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Author holding free class on comic book drawing, writing

Phil Yeh, author and illustrator of more than 90 comic books, will teach a free class on writing and drawing graphic novels and comics from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Josephine Community library's Grants Pass branch, 200 NW C St.

Yeh, whose works include "Dinosaurs Across America" and the "Winged Tiger" stories, also founded Cartoonists Across America, an organization that promotes literacy.

Attendees will learn to get their original ideas down on paper, and participants will work as a group to create a comic strip.

The event is open to the public, but seating is limited. Registration is encouraged. Call 541-476-0571 or email kgleisner@josephinelibrary.org for information or to register.


Acclaimed film on homeless issues to screen Friday

The award-winning film "Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home" will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, but a $10 donation is suggested, organizers said.

The movie provides an in-depth look at the lives of homeless people in Los Angeles. A discussion will follow the film.

The event is sponsored by Options for Homeless Residents of Ashland. Call 541-482-8230 for information.


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