Tuesday, August 15, 2017

i dream lo-tech returns

Ton S. has revived his "I Dream Lo-Tech" blog. There are a few old posts on it, and he says he will be occasionally posting new material. He had to focus on academia for a couple of years but he is back in the typosphere!


Monday, July 17, 2017

Joe's ABQ Made The Headlines

Looks like Joe Van Cleave's First Annual ABQ made a long trip to a local Indiana newspaper. A co-worker of mine just handed me a cut-out article from the paper and I instantly recognized Joe's name. Here is the link to the online version.

It's always fun to read about typewriters and type-ins in the news!

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.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Seattle type-in May 28

May 28, 2017, Sunday,  1- 3 pm

Library meeting room,  8016 Greenwood Ave N.,  Seattle, WA (admission is free)

Questions? call or text David Bark @ (206)-851-7464

 What is a type-IN? A place for people to get together who like to type on typewriters.

 Should I bring anything? Bring your typewriter if you have one, and if you don't have a typewriter come anyway if you would like to learn more about them. There will be at least one or two that you can try typing on.

 The library opens at 1 pm. No alcoholic beverages, please. 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Letter-writing social in Dallas


(Organizer Amy Walton is also looking for pen pals. "All I need is a name, address, year of birth and a sentence about their interests." Write to amy.walton.tx at gmail dot com.)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Virginia type-in

Virginia type-in! Drop by any time 9-5 on March 25 at Bristol Public Library, 701 Goode St, Bristol, Virginia 24201. Hosted by Langley Shazor, The Casual Word (https://www.facebook.com/Thecasualword).