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James Spooner & Sasha LaPointe Event

07/08/2022 - 1:00pm

Destiny City Comics and King's Books present this special author event with James Spooner and Sasha LaPointe! Join us for brunch, book signings, and an open discussion about being a person of color in the punk music scene.

James Spooner is an accomplished tattoo artist, illustrator, and filmmaker. He directed the seminal documentary Afro-Punk. Spooner is also the co-founder of the Afro-punk Festival. Spooner’s work has appeared in NPR, Vice, The Village Voice, The New Yorker, Vibe, Fader, MTV, NBC News, and Variety. He is an ongoing guest curator for the Broad Museum in Los Angeles, and previously programmed for the Brooklyn Academy of Music. His new graphic memoir is The High Desert: Black. Punk. Nowhere.

Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointe is a Coast Salish author from the Nooksack and Upper Skagit Indian tribes. She received a double MFA in Creative Nonfiction and Poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts. She lives in Tacoma, Washington. Her new memoir is Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk

 

Event address: 
King's Books
218 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
The High Desert: Black. Punk. Nowhere. By James Spooner Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780358659112
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper - May 17th, 2022

The High Desert By James Spooner Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780358658696
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Published: Harper - May 16th, 2022

Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk By Sasha LaPointe Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781640094147
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Counterpoint - March 8th, 2022

Red Paint By Sasha LaPointe Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781640094154
Availability: Available Now
Published: Counterpoint - March 7th, 2022