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Perfect Binding: publishing, politics, & creative practice

Perfect Binding: publishing, politics, & creative practice  A POETRY READING & CONVERSATIONSponsored by UVA Arts Council  Friday // November 11th // 6 PM Virginia Center for the Book @ the Jefferson School  Nicole Cecilia Delgado of La …

November 11, 2022 | 6PM – 7:30PM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Join us on October 27th for this year’s edition of our Raucous Auction

Save the date for this year’s edition of our Raucous Auction the Book Bash We’ll gather on Thursday, October 27, 2022, at 6:00 in Virginia Humanities’ Lemon Lounge. In addition …

October 27, 2022 | 6PM – 7:30PM | Virginia Humanties - 946 Grady Ave. Ste. 100 Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Bomba Dance Workshop

Join Virginia Folklife mentor artist Tata Cepeda and her team from the Escuela de Bomba y Plena Doña Caridad Brenes de Cepeda for this unique opportunity to learn the fundamentals …

October 9, 2022 | 1:30PM – 3PM | Fredericksburg
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Wayzgoose and .918 Day Celebration

Members, friends, and those interested in our work are invited to our Wayzgoose celebration on the afternoon of Sunday, September 18, 2022 (1-4 PM). This year, our annual gathering will coincide with another “printer’s holiday” Type-High Day (the height of American & British type is .918 inches).

September 18, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22903
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Drum Leaf Binding with Jane Freeman

Drum Leaf Binding is an innovative binding that opens flat with no stitching to interrupt images or text that cross the fold of the page.

November 6, 2022 | 10AM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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“In Good Keeping in 2022” Fork Union Screening

The Virginia Folklife Program invites you to its third screening of In Good Keeping in 2022, a feature-length documentary film showcasing eighteen artists from across the state who are working to …

September 9, 2022 | 5:30PM – 8PM | Fork Union
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Stiff Leaf Binding with Jane Freeman

Stiff leaf binding is a rigid no-sew bookbinding method in which folded sheets of paper are glued back-to-back to form a satisfyingly solid little book. Think children’s board books!This binding …

August 28, 2022 | 10AM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Josef Beery Demonstrates the Book Beetle

The BookBeetle will join the Print-O-Rama exhibition to be held at the Smithsonian Museum of American History (1200 Constitution Avenue, NW) on Thursday, 11 August.  As part of the exhibition, …

August 11, 2022 | 1PM – 2PM | Smithsonian Museum of American History, Washington DC
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