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“You Don’t Know Me!” Benefit Bash Post-Press Round Up

*All photos courtesy of Scallywag & Vagabond.

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Check out their recap of the night’s revelry here.  Here’s a snippet:

“BOMB Magazine with Gigantic and Opium magazines hosted an end-of-summer bash at Bowery Electric featuring a musical performance by a drag queen, two short plays, and another musical act that consisted largely of a guy speaking (rhythmically) to the audience about a dream he had, set to music. So of course, this means we need to talk about one thing: wolves. Or, in this case, ‘werewolves.'”       ~ Scallywag and Vagabond

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In case you missed our earlier post, the Observer also ran a great review of the night.

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Much thanks to our performers and to all who attended!  As well as to those who ran pre-press for the event and helped promote the evening including: HTML Giant, The New Yorker, Black Book, ARTmostfierce, [THING], The Daily News, and anyone who posted who we may have missed.

To join in the next Gigantic literary bash, stay tuned for news about our upcoming Issue II launch party!

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“YOU DON’T KNOW ME!” THIS WEDNESDAY! ***NEW PRESALE DISCOUNTS!***

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You Don’t Know Me!

Gigantic/Opium/Bomb Benefit Bash
THIS Wednesday, Aug. 26th
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery (at 2nd St.)

7:00pm – midnight

An End of Summer Extravaganza and Benefit presented by Gigantic/Opium/BOMB Magazines
Hosted by Bowery Electric

NEW AND EXCITING DISCOUNT DEVELOPMENTS!

*   *   *   1. ALL PRESALES NOW GET FREE VIP ACCESS!  *  *  *

VIP Cocktail Hour 7-8pm

Featuring:

-a special guest performance by award winning performance artist Kalup
Linzy!

-free open bar!

-Purchase $10 presale tickets here.

*   *   *   2. SPECIAL GENERAL ADMISSION DISCOUNT TICKETS ONLY $6 AT THE DOOR!   *   *  *

General Admission 8pm – midnight

Featuring:

-Short plays directed by Ben Greenman and Bob Powers!

The Dog House Band, featuring bluegrass musician/writers David Gates and Sven Birkerts and special guest John Wesley Harding!

-performance by Joseph Keckler!

-performance by James J. Williams III!

-(NEW!) The Library Is On Fire!

Upstairs: an all-night DJ set by Catherine Pierce of the Pierces!

*  *  *  3. AS ALWAYS THANK YOU FOR YOUR FRIENDSHIP AND SUPPORT!  *  *  *

All donations and ticket sales from the night are considered tax-deductible contributions.

By purchasing a ticket, you will be directly supporting these independent magazines’ mission of furthering the dialogue about literature, film, music, and the visual and performing arts.



“You Don’t Know Me” Gigantic/Opium/BOMB Benefit Bash! Presale tickets launch TODAY!

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You Don’t Know Me!
Gigantic/Opium/Bomb Benefit Bash

Wednesday, Aug. 26th
Bowery Electric
6:30pm – 12am

Join some of New York’s most innovative artists and creative minds in celebrating a joint End Summer Extravaganza Benefit party presented by Gigantic/Opium/BOMB Magazines hosted by Bowery Electric!

The event will feature multiple short programs — performances, microreadings and video installations — to be performed variety style throughout the night as curated by the joint efforts of the three magazines. 

Come party with artists, writers, magazine editors, agents, book publishers, bloggers, and new media types!

Featuring:

-Short plays directed by Ben Greenman and Bob Powers!
-The Dog House Band, featuring bluegrass musician/writers David Gates and Sven Birkerts and special guest John Wesley Harding!
-A DJ set by Catherine Pierce of the Pierces!
-A special VIP performance from Kalup Linzy!
-SPECIAL GUEST STARS

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***Save $5 by purchasing an online ticket in advance of door sales that evening.***

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By purchasing a ticket, you are directly supporting these independent magazines’ mission of furthering the dialogue about literature, film, music, and the visual and performing arts.

Stay tuned to our blog for upcoming announcements on the evening’s guest performances!  Lineup additions (and monster surprises) forthcoming!


Please see the below for contribution information:

$10.00 (Advance Online Tickets): Entry to event after 8 pm

$15.00 (General Admission at the Door): Entry to event after 8pm

$25.00 VIP: includes VIP entry to our cocktail hour and a special performance from 6:30 – 8pm

$50.00 VIP 2.0: includes above, plus subscription to a magazine, randomly drawn, and your name listed in the evening’s program

$100.00 Rock Stars: includes VIP entry for 2 guests, plus subscriptions to all three mags, and your names listed in the evening’s program

$250.00 Publishers Circle: includes VIP entry for 6, plus 2 subscriptions to all 3 mags, and your company’s title and logo listed in the evening’s program as sponsor


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