Sun Aug 11, Portland, Ore.: Arthur #35 Publication Party with live performance by MICHAEL HURLEY – FREE

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This Sunday, Aug. 11, in Portland, Ore.: Arthur 35 publication party – FREE – with a performance by special guest — folksinger MICHAEL HURLEY (aka Snock), who has his own 8-page section in the new Arthur. And those pages are BIG — that’s one of the feature’s two-page spreads pictured above, as well as a detail of a photo of Snock by Liz Devine. Text for the 11,000-word piece is by Byron Coley, Arthur’s most Senior Writer.

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ARTHUR No. 35 publication party with special live performance by MICHAEL HURLEY!!!

Sunday, August 11, 2013
9:00-11:00pm

The Waypost
3120 N. Williams Ave
Portland, Ore 97227

Wily folkplayer MICHAEL HURLEY (aka Elwood Snock) has charmed hip audiences for over fifty years now with his timeless surrealist tunes and sweetly weird comics, all the while maintaining a certain ornery, outsider mystique.

In the new issue of Arthur, Longtime Snockhead/Arthur Senior Writer BYRON COLEY investigates this Wild American treasure in an enormous 11,000-word, 8-PAGE feature replete with rare photos, artwork, comics… and a giant color portrait by Liz Devine. Snock attack!

Join Arthur co-publisher Floating World Comics at The Waypost on Sunday August 11th to celebrate the release of the new ish. Stop by for some sweet tunes and pick up the new issue a week before it hits the stands!

No cover, but bring $5 for the new ish!

If you can’t make it, pre-order the new issue here at the Arthur Store. They’re moving fast…

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About Jay Babcock

I am the co-founder and editor of Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curator of the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was, amongst other things, a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages and many other print publications and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was one of five Angelenos listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I wrote a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. Today, I live a peaceful life in the rural wilderness of Joshua Tree, California, where I am a partner in JTHomesteader.com with Stephanie Smith.

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