Posts by: Rozalia Jovanovic

The Rumpus Summer Shakedown in NYC

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This Monday, Sept. 13, 7-10pm at DEATH BY AUDIO, 49 S. 2nd St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn The Rumpus Presents: Co-sponsored by Take the Handle: Come help us say farewell to summer with comedians MICHAEL SHOWALTER and JESSI KLEIN, readings by NICK FLYNN, SARA MARCUS, HILTON ALS, and CORRINA BAIN and a musical performance by FRANKIE ROSE AND THE OUTS. Hosted […]

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Bastille Day Soiree

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NOON and Gigantic Present Bastille Day Soiree with Diane Williams, Rebecca Curtis, Joshua Cohen and Special Guest DJ John Pugh of Free Blood (and formerly of !!!).

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NY Summer Concerts at MoMA PS1

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MoMA PS1’s acclaimed summer concert series Warm Up is underway. MoMA PS1, the exhibition space devoted to “the most experimental art in the world,” is host to this annual event—a fusion of music and art like no other in the city. And in the spirit of artful experimentation, coinciding with this year’s Warm Up is […]

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Notable New York, This Week 6/21 – 6/27

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This week in New York Bret Easton Ellis and Shane Jones read, Light Industry screens “arty porn,” the musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson is in its final run at the Public Theater, The Fiery Furnaces and The New Bomb Turks perform, Behind the Scenes at The Paris Review releases its summer issue with a party, […]

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Notable New York, This Week 6/14 – 6/20

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This week in New York Stephen Colbert celebrates Ulysses, Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson are King and Queen of the Mermaid Parade, Heidi Julavits interviews Aimee Bender at Symphony Space, Gordon Lish MCs the NY Tyrant reading, Ann Beattie reads at Book Court, Mary Caponegro headlines the Big Other extravaganza, Light Industry presents short films […]

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Wells Tower Wins Young Lion Fiction Award

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Wells Tower went home last night with the New York Public Library’s Young Lion Fiction Award. Presumably because he’s been nominated for several awards and not won, a friend of his whom I spoke to at the event said that he invited her by asking if she’d want to come to an awards ceremony to […]

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“A Small Party for Insiders”

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Bottles of infused vodka were upturned last night at Russian Samovar for the return of the FSG Reading Series. With Lydia Davis and David Means slated to read, the bar on the second floor was papered with poets, writers and confederates of the publishing industry.

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The Paris Review Goes Southern

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It’s “Terry Southern Month” at The Paris Review Daily—the quarterly’s online “culture gazette,” the goal of which is to stay in touch with The Paris Review’s audience between print issues. Today, read an interview with Terry Southern from Issue 138. Terry Southern is a good thematic choice being that he was one of the forces […]

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The Notable André da Loba

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We’re giddy with the news that André da Loba, the artist behind the brilliant, whimsical and surreal illustrations for our Notable New York column recently received a merit award from 3×3 Magazine for his Notable New York series. At 3×3‘s annual awards contest for contemporary illustration, The Professional Show (ProShow), André was also awarded a […]

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Notable New York, This Week 6/1 – 6/6

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This week in New York Bill Gates talks with his dad, the Joan Rivers documentary screens, Christopher Hitchens talks about his new memoir, Isabella Rossellini talks to Leonard Lopate, KGB Bar holds a Fiction/Poetry slam, and Crispin Glover gives a unique slideshow presentation and screening. TUESDAY 6/1: Isabella Rossellini talks with Leonard Lopate. 92Y. 8:15pm. […]

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BroBos v. BoBos

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In his entertaining essay “BroBos in Paradise,” a pun on David Brooks’s pop-culture treatise BoBos in Paradise, Leon Neyfakh explores what he calls a new variation on Brooks’s term “Bourgeois Bohemians,” or BoBos. Neyfakh calls them Brooklyn Bourgeois Bohemians, or Brobos. “Young, comfortable and inclined toward creativity, they enjoy a utopian-seeming existence…. An existence only […]

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Notable New York, This Week 5/24 – 5/30

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This week in New York, BookExpo America (BEA) kicks off, and this year with a new feature: New York Book Week–events that are open to the public. Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) discusses and serves up cocktails, Timothy Donnelly and Matthew Rohrer read, Melissa Auf der Maur performs, Al Maysles and DA Pennebaker talk documentaries, […]

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Matthew Barney’s Manhattan Proposition

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Murderer Gary Gilmore does the Texas two-step, Master Masons experience spiritual transcendence in the Chrysler building and satyrs compete in motorcycle side-car teams. These are just a few bits of the sprawling terrain that comprises Matthew Barney’s epic film cycle Cremaster. For a rare event, the cycle will be screened in its entirety in three […]

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Notable New York, This Week 5/18 – 5/23

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This week in New York Ben Marcus and Deb Olin Unferth read, John Lydon (formerly Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols) performs with PiL, MobyLives presents book trailer awards, One Story holds a Debutante Ball, Jewcy presents readings by Rachel Shukert, Sam Apple and Jami Attenberg, Paper Monument Magazine (sister-mag to n+1) throws a party […]

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New York Galleries: What’s Notable

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While New York Gallery Week was last weekend, which for the most part means that galleries were open on Sunday, the galleries in Chelsea, SoHo and the meatpacking district have some new shows worth checking out. Here’s a cheat sheet of some of the more interesting work I’ve seen.

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Gigantic Online May 2010

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The May 2010 online issue of Gigantic is up with fiction from Mike Young, Erik Morsink and M. Callen. The art/lit journal also has a talk between Gibby Haynes (of The Butthole Surfers) and Joe Wenderoth (Letters to Wendy’s) that covers cloning, clowns, cannons, race and monotheism with Wenderoth’s unusual curiosity, candor and rigor. As […]

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Notable New York, This Week 5/10 – 5/16

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This week in New  York, Granta’s Sex Party, The Moth Mainstage presents Saints and Sinners, SLEIGH BELLS perform, Emily Gould celebrates her new memoir with a party, Sebastian Junger discusses his latest work, Chip Kidd, The Thing Quarterly presents issue 10 with Starlee Kine and Arthur Jones, Eteam in a group show Resurrectine and Jonathan […]

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Notable New York, This Week 5/3 – 5/9

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This week in New York Electric Literature celebrates the launch of Issue 4, the Shepard Fairey exhibit is at Deitch Projects, Daniel Clowes discusses Wilson, John Leguizamo is honored by Spike Lee and Eric Bogosian, Ugly Duckling Presse presents “Talk Show,” and Lynne Tillman and Michael Cunningham pay tribute to Flannery O’Connor. MONDAY 5/3: Talk […]

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Notable New York, This Week 4/26 – 5/2

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This week in New York the sixth annual PEN World Voices Festival (PWVF) opens its week-long celebration of international writing with such notable literary figures as Sherman Alexie, Claire Messud, Yiyun Li, Salman Rushdie and Lewis Lapham among others (Full Schedule Here), Agriculture Reader holds a launch party, the Dead or Alive exhibition opens at […]

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Notable New York, This Week 4/19 – 4/25

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This week in New York NOON launches Issue 9 with a reading and party, a reading by notable New Yorkers of stories on their first time in New York, Maile Chapman and Ethan Nosowsky converse, Synesthesia–a game of artistic telephone–begins, and PopRally helps you silksreen record sleeves while listening to Real Estate live. MONDAY 4/19: […]

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THE JUMP OFF: The Sam Lipsyte Players

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As part of our event, A Night Together, which was co-presented with Tin House and Flavorpill on April 6, we held a contest to give writers the chance to win an opportunity to read on stage with Sam Lipsyte. Entrants of the contest, The Jump Off, were asked to submit a fictional work of 300 […]

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Personal Tales in Publishing

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“I was being paid minimum wage by an important publisher to sit very still and, occasionally, walk across the floor.” Writing on the subject of the publishing industry, especially if it is lyrical and done well, will never fail to interest me. Carla Blumenkranz’s short piece in n+1, “My Time in Publishing,” explores with sincerity, […]

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Notable New York, This Week 4/12 – 4/18

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This week in New York The Future of Criticism with Lorin Stein and Maud Newton, John D’Agata and Thalia Field discuss the lyric essay, Alice Walker on activism, Salman Rushdie and Lee Bollinger discuss free speech in a globalized world, Mikael Kennedy shows his Polaroids at the Chelsea Hotel and Congress for Curious People symposium […]

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Mud Luscious Bookmark Contest

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Have your work published on a bookmark. Mud Luscious Press, publisher of delectable pocket-size chapbooks and novellas from bright young writers, recently announced its bookmark contest. Regular readers know that Mud Luscious provides with its orders ephemera bookmarks with unique designs and excerpts from forthcoming novellas. And since they’re giving all their old stock away […]

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A Night Together

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A NIGHT TOGETHER: Presented by The Rumpus, Tin House and Flavorpill On April 6, The Rumpus, Tin House and Flavorpill joined forces and presented a night of fiction, music, comedy and general mayhem at the Highline Ballroom. Despite the large size of the Highline, it was a remarkably cozy evening.

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