Edward Albee and Paul Auster
Thursday, 7 p.m., $15-$30
Every time somebody even mentions a play by Samuel Beckett, we become immediately suspicious that they're about to pull some kind of clever existential farce. Such is the whole "gotcha!" nature of postmodernism. But unlike Godot, we t ... More >>
'Dragons in Space Redux'
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
Mar. 6, 7pm, Free
And here we are, rounding off Housing Works' Geek Week, or as any respectable frat guy might know it--every other week of the year. At tonight's panel discussion, science fiction and fantasy--sorry, we mean SF/F--writers Peter B ... More >>
Former Jarvis Cocker backup dancer and current Seattle Weekly Dategirl Judy McGuire's new book, The Official Book Of Sex, Drugs, and Rock N' Roll Lists, is rife with lists counting down debauched and out-there moments of Ozzy Osbourne's health tips, pot-smoking hints from Willie Nelson, marri ... More >>
The 2011 edition of Da Capo's annual anthology Best Music Writing which this year was guest edited by The New Yorker classical writer and The Rest Is Noise author Alex Ross; Daphne Carr has been the series editor since 2006contains 32 essays and is augmented by a a jumbo-sized "Other N ... More >>
"Sadly, the only
Guy I'm going steady with
Is my bartender."*
Have you heard of Haiku for the Single Girl? It's a new book written by 29-year-old Beth Griffenhagen, who, when not penning haiku, spends her days in the marketing department at Murray's Cheese. We talked to Beth, who happens to be havi ... More >>
Arlene Gottfried, a photographer who has shot for the Voice over many decades (most recently shooting our cover story "Class Struggle" earlier this year) has a new book out called Bacalaitos & Fireworks. With a forward by Benecio Del Toro, the book is a beautiful look at the Loisaida/Nuyorican cult ... More >>
Stephen SlaybaughBob Pfeifer.
Cleveland Confidential Book Tour, moderated by Luc Sante and featuring Cheetah Chrome, Mike Hudson, and Bob Pfeifer plus Eric Davidson
Saturday, April 9
Better Than: Watching the East River burn while sitting in a swank DUMBO loft.
There must ... More >>
"It's not an obsessive food story. I don't care about food that much." - Gabrielle Hamilton, tongue halfway in cheek, in conversation with Peter Meehan at Powerhouse Arena last night about her new and endlessly lauded memoir, Blood, Bones, and Butter is and isn't.
Have a tip or restaurant-re ... More >>
"Wow, Kenny Rogers was always right!" Photo by Deborah Suchman Zeolia"Oh my God, you're a Nick Rhodes girl," says Rob Sheffield, referring to Duran Duran's keyboardist. Earlier in the evening, we'd wrapped an interview about Sheffield's new book, Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young ... More >>