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The Floating Library

When Walt Whitman famously wrote, "I contain multitudes" in Song of Myself, he was speaking metaphorically. But Fernando Pessoa, Lisbon's everyman, truly did contain a multitude of personas, and you don't...
July 6 2016
What if I told you that the best of these new books chronicles the highs and lows of the band NOFX? Yes, NOFX. The band responsible for songs such as “My Vagina” and “Don’t Call...
June 13 2016
The Vegetarian, which won the prestigious Man Booker Prize earlier this year, opens with a young married woman's refusal to eat meat
A photographic examination of animals in photography showcasing a diverse range of photographers. The exhibition highlights the many ways animals are featured from portraits to supporting subjects
Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
This new exhibition highlights naturalists—both past and present—and the impact their work and observations has had on science via rare books, art, photographs, and historical documents
Aug. 24 2016
This new night features local artists, jewelry-makers, and DJs. Featured artists include Andrew McGranahan, Mike Turi, Camilla Robina, Danny Palmer, Angela Edwards, Travis Wolfe, and more
The first major retrospective devoted to the local artist, woodworker and sculptor. Gronborg's writing will also be featured
A new treehouse-inspired installation from local artist Wes Sam-Bruce. The interactive piece features many rooms and passageways, and is accompanied by an original soundscape by composer Joel P. West
Coinciding with the centennial anniversary of The National Park Service, this micro exhibition features work by Ansel Adams, William Henry Jackson, Carleton Watkins and many more
A new exhibition from original two- and three- dimensional pieces from current members of the San Diego-based California Fibers group. Includes a range of fiber and textile arts in media such as silk,...