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August 2017
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All-Instar Books Reading at KGB Bar

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
KGB Bar,
85 East 4th Street
New York, NY United States
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INSTAR BOOKS (www.instarbooks.com) is celebrating its approximate third anniversary in business with an ALL-INSTAR reading at KGB Bar! Our NYC-based authors, both past and present, will be in attendance and reading/performing from recent work. (Including possible mystery readers.) Catch up on what your old faves are doing! Encounter new faves! Purchase books and zines that they have created, as well as all current (and perhaps impending) Instar print titles! Come early to enjoy some component of a meager free home-cooked…

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Artist Talk with “In my sleep I migrate back” Roya Amigh and Monika Fabijanska

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FiveMyles,
588 St John's Place
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Join artist Roya Amigh, and art historian and writer Monika Fabijanska as they discuss “In my sleep I migrate back,” on view in the main gallery until 8/27. Roya Amigh recreates imagery that pieces together elements of different legends depicted in Persian miniatures and in the writings of Persian poets Ferdowsi, Rumi, and Hafez. Using this material, she tells her own stories and those of women around her.

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Side Ponytail – FREE Comedy Show (feat. Nore Davis!)

August 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friends and Lovers,
641 Classon Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Side Ponytail Group

Side Ponytail is Brooklyn’s cutest free comedy show and a Time Out NY Critic’s Pick. This weekly showcase at Friends and Lovers in Crown Heights features some of the best performers in the city and from around the country ready to knock the hair to the side of your head! Nore Davis (Comedy Central, MTV) Brett Davis (The Special Without Brett Davis, IFC, HBO) Sarah Kennedy (Reductress) Ken Schultz (Boston Comedy Fest) hosted by Chelsea Taylor ALWAYS FREE // 8PM…

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$5

Pairs N Pears #11

August 28 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Pine Box Rock Shop,
between Bogart St. and Morgan Ave.
Brooklyn, NY United States
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PAIRS N PEARS a monthly show featuring PAIRS of artists, each creating in different genres and PEARS featuring COMEDY by Karolena Theresa Mamoudou N’Diaye MUSIC by Sad Mountain (fka Lara Yuko) Dan Rider and DANCE by Tai Lee Rebecca Hidalgo hosted by Squidssidy, a PAIR of bandmates (Cassidy Dawn Graves and Stephanie Guedalia) 8:30pm doors, 9pm show $5 suggested donation to benefit Trans Relief Project and National ADAPT (Digital donations accepted: Venmo @Cassidy-Graves, Squarecash $CassidyGraves) Pine Box Rock Shop (our…

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$10

Am I Write, Ladies?: Third Birthday Bash

August 29 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Footlight,
465 Seneca Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385 United States
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Am I Write, Ladies?: THIRD BIRTHDAY BASH an evening of work from women and gender non-conforming artists also, the third year of the show’s existence! featuring performance work from Dana Friedman Anushka Patil skye rosales elvirus Ami Madeleine Rachel Lipstein Lady Bedbug Bear Lee Legal + paintings, video art and more from Mandy U. Wright Florencia Alvarado Neah Gray Jamie Sanin Tuesday, August 29, 2017 At The Footlight Bar 465 Seneca Ave, Ridgewood (L to DeKalb) 8:30pm doors, 9pm show…

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Books & Beers: Instant by Christopher Bonanos

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bushwick Community Darkroom,
110 Troutman Street
Brooklyn , NY United States
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This summer, we are starting a photo-inspired book club and we would love it if you can join us! This event is open to anyone who is interested; we would love to introduce more people to BCD! For our third book we will be reading “Instant: The Story of Polaroid”. We will meet at BCD on August 30th at 7pm and talk about the book as well as hang out and have some beers.

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September 2017
Free

Students of the World – Get United!

September 3 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Americas Tower,
1177 Avenue of the Americas, 5th Floor
New York City, NY 10036 United States
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Regardless of our background, race, gender and other characteristics, all of us are people. We surely have some similarities, beloved hobbies that can unite us. At times, a definite life goal may bring us together. One of such is to succeed at studying. No matter where do you study, there will be much in common for all students from every corner of the globe and any educational institution. In order to help students with their academic progress, we have decided…

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Side Ponytail – FREE Comedy Show (feat. Hulu’s Finn Straley!)

September 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friends and Lovers,
641 Classon Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Side Ponytail Group

Side Ponytail is Brooklyn’s cutest free comedy show and a Time Out NY Critic’s Pick. This weekly showcase at Friends and Lovers in Crown Heights features some of the best performers in the city and from around the country ready to knock the hair to the side of your head! Finn Straley (Hulu’s Coming to the Stage) Andrew Casertano (Animal Planet) Irene Fagan Merrow (Reductress, Paste Magazine) Mary Cella (Female Comedians (with Tits!)) ALWAYS FREE // 8PM // FRIENDS AND…

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Loveless Texas

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - September 24 @ 2:00 pm
The Sheen Center,
18 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Loveless Texas tells the story of two brothers in 1930s Texas… the elder is King Navarre, responsible oil man and cattle rancher, and the younger is Berowne Navarre, playboy and rascal. With the onset of the Great Depression, King enlists Berowne and his college buddies Duke and Bubba to a contract of three years employment…with the condition of no romance, no drinking, no carousing, no gambling. When four intelligent and beautiful women arrive and demand an audience, all contracts are…

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$20

What Is Life? With New York Times Science Writer Carl Zimmer

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Caveat,
21 Clinton Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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The question “What is life?” takes just three words. But it is one of the hardest questions in science, attracting researchers from a huge range of disciplines, from molecular biology to astronomy to philosophy. This fall, science writer Carl Zimmer delves into this question by talking to eight experts over four nights to understand what the newest research tells us about life. Night 1, with philosopher Carlos Mariscal and astrobiologist Sara Imari Walker, tackles the question “What is Life?” head…

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