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The Awakened Poe: Meet Artist Louis Pecsi



Saturday, May 24th, 6pm – 8pm

Artist Louis Pecsi will be in the shop to promote his newest graphic novel – The Awakened Poe. By using vivid digital paintings Pecsi sets the perfect backdrop for Poe’s frightening and eerie literary works. Film Producer Roger Corman (The Terror, Fall of the House of Usher, Death Race) sets the scene and provides an insightful introduction. 

This book is a must have for all Poe Fans, literary buffs, and film enthusiasts. Books will be available for purchase. Louis will be signing copies & answering questions about his inspirations and artistry.

Storytime at the Pretzel Park Farmers’ Market


May, 24th, Saturday @ Pretzel Park, 1030am

The Spiral Bookcase is happy to bring you a special story time this Saturday in Pretzel Park from 1030am-11am : held during the wonderfully new and delicious Farmers’ Market*. Storyteller Amanda will be reading a selection of great kids’ books and leading a sing a long. We will be setting up in Pretzel Park on a comfy quilt. Bring a blanket, grab something good to eat, and join us! We hope to see you there! (This will be the first of many!)

*The Farmers’ Market is the newest initiative from the Manayunk Roxborough Food Co-Op. We are strong supporters of the Co-Op and you can be too – join the movement on facebook: Manayunk-Roxborough Food Co-Op & Friends of Pretzel Park