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To build a useful spacecraft that’s roughly matchbook size is...something that would have inconceivable not so long ago.
Entrants are limited to stories that fit on the inside of a matchbook cover.
The plot, based on a couple of Damon Runyan stories but updated to the early days of television, could fit on a matchbook cover.
It should be noted that Robert Jean Ray, who curates a monthly microART exhibit of matchbook-size artworks, gives us a grid-like installation of petite paintings and collages in a variety of media in a corner of the front gallery.
An entire wall houses a colorful patchwork of matchbooks from Kansas City businesses; one corner holds a shrine to Pabst Blue Ribbon beer — his favorite — and another features stacks of paint cans from his grandfather’s business, Minnesota Paints.
Despite their tiny size, none of these miniature men are posed standing straight up, like simple matchbook stick figures.
FAVORS: The couple gave out Berger cookies and little matchbooks decorated with their names and the wedding date.
Meanwhile their neighbors engaged in a range of menial tasks, including gluing together matchbooks by hand and selling vintage snacks (jellied eel, anyone?) from street carts.
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