Archive for September, 2015

Mon Sep 28, 7:00PM Host(s): Amy Shearn Appearing: Sophie McManus Patricia Park Ioannis Pappos Tracy O’Neill On the Docket: Reading Book Signing Author Bio(s): Sophie McManus is the author of the critically acclaimed novel, The Unfortunates, which is shortlisted for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, a Barnes & Noble 2015 Great Writers Discover […]


Read this piece about the Long Island house where John Coltrane (who would’ve been 89 yesterday) composed A Love Supreme and lived with his family ’til his death in 1967. The house is being turned into a museum, hopefully set to open in 2017. …Steve Fulgoni, a local business owner in Dix Hills who is […]


My friends the Vibrojets will be playing this Friday to kick off Greenpoint Gallery’s Grand Salon. Doors, and their set, are at 8pm upstairs. More music follows them upstairs, and there’s more happening downstairs, too. 392 McGuinness Boulevard in Greenpoint, near the Pulaski Bridge. Come see some art and rock out!


Head on down to Borough Hall to check out all the vendors and the readers, and to get tickets to the readings at St. Francis College and other nearby locations. Highlights this year? Too many to name. But I’ll name Jonathan Lethem, Salman Rushdie and Judah Friedlander. Pretty much every living writer you’ve ever heard […]