Issue 9 (Childhood)
Launch Event

Date: Sunday, 19 January 2003, 3–7 pm
Location: Bard High School Early College

On Sunday, January 19, 3–7 pm, Cabinet Magazine organized an event to celebrate the launch of its issue 9 “Childhood” issue. The event took place in the gym of Bard High School Early College in Manhattan. Music was provided by DJs Lukas Cox, age 5, Lulu Valentino, age 4 1/2, & Isaac Yglesis, age 6.

DJ Lulu Valentino
DJ Lukas Cox

At 5 pm, a spelling bee was organized in the school auditorium. Organized by the Veteran Bee-Meisters’ Association, the spelling bee featured some of the smartest and most competitive adults in the art world. The large hideous trophy was won by writer Paul Lukas.

Spelling Bee
The final six