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Flyers]: 1980-1990 Counter Culture and Event Flyers in California Area
California. A collection of 134 flyers, business cards, and handbills for 1980s-1990s stores, venues, events, and local parties throughout California. The handbills and flyers are all printed on paper sheets of various colors sized, 2.5" x 2" to 16" x 11", in black and colored ink with several incorporating rubberstamped elements. All items have slight edgewear and soiling else near fine or better. The archive features flyers for various clubs, bars, theaters, tattoo parlors, and hair salons. Notables include a flyer for a performance of *Hooters* by Ted Tally, Oscar-winning screenwriter for *The Silence of the Lambs* and an invitation to New Years Evil 3 party hosted by Riki Rachtman of MTV's *Headbager's Ball*. One poster for a tattoo parlor, named Shamrock Studios, is decorated with monsters, dragons, warriors and a wizard with a large top hat accompanied with a sinister grin. X = ART features a wolf dancing among sheep in a sheep skin for the event's handbill. Many clubs would have a themed night for women specifically to come dressed in certain attire, "Those wearing leg hose will be admitted FREE," is written on a business card for The Mart dance club. The flyers list the venue or event titles, location, and date but also a small description of the place, "The all new, all purpose, entertainment nucleus," is written on a poster for the popular venue during this time, The Jabberjaw. The Jabberjaw was a small coffee shop and music venue that attracted people of all ages with the underground sound of the bands that would play there. One flyer features popular horror movi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.]
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