturday, June 9, 2018
Where: Half Price Books North Lamar
Address: 5555 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
Sponsor: New Journalism Project; Half Price Books North Lamar
AUSTIN — Join us Saturday, June 9, 2018, 2-4 p.m. at Half Price Books North Lamar for a presentation and booksigning featuring Thorne Dreyer, Alice Embree, and Richard Croxdale, editors of the nationally-acclaimed book, Celebrating The Rag: Austin’s Iconic Underground Newspaper.
The event will include musical performance by legendary Commander Cody guitarist Bill Kirchen. Plus a few tales (some tall!) from famed Armadillo artist Jim Franklin and “Funniest Person in Austin” Kerry Awn, both of whom contributed signature art to the original Rag, and are featured prominently in the book. Franklin, Awn, and book designer Carlos Lowry will also be available to sign copies of the book.