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Thursday, October 6: The Graphic Novel

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – Over 25 years ago, the Graphic Novel took the art of cartooning from the realm of children into adult fiction. Cartoonist Batton Lash and editor Jackie Estrada will be in Utah as part of the Great Salt Lake Book Festival, and join Doug Fabrizio to talk about the genre. Later in the program, Doug talks to Alex Caldiero and others on the 50th Anniversary of poet Allen Ginsberg's "Howl."

  • Batton Lash and Jackie Estrada will give a presentation on comics and graphic novels at the Salt Lake City Library (210 E 400 South) on Saturday, October 8th at 10:00 a.m. Sponsored by Night Flight Comics. For more information, contact the Utah Humanities Council at 359-9670.
  • An exhibit entitled "The Art of Comics" will run October 14 through December 16 at the Woodbury Art Museum at Utah Valley State College. For more information, visit the museum on-line
  • The Great Salt Lake Book Festival and Ken Sanders Rare Books celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. This re-enactment of the original reading at the Six Gallery in San Francisco will take place in the main auditorium of the Salt Lake City Public Library. For more information, look on-line or call 521-3819.

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