Volume 74, Number 20 | September 15 – 21 , 2004



WANDA SYKES SIGNS AT BORDERS The Emmy-winning comedienne signs “Yeah, I Said It.” The book shares her tart and witty insights into sex, politics, family and more. Tues., Sept. 21 at 1 p.m. 100 Broadway. 212-964-1988.

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.



Abrons arts center, 466 Grand St., 212-598-0400: Call now or go to henrystreet.org/abronsartscenter for information on Summer 2004 classes & workshops at the Center.

Ametz Adoption Program, 120 Wall St., 212-558-9949: Call for information about Ametz’s adoption workshops for before, during & after the adoption process; meetings are held at UJA-Federation, 6-8 p.m., $25 per person, call for schedule & details.

AUTO FREE NEW YORK, NYPD Downtown Center, 104 Washington St., 212-475-3394: Call for current free meeting information.

Battery park city parks conservancy, 2 South End Ave., 212-267-9700, x366: Call about numerous 2004 Summer classes, from figure drawing, dance, pilates & tai chi, to yoga & other physical fitness sessions, these classes are held throughout the week at the Community Center at Stuyvesant High School.

the center for book arts, 28 W. 27th St., Third fl., 212-481-0295: Call now about Summer 2004 workshops & classes.

THE EMPLOYMENT PROJECT, Judson Memorial Church, W. Fourth St. at Sullivan St., 533-6945: Mon.–“Surviving the Recession: A Mutual Self-Help Support Group,” 6-8 p.m., free.

greenwich house senior center, 27 Barrow St., 4th fl., 212-242-4149: Senior arts expression classes through the Spring, call for details.

LESBIAN & GAY COMMUNITY CENTER, 208 W. 13th St., 212-772-3511: Call for information about PRIDE meetings for Summer 2004.

manhattan sailing club, North Cover, Battery Park City, 212-786-3323, ask for Wayne Turett: Through Sep.-5 day sailing courses for New York City teenagers, ages 13-18, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., call for more information or go to nyharborsailing.com.

mcburney ymca, 125 W. 14th St., 212-741-6383: Call now about assorted classes & workshops through July at the YMCA.

pace university, One Pace Plaza, 212-346-1244: Through Aug.-Numerous family workshops as part of the River to River Festival 2004, call for information, $95 & up.

park west camera club, at Soho Photo Gallery, 15 White St., 212-685-8784: Mon.-Weekly Meetings of the Park West Camera Club, call or check parkwestcameraclub.org for schedule, introductory meetings free, 7 p.m.

THIRTEENTH PRECINCT COMMUNITY COUNCIL, 230 E. 21st St., 212-477-7427: Third Tue. of every month–The community council’s regular meeting, 7:30 p.m., free, call for information.

WALL ST. SYNAGOGUE, 47 Beekman St., 227-7800, ext. 11: Tue., Wed. & Fri.–“Dissecting a Sugya: An Analytic Approach to the Talmud Baba Kama,” a class for students w/ a background in Talmudic studies, 8:15 a.m., at various downtown locations, call for more info.; Wed.–A Hebrew reading crash course, for adults who have never learned the Hebrew alphabet, 6:15 p.m., free, registration required.

WOMEN’S LIBERATION MOVEMENT, Muhlenberg Library, 209 W. 23rd St. at Seventh Ave., 718-909-2359: Go to redstockings.org for more information & current meeting schedule.