On October 29, 30 and 31, 1998, the Los Angeles-based art gallery and book store, Storyopolis will host English Soup, a performance featuring six actors and a cast of hand-made puppets, devised and directed by Edward Gorey, followed by Dramatis Artifacti, a one-month exhibition of original art work and ephemera by the artist. Goreys macabre drawings were brought to life by animator Derek Lamb for the title sequence for the PBS series Mystery. Gorey, a notorious recluse, will not be present at the Storyopolis event, however, it is a rare opportunity for a close-up look at the artists work. Reservations are by non-refundable pre-payment only. Tickets are $15. each. Call (310) 358-2500. The January 1998 issue of Animation World Magazine includes an article about Storyopolis.