Jake AustenA Friendly Game of Poker:52 Takes on the Neighborhood GameOctober 10th 7:30PM
This anthology features essays by a diverse group of writers capturing the joys, regrets, friendships, philosophies, and adventures experienced through neighborhood poker. Contributors include Bill Zehme, Chris Ware, Nick Tosches, James Porter, Neal Pollack, Richard Meltzer, Heather McAdams, Jason Lutes, Ruth Lopez, David Greenberger, Carrie Golus & Patrick Welch, Robert Elder, Nolan Dalla, Gentleman John Battles and a couple of dozen others.
The book release event will feature readings from the book by JAKE AUSTEN (Roctober, Chic-A-Go-Go), DAN KELLY (Baffler, mrdankelly.com), STARLEE KINE (This American Life) and YUVAL TAYLOR (The Future of Jazz). Enjoy live music by one man band extraordinaire BUD MELVIN. Plus an open-to-everyone nickel-ante poker table and a Kenny Rogers Karaoke Kontest!