SVB Tape Release Show 8:00pm
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Lou Barlow + Bunnybrains 8:00pm
Quiet in the Head 8:00pm
Thursday, June 14th 6:00pm
Camille Perri & Stephen Greco
20% of all purchases during the event (yes - drinks, too!! And art supplies!! ALL OF IT!!) to benefit OUTHudson!
ABOUT CAMILLE's BOOK When Katie Met Cassidy:
"For fans of: pop culture references, hot lesbian sex scenes, bar fights" - Out Magazine
"a romance with a big heart and refreshing perspective." Kirkus Reviews
"Katie and Cassidy are a joy to behold: two whip-smart women grappling with desire and questioning their deeply held notions of love and intimacy. Perri's book is a real gift — tender, sexy as hell and laugh out loud funny.”—Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, New York Times bestselling author of The Nest
Katie was born and raised in Kentucky. She’s a good girl, a people pleaser, and a rule follower. Cassidy is a native New Yorker—who on first look Katie mistakes for a man.
Their story is a fun, fast-paced, accessible romantic comedy that—unlike many stories involving the LGBTQ community—is free from tragedy, death, illness, or some other identity-based misfortune. In this way, WHEN KATIE MET CASSIDY is radical without being political. This is the novel that Camille Perri wanted to read, so this is the novel she wrote: a celebratory queer love story that in the current social and political climate can be considered a form of resistance.
Camille Perri is the author of The Assistants and When Katie Met Cassidy. She has worked as a books editor for Cosmopolitan and Esquire. She has also been a ghostwriter of young adult novels and a reference librarian. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University, where she majored in English and Gender & Sexuality Studies, and a Masters of Library Science degree from Queens College. Perri lives in Brooklyn with her partner.
ABOUT Now and Yesterday by STEPHEN GRECO
Young gay men in love!
Middle-aged gay guys with over-elaborate preferences!
Highly-paid creatives on deadline at style magazines and ad agencies!
Pretty houses in Chelsea, Brooklyn Heights, and Hudson, New York!
A funny scene in a paint store!
"An often poignant, and sometimes chilling, romance of the creative class." --Edmund White
In the three decades since Peter first moved into his Brooklyn apartment, almost every facet of his life has changed. Once a broke, ambitious poet, Peter is now a successful advertising executive. He's grateful for everything the years have given him--wealth, friends, security. But he's conscious too of what time has taken in return, and a busy stream of invitations doesn't dull the ache that remains since he lost the love of his life.
Will is a young, aspiring journalist hungry for everything New York has to offer--culture, sophistication, adventure. When he moonlights as a bartender at one of Peter's parties, the two strike up a tentative friendship that soon becomes more important than either expected. In Peter, Will sees the ease and confidence he strives for, while Peter is suddenly aware of just how lonely his life has become. But forging a connection means navigating very different sets of experience and expectations, as each decides how to make a place for himself in the world--and who to share it with.
Beautifully written, warm yet incisive, Now and Yesterday offers a fascinating exploration of two generations--and of the complex, irrefutable power of friendship--through the prism of an eternally changing city.
An arts-and-entertainment journalist by trade, Stephen Greco is Director of Content for Classical TV, which streams full-length performing arts videos online and across platforms. He is also Intelligence Director of True, an advertising agency focused on global transcultural audiences, with bases in New York and London. He is a former Senior Editor of Interview magazine, the program magazine Stagebill, and the New York weekly, 7 Days.
Greco has contributed features on the arts and entertainment, style and fashion, youth culture, and new media to publications such as The Advocate, American Way, aRude, Art News, Casa Vogue, Dancemagazine, Elle, Elle Decor, Empire, France, HX, Harper's Bazaar, Latina, the London Observer, the Journal of Movement Research, Manhattan File, New York magazine, the New Yorker, the New York Times online, Opera News, and the San Francisco Chronicle. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.MORE ABOUT THIS EVENT
Camille Perri & Stephen Greco 6:00pm
Illa Ghee // Honey Dinero // Equally Opposite 8:00pm
Alex Turnquist + Otto Hauser // Elephant Micah 8:00pm
The Spotty Dog Trivia Night 6:30pm
The Writers Studio 5:30pm
Backseat Bullets // Kyle and the Pity Party 7:30pm
Lily & Horn Horse + The Secret + Gut Fauna 7:00pm