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
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