Monthly Archive for March, 2008

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New Stuff 3/15/08

The river flows green and the bros have painted their cornhole boards with shamrocks…you know its gotta be Saint Patrick’s Day; But never mind that we got a nice big bunch of classy new porn art books from Goliath and a substantial restock of Top Shelf comics too so come by, get perked up.

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New Stuff 3/08/08

Tonight the 2ndHand touches down and Thursday we are happy to host Jessica Hagy and her Venn Diagrams. So get out and over that cabin fever and maybe find a new book to help you make it thorough the end of winter

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Jessica Hagy Event has been rescheduled

Update you planners Jessica Hagy is now speaking a day earlier on the 13th. Check the event listing for more info 

Jessica Hagy is a different kind of thinker. She has an astonishing talent for visualizing relationships, capturing in pictures what is difficult for most of us to express in words.

At, she posts charts, graphs, and Venn diagrams drawn on index cards that reveal in a simple and intuitive way the large and small truths of modern life.

10 year anniversary of the first issue of A Day In The Air with Bradley Adita

Apr ’08
8:00 pm

A Day In The Air (ADITA) is celebrating 10 years of publishing this April. The first issue #0 (powerline/steeple) was publishing in April of 1998. Join Bradley Adita as he reads one brief passage from each zine at Quimbys. A visual and musical presentation will also accompany the reading. Selected back issues, silk screen prints, and other art will be available for purchase. The first 10 guests will recieved a free copy of the lastest zine.

Chavisa Woods reads from Love Does Not Make Me Gentle or Kind

Apr ’08
7:00 pm

Love Does Not Make Me Gentle or Kind is a collection of short stories focusing on the formative and tumultuous moments in the lives of two women as children and adults, whose relationship to one another is cast in an ambiguous light, and whose characters are abstracted within the context of each story. Primarily set in rural America and other transient realms, this book combines realism with elements of meta-fiction, magnifying the extraordinary interpersonal worlds created by the circumstances of their outer reality.

Chavisa Woods is the Author of Love Does Not Make Me Gentle or Kind, her first full-length book. Her previous short stories and poetry have been published nationally and internationally in such publications as: Matador (Spain), Prima Materia (NY), Blue Fog (Figi) 4 AM Poetry, Cake, Big Tex(t), The Bard Gay and Lesbian Review, Howl 10003, Tribes Magazine, Wildflowers, Fuzion, Chronogram, Agenzia Catalogue, What Happens Next?, Where We Live, In the Fray, and Rhapsodist the documentary

Her work has been featured in performance at such venues as: the Annual Vision Festival, , the Howl festival, Sarah Lawrence College, Bard College, I Love NY Poetry, Pink Pony Reading Series, CBS Morning show, HOT Festival at the Dixon Place Theater, The portable Theater Company, Salient Saturdays at the Bowery Poetry Club, Poetic License, The Hidden Treasure Reading Series, the Annual Charlie Parker Festival, Beat Bush Woodstock, WOW Theater- 2006 Bloom Festival, The fresh Fruit Festival, The Telephone Bar Library Lounge ,Red Dreams at the Cornelia Street Cafe, L.E.S. 2002 and 2003 National Poetry Slam

Chavisa will be on hand to read and sign copies of her new book