Rookie Yearbook One Launch & Masquerade Party
With Tavi GevinsonOct 27, 2012
Tavi Gevinson is coming to Magic Pony for the launch of ROOKIE Yearbook One and we are having a costume party to celebrate! There will be a book signing, art show, photo booth and Halloween dance party with guest ROOKIE DJs. There will also be candy. Lots of candy. Toronto based ROOKIE photographer Petra Collins will be curating and creating an art exhibit with work by ROOKIE contributors. More details TBA.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Book Signing: 7pm
Halloween Dance Party: 8 - 10pm
$5 with costume
$20 without costume
*ticket price can be redeemed against the purchase of a Rookie Yearbook*
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and press inquiries.
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ROOKIE YEARBOOK ONE contains nearly 300 pages of collected articles, interviews, photo editorials, and illustrations. Among its 50-plus regular contributors (many of whom are teenage girls themselves) are Lena Dunham, Miranda July, Jon Hamm, David Sedaris, Elle Fanning, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, John Waters, Chloe Sevigny, JD Samson, Ira Glass, Aubrey Plaza, Carrie Brownstein, Paul Feig, Fred Armisen, and Winnie Holzman. This collection also features artwork by Sonja Ahlers, one of our fav Canadian artists!
About Tavi Gevinson
In 2008, 11 year old Tavi Gevinson started the blog, Style Rookie. From the confines of her bedroom in the suburbs of Chicago, she wrote about personal style and chronicled the development of her own. Within two years, it averaged 50,000 hits per day and fashion designers from around the world invited Tavi to attend and write about fashion shows. Soon this tiny wunderkind's interests grew beyond fashion, into culture and art and, especially, feminism.
In 2011, when Tavi was 15, she launched ROOKIE, a website for girls like her: teenagers who are interested in fashion and beauty but also in dissecting the culture around them through a uniquely teen-girl lens. ROOKIE broke 1 million page views within its first six days. Lady Gaga called her "the future of journalism" Tavi's charming intellect shines in ROOKIE, arguably the most intelligent magazine ever made for a teen-girl audience. She writes with a humble but keen authority on such serious topics as body image, self-esteem, and first encounters with street harassment.To date, Tavi has written for Harper's Bazaar, Jezebel, Lula, and Pop, and is a contributing editor for GARAGE magazine. She has been profiled in the New York Times and The New Yorker, and has been on the cover of POP, L'Officiel, Zeit Magazin, and BUST. As a speaker, she has made numerous presentations at venues such asIdeaCity, TEDxTeen, L2 Forum, and the Economist World in 2012 Festival.