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Ghosts of St. Vincent’s Unleashed: A Sassy Séance

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Ghosts of St. Vincent’s Unleashed: A Sassy Séance
June 1, 2017 7:00 PM
June 1, 2017 9:00 PM
Suggested donation of $10 to benefit the Bureau. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
May 3, 2017
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
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Celebrate the release of GHOSTS OF ST. VINCENT’S, a new book by Tom Eubanks, with music by JoJo Americo, special guest appearances, a GHOSTS OF ST. VINCENT’S slide show, a reading from the book, and an opportunity to share your memories of St. Vincent’s Hospital, the era that brought us together to fight AIDS–and the time that birthed a golden age of Manhattan nightlife: boy bar, The Pyramid, The Tunnel, The Roxy, Limelight, Mars, Palladium, Jackie 60, Sound Factory, and so many of yesterday’s parties.

With honesty, humor, and flights of historical fancy, GHOSTS OF ST. VINCENT’S tells the famed hospital’s story through the eyes of a man who spent the winter of 1995-96 on its 7th floor AIDS ward and survived just in time for the drug “cocktail” that saved so many lives.
Featuring appearances by indomitable icons–from Edna St. Vincent Millay to Robert Mapplethorpe, Sidney Lumet to Vito Russo, Ed Koch and The Ramones–GHOSTS OF ST. VINCENT’S explores coming out and coming back from the dead, gender fluidity and gentrification, the price of forgiveness, the cost of survival, and the ephemeral nature of New York City.

7:00 Music, mocktails, and mingling.
7:45 Reading from GHOSTS OF ST. VINCENT’S (with slideshow)
8:15 Share your memory of St. Vincent’s Hospital
Signed copies of the book will be available at the Bureau.
Follow @tomusphere on Instagram for more information.

Tom Eubanks lives in Upstate Manhattan.
GHOSTS OF ST. VINCENT’S is not his first book.
He hopes it’s not his last.
He’s not on Facebook. Feel free to Google for more.