Editors’ Blog

SMITH Live Story Shows—NYC, London, DC—Jan., Feb., March, April

Monday, January 9th, 2012

By Larry Smith

SMITH Magazine is meant to be a 360 storytelling experience, from our web site to our books to our live storytelling shows and slams. We’ve got a huge line-up of live events this winter and spring and hope you’ll join us for evenings of fun, surprising, inspirational storytelling. (The crowds are extremely smart and attractive, too.)

January 9, NYC: The Moment book reading at McNally Jackson Books, 7pm, 52 Prince St., with A.J. Jacobs, Alan Rabinowitz, Mira Ptacin, Matt Dojny, Karol Nielsen, Jerry Ma, Piper Kerman, Vivian Chum, and Gillian Laub.

January 26, Brooklyn: The Moment book reading at Greenlight Books, 686 Fulton St. Brooklyn 7:30pm, with after-party for SMITH Mag’s 6th anniversary. With Josh Axelrod, Summer Pierre, Daniel DiClerico, Alaa Majeed, Julie Metz, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, Piper Kerman, Vivian Chum, Jeff Chuch, Fiona Mazel, Colin Nissan, Emily Steinberg, Cheryl Della Pietra, and Gillian Laub.

February 2, Los Angeles: The Moment book reading at L.A.’s Chevalier’s Books, 7-8:30 pm, with Rich Ferguson, Rebecca Woolf, Sascha Rothschild, Ray Richmond, Jeremy Toback, Elizabeth Jayne Liu, Ellen O’Connell, Laura Cathcart Robbins, and Christine McDonald.

February 14, NYC: Six-Word Story Show at 92YTribeca, 200 Hudson St., 7 pm. With Rachel Shukert, Deborah Capon Kogan, Robin Gelfenbien, Mark Lukach, and more. Details TBA on our Facebook page.

February 25, London: Six-Word Story Show at the London Jewish Book Festival. Theme: Revelations. With: Shalon Auslander, Jami Glassman, Francesca Beard, David Mills, and music by Lail Arad. At the show’s end the audience is invited to share a Six-Word Memoir during a “Six-Word Slam.”

March 6, Los Angeles: The Moment reading and show at Los Angeles so-cool Gallery at The Bootleg, 2220 Beverly Boulevard, 7-9pm.

March 8, San Francisco: The Moment reading at SF’s indie gem, Booksmith, with Caroline Paul, Aaron Huey, Steve Silberman, Matthew Zapruder, Kirk Citron, Mo Clancy, Julia Halprin Jackson, Christine MacDonald, Michael Castleman, and Ellen Sussman. RSVP on Facebook.

March 29, NYC: Six Words on the the Jewish Life at 92nd Street Y (uptown), 1395 Lexington, with Elizabeth Wurtzel, Deborah Copaken Kogan, Amichai Lau-Lavie, Rachel Sklar, Lynn Harris, Anthony Giglio, and Gillian Laub will start with a Six-Word Memoir and then reveal the backstory in six minutes. At the show’s end the audience is invited to share a Six-Word Memoir during a “Six-Word Slam.” RSVP on Facebook.

April 3: Six Word Story Show on “The Jewish Life” at Sixth & I in 600 I St. NW, Washington, DC. Details TBA.

April 4, NYC: The Moment writers joins Mira Ptacin’s monthly Freerange Nonfiction series at Piano’s, 158 Ludlow St. in NYC.

One response

  1. Corrine Kay says:

    I would love to be able to share my story- and exchange experiences and dialog with people who are going through the immigration process here in the United States- LEGALLY, of course, and how it is tearing you apart- How do little people like me get attention and put a human face on this gut-wrenching process?? Any compassionate parties who would like to help me with this, Please contact me!

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