READINGS Wednesday 10/27 BRINGING OUT THE DEAD Author Joe Connelly reads from book ...
BRINGING OUT THE DEAD
Author Joe Connelly reads from book that inspired Martin Scoresse's comedy flick about paramedics in Hell's Kitchen; Rocky Sullivan's, 129 Lexington Ave. (betw. 28th & 29th Sts.), 725-3871; 8, free.
KATHRYN LYNN DAVIS
Signing for conclusion to Too Deep For Tears trilogy, Somewhere Lies the Moon at Midtown Barnes & Noble, 600 5th Ave. (48th St.), 957-2890; 6, free.
O.K. YOU MUGS: WRITERS ON MOVIE ACTORS
Editor Luc Sante hosts evening feat. Melissa Holbrook Pierson, Robert Polito, Geoffrey O'Brien & Mark Rudman reading from unusual collection of essays at National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South (20th St.) 592-4648; 8, free.
Open mic with Doris Gadtaille; New World Coffee, 107-24 Continental Ave. (Queens Blvd.), 718-271-2696; 7-10, $3 min.
DAVID GATES, A.M. HOMES
Newsweek music writer, Gates reads from Jernigan & Homes reads from Music for Torching; Park Slope Barnes & Noble, 267 7th Ave. (6th St.), 718-832-9066; 7:30, free. 477-7722; 7:30, free.
Book signing & gallery opening for The Art of Portrait Photography; The Saba Gallery, 116 E. 16th St., 8th Fl. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 477-7722; 6:30-8:30, free.
"Writer's Talk" series feat. author of New York Noir: Crime Photos from the Daily News Archives at Municipal Art Society's Urban Center, 457 Madison Ave. (betw. 50th & 51st Sts.), 935-3595; 12 p.m., free
Reading from collection of love stories, Out of the Girls' Room & into the Night; Bluestockings, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 777-6028; 7.
Author reads selections from Dawn Powell & Selected Letters of Dawn Powell, 1913-1965 at Upper West Side Barnes & Noble, 2289 B'way (82nd St.), 362-8835; 7:30, free.
NYU professor reads from new novel, Building a Bridge to the 18th-century; Posman Books, 1 University Pl. (Waverly Pl.), 533-BOOK; 7, free.
WRITERS HARVEST: THE NATIONAL READING
Nicholas Christopher, Cornelius Eady, Eamon Grennan, Philip Levine, Paule Marshall & Jean Valentine gather to fight hunger & poverty at NYU's Bobst Library, 70 Washington Sq. S. (LaGuardia Pl.), 998-8816; 7, contrib.
Spoken word record release party; Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 E. 3rd St. (betw. Aves. B & C), 505-8183; 10, $5.
Slide show & discussion of I Am Rich Potosi at Housing Works Used Book Cafe, 126 Crosby St. (betw. Houston & Lafayette Sts.), 334-3324; 7, free.
FRIDAY NIGHT POETRY SERIES AT THE ALTERKNIT
Featured reader is Linda St. John, followed by open mic; Knitting Factory, Alterknit Theater, 74 Leonard St. (betw. B'way & Church St.), 219-3055; 7, $5.
Join author as he reads from Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister at Village Barnes & Noble, 4 Astor Pl. (betw. Lafayette St. & B'way), 420-0816; 7:30, free.
Witty guy McCall reads from Zany Afternoon at Lincoln Triangle Barnes & Noble, 1972 B'way (66th St.), 595-6859; 7, free.
Book signing & talk with holocaust lecturer & author of An Underground Life at Different Light, 151 W. 19th St. (7th Ave.), 989-2158; 3, free.
Joyce White signs copies of new work at Union Sq. Greenmarket., B'way (betw. 14th & 17th Sts.), 477-3220; 10-12, free.
Author reads from comic trilogy, The Eternal Footman at Village Temple, 33 E. 12th St. (betw. B'way & University Pl.), 674-2340; 7:30, free.
OUR ORGANIZED READING (O.U.R.)
Vipin, Bob Hart, J.D. Rage & Bruce Weber host spoken word night every Sunday, no time limit, no list, no features, no b.s.; ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St. (betw. Suffolk & Clinton Sts.), 674-3585; 3, $2.
Poetry readings & open mic with Linda St. John; Common Basis Theater, 750 8th Ave., 5th Fl. (betw. 46th & 47th Sts.), 340-1112; 12, $5.
Weekly readings. Tonight, wear a costume & read?free candy!; 90 W. Houston St. (LaGuardia Pl.), 533-9317; 6:30, $3 contrib.
ELIZABETH HARDWICK, SIGRID NUNEZ, DARRYL PINCKNEY
Reading & panel discussion with authors at 92nd St. Y's Unterberg Poetry Center, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 8, $15.
A LITTLE BIT LOUDER
Guy LeCharles Gonzalez hosts weekly reading & open mic. Tonight's feat. reader is Christina Springer; 13 Bar, 13 E. 13th St. (Betw. B'way & University Pl.), 917-893-8341; 7, $5, $3 st.
Authors Lewis Lapham & Gregg Esterbrook discuss Sleeping with Extra-Terrestrials with Kaminer; Lincoln Triangle Barnes & Noble, 1972 B'way (66th St.), 595-6859; 7, free.
Author reads from story about two LES women, Like Being Killed at Different Light, 151 W. 19th St. (7th Ave.), 989-4850; 7, free.
SATURN READING SERIES
Kate Light reads as part of "Saturn Reading Series" at Revival, hosted by John Chism, Bill Duke & Su Polo, followed by open mic; 129 E. 15th St. (betw. 3rd Ave. & Irving Pl.), 598-4820; 7:30, $3.
HARRY ELLISON'S POETS CIRCLE
Weekly lecture on the art & craft of poetry followed by readings & discussions of participants' works. This week, "Poetry of Mystical Spheres;" Corrado Bakery Cafe, 120 E. 15th St. (Irving Pl.), 718-651-1664; 6:30, $7.
Variety critic & author signs copies of Cinema of Outsiders: The Rise of American Independent Film at Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 708-9480; 6, free w/adm.
Author of The God of Small Things reads from new book The Cost of Living; New School, 66 W. 12th St., (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 229-5611; 6:30, $5.
WE GOT THE BEAT
Weekly open mike for poets & musicians, featured poet is Charlie Cody; Village Community School, 272 W. 10th St., (betw. Greenwich & Washington Sts.), 946-4356; 7, $2.
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