Komura; book fair
A COLLABORATION between Warehouse Eight and Kwago Bookstore, Komura; book fair is an intimate gathering of independent and specialty bookstores, storytellers, and art shops around the Philippines. Among the book fair’s events
Echoes at the Warehouse, a busking session that aims to provide a creative space for musicians to just flow and amplify their unedited thoughts and emotions. Five local musicians, namely Lions and Acrobats, Asch, Alyana Lea Carmela, Niki Colet, and Hoochie Coochie Mikkie, will busk starting at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 18. The book fair will also feature a reading lounge where people can drink coffee, read a book or play some vinyl records from Bear’s Den Records, as well as tiny nooks and corners. Kwago is hosting the first Bookworms Meetup in Manila where book lovers can geek out and trade books. Multi-awarded writer Joachim Antonio will launch his new storytelling project that breaks the “fourth wall” called EXESANONYMOUS, while the Spark Project will hold a crowdfunding workshop for writers and illustrators to publish on their own. The book fair will be on Nov. 18, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., at Warehouse Eight, La Fuerza compound, Makati City. Door charge is P200. Tickets come with a short story from the Cultural Center of the Philippines.