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Black Wave: Butte College, CFE Library

  • CFE Library 3536 Butte Campus Drive Oroville, CA, 95965 United States (map)

Celebrate the launch of BLACK WAVE at Butte College.

It's 1999—and Michelle's world is ending. 

Desperate to quell her addiction to drugs, disastrous romance, and nineties San Francisco, Michelle heads south for LA. But soon it's officially announced that the world will end in one year, and life in the sprawling metropolis becomes increasingly weird.

While living in an abandoned bookstore, dating Matt Dillon, and keeping an eye on the encroaching apocalypse, Michelle begins a new novel, a sprawling and meta-textual exploration to complement her promises of maturity and responsibility. But as she tries to make queer love and art without succumbing to self-destructive vice, the boundaries between storytelling and everyday living begin to blur, and Michelle wonders how much she'll have to compromise her artistic process if she's going to properly ride out doomsday.

Earlier Event: October 11
Black Wave: 1078 Gallery
Later Event: October 12
Michelle Tea: CSU Chico