David Lance Goines illustrated cookbooks for Alice Waters

Legendary restaurateur and chef Alice Waters and renowned graphic artist David Lance Goines met during the Berkeley Free Speech Movement in the ‘60s, and the two have remained close friends. Goines has created commemorative posters for Waters’ Chez Panisse restaurant and illustrated many of her cookbooks. Some of his Chez Panisse posters are in the […]

Gary Snyder & Tom Killion: The Art of Friendship

LIKE NATURALIST JOHN MUIR, Pulitzer-prize winning poet Gary Snyder’s words about the Sierra point to its extraordinary beauty, ecological importance and rich cultural history. In The High Sierra of California, Snyder’s prose, Tom Killion’s woodcut artistry, as well as Muir’s writings, capture the multiple facets of the region. The two famous artists—who share an appreciation […]

Full Circle Press in Nevada City

Judith Berliner grew up in Nevada City, worked in a printshop in Sacramento for 12 years, and returned to her hometown in 1991 and started Full Circle Press, whose customers are world famous. “I’ve come full circle,” says Judith, whose vintage letterpress equipment was used by her father, renowned print craftsman Harold Berliner, more than […]

Nevada City Winter Craft Fair at Miners Foundry on December 15

KNOW & GO WHAT: Nevada City Winter Craft Fair WHEN: Sunday, December 15, 2013 WHERE: Miners Foundry Cultural Center, 325 Spring Street, Nevada City TICKETS:$3 INFO: www.minersfoundry.org The Nevada City Winter Craft Fair returns Sunday, December 15, 2013 to the historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center in downtown Nevada City, CA. The bi-annual independently, juried craft […]