Entertainment in New York

    24 Oct

    (Le) Poisson Rouge, Bleecker Street, New York, NY, USA

    October 24, 2018

    Come out for the official NYC launch of Don’t Hide The Madness William S. Burroughs in Conversation with Allen Ginsberg edited by Steven Taylor at (le) Poisson Rouge.

    Enjoy an evening of readings and storytelling featuring Steven Taylor (Ginsberg collaborator; The Fugs); Peter Hale (executor of The Ginsberg Archives); Hal Willner (music producer: Lou Reed, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, et al); Steve Dalachinsky (poet, Beat associate) plus special guests.

    Three Rooms Press presents an evening of reading and storytelling around Beat culture at the NYC launch of DON’T HIDE THE MADNESS: William S. Burroughs in Conversation with Allen Ginsberg. The event will be held in The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street at Thompson) on Wednesday, October 24, 7 pm. Admission is free.

    The event features readings from the book and storytelling about legendary Beat icons from key collaborators and associates. Featured performers include Steven Taylor, editor of DON’T HIDE THE MADNESS; Peter Hale, Ginsberg Archives executor; Hal Willner, revered NYC music producer; and Steve Dalachinsky, internationally-renowned poet and Beat associate.

    Copies of DON’T HIDE THE MADNESS will be available for purchase at the event. The event is free and open to the public. For reservations and additional information, contact Peter Carlaftes: 212-731-0574; info@threeroomspress.com.

    14 May

    Pete's Candy Store, Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA

    May 14, 2018

    6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

    826NYC, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative & expository writing skills, hosts a monthly reading series featuring New York City’s finest writers: emerging, published, and everywhere in between. Because at 826NYC, everyone’s invited to share their story.

    This month features writers & performers Aarti Monteiro, Alison Preece, Annie Battles, and Phoebe Gittelson, and is hosted by Danielle Sinay.

    Entry is FREE and Happy Hour runs ’til 7: $2 Yuengling and $3 well drinks and Brooklyn Lager!

    We hope you join us for this wonderful evening in celebration of New York’s finest writers and 826NYC!

    ABOUT THE READERS:

    AARTI MONTEIRO is a fiction writer and educator. She has an MFA in Fiction from Rutgers University-Newark. She is a VONA/Voices alum and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellow. She runs the 826NYC Writers’ Room program at a middle school, where she wrangles kids to write stories and poems. Aarti is working on a novel in stories that deals with home, loss, and identity. Born and raised in India and Illinois, she currently lives in Brooklyn. www.aartimonteiro.com; @aaisforaarti.

    ALISON PREECE is a writer and actress living in Brooklyn. Her stories have been published with The Huffington Post, Skirt magazine, Elephant Journal, Thought Catalog, Sniff & Barkens magazine, and elsewhere. She is a features writer for OnStage Blog and is working on her second novel.www.alisonpreece.com; @apreecenyc.

    ANNIE BATTLES is a comedian and writer living in Williamsburg, where she is currently writing, producing and directing a web series called Special Blonde Roast in collaboration with Margaret Burrus. She grew up on Roosevelt Island, where she took the tram to school every day, before receiving her BA from Bard College. She is currently also a barista at Bohaus, a coffee and flower shop in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

    PHOEBE GITTELSON feels the soft california sun tingle under her freckles, she misses pacific coast highway and wild succulents. she is currently living in new york city. she might be practicing violin on her rooftop. she loves seeing matisse at MoMA and the ancient nudes at the MET. she is probably writing about you, you can find her if you are looking. phoebe listens to django reinhardt in the morning and is always watching the moon. she is trying to create empathy through poetry, through conversation.

    12 May

    d.b.a., 1st Avenue, New York, NY, USA

    May 12, 2018

    2:00 pm To 5:00 pm

    Celebrate the first National Dog Mom’s Day with the hottest new dating app, The Dig! Head to the event and show you’ve downloaded or shared the Dig App for free drinks, get some swag from ShaggySwag, treats from Amuse Pooch and Paul’s Custom Petfood, accessories from Gen7Pets and meet adoptable pups from Social Tees Animal Rescue, Rescue Dogs Rock and Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue!

     

    ABOUT DOG MOM’S DAY

    The Dig has created a day to celebrate and thank the dog moms who dedicate their love and support every day to their dogs. It’s a different, special and visceral love that deserves its own day to be recognized and appreciated.  Every year, dog moms are reprimanded for celebrating their motherhood on Mother’s Day. Dog Mom’s Day will be a day truly dedicated to the dog moms, foster dog moms, and future dog moms. Dog Mom’s Day is a celebration of women and their dogs.

    11 May

    Caveat, New York, NY, USA

    May 11, 2018

    6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

    Did you love science fairs as a child? Then the Pregame Your Brain: Women in Science event is for you. It’s like a science fair for adults! Come to this week’s Pregame your Brain presented by Caveat and co-hosted by Women in Science at Rockefeller (WISeR) and learn the stories of 6 new fantastic women in science!

    You’ve heard about Marie Curie, but she’s not the only amazing female scientist out there! This will really be something to tell your friends about.

    ::: About WISeR- Women In Science At Rockefeller :::
    WISeR seeks to promote the institutional equality and success of women scientists at The Rockefeller University by serving as a platform for professional development and community advocacy.

    Tickets: FREE WITH ADVANCE RSVP, or $5 at the door

    18 Apr

    528 West 57th Street, New York, NY, USA

    April 18, 2018 To June 20, 2018

    Are you looking for free tickets to a New York City show? Look no further! Be a live studio audience member of the TBS hit show Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. “Full Frontal,” a late-night comedy series hosted by longtime “Daily Show” correspondent Samantha Bee, offers a unique satirical take on weekly news and explores other important stories largely overlooked by traditional media outlets.

     

    When: Every Wednesday June 6, June 13 & June 20
    Time: 5:45 pm
    Where: The CBS Broadcast Center
    528 West 57th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenue)
    New York, NY 10019
    Cost: Free tickets