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  • May 28, 11:00 AM – May 29, 6:00 PM
    expo arts center, 4321 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807, USA
    The best zine fest in the country is back!
  • Apr 29, 10:00 AM
    Toronto Reference Library, 5120 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5N9, Canada
    The Biggest and best comics art Fair in Canada.
  • Apr 28, 6:00 PM
    Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2M9, Canada
    James Spooner will be in town for TCaf. He will be at the screening to do a slide show presentation after the screening.
  • Apr 20, 7:30 PM
    Town Hall Seattle - The Great Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    A Conversation with James Spooner: In‑Person & Online
  • Mar 28, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Radical Cat book Store, 1717 S Wells Ave, Reno, NV 89502, USA
  • Mar 25, 2:00 PM PDT
    Central Library - Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA
    EVENT SOLD OUT - See below for youtube streaming link.
  • Mar 02, 10:00 AM – Mar 05, 5:00 PM
    Seattle convention center, 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    This is the third biggest comics convention in the United States. I'll be doing two panels. Find me in the artist alley.
  • Feb 24, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST
    Bundy Museum of History and Art, Annex B, 129 Main St, Binghamton, NY 13905, USA
    FREE, ALL AGES, 20th Anniversary screening of the legendary documentary AFRO-PUNK, with special guest, director James Spooner! After the film, there will be a community discussion and Q&A led by SUNY Broome Nursing Program graduate and Binghamton’s own Jessica Steele (LadyFest, Femmefest)!
  • Feb 24, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
    Binghamton University, 4400 Vestal Pkwy E, Binghamton, NY 13902, USA
    Join us at the Binghamton University Union, Room 111 (UU 111) on Friday, February 24th for an afternoon with artist, filmmaker, and writer James Spooner, where he will be reading from, talking about, and signing his new graphic novel memoir High Desert: Black. Punk. Nowhere. FREE
  • Feb 23, 4:00 PM
    Klarman Hall, Rhodes-Rawlings Auditoriu, Klarman Hall, 232 E Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    From James Spooner, the co-founder of the Afro-Punk Festival, comes a stunning graphic memoir of his coming-of-age in a miserable desert town in California in the early 1990s. Hear him read and talk about it.
  • Feb 22, 7:00 PM EST
    M.A.P. Technologies, 322 W Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    High Desert Book talk with James Spooner Live performance by hardcore band - Pearl
  • Feb 12, 7:00 PM – Mar 01, 6:00 PM
    M. Rosetta Hunter Art Gallery, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    The M. Rosetta Hunter Gallery in partnership with the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) at Seattle Central College honors Black History Month with the art exhibition: Black Storytelling in Graphic Novels.
  • Feb 02, 6:00 PM PST – Mar 25, 6:00 PM PDT
    PAIN SUGAR GALLERY, 3635 9th St, Riverside, CA 92501, USA
    What is often seen as “American” or “Western” culture is actually Black culture.
  • Dec 10, 2022, 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    Author Talk
    This event is online only. Come join us at the New York Public Library as we celebrate our 2022 Best New Comics for Adults list! Joining us for an author talk will be James Spooner, the author & artist behind The High Desert: Black. Punk. Nowhere.!
  • Dec 04, 2022, 12:00 PM – Dec 05, 2022, 10:00 PM
    Permanent Records Roadhouse, 1906 Cypress Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90065, USA
    22+ artists tabling! Live Readings and 6 bands!
  • Dec 03, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Robinson S.P.A.C.E., 104 Robinson St, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA
    Afro-Punk Screening, Book talk with Carolina Hidalgo from the No Dogs in Space Podcast! Fund Raiser for LA Zine Fest $10-25 sliding scale
  • Nov 20, 2022, 7:00 PM
    BLIND LADY ALE HOUSE, 3416 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116, USA
    Sunday at 5pm we’ll tap High Desert IPA and have Afro-Punk on the big screen. James will be hanging out at BLAH with books, dvds, posters and more. Grab a High Desert IPA, buy a gook, watch Afro-Punk on the big screen, listen to punk rock vinyl and have fun.
  • Nov 18, 2022, 7:00 PM – Nov 19, 2022, 10:00 PM
    Heavy Manners Library, 1200 N Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA
    A comics reading with James Spooner and others
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