Drink like an author this Friday — via Electric Lit
Hoping to write the next Great American Novel one day? Finishing a manuscript but lacking in publishing contacts? Or just looking for new ways to placate your family and friends when they ask you about your “career” plans?
Whatever the reason, here’s a cool new opp for writers: The Authors Guild, America’s oldest, largest writers’ organization, is here to swoop in and capture the hearts and minds of lost, young writers like some kind of literary Bernie Sanders with a new membership for aspiring writers such as yourself, and it comes with alcohol! As in, they’re having a launch party at Powerhouse on Friday with free refreshments to celebrate the membership. (more…)
1. Broken Comedy welcomes TVs own Lucas Brothers, and what better way to start your week than by being in the presence of some dudes with a TV show (Monday)
2. You don’t cry over spilled milk, but you can cry because you’re very moved at the Spilt Milk Poetry Reading at Milk and Roses (Monday)
3. Muchmore’s is hosting a Slumber Party with improv group Future Wives, but it’s not what you think. Unless you thought it was a night of free comedy, in which case, you guessed right (Monday) (more…)
FRIDAY 6:30pm: dan rollman and corey henderson discuss their book the recordsetter book of world records and attempt to break the record for the largest group hug in a bookstore, amongst other feats. powerhouse arena, free. (more…)
So you think you can take pictures? So do tens of millions of other Flickr poolers. Next month, aspiring Man Rays can find out if they have what it takes to make it in the increasingly competitive, decreasingly remunerative photography field at the powerHouse Portfolio Review.
Like a speed-dating version of art school, the review allows a photographer at any level of accomplishment to have her work critiqued in five 20-minute sessions with different professionals in the field on Sunday, Feb. 28. (more…)