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Artifacts: Narrative journalism, Jill Stanton, Game Starts

Jill Stanton
Jill Stanton

Narrative Journalism: The Secrets of Long-Form Magazine Writing / Thu, Oct 6 (6:30 pm)

Third Verb—the creation of Jessica Kluthe and Jennifer Lavallee—supports local writers through intensive writing workshops. This particular three-hour session will teach you how to write narrative long-form articles for magazines such as Esquire and the New Yorker. Topics include research, interviewing sources, structure, and fact-checking. Visit thirdverb.com to learn more or buy your ticket. (Union Bank Inn [10053 Jasper Avenue, $150)

JILL STANTON’S A.I.R EXHIBITION – I KNOW THIS SOUNDS A LITTLE WEIRD/ Thu, Oct 6 – Fri, Nov 25

See what illustrator Jill Stanton has been up to this past year as artist in residence at Harcourt House. I Know This Sounds A Little Weird explores female identities and how they relate to themes of vanity, narcissism, female competition, self-loathing and self-love through an alternate-version of Stanton named “Sybil.” Opening reception is on Thursday, Oct 6 at 7 pm. (Harcourt House)

Game Starts / Fri, Oct 7 – Sun, Nov 13 

Organized by Kelsey Prud’homme, Game Start brings a community of collaborators into Latitude 53’s ProjEx Room with experimental games that create connections between technical communities and visual art practices. A new set of installations have been created using the game cabinet as a springboard for an experimental workshop process. Opening reception is on Friday, October 7 at 7 pm. (Latitude 53)

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