Events from the Les Figues Archives: 2010

Sunday, January 10, 2010
Mrs. Porter’s Literary Art Salon
| Los Angeles |

Saturday, February 27, 2010
Les Figues, Mathew Timmons, and Two Canadians
| Venice |
Featuring: Gregory Betts, Donato Mancini, Vanessa Place, William Poundstone, and Christine Wertheim
Beyond Baroque

Saturday, March 20, 2010
Big City Forum
| Los Angeles |
Featuring: Mathew Timmons, Elena Karina Byrne, Vanessa Place, Teresa Carmody, and Brandon Constantine

Honor Fraser Gallery

Saturday, March 20, 2010
Double Book Launch: Sidebrow + Les Figues
| Los Angeles |
Celebrating the launch of Sandy Florian’s On Wonderland & Waste and Harold Abramowitz’s Not Blessed
POVevolving Gallery

Sunday, March 21, 2010
Mrs. Porter’s Literary Art Salon
| Los Angeles |

Saturday, March 27, 2010
Feminaissance Los Angeles

| Los Angeles |
Readings by: Maggie Nelson, Wanda Coleman, Christine Wertheim, Stephanie Young, Meiling Cheng, Vanessa Place, and Teresa Carmody

LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

April 9-11, 2010
AWP Bookfair, Panels, and Reading
| Denver |
Including: Paul Hoover, Vanessa Place, Mathew Timmons, and others
Colorado Convention Center

Sunday, April 25, 2010
2nd Annual Garden Party
| Los Angeles |
Featuring: Wanda Coleman, Paul Hoover, Janice Lee, and Matias Viegener
with Music by Laura Steenberge

May 22-23, 2010
Silver Lake Jubilee
| Los Angeles |
Les Figues showcases include: Danielle Adair, Amina Cain, Teresa Carmody, Allison Carter, Vanessa Place, and Mathew Timmons, with Sur + special guests Gabriela Jauregui and Ariane Simard

Friday, June 4, 2010
Three Press Reading: the Importance of Independents
| Los Angeles |
&Now Books, Les Figues Press, Other Voices Books
Featuring: Harold Abramowitz, Teresa Carmody, Alexandra Chasin, Hina Frangello, Davis Schneiderman, and Mathew Timmons
w o r d s p a c e

Saturday, June 5, 2010
Mommy, Mommy! #8
| Los Angeles |
Featuring: Matias Viegener, Veronica Gonzales, Amra Brooks, and Laida Lertxundi

Monday, June 21, 2010
Summer Solstice Kickoff
| Los Angeles |
Featuring work and performances by: Divya Victor, Douglas Kearney, and Vanessa Place
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

Sunday, July 11, 2010
Not Content Performance 2
| Los Angeles |
Readings by: Douglas Kearney and Vanessa Place and Feral-Cat Attack* as conceived by Divya Victor
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Not Content Performance 3: Maxi Kim
| Los Angeles |
Artist/writer talk with Maxi Kim
Performance with Maxi Kim and Robbe Hansen, plus short video by Gina Clark
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

July 21-24, 2010
Unnatural Acts
| Los Angeles |
Exploring themes of hunger, war, and desire through public arts of collaboration
Performances, collaborations and readings by: Harold Abramowitz, Tisa Bryant, Amina Cain, Teresa Carmody, Saehee Cho, Kate Durbin, K. Lorraine Graham, Jennifer Karmin, Laida Lertxundi, India Radfar, and Mark Wallace.
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

Saturday, August 7, 2010
Mommy, Mommy! #9
| Los Angeles |
Performances by: Teresa Carmody, Jack Halberstam, Stephen van Dyck, and Laura Vena
Pieter (Performance Art Space DANCE)

Sunday, August 8, 2010
Not Content: Credit Launch
| Los Angeles |
Artist Talk with Mathew Timmons
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

August 13-21, 2010
Dark Erasures

| Los Angeles |
Featured writers: Honey Crawford, Vanessa Place, Colin Dickey, Yedda Morrison, and Christine Wertheim
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

Thursday, August 19, 2010
Not Content (group) Performance
| Los Angeles |
Johanna Drucker, Yedda Morrison, and Mathew Timmons performing from I AM WORDLE, DARKNESS, and CREDIT
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

Sunday, September 12, 2010
Improvisational Insect Orchestra
| Los Angeles |
As part of Sawako Nakayasu’s Insect Country C
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

Sunday, September 19, 2010
Not Content Performance 8
| Los Angeles |
Closing performance for the summer season of Not Content
Featuring: Marco Antonio Huerta, Christine Wertheim, and Sawako Nakayasu
LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

Sunday, September 26, 2010
West Hollywood Book Fair
| Los Angeles |
Participating writers: Harold Abramowitz, Mathew Timmons, Allison Carter, Jen Hofer, Jennifer Karim, and Cara Benson

Sunday, October 17, 2010
4th Annual Give a Fig: Auction + Fundraiser

| Los Angeles |
Performers: Tisa Bryant, Martin Glaz Serup, Vanessa Place, and Killsonic Women’s Chorus
Emcees: Anna Joy Springer and Matias Viegener

November 12 & 14, 2010
Les Figues Goes Northwest
| Seattle |
With: Amina Cain, Jennifer Calkins, Doug Nufer, Pam Ore, and Mathew Timmons
Pilot Books

| Portland |
With: Amina Cain, Jennifer Calkins, Doug Nufer, Pam Ore, Mathew Timmons, and Christine Wertheim
Spare Room, the Waypost

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