Sunday February 26, 2pm
"The Window" Literary Series
Co-Produced by Susan Hayden and Alexis Rhone Fancher, this edition of the show which goes off every third Sunday afternoon*, is titled " Accomplice" showcases playwright/ essayist Guy Zimmerman, poet Pam Ward, monologist Jim Turner & Poet Kelly Grace Thomas. With music sets by Mason Summit and Sofia Wolfson.
$10 includes beverages. Limited seating. Parking lots available north of Chung King Plaza. Metered street parking. Metro Gold Line Chinatown station is directly two blocks east.
* PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL TIME FOR THIS PERFORMANCE: 2PM (shows are usually 4pm)
Sunday, January 22, 4pm
Chinatown Firecrackers: Co-Producers Susan Hayden an Alexis Rhone Fancher present:
"Stop! In the Name of Love"
Featuring poets Jackie Bang and Brandon Jordan Brown; writer director Tommy Swerdlow and artist/ writer Jon Pearson. Music sets by Mason Summit & Bliss Bowen.
$10. Host beverages. Limited seating. Parking lots available north of Chung King Plaza. Metered street parking. Metro Gold Line Chinatown station is directly two blocks east.
Thursday, January 26 7:00pm
Juxtapoz Magazine presents the A.G. Geiger Art Book Swap
Think cocktail party with art books! Bring an art book(s) to trade with other bibliophiles. Titles covering mid 20th century to present California based artists are preferred but not required - no pressure. Meet other art lovers, make new friends and maybe score that book you can't find anywhere else! Tito's Vodka hosts the bar with cocktails, wine and beer. (21+)
Saturday January 21, 7pm
Fotofolio.La Magazine Fundraiser with Founder Gusmano Cesaretti and Editor Naheed Simjee
International photographer, GUSMANO CESSARETTI and Fotofolio.la Editor, NAHEED SIMJEE will present their 2017 vision for their on-going project: Fotofolio.la. They will also be joined by HENRY HOPPER who will discuss the art of DENNIS HOPPER, specifically the photographs appearing in Issue #10.
Hosted Bar. Suggested door donation: $5
Proceeds go directly to Fotofolio.la a 501c.
NOVEMBER 13, Sunday 4-5pm
Book Launch/ Reading : Knights of the Straight Table by Hal West. Introduction by Special Guest, Bruce Wagner, writer of the feature film "Maps to the Stars"
NOVEMBER 6, SUNDAY 4-5pm
Susan Hayden, AKA Library Girl Presents Kukoff & O'Neil
Producer, Screenwriter, Producer and Author of Children of the Canyon, David Kukoff together with Patrick O'Neil author of Gun, Spoon and Needle and contributing editor to Sensitive Skin Magazine will read in a lively expose' of personal trial.
Opening is award winning poet Alexis Rhone Fancher, author of How I Lost My Virginity to Michael Cohen and Other Heart Stab Poems.
Music By Singer Songwriter JEFF TURMES and Singer Songwriter, Mason Summit.
OCTOBER 22, SATURDAY 11AM - 7PM
ART BOOK FAIR
The A.G. Geiger Art Book Fair is an open air festival set in Chinatown’s Historic Plaza west of Hill street. There are great restaurants, galleries and bars nearby providing a fantastic atmosphere in which to browse one-of-a-kind art books, meet the artists and attend special artist interviews and talks.
AUGUST 28, SUNDAY 4PM
AN AFTERNOON OF NOIR POETRY
Alexis Rhone Fancher hosts three reknown LA poets Brendan Constantine, Tony Barnstone and Suzanne Lummis for LA noir themed reading so appropriate to the store and its historic location. Join us!
Suggested $10 donation
AUGUST 20, SATURDAY 5PM
KCRW CHINATOWN SUMMER NIGHTS
Jason Bentley Dj's the party in the historic central plaza. Food Trucks, Restaurants, Bars, Booths and bands. We're open till 10.
JULY 31, SUNDAY 4PM
THREE LA POETS
MICHELLE BITTING, LAUREL ANN BOGEN & ALEXIS RHONE FANCHER
These well recognized poets will be dropping pearls on the Geiger bookstore main floor. Seating is limited but there is some SRO with good sigh lines.
Suggested $10 donation
JULY 9, SATURDAY 8-10pm
For the first time in 30 years the seminal rockers reunite to torch Chung King Rd. Part of the Coagula Curatorial exhibit of work by the beloved LA punk scene fixture, Mark Gash, curated by performance/ rocker Johanna Went, the show is sure to please.
JUNE 25, SATURDAY 5pm-10pm
ROOM XYZ, A Virtual Reality Experience
SuperArchitects Devin Gharahkasian, Nels Long and Team transform the Geiger downstairs gallery space into an exploration of architecture as storytelling in an installation inspired by our own historic Chinatown location.
JUNE 18, SATURDAY 5-10PM
KCRW SUMMER NIGHTS, CHINATOWN
DJ's, Food Trucks and a night out under the Chinese lanterns. We're offering free shipping so you don't have to carry your awesome new book around the party
We'll be showcasing some of the world's best talent, be they artists, poets, filmmakers, writers of all stripes, actors musicians, architects even comedians. Naturally we'll focus on California based folk. We'll be ramping up our slate of events in the Fall but here's what's on tap so far for the summer:
SEPTEMBER 25, SUNDAY 4PM
LIBRARY GIRL PRESENTS
An afternoon of storytelling, poetry, music and all around feel good, Susan Hayden AKA Library Girl is adding an "Eastside Pop Up" edition of her popular show at the Ruskin Theater Group in Santa Monica.