Tuesday, June 13, 2017

QWERTY Festival, Greenville, NY, June 23-24

QWERTY: The Second Annual Festival of Type and the Letter Arts will be held at the Greenville Drive-In on June 23-24th and features a return performance by the enigmatic rhythm and words ensemble, the Boston Typewriter Orchestra. The festival begins on World Typewriter Day Friday with a line-up including a special live performance by Brian Dewan and a 10th anniversary screening of Gary Hustwit’s documentary Helvetica. Boston Typewriter Orchestra takes the stage Saturday evening before screenings of Ink & Paper and Doug Nichol’s new documentary California Typewriter featuring Tom Hanks, John Mayer and Sam Shepard. Both evenings will host a gathering of typewriter poets, typewriter and letter art and a type-in hosted by Eric Molbach. Bring your typewriter or use one of the free typewriters provided on a first-come first-served basis. The Greenville Drive-In is located at 10700 Route 32 in Greenville NY 12083.

More info here.

Monday, June 5, 2017

June type-ins in SF, Traverse City, Portland OR

June 23, 3-7 pm, at Mission Pie in San Francisco

June 24 at Oblation Papers in Portland, Oregon

June 24, 12-4 at Landmark Books in Traverse City, MI

If you're planning to attend, it's smart to contact these places to confirm the details.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

New Hanx Writers

Tom Hanks' Hanx Writer app has introduced three new virtual typewriters: the Del Sol, Electrix, and Matterhorn.