Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Great Weather for Media Reading This Wednesday!

In celebration of the release of their fifth annual anthology, The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker, Great Weather for Media returns to Pacific Standard for a night of boneshaking poetry.

Readers will include:

Gabriella M. Belfiglio
Carol Brown
John Clinton
George Guida
Vicki Iroio
Craig Kite
Soodabeh Saiednia
Jared Singer
Francine Witte
Anton Yakovlev

Hosted by Russ Green

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 28, 7:00 pm
Admission: FREE!

More info: HERE

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Pacific Stand-Up this Thursday!

You've waited long enough! Pacific Stand-Up returns this Thursday night! Here's the lineup:

Aparna Nancherla (Comedy Central)
Adam Lowitt (The Daily Show)
Chase Mitchell (The Tonight Show)

Plus, co-host Emily Blotnick returns!
Along with host Matt Koff!
And house band Tony Zaret!

Date/Time: Thursday, September 22, 8 pm.
Admission: FREE! (with one drink minimum)

More info: HERE

FLAPPERHOUSE This Wednesday!

FLAPPERHOUSE returns this Wednesday night for their tenth reading and Issue 11 Flight Party. Readers will inclued:

Nancy Hightower
Armando Jaramillo Garcia
Alibi Jones
Monica Lewis
Ilana Masad
Adam Tedesco
Stu Watson
Cooper Wilhelm
the late Emily Dickinson

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 21, 7 pm
Admission: FREE!

More info: HERE

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Standard Time Comedy Show this Thursday!

Standard Time returns this Thursday for another exiting and hilarious show! This time they've got HARD HITTING stand-up from Alex Ptak (Fingerlakes Comedy Festival), Wanjiko Eke (Charm City Comedy Festival), and Patrick Hastie (Beast Village Comedy Festival)!

AND an even HARDER HITTING interview with Chris Calogero (Not Quite Midnight)!!!

Date/time: Thursday, September 15, 8:00 pm.
Admission: FREE!

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Pub Quiz Season XXI Playoffs!

Season XXI Playoffs begin this Sunday, September 11th. Here are the matchups:

(1) Merrick Garlando Calrissian vs (12) Malia Obama's Jury Summons

(2) Newtown Kriek vs (11) Move to the Poconos!

(3) Celibacy Squad vs (10) Fine With Megan

(4) Quizzie McGuire vs (9) Scruffy-Looking Nerf Herders

(5) What We Talk About When We Talk About Hitler vs (8) I Love to Laugh

(6) A Place for Grandma vs (7) Fleetwood Big Mac

If you didn't make the top twelve, the quiz will just be for the usual prizes for your team during the playoffs. Also, any playoff teams that don't show up will be subbed in for with any other teams that do show up, based on the final season standings.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Grabbing the Apple Reading this Thursday at 7 pm!

Grabbing the Apple (JB Stillwater Publishing, NM) is an anthology of poems by New York Women Writers. Readers will be Terri Muuss (co-editor), Gabriella Belfiglio, Teri Coyne, Linda Kleinbub, Jane LeCroy, Liv Mammone, Stella Padnos and Miriam Stanley. Books will be on hand for $14.00. Please come out to support local authors and an independent press!

Date, Time: Thursday, September 8, 7:00 pm.
Admission: FREE!

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Fiction Stranger Than Fiction this Wednesday at 7 pm!

Join us for FICTION STRANGER THAN FICTION, a reading series spotlighting writers whose work radically undermines conventional approaches to language, form, style, theme, content, narrative, and structure. Following the readings, John Madera will lead a conversation with all the readers. The event is free and open to the public.

(It's also host John Madera's birthday, so all the more reason to come out and celebrate!)

Here's the lineup:

Robert Lopez
John Madera
Edward Mullany
Dawn Raffel
John Reed
Laurie Stone
Terese Svoboda
John Dermot Woods

Date, Time: Wednesday, September 7, 7:00 pm
Admission: FREE!

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