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Events

May 15, 2013

The Bureau is 6 months old!

On November 15, 2012 the Bureau of General Services–Queer Division launched at Strange Loop Gallery, and  6 months later we’re still going strong! Come celebrate with us! DJ Timothy Allen spins.

Start: May 15, 2013 6:00 AM
End: May 15, 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

May 14, 2013

Book Club meets to discuss Low Life by Luc Sante

Book Club meets to discuss Low Life by Luc Sante. The book explores New York’s nineteenth century underworld. Wine, beer, and snacks will be served.

 

Start: May 14, 2013 7:00 PM
End: May 14, 2013 8:30 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
Phone: 6464570859
Address:
Strange Loop Gallery, 27 Orchard St., New York, NY, 10002, United States

May 12, 2013

Artist’s talk by Ace Morgan

Ace Morgan discusses his work at Strange Loop Gallery/the Bureau of General Services–Queer Division. Morgan’s exhibition What’s for Breakfast? runs from Thursday, May 9th through Friday, May 31st.

Ace Morgan is a San Francisco-based photographer celebrated for his longtime work documenting West Coast music, LGBT and punk scenes. He is an active and engaged father, a community activist and a personal trainer. As a FTM (female-to-male) transgender artist, Ace has won awards and national recognition for his stark and powerful work.

Ace Morgan was the featured photographer in 2008’s Cutter Photozine. His work has been presented at the luggage store gallery, 404 willis, Femina Potens, Point Blank, Balazo, San Francisco Public Library, Punch gallery and many other spaces. He continues to document the people and experiences in his life – giving them permanency, tone and texture.
Ace is currently working compiling his images for a photography book that reflects 26 years of his work.

www.acemorganphotography.com

Start: May 12, 2013 6:00 PM
End: May 12, 2013 8:00 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
Phone: 6464570859
Address:
Strange Loop Gallery, 27 Orchard St., New York, NY, 10002, United States

May 11, 2013

Queer Lives in Print: A Call to Authorship

Author and educator Hal W. Lanse, PhD (The Rainbow Curriculum) continues his popular series of writing workshops. Whether you want to publish professionally or just write and share your work with a small community of friends, this group is for you. Dr. Hal will provide writing prompts that will jolt your imagination and inspire written pieces about your rich set of personal experiences. For those of you who are interested, Dr. Hal is looking for new and undiscovered authors for his imprint Queer Street Books, Inc. But you need not have professional aspirations to join the group.

Bring a writing instrument (pen and notebook, laptop, whatever).

Suggested donation: $10 – but come even if you can’t pay. There will be a discrete box at the front of the shop for those who can afford to donate. Proceeds are divided between the teacher and BGSQD.

Future writing workshops: Wednesday, May 29

Start: May 11, 2013 7:00 PM
End: May 11, 2013 8:30 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
Phone: 6464570859
Address:
Strange Loop Gallery, 27 Orchard St., New York, NY, 10002, United States

May 10, 2013

Phantastische Gebete

Poetry readings by Andrew Durbin, Jennifer Tamayo, and Ian Hatcher

ANDREW DURBIN is an American actress, fashion designer, model and recording artist. She began her career as a child fashion model when she was three, and was later featured on the soap opera Another World for a year when she was 10.

 

 
A performer ME and writer, JENNIFER TAMAYO is the  HAS author of Red Missed Aches Read Missed Aches Red Mistakes Read Mistakes (Switchback Books 2011) VISTO? and POEMS ARE THE ONLY REAL BODIES (Bloof Books 2013). ME She serves  HAS the Managing Editor at VISTO Futurepoem. Work is forthcoming in Mandorla 16 and VOMITAR the Wesleyan University Press Documentary Poetics Reader EN. More on EL JT can  be found at FUTURO? www.jennifertamayo.com

 

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Start: May 10, 2013 7:00 PM
End: May 10, 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