If the idea of getting paid to usher around the likes of Kevin Spacey, St. Vincent and the This American Life crew seems up your alley, then this is the job for you. BAM is looking to hire an artist services representative, which is the person who is responsible for interacting with artists, anticipating their needs, arranging hospitality, being the on-site contact, and otherwise being the gopher/bitch for famous performers. But we bet the kind of famous people they get at BAM are actually pretty nice, like that above list of recent performers (this isn’t Terminal 5 after all). (more…)
Like Brad Pitt with glasses, this man is. Ira Glass will be at the Write-a-Thon this weekend.
This Sunday, the NY Writers Coalition is hosting its seventh annual Write-a-Thon at the Mark Morris Dance Center. The event is called “Write Your A** Off” and it works like this: You raise $150 and then you get to go to workshops with these people. The money you raise goes to support the coalition’s free creative writing programs for inmates, formerly homeless, substance abusers and other marginalized literary talents. (more…)