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Happy Birthday, Edward Gorey

Posted on Friday, February 22, 2013 by coffeecritic

Edward Gorey illustration To celebrate the birthday of writer and illustrator Edward Gorey (1925-2000) on February 22, the bookstore at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco is hosting a special evening of Gorey-themed entertainment. It may be too late to make it to the birthday party, but you can always visit the museum for free with the library's Discover and Go program. Even Google is getting into . . . more »

Ezra Jack Keats at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by coffeecritic

picture of The Snowy Day Did you know that Ezra Jack Keats was born Jacob Ezra Katz? The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats is the first major exhibition to pay tribute to the award-winning author and illustrator of such beloved books as Whistle for Willie and The Snowy Day. It is currently at the Jewish Contemporary Museum in San Francisco through February 24, 2013. You can . . . more »

Ezra Jack Keats at the Contemporar