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Creativity: What Is It?

Thu. March 21st, 2013 - 2:00 PM

A creative conversation with graphic artist Barbara Slate (You Can Do a Graphic Novel), editor and art director of McSweeney's McMullens Brian McMullen (Hang Glider & Mud Mask), and artist and historian Ricardo Cortes (A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola).

Hosted by Piedmont Council for the Arts.

Ricardo Cort├ęs, Sarah Lawson (moderator), Brian McMullen, Barbara Slate

CitySpace-Piedmont Council for the Arts
100 5th Street NE
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How to Write a Graphic Novel

Thu. March 21st, 2013 - 4:00 PM

Barbara Slate (You Can Do a Graphic Novel and Getting Married and Other Mistakes) discusses the process of pairing words and drawings for a graphic novel.

Barbara Slate, Rachel Unkefer (moderator)

508 Dale Ave
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Jackson-Via Workshop on Graphic Novels

Fri. March 22nd, 2013 - 8:45 AM

Graphic novelist Barbara slate works with 4th grade students on creating storyline and characters for the graphic novel. Open only to the Jackson-Via Elementary School community.

Barbara Slate

Jackson-Via Elementary School
508 Harris Road
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Writing Graphic Novels

Fri. March 22nd, 2013 - 1:15 PM

Barbara Slate, writer and illustrator of graphic novels, traditional comics, greeting cards, and animated segments, works with two groups of CHS art students. Open only to the CHS community.

Barbara Slate

Charlottesville High School
1400 Melbourne Rd
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Nice Jewish Kids Gone Wild

Sat. March 23rd, 2013 - 4:00 PM

With Barbara Slate (Getting Married and Other Mistakes), E.J. Copperman (Chance of a Ghost), and Annette Dunlap (The Gambler's Daughter: A Personal and Social History).

E.J. Copperman, Annette B. Dunlap, Barbara Slate, Bella Stander (moderator)

City Council Chambers
605 E Main St
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