Thursday, July 31, 2008
Saturday, July 26, 2008
In the meantime, eat more chocolate....
Thursday, July 24, 2008
The Rural Haiti Project is a U.S. based youth leadership organization that aims to empower children to become leaders and builders of their communities by conducting programs for low-income, at-risk children in rural areas of Haiti. The project fosters children's civic, social and intellectual development and promotes community engagement and development.
The Project explores creative ways to engage children at an early age to create and understand their own visions, to identify the positive aspects of their communities as well as recognizing the problems that their country faces. The Rural Haiti Project started in 2006 with a summer workshop entitled "Imagine your Environment" in Sibert, Plaine du Cul de Sac. Local horticulturists, teachers and specialist on reforestation were invited to share their expertise.
James-Herve Sabin has a Bachelor of Architecture from New York Institute of Technology and a Master of Architecture From Pratt Institute. He attended planning courses on infrastructure of cities in developing countries at Columbia University. James-Herve has worked with the NYC HPD developing housing prototypes, housing research and urban design.
For more information, visit http://www.ruralhaitiproject.org/.
Opening Reception: Thursday, 7/24 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
248 DeKalp Avenue, Brooklyn, 11205
Saturday, July 19, 2008
emg will be taking over I Heart with the vintage digs!!! Along with the vintage sale, all of I Heart spring merchandise will be 30% off. That's right.....ALL OF IT! So come get some great deals on I Heart merchandise and find some hot new vintage finds as well!
*Opening Reception*I Heart vs. EMG
Sunday, July 20th
262 Mott St., 3pm-6pm
A few examples...
70's highwaisted light denim shorts $25
80's Koos van den Akker patchwork skirt/top set $68
80's Marimekko-print tunic $42.50
80's mesh open-toe flats $25
70's light blue sleeveless cotton jumpsuit- perfect for summer nights! $37.50
70's yellow wedges $27.50
Hanae Mori flower print silk dress $45
70's dior sunglasses $145
Friday, July 18, 2008
Paragraph is honored to host a reading with novelist Daniel Wallace and short story writer Anthony Schneider at Clay, followed by a wine and cheese reception at Paragraph. Free and open to the public.
Daniel Wallace is the author of Big Fish, hailed by Publisher’s Weekly as "a refreshingly original debut," and described by Brightleaf as "Gabriel Garcia Marquez meets Rowan and Martin." His most recent novel, Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician, which Library Journal called "a masterly novel about love and illusion, friendship and sacrifice," is just out in paperback. His children’s book, Elynora, was recently published in Italy, and his illustrations will be featured in a book by George Singleton coming out this fall called Pep Talks, Warnings, and Screeds. He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Anthony Schneider, a master of the short-short, has been published in McSweeney’s, The Reading Room, The Believer, Details, BoldType, and Mid-American Review. A Pushcart Prize finalist, his fiction has been included in the anthologies The Encyclopedia of Exes and The Literary Insomniac. His tightly woven stories contain revelation upon revelation. He is also, the author of Tony Soprano on Management, which has been published in six languages. Raised in South Africa, he now lives in New York City.
Date: Friday, July 18th, 2008 at 8:00 PM
Reading: Clay, 25 West 14th Street
Reception: Paragraph, 35 West 14th Street
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Inside the Designer’s Studio: Ran Lerner
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
This summer, Artists Space continues what has become a biennial tradition with the third installment of Salad Days. Initiated in 2004, this eclectic group exhibition presents ten New York-based artists, each chosen by an independent curator, at a particular point in their careers that could be aptly described as their “salad days.” This open-ended exhibition platform continues to showcase a promising group of emerging artists and curators alike, often being their first New York-based exhibition, providing the opportunity to present their work to a broad audience.
Salad Days III, organized by Amy Owen, Director of Exhibitions, also includes a roster of related performances and film screenings, providing multiple outlets for the presentation of new work.
Performance Program: Wednesday, July 16, 6 - 8 p.m.
Video Screening: Wednesday, July 30, 6 - 8 p.m.
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., until August 20
The country’s most celebrated authors and celebrities speak about their recent successes and their thoughts on being a writer. This summer is the fifth anniversary! Book sales will be provided on-site by Mobile Libris.
Location: The Bryant Park Reading Room located on the 42nd Street side of the park - under the trees - between the back of the NYPL & 6th Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas.
Bryant Park phone number: 212-768-4242
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Michael Ian Black, My Custom Van (And 46 Other Mind-Blowing Essays That Will Blow Your Mind All Over Your Face)
Rev up for comedian, actor, director, blogger, and co-creator of comedy favorites The State and Stella, Michael Ian Black, as he presents his debut collection of hilarious irreverent essays.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates is back with a dark, wry, captivating saga on a murder - inspired by an unsolved American true crime mystery.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
New York Times cocktails columnist, Jonathan Miles, soars with the story of a stranded airline passenger – and his letter of complaint that goes awry. A margarita blend of outrage, wicked humor, vulnerability, intelligence, and regret, Dear American Airlines gives new meaning to the term "airport novel" and announces the emergence of a major new talent in American fiction.
Wednesday, August 6, 2008
Lori Bongiorno, Green, Greener, Greenest; A Practical Guide to Making Eco-Smart Choices a Part of Your Life
Mark Spellun, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Plenty Magazine
Christie Matheson, Green Chic: Saving the Earth in Style
Think Green! Go Green! Stay Green! Join a host of experts – and the 200 Plain Trees surrounding Bryant Park - for a special conversation on how to love livin’ the green.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Tommy Chong, Cheech & Chong: The Unauthorized Autobiography
Actor, comedian, musician, Tommy Chong touts his latest book venture. Keenly insightful and utterly candid, Chong provides a fascinating glimpse into the lives of one of the most popular comedy teams of all time.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Samantha Hunt, The Invention of Everything Else
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Alan Klotz Gallery presents: Terri Garland: Southern Discomforts
July 3rd- August 15th
511W 25th street, suite 701
Tuesday, July 08, 2008
Foudshoudtastegood: snack chips (and very tasty indeed) and prescription chocolate!