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August 24, 2009

Count down to “You Don’t Know Me!”

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You Don’t Know Me!
Gigantic/Opium/Bomb Benefit Bash
Wednesday, Aug. 26th
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery (at 2nd St.)

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 AND EXCITING DISCOUNT DEVELOPMENTS!

* * * 1. ALL PRESALES GET FREE VIP ACCESS! * VIP Cocktail Hour 7-8pm
Featuring:
-a special guest performance by award winning performance artist Kalup
Linzy! (http://www.kaluplinzy.net/.)
Purchase $10 presale tickets here:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/77929.

* * * 2. SPECIAL GENERAL ADMISSION DISCOUNT TICKETS ONLY $6! * * *

General Admission 8pm-midnight

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: an all-night DJ set by Catherine Pierce of the Pierces!

* * * 3. AS ALWAYS THANK YOU FOR YOUR FRIENDSHIP AND SUPPORT!

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.

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