This is a fundraiser to benefit three independent, non-profit magazines committed to promoting artists and writers. A great way to spend a hot Summer evening sipping tasty cocktails and meeting beautiful strangers... THEY DON'T KNOW YOU...yet!
Get them to KNOW YOU by attending this great end of summer bash.
See you there and get to KNOW ME!
You Don't Know Me!
Gigantic/Opium/Bomb Benefit Bash
Wednesday, Aug. 26th
7:00pm - 12am
An End of Summer Extravaganza Benefit Party presented by Gigantic/Opium/BOMB Magazines
Hosted by Bowery Electric
Join some of New York's most innovative artists and creative minds in celebrating a joint end summer lit mag benefit party!
The event will feature multiple short programs -- performances, microreadings and video installations -- to be performed variety style throughout the night as curated by the joint efforts of the three magazines.
Come party with artists, writers, magazine editors, agents, book publishers, bloggers, and new media types!
NEW!!! Full line-up! Featuring SPECIAL GUEST STARS:
VIP Cocktail hour, 7:00 - 8:00:
- Features a special guest performance by Kalup Linzy!http://www.kaluplinzy.net/. Purchase tickets to our pre-event VIP cocktail hour here:http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/77929
General Admission, Doors at 8pm! Featuring:
-Short plays directed by Ben Greenman and Bob Powers!
-The Dog House Band, featuring bluegrass musician/writers David Gates and Sven Birkerts and special guest John Wesley Harding! http://thedoghouseband.blogspot.com/
- performance by Joseph Keckler http://www.myspace.com/josephkeckler
- performance by James J. Williams III http://envoyenterprises.com/artists_pages/williams.html
NEW!! - Featured Band!!! The Library Is On Fire! http://www.myspace.com/thelibraryisonfire
Upstairs: all night DJ set by Catherine Pierce of the Pierces!
*** $10 Presale Tickets are now available for purchase online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/77929! Save $5 by purchasing an online ticket in advance of door sales that evening.***
***PLUS! ONLINE PRESALE SPECIAL: Be one of the first 25 people to purchase a $10 presale ticket online and gain entry to our VIP cocktail hour from 7:00-8:00!***
All donations and ticket sales from the night are considered tax-deductible contributions.
By purchasing a ticket, you will be directly supporting these independent magazines’ mission of furthering the dialogue about literature, film, music, and the visual and performing arts.