WHO & WHAT: A kid-friendly in-store event and signing w/ award-winning filmmaker and author Nick Brooks alongside Academy award-winning filmmaker and author Matthew Cherry, discussing Nick's debut middle-grade fiction release Nothing Interesting Ever Happens to Ethan Fairmont live at Reparations Club
WHEN: Saturday, October 22nd, 2022 @ 3pm PST
WHERE: IN-PERSON at Reparations Club
(3054 S. Victoria Ave LA, CA 90016)
COVID REQUIREMENTS: Proof of vaccination and face covering while indoors is required to attend in-person. No exceptions.
HOW: Reserve a ticket below, FREE or with the option to include a signed copy of
Nothing Interesting Ever Happens to Ethan Fairmont for pick-up (select 'Local Pickup' at checkout to waive shipping) or shipping after the event.
Please email us if you have any additional needs or accessibility concerns.
Nick Brooks is an award-winning filmmaker and writer. His short film Hoop Dreamin’ earned him the George Lucas Scholar Award and was a finalist in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Film Fest. His short film Bee won the James Bridges and Jack Larson Award for Writing and Directing and premiered at the American Black Film Festival. Nick currently lives in Los Angeles, California; he’s originally from Washington, D.C.
In 2016, Nick created and launched his children’s books series, The Adventures of Yani. The series gained national attention and is currently used at schools across the country. This is his debut middle-grade novel.
Matthew A. Cherry is a Chicago-native and former NFL wide receiver turned filmmaker who played for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Cincinnati Bengals, Carolina Panthers, and the Baltimore Ravens. In 2007 he retired and moved to LA to pursue a career in entertainment. Now, he directs music videos, television, and short films, including "Hair Love," the Academy award-winning short film based on this book. Matthew was named to Paste Magazine's list of Directors to Watch in 2016.