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Want to suggest an event? Email us! February 24-March 2, 2013

1/ Font Detective, Extra Bold
Thomas Phinney discusses and shows evidence from several of the cases he has been called into as a typographic consultant, including a forged will, legislated point size requirements, a seemingly fake rabbi, and the forged documents about President Bush’s National Guard service. Attendees will learn how mistakes in typography, printing and font selection ruined what could have otherwise been perfectly good forgeries.
When: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 6:30pm-9pm
Where: Theatre for the New City, 155 First Avenue, NYC
Price: $10 AIGA members, $30 general public

2/ Best of Brainwave: The Dreams of Amy Tan
Amy Tan discusses the effect of dreams on creativity with Harvard clinical psychologist and dream researcher Deirdre Barrett. Post-screening discussion with neuroscientist William Fishbein.
When: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 1pm-2pm
Where: Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17 Street, NYC
Price: $10 general public

3/ WebVisions: Explore the Future of the Web
Web conference exploring the future of web, mobile design, technology and UX.
When: Wednesday, February 27 through Saturday, March 1, 2013
Where: Theatre for the New City, 155 First Avenue, NYC
Price: Ticket price varies on admission package

4/ Calligraphy Show & Share
Calligraphy demonstration (or two), and a simple rubber stamping make-n-take. Join the Society of Scribes and bring your current projects to show and share.
When: Saturday, March 1, 2013, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: SVA Annex, 214 East 21st Street, NYC
Price: Free and open to the public

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