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May 29, 2012
“A Night on Drugs” features J.R. Helton, author of the new novel Drugs, Joseph Mattson, editor of The Speed Chronicles, and Tony O’Neil, author of Digging the Vein, discussing the legacy of writing about drug experiences. Forgoing sensationalism, the authors are more interested in analyzing the effects of different drugs on the mind and soul, and interpreting their experiences creatively.
Join them at BookCourt in Brooklyn on Tuesday, May 29th, at 7:00pm. Book signings to follow.
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May 29, 2012
Hey, New York!
Eva Gabrielsson, author of “There Are Things I Want You to Know” About Stieg Larsson and Me” will be talking about her life with Stieg Larsson and signing copies of her book at the Scandinavia House on Tuesday, May 29, at 6:30pm. Don’t forget to check out the paperback edition of the book, released in January 2012.
The Scandinavia House is located at:
58 Park Avenue at 38th Street, New York City
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November 5, 2011
In love with Memoirs of a Breton Peasant?
Then come to Fest-Noz Vraz, the Breton Music and Dance Festival! It will be happening on November 5th from 4pm-11pm at the Hungarian House, located on the Upper East Side.
The event will be celebrating Breton music in North America and will feature over 40 musicians. The schedule is:
4:00pm – 5:30pm : Breton Dance Class
5:30pm – 6:00pm : Irish & Scottish Dance Demonstration
6:00pm – 11:30pm : Fest-noz vraz!
The event costs $25 at the door, but only $20 if you buy your tickets during the presale online.
The Hungarian House is located at 213 East 82nd Street, New York, NY 10028.
November 4, 2011"Thanks to Center for an Urban Future, we now know that chain store growth in the city is weakening. Small businesses planning to take advantage of this trend should Occupy Manhattan Storefronts. They should design storefronts that create a connection between their stores and their neighbors. Because when neighbors love what you’re doing, they’ll empty their pockets to help out. They don’t really want those chain stores everywhere."
March 7, 2011March 7, 2011, 7:00-9:00pm, Ina May Gaskin will be holding at workshop with Brith Day Presence. The special workshop for midwives, doulas, and birth assistants will teach techniques Gaskin learned to keep labor moving along, specifically techniques to correct or deal with OP positions, ascynclitism, and should dystocia. She will also present the goals of the Safe Motherhood Quilt Project. Ina May is also promoting her new book Birth Matters: A Midwife's Manifesta. Cost of the workshop is $65 payable by check, $67 by credit card. Email email@example.com to register. Location: 580 Broadway, Suite 304, between Prince and Houston New York, NY 10012.
November 8, 2010Nov. 8, 2010, 7:00PM, Bluestockings bookstore welcomes Cathy Wilkerson as she reads from her latest work, Flying Close to the Sun: My Life and Times as a Weatherman, the story of how a white middle-class girl became a part of Weather Underground, one of the most notorious groups of the '60s. Location: 172 Allen Street New York, NY 10002.
October 21, 2010October 21, 2010, 7:00PM, Bluestockings Bookstore will feature Ted Rall to discuss his latest work The Anti-American Manifesto. Location: 172 Allen St. New York, NY 10002. For more information about the event and pricing, go to http://bluestockings.com.
October 4, 2010October 4, 2010, time TBA, Project Censored will be welcomed by Revolution Books to discuss the release of Censored 2011. Location: 146 W. 26th St., between 6th & 7th Ave. For additional information go to http://www.revolutionbooksnyc.org/home.html or call 212-691-3345.
May 19, 2010
May 19, 2010, 7:00 pm, McNally Jackson Books: 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012
April 29, 2010
April 29, 2010, 4-5:30 pm, Instituto Cervantes New York: 211–215 East 49th St.