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Bureau 1st birthday web

Happy 1st Birthday, Bureau!

The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division celebrates its first birthday today! On November 15, 2012 the Bureau opened at Strange Loop Gallery, and one year later we are happily operating around the corner at Cage. We hope you will join us tonight for the festivities! At 8 PM Tom Bianchi will sign copies of his [...]

Bianchi collector edition

Preorder Your Copy of the Limited Edition of Tom Bianchi’s Fire Island Pines

Publication date: 11/30/13. Preorder your copy by e-mailing contact@bgsqd.com or calling Greg at 646-457-0859 A viewing copy will be onsite at the Bureau’s book signing with Tom Bianchi on Friday, November 15th at 8 PM. Tom Bianchi: Fire Island Pines Polaroids 1975-1983, Limited Edition $750 Published by Damiani Edited by Ben Smales. Introduction by Edmund White. Text [...]

Thom Vernon Local Color

Writing and solo performance workshop with Thom Vernon today at 4!

In town to perform The Drifts Live: the novel onstage at the United Solo Festival, queer, positive exiled writer/performer Thom Vernon(Seinfeld, Grace Under Fire, General Hospital, The Fugitive, etc.) leads a two hour writing/performance workshop. Using writing exercises and performance techniques, the workshop will mine town secrets, local legends, old wives tales and all the things said, and not [...]

BGSQD window at Cage

The Bureau Remains at Cage for the Month of November

We’re in the process of negotiating a 5-year lease for another space–we’ll keep you posted. Stay tuned! In the meantime come visit us at Cage, 83A Hester St., between Allen and Orchard Streets. Take the F to East Broadway or the B or D to Grand Street.