Thursday! Thursday! Thursday! Music Makers, Cuban book arts, and the Great New Orleans Kidnapping!

As tends to happen from time to time, this Thursday, Oct. 16, will bring to New Orleans three excellent book events, but you’ll have to be a time-traveling ninja to get to all of them. So, take your pick: Tim…

Come One, Come All to the 12th Annual New Orleans Book Fair and Media Expo

The 12th annual New Orleans Book Fair and Media Expo will host more than 40 vendors from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 16, at the Contemporary Arts Center Warehouse (900 Camp Street). This marks the second year…

SIFT’s second-annual Edible Book Festival – April 6

SIFT presents its second-annual Edible Book Festival–which is part of a nationwide effort to make “books” one can eat–from 1 – 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Alvar Library (913 Alvar St.). Participants create edible books that are exhibited,…

SIFT archive visit June 14 provides a look at fancy books

SIFT, your local artistic bookmaking organization, is hosting a field trip to the special collections at Loyola University New Orleans from 1-4 p.m. on June 14, where participants will be shown an assortment of the collection’s best books curated by…

More than a sandwich? Edible books at NOPL

SIFT and the New Orleans Public Library will host an Edible Book contest on Saturday, April 14, at 1 p.m. at the Alvar Library in the Bywater (913 Alvar St.). An edible book is anything “bookish” composed of entirely edible…