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June 26, 2013

Pride by Papercut

In celebration of NYC Pride, Papercut Press presents an evening of readings, performances, and visual art by some of our favorite queer artists and authors. The event will be moderated by Papercut author m. craig.

 

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Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE and the co-founding editor of Underground Editions. A former Zuccotti Park Occupier with Occupy Wall Street, Shamir’s writings have appeared in Adbuster’sEvergreen Review, and The Brooklyn Rail. TRAIN TO POKIPSE was the last editorial project for legendary publisher Barney Rosset, who said “TRAIN TO POKIPSE is a Catcher in the Rye for the new century, and Rami Shamir is an authentic literary voice for a new lost generation.” Shamir has just concluded a thirty-city, indie-books distro tour with fellow indie author m. craig. He is a recipient of the 2013 Acker Award for fiction.

 

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JASON NAPOLI BROOKS‘ fiction and essays have appeared in various publications, including Ninth LetterH.O.W.El Pais, and Asymptote. An excerpt of his novel Shelter was the recipient of the The Chapbook Award for Best Fiction of 2007. He is also the author of the internationally-distributed serial Cock of the Walk. In September 2013 Brooks’ play Women at the End of the World, starring Parker Posey and John Cameron Mitchell, will debut in Provincetown.

 

 
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Buzz Slutzky is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist, writer, and curator. Buzz primarily integrates drawing, poetry, and video art with themes of identity, social interaction, voyeurism, and gender performance. A former Curator of the Pop-Up Museum of Queer History, Buzz currently work as Program Assistant at Laurie M. Tisch Gallery at the JCC Manhattan and will be studying at Parsons in the MFA Fine Arts program. A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, Buzz’s work has been shown at La Mama’s SQUIRTS: New Voices in Queer Performance, The MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival, Dixon Place, and Ed. Varie Gallery. Their projects have been written about by Artforum.com, The Huffington Post, TimeOut NY, and NEXT Magazine. Buzz’s collaboration with LJ Roberts The Queer Houses of Brooklyn is the permanent collection of the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

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Sami Nichols is a Virginia-raised, guitar strumming vagabond who takes inspiration from blues and hip hop to tell stories in song.

 
 

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Start: June 26, 2013 6:00 PM
End: June 26, 2013 9:00 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
Phone: 6464570859
Address:
Strange Loop Gallery, 27 Orchard St., New York, NY, 10002, United States

June 22, 2013

Str8 Boy Div: Schluter, Kaplan, Card

Andrew Durbin presents:

Str8 Boy Div: Schluter, Kaplan, Card

 

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Kit Schluter is translator of works by Pierre Alferi, Danielle Collobert, Gherasim Luca, Claudio Parmiggiani, Jaime Saenz, Marcel Schwob, and Amandine André, whom he is translating in collaboration with Jocelyn Spaar. Recent poems of his own are in or forthcoming in Death & Life of Great American Cities, Interrupture, Sun’s Skeleton, and Boston Review. With the Philadelphia poet Andrew Dieck, he co-edits O’clock Press and its review of writtens, CLOCK (.pdf’s 0.00 USD @ www.oclockpress.com).

 

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Josef Kaplan is the author of Democracy Is Not for the People (Truck Books, 2012).

 

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Macgregor Card is the author of Duties of an English Foreign Secretary, which won the 2009 Fence Modern Poet Series, and The Archers. From 1997-2005 he co-edited The Germ: A Journal of Poetic Research with Andrew Maxwell.

 

 

Start: June 22, 2013 7:00 PM
End: June 22, 2013 9:00 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
Phone: 6464570859
Address:
Strange Loop Gallery, 27 Orchard St., New York, NY, 10002, United States

June 21, 2013

NYC Book Launch of The Martin Duberman Reader

Martin Duberman will read from The Martin Duberman Reader, and he will answer questions from the audience.

The Martin Duberman Reader: The Essential Historical, Biographical, and Autobiographical Writings (The New Press, May 2013) chronicles Duberman’s great works: his historical writings, from the Northern response to slavery to the Stonewall Riots; biographical work such as his writings on Howard Zinn; memoirs on topics such as life in the theatre to the AIDS epidemic; and political and activism issues ranging from the development of gay rights in the United States to American affairs with Cuba. The collection is rich and resonating, an invaluable piece for any who want expert insight into some of the most tumultuous and crucial social reforms of our time.

In the dawn of monumental reforms for gay rights in America and across the world, Duberman’s meditations have never been more relevant. Artfully written and wonderfully accessible, The Martin Duberman Reader will appeal to loyal readers as well as those experiencing his work for the first time.

 


Martin Duberman is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the CUNY Graduate School, where he founded and for a decade directed the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies. The author of more than twenty books, Duberman has won a Bancroft Prize and been a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in New York City.

Start: June 21, 2013 7:00 PM
End: June 21, 2013 9:00 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
Phone: 6464570859
Address:
Strange Loop Gallery, 27 Orchard St., New York, NY, 10002, United States

June 20, 2013

Shane Shane Presents The Eyes of Laura Mars

Shane Shane presents The Eyes of Laura Mars, the 1978 fashion murder thriller starring Faye Dunaway and featuring Barbra Streisand‘s hit torch song Prisoner.

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From Wikipedia: “Laura Mars (Faye Dunaway) is a glamorous fashion photographer who specializes in stylized violence. Amid controversy over whether her photographs glorify violence and are demeaning to women, Laura begins seeing, in first person through the eyes of the killer, real-time visions of the murders of her friends and colleagues.”

We’ll have a brief reading about the history and legacy of the movie, alcoholic refreshments, and an informal kiki following the movie about the Sadomasochistic implications of fashion and gay men’s unexamined fascination with murderous or violent women. Or we’ll just get drunk and imitate Faye Dunaway.

 
 

Start: June 20, 2013 7:00 PM
End: June 20, 2013 9:00 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
Phone: 6464570859
Address:
Strange Loop Gallery, 27 Orchard St., New York, NY, 10002, United States

June 16, 2013

Book launch for Bear City: The Novel

Join us for a fur-tastic official book launch at BGSQD for Bear City: The Novel! We’ll be celebrating the release of this hilarious new work from Bear Bones Books with a reading by author Lawrence Ferber, award-winning screenwriter who wrote the novelization of his and Doug Langway‘s smash hit romantic comedy film. The book also has dozens of still photos from the movie and behind-the-scenes shots! Watch the official film trailer and a clip from the film, and enjoy a brief conversation with the author and director.

Lawrence Ferber (l) and Doug Langway (r)

Start: June 16, 2013 3:00 PM
End: June 16, 2013 5:00 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
Phone: 6464570859
Address:
Strange Loop Gallery, 27 Orchard St., New York, NY, 10002, United States