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  • Tim Walsh, is the inventor of the board game Blurt!, which sold more than a milion copies. Tim has lincesned toy and game concepts to Hasbro, Mattel, Brio, Educational Insights, Imagine Entertaiment, and others. Be inspired and entertained by the stories behind the creation of blockbuster toys and games.

     

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Opening Reception and Acoustic Event: “Tuning the Room” lead by Gregory Lenczycki and Ken Goerres. Gastronomic tuning tastings and elixirs provided by Eden Batki.
     

  • The measure and alterations of Craycroft’s “room tuning” are framed in relation to its setting within the art gallery of an art school. In the wake of the U.S. presidential election, and in anticipation of the exhibition runtime falling during the first months of the new administration, Tuning the Room is a proposal to pay attention to the role that art and art education play in how voices are heard.

  • Robin Coste Lewis won the National Book Award for Voyage of the Sable Venus. Her writing has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Callaloo, The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, Transition: Women in Literary Arts, VIDA, Phantom Limb, and Lambda Literary Review. She has taught at Wheaton, Hunter, Hampshire, and the NYU Low-Residency MFA in Paris. Lewis is a fellow of Cave Canem and of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, as well as a Provost’s Fellow in Poetry and Visual Studies at USC.

  • Artist Anna Craycroft, of the current exhibition Tuning the Room in Ben Maltz Gallery, in discussion with artist and curator Micah Silver.

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

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Come fly a kite!

Bring your family and friends to make and fly kites at the beach.

Everyone will receive his or her own free, unique kite along with color theory instruction. Otis students will provide advice.

Where

Just north of the Santa Monica Pier
Parking at the North Parking Lot 1: $12

When

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10 am – 4 pm

Featured Kite Artists
Ron Gibian
George Peters
Jose Sainz
Tom Van Sant
Melanie Walker
Tyrus Wong
Free Workshop 
Plein Air Drawing with Otis faculty member Gary Geraths 

11 am–2 pm
1450 Ocean Avenue
Supplies included
A collaboration between Otis and the City of Santa Monica’s 1450 Ocean

 
April 2015
11
Special Event
4th Annual Kite Festival
10:00AM - 4:00PM City of Santa Monica
Open to the Public
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Sponsored by
Creative Action department at Otis College
April 2015
11
2015-04-11 10:00 2015-04-11 16:00
Special Event
4th Annual Kite Festival
10:00AM - 4:00PM | City of Santa Monica
Santa Monica Pier
Open to the Public
Free Icon