Volume 74, Number 14 | August 04 – 10 , 2004



ABC NO RIO, 156 Rivington St., 638-7039: Sun.–Weekly poetry/spoken word readings, all are welcome, no time limit, 3 p.m., $3.

BLUESTOCKINGS BOOKSTORE, 172 Allen St., 777-6028: Women’s Poetry Jam w/ Open Mike, last Tue. of every month, 7-9 p.m., 8-min. limit, $2

THE BOWERY POETRY CLUB, 308 Bowery, 334-6414: Mon.–Da Bowery Improv. Poets, 9 p.m., free admission; Wed.–“Supreme Poets,” poetry & spoken word, 8:30 p.m., $10; Sat.–“Poets4Life,” monthly performance of poetry on the second Saturday of every month, $12, call 696-6455 for more information.

CARING COMMUNITY, 20 Washington Sq. N., 877-7699: Tue.–Poetry writing workshop, sponsored by the Greenwich House Senior Center, 1:30-3:30 p.m., free.

CORNELIA ST. CAFÉ, 29 Cornelia St., 989-9318, www.poetz.com: Fri.–Pink Pony West Reading Series, feat. poet and open mike, 6 p.m., $6, includes free drink.

THE PEN & BRUSH, INC., 16 E. Tenth St., 475-3669: Call for current readings & workshops.

THe pink pony, 176 Ludlow St., 212-253-1922: Various readings monthly, call for information.

THE POETRY PROJECT, 131 E. 10th St., 674-0910: Call for current poetry reading information.

POET’S HOUSE, 72 Spring St., 2nd fl., 212-431-7920: Call for information about Poetry readings.

RAVEN CAFÉ, 194 Ave. A, 529-4712: Wed.–Open Stage, 6:30 p.m., free.

13 BAR LOUNGE, 35 E. 13th St., 662-5560: Mon.–“A Little Bit Louder,” weekly poetry readings/slam, 7 p.m.

ZINC BAR, 90 W. Houston St., 533-9317: Sun.–Reading Series, 7 p.m., suggested donation $3.

Greenwich house, 27 Barrow St., 212-877-7699: First & Third Tue. of every month-”Living Room Style” poetry reading & discussion, 1:30-3 p.m., free.

South street seaport, Melville Gallery, 213 Water St., 212-748-8735: Call for current reading schedule for Winter 2004.

Borders, 100 Broadway across from Trinity Church, 212-964-1988: Call now about upcoming readings and appearance at this new location throughout the Winter.

Caffe sha sha, 510 Hudson St., 718-651-1664: Call for current reading schedule, $7.

PARTNERS & CRIME, 44 Greenwich Ave., 212-243-0440: call for current reading & author appearances.

SUFI BOOKS, 227 W. Broadway, 334-5212: Call for information about reading events.


TOASTMASTERS CLUB, 125 Worth St., 3rd Fl., 782-4850: 2nd & 4th Tue. of every month–“Strengthen & Enhance” presentations, leadership & listening skills, other hidden speaking talents & thinking quickly on your feet, 6-7:30 p.m., please call for more info.

Aesthetic realism foundation, 141 Greene St., 212-777-4490: Call now for Spring 2004 lecture information.

Apexart, 291 Church St., 212-431-5270: May 12-An evening of Poetry & Media, 6:30 p.m., free; call about upcoming art related lectures.

The center, 365 Fifth Ave., 212-817-1855: Call for information on upcoming lectures on Gay & Lesbian issues.

Downtown information center, 25 Broad St., 212-425-INFO: May 12-“Doing Business Downtown,” small business workshop, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free.

Educational alliance, 197 E. Broadway, 212-533-3537: May 12-“Photography and Sculpture,” by David Finn, 6:30 p.m., call for details.

FRAUNCES TAVERN MUSEUM, 54 Pearl St., 212-425-1778: May 11-“Dress to My Portrait: Costume in American Portraits of 17th & 18th Centuries,” 12:30-1:30 p.m., free with $3 admission to museum; May 26-“John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy,” by Evan Thomas, 6:30 p.m., free with $3 admission to museum; Call for upcoming lecture information.

League for the hard of hearing, 50 Broadway, 6th fl., 718-331-2446: May 18-Telecommunications Technology & Assistive Listening Devices Demonstration, 5:30 p.m., free.

The new school, 66 W. 12th St., 212-229-5353: Call about numerous lectures taking place at the New School.

New york studio school, 8 W. 8th ST., 212-673-6466: May May 11-Catherine Murphy, on her paintings, 6:30 p.m.; May 12-Glyn Vincent, “R.A. Blakelock: Turning American Art Inside Out,” 6:30 p.m.; call for more information.

SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM, 12 Fulton St., 212-748-8735: May 19-New York Story Exchange, 7-9 p.m., free; Call for current lecture schedule.

SYNAGOGUE FOR THE ARTS, 49 White St., 212-966-7141: Call for current lecture schedule.

TUESDAY EVENING HOUR SLIDE LECTURES, 49 Fulton St., 385-3650: May 11-“History of Staten Island Ferries,” by J. Fred Rodriguesz, 6:30 p.m., $2 donation; Call for weekly travel slide lecture schedule.