VOLUME 3, ISSUE 349 | Dec. 02 – 08, 2004
7 Days and 7 Nights
Kathy High, media critic and curator, joins Shelley Jackson, author of “Patchwork Girl” and “The Melancholy of Anatomy,” poet and Harvard Professor D.A. Powell and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, CUNY professor and critic, poet and artist, in panel discussion about artists, poets and writers. Poet Ronaldo Wilson moderates. Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. at 34th St., 7 to 9 p.m. Free for CUNY students, or $7. For more information, call 212-817-8215.
FRI. DEC. 3
GLAP and FACTS present “Uncoupling Convention : Psychoanalytic Approaches to Same-Sex Couples and Families.” Ann D’Ercole, Ph.D. and Jack Drescher, M.D. explore what it means to be involved in same sex families and couples in a book signing and discussion. 7:30-9 p.m. at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, 1841 Broadway, 4th floor. Free with light refreshments.
Stonewall Holiday Gay-La
The Stonewall Chorale presents its annual holiday concert, this year featuring part one of Handel’s “Messiah,” Daniel Pinkham’s “Christmas Cantata” and contemporary Christmas and Chanukah pieces. Merkin Concert Hall, Lincoln Center, 129 W. 67th St., 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 at 212-971-5813 or stonewallchorale.org.
Classics of the 70s-90s
Dance 208 with DJ Ted Snowdon presents “Classics 70s-90s” at the LGBT Community Center, 208 West 13th St., 9 p.m.-1a.m., $10/$6 for Center members or before 9:45.
SUN. DEC. 5
Lavender Light Choir
Noted composer/clarinetist Harold Seletsky will captivate New York audiences with the premiere of a new body of works for his West End Klezmorim and the Lavender Light Gospel Choir Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Great Hall at Cooper Union, Third Avenue at 7th St. Tickets for this event are free. For further information on Harold Seletsky, visit seletskyklezmorim.com.
MON. DEC. 6
Alan Hollinghurst joins Geoff Dyer at Housing Works Used Book Café at this wildly successful literary series.
The authors will discuss Hollinghurst’s award-winning (2004 Booker Prize for Fiction) novel, “The Line of Beauty” and will be available afterwards to answer questions and sign books. Admission is free, but donated books are welcome and encouraged. 7 p.m. at 126 Crosby St., just south of Houston St. 212-334-3324.
WED. DEC. 8
Dames Light Tree
Two of Broadway’s most gorgeous stars, Dame Edna Everage and Brooke Shields will be joined by cast and company members from virtually every Broadway and Off-Broadway show to celebrate and share in the joy of the holiday season when they flip the switch to light the 2004 Broadway Holiday Tree. 5:15 p.m. in Father Duffy Square (Broadway and 46th Street, down from the TKTS ticket booth). The event is free and open to the public.
THU. DEC. 9
TransJustice is a political group created by and for transgender people of color that works on jobs, housing, and education; the need for trans-sensitive health care, HIV-related services, and job-training programs; resisting police, government and anti-immigrant violence. Join us to learn more about TransJustice and how to get involved! For more information, call 718-596-0342, ext. 18 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. (Take the C train to Lafayette Ave/ G train to Fulton St./ or the B/D/R/Q/2/3/4/5 trains to Atlantic Ave/Pacific St.) 6 p.m.
José Muñoz, NYU performance studies professor, and film critic and cultural theorist B. Ruby Rich offer testimonials honoring Isaac Julien at the 13th annual David R. Kesller Lecture in Lesbian and Gay Studies. Proshansky Auditorium, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. at 34th St., 7 to 10 p.m. For more information, call 212-817-1955.