Another Room Bookstore Stocking Stuffer Sale
2513 Blanding Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
Stocking Stuffer 10% Off Sale 10am to 5pm
December 23rd, 2007
Come check out Another Room Bookarts Bookstore for those last minute gifts!
PLUS Special Guest Artists: Debbie Uchida's Ukelele Hawaiian Music Band
Open at this location only through April 27th!
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April 26th and 27th 10% off sale, all items in Another Room Book Arts Bookstore and from "Sit Down and Read."
Another Room Book Arts Bookstore features artists' books and fine press books produced by book artists nation-wide and includes a selection from Europe and Mexico. Three pieces found in Another Room are pictured here: an accordion book by Macy Chadwick, several from a series of sculptural books by Peter Madden, and a letterpress and woodblock-printed accordion book by Patricia Wakida and Garret Izumi (below).
As one of the few book arts bookstores in the United States, Another Room allows customers to hold, examine, and buy works usually seen in special collection libraries, galleries, or reproduced in books and catalogs or online.
The work at Another Room ranges from the traditional to the avant-garde, with prices from 99 cents to several thousand dollars. There are letterpress cards, bookmarks, poetry broadsides, blank books, book arts journals, and even letterpress coasters.
K Gallery (next to Another Room Book Arts Bookstore) presents:
Sitting Room and Sit Down and Read
Side-by-side shows of artists' books that you can pick up and read.
March 7 - April 27, 2008
Opening reception: Friday, March 7, 6 - 8 pm
Sitting Room was curated by Tom Sowden and Lucy May Schofield. Sitting Room is a living-room-like setting of comfortable furniture where the public can sit and read any of 110 artists books by international artists.
Gallery hours: Saturday 10 - 5, Sunday 10 - 4 through April 27th.
Events related to the show:
April 26 1:30, 'AHAmele: 12-person group on ukuleles playing Hawaiian music, from Academy of Hawaiian Arts, K Gallery.
10% off sale, all items in Another Room Book Arts Bookstore and from "Sit Down and Read."
April 27 "Sitting Room" and "Sit Down and Read" shows close, K Gallery. 10% off sale, all items in Another Room Book Arts Bookstore and from "Sit Down and Read."
Another Room Book Arts Bookstore will close in this location on April 27th. Look for an email update with our new location!
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"Three Grey Women" by Patricia Wakida and Garret Izumi
Featured Artists and Displays:
Through April 2008 Rhiannon Alpers
Another Room is featuring the work of Rhiannon Alpers. A recent transplant to the Bay Area in 2007, Alpers has an MFA in book arts from Columbia College Chicago, and a BA in book arts from University of California, Santa Barbara College of Creative Studies. She is a papermaker, letterpress printer and a book artist. She also coordinates the Book Users Group meetings for the San Francisco Center for the Book.
Alpers has taught workshops for the Center for Book and Paper in Chicago; Santa Reparata in Florence, Italy; Kala Art Institute in Berkeley; and the San Francisco Center for the Book. She has apprenticed at Larksparrow Press in Evanston Illinois and at Turkey Press, in Berkeley. Since moving to the Bay Area, Alpers has participated in the following shows: Mutanabbi Street: an Exhibition of Broadsides; The Calendar, PCBA Member Show; The Hand Bookinders of California 29th Annual Members Show.
Also featured in the other display case is work by book artists new to the store, such as Paul Johnson, Peter and Donna Thomas, Indulgence Press, Cari Ferraro, Alice Simpson, and more from Granary Books.
Hours and location: Another Room Book Arts Bookstore is a part of Rhythmix Cultural Works.
We are open every Saturday 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday 10 am - 4 pm through April 27th. Look for an email update with our new location!