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Give A Fig: THE FIELD

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Les Figues Press 4th Annual Benefit Auction + Fundraiser

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Enter the Field of Play

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Emceed by Matias Viegener and Anna Joy Springer \, plus performances by Tisa Bryant\, Martin Glaz Serup\, Vanessa Place and the Killsonic Women's Chorus.

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Food by Saehee Cho of The Sprout and The Bean (included with admission).

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Live\, hand-drawn portraits (r epresentational or conceptual) by visual artist Sean Sullivan.

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TICKETS ON SALE NOW

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Give A Fig: THE FIELD\, The 4th Annual Les Figues Press Benefit Art Auciton + Fundraiser

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Sunday\, October 17\, 2010

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5PM - 8PM

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at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)\, 6522 Hollywood Blvd\, Los Angeles\, CA 90028

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The theme of this year's Benefit Art Auction + Fundraiser is "The Field." Considering “The Field.” Les Figues is focusing on patterns of ideas and sc hemes of presentation\, fields of endeavor and fields of clover or succulen ts\, which loosely link our community who love the field of literature. Ent er the Field of Play! Amazaing Art at GREAT PRICES! Delicious Food! Fabulou s Performances!

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Silent Auction: 5:00-7:00 PM. Complete List of AUCTION ITEMS\ , including affordably-priced works by Molly Corey\, Stephanie Taylor\, Don g Hoon Jun\, Steven Bankhead\, Lisa Ohlweller\, Patrick Hill\, Dino Dinco\, Thor Evenson\, Finishing School\, Christopher Richmond\, Andy Kolar\, Bets y Lin Seder\, Susan Silton\, Connie Samaris\, Danielle Adair\, Mathew Timmo ns\, Friends and Relations

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Live Auction + Performances: 7:00 PM\ , hosted by emcees: Matias Viegener &\; Anna Joy Springer. Performances by: Tisa Bryant\, Martin Glaz Serup\, Vanessa Place &\; Killsonic Wome n’s Chorus

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Food and desserts by The Sprout and Bean Catering\, Saehee Cho. Live Hand-Drawn Portraits by Se an Sullivan &\; Alex Gonzales (choose "representational" or "conceptual" )!

TIC KETS: $15-$50 in advance\; $25-$50 at the door.

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ON SALE NOW

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buy here

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https://app.etapestry.com/cart/LesFigues Press/default/category.php?ref=1071.0.68552711

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More Information on FA CEBOOK

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About Les Figues Press

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Les Figues Press creates aesthetic conversations between Writ ers/Artists and readers\, especially those interested in innovative/experi mental/avant-garde work. The Press intends in the most premeditated fashio n to champion the trinity of Beauty\, Belief and Bawdry. Les Figues Press p ublishes TrenchArt\, an annual series of new literature that posits litera ry works in an inter-textual conversation\; participating writers and arti sts write an aesthetic essay or poetics\, setting the terms and parameters of the serial conversation. In 2009\, the Press continued to expand its p rojects to include Fig.Analects\, a periodic series of conceptual and critical books.

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Le s Figues Press was founded in January 2005 by Teresa Carmody\, Vanessa Pla ce\, Pam Ore and Sarah LaBorde. In December 2005\, Les Figues incorporated as a nonprofit 501c3 organization. The Press is a member of the Council o f Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP)\, the California Association of Non profits (CAN)\, and the Green Press Initiative. Les Figues Press titles are distributed by Small Press Distribution (SPD).

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Since 2005\, Les Figues Press has been publishing some of the most innovative and exciting literature coming out of Los Angeles\, including Fe minaissance\, an anthology of feminist writing and criticism featured on th e Ms. Magazine Blog. Other Les Figues titles have been positively acknowled ged in such publications as Bookforum\, American Book Review\, Bomb Magazin e\, Review of Contemporary Fiction\, ForeWord Magazine\, Brooklyn Rail\, Ho w2 and more. Michael Silverblatt of NPR’s Bookworm named Les Figues as one of three Los Angeles presses publishing interesting contemporary fiction an d poetry\, and our title Voice of Ice / Voix de Glace by Alta Ifland won th e 2008 Louis Guillaume Prix du Poème en Prose in France.

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More information at www.lesfigues.com.

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