Monthly Archives: October 2012

Gallery Opening with Local Artist, James Damon

Friday, November 2nd, 6pm-9pm

For the next First Friday in Manayunk, we are happy to feature artist James Damon. We are hosting a reception to launch the month-long showing of James’s bold and notable drawings. Refreshments will be provided. Come on out and support local talent! RSVP here.

James Damon is an aspiring artist. In his work he aims to find the patterns of light and color present in everyday life. His preferred mediums are charcoal, pastel and oil. He is 25 years old and this is his first show.

Thursday Night – Local Author Night!

Thurs, Nov. 8th, 7pm-830pm           This fall we are launching a weekly author series! Thursday evenings throughout the fall and early winter we are hosting a bevy of wonderful authors in the shop!

On Thurs, Nov 8th, we welcome local author Caroline Ludovici. She will be promoting her new young adult book, The Obsidian Mask.  An adventure story set on a hot, middle-eastern, archaeological dig. This kid-friendly event will even feature a class on how to write in ancient cuneiform.  Join us for this wonderful event!
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Thursday Night – Local Author Night!

Thurs, Oct. 25th, 7pm-9pm               This fall we are launching a weekly author series! Thursday evenings throughout the fall and early winter we are hosting a bevy of wonderful authors in the shop.

On Thurs., Oct. 25th, Cassandra Krivy Hirsch will be in the shop promoting her new book Under the Linden Tree.  If you enjoy historical fiction, this event is for you.  We hope you can join us!

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Friends of Pretzel Park Fall Festival!

Book Signing and Storytelling with Wendy Welch!

Thursday, October 18th, 7pm

I am so excited for this upcoming event.  I just read The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap and I cannot recommend it more.  I even wrote about it here.  This book just tugged at my heart strings and I really would like to share it with all of you.

The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap is the little bookstore that could: how two people, two cats, two dogs, and thirty-eight thousand books helped a small town find its heart. It is a story about people and books, and how together they create community.

I am ridiculously excited to meet the author, Wendy Welch, and talk her ear off.   Wendy will be sharing stories from her book and signing copies for one night only!  Please join us for a fun-filled night of story telling, tea, and music.   For the time being – take a look at Wendy’s blog.  (A go to on those cold rainy mornings when I need a little pick me up!)

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Gallery Opening featuring Daniel Jason Decker!

Friday, October 5th, 6pm-9pm

For the next First Friday in Manayunk, we are happy to feature artist Daniel Jason Decker. We are hosting a reception to launch the month-long showing of Jason’s stunning and awe-inspiring photographs at The Spiral Bookcase. Refreshments will be provided. Come on out and support local talent! RSVP here.

Bio:  Daniel Jason Decker is a graduate of Rowan University and is a talented freelancing graphic and web designer here in Philadelphia. Concentrating primarily in digital advertising and web based marketing lead Daniel to success, but left him yearning to create. His transition into professional photography from advertising has brought him full circle to his artistic roots in computer animation. The Art Institute of Philadelphia is where he studied the motion of the human figure and the importance of color, composition, and negative space. His photography exemplifies this and has been described as both imaginative and colorful.

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