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Proximity: Words + Visions

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Proximity: Words + Visions gathers poets, performance artists, & scholars sharing work focused on bodies, unravelings, de/stabilizations, intersections, mis/communications, & the mutability of binaries & borders. Hang out & bring all your selves. Featuring: Chia-Lun Chang, Miguel Gutierrez, Tiara Roxanne, and xtian w. Reception: 7:00 Event: 7:30 Suggested Donation: $10, but no one turned away [...]

Thu. Mar 1, 2018 7:00 PM

Events

October 9, 2013

Enjoy the Silence

Enjoy the Silence.

A new weekly event at the Bureau. Come read whatever you’re reading in collective silence from 7 to 8. This hour of silent reading will be followed by casual conversations over beer, wine, and sparkling water, by donation as always. Bring your own book or you can borrow or buy a book at the Bureau. The hour of silence will begin promptly at 7, so please arrive early!

Photograph by Ourit Ben-Haim from the photo-blog Underground New York Public Library

Start: October 9, 2013 6:30 PM
End: October 9, 2013 9:00 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services–Queer Division at Cage
Phone: 646 457 0859
Address:
83A Hester St., New York, NY, 10002, United States

October 8, 2013

Bureau at the LGBT Center for Reading by Ayana Mathis from Her Debut Novel The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division will be at The LGBT Community Center for Ayana Mathis‘s appearance at the Second Tuesday Lecture Series. We will be selling copies of Mathis’s debut novel The Twelve Tribes of Hattie. Mathis will read from the book, talk about writing the book and her appearance on the Oprah show to discuss it, and answer questions.

Reception at 6:30
Presentation at 7

The Center is located at 208 W. 13th St., between 7th and 8th Avenues.

Start: October 8, 2013 6:30 PM
End: October 8, 2013 8:30 PM
Venue: The LGBT Center
Phone: 212 620 7310
Address:
208 West 13th Street, New York, NY, 10011, United States

October 3, 2013

Women and Performance presents Born in Flames

New event added for this Thursday! Presented by Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory, Cage, and the Bureau.

Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory invites you to celebrate the release of our special issue

featuring a discussion and clips from the film Born in Flames with

Craig Willse
(George Mason University)

Dean Spade
(Seattle University and Columbia University)

Christina Heatherton
(CUNY Graduate Center)

Eva Hageman
(New York University)

Start: October 3, 2013 7:00 PM
End: October 3, 2013 9:00 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services–Queer Division at Cage
Address:
83A Hester St., New York, NY, 10002, United States

October 2, 2013

Enjoy the Silence

Enjoy the Silence.

A new weekly event at the Bureau. Come read whatever you’re reading in collective silence from 7 to 8. This hour of silent reading will be followed by casual conversations over beer, wine, and sparkling water, by donation as always. Bring your own book or you can borrow or buy a book at the Bureau. The hour of silence will begin promptly at 7, so please arrive early!

Photograph by Ourit Ben-Haim from the photo-blog Underground New York Public Library

Start: October 2, 2013 6:30 PM
End: October 2, 2013 9:00 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services–Queer Division at Cage
Phone: 646 457 0859
Address:
83A Hester St., New York, NY, 10002, United States

September 30, 2013

Queer Division 8: Core, Kotecha, Lepri

Nicole Eisenman painting

A reading series for queer writing and performance practice, Queer Division is curated by Andrew Durbin at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division.

Leopoldine Core

LEOPOLDINE CORE was born and raised in Manhattan. Her poems and fiction have appeared in Open City, The Literarian, Drunken Boat, Sadie Magazine, Harp & Altar, The Brooklyn Rail, Agriculture Reader, and No, Dear among others. She is a 2012 Fellow at The Center for Fiction and at The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Her chapbook “Young Friend” is forthcoming this year from Perfect Lovers Press. “And Satisfaction,” her first full-length book, will be published in 2015 from Coconut Books.

 

Shiv Kotecha

SHIV KOTECHA is the author of PAINT THE ROCK (TROLL THREAD, 2011) and OUTFITS (TROLL THREAD, 2012). Other work appears in P-Queue and on Gauss PDF. He currently lives in New York City and is a PhD candidate at NYU.

 

Karen Lepri

KAREN LEPRI is the author of Incidents of Scatttering (Noemi, 2013) and the chapbook Fig. I (Horse Less Press, 2012). Lepri was the recipient of 2012 Noemi Poetry Prize. Lepri holds an M.F.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University. Her poems, translations, & reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in 1913, 6×6, Beloit Poetry Journal, Boston Review, Best New Poets, Chicago Review, Conjunctions, Horse Less Review, Lana Turner, Mandorla, Shearsman, TYPO, & Vanitas, Poetry Daily, and elsewhere. She lives in Sunset Park, Brooklyn and teaches at Queens College while working forward her PhD in English at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Please note: The Bureau is closed on Mondays. We will open at 6 PM on Monday, September 30th, for this event.

 

 

Start: September 30, 2013 7:00 AM
End: September 30, 2013 9:00 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services–Queer Division at Cage
Phone: 646 457 0859
Address:
83A Hester St., New York , NY, 10002, United States