Hello, Urbanist friends. In the wake of my book being nominated for the Washington State Book Award, I’m having another book talk at the Greenwood Senior Center, on the afternoon of Thursday the 29th. Why there, you ask? 

Because they’re a swell bunch. They allowed me to rent their rooms for my film rehearsals when the rest of the town wanted an arm and a leg. I also worked on another film project that was made there (read this friendly newspaper article for more!). And because it’s free to attend! 

And, you don’t even have to be a senior! If you are in fact of the generation that covers its mouth when it yawns (well, that would be anyone over 40, and a tradition I’m keeping alive myself), there’s no reason not to stop by; but youngsters will feel right at home too. I’ll be there, after all, and I look 12…

I also said yes to this venue because it’s north of the ship canal, and my North End friends have too often made the shlep down to Georgetown or the Hill or Pioneer Square, and wouldn’t it be nice to cut them a break? If you live up there and have missed some of my previous events, I don’t blame you. Stop by this one if you like– I’ll be reading from my book, answering your questions, and chatting onstage with my friend and co-creator Tom Eykemans, the Seattle-based graphic artist who designed the book.

Time: Thursday, 8/29, 12:30-2:00pm.

Location:
Greenwood Senior Center
525 N 85th St.  
Seattle, WA 98103

More details here.

See you soon!

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Nathan Vass has had work displayed in over twenty photography shows, designed a book and three album covers, including two for Neil Welch. His “My Favorite Things” tour at Seattle Art Museum was the highest-attended such tour there. Nathan is also the director of eight films, four of which have shown at festivals, and one of which premiered at Henry Art Gallery. He owns a photography business, Two Photography, with Larry Huang, and has photographed a dozen-plus weddings. Born in South Central LA, he holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Washington, and is also a prolific writer and sometime painter. Formerly a Hollywood resident, he still contributes film reviews to Erik Samdahl's site, Filmjabber. In addition, he holds a side job as a public bus driver, which he enjoys almost as much as directing films- if not slightly more so! He is a two-time winner of Metro’s Operator of the Month award and holds a record number of commendations.

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