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De Colores
Means All of Us

Book review &
discussion on essay that explores racism on college campuses, preceded
by dinner/social at 7; Radical Women, 32 Union Sq. E., rm.907 (16th St.), 677-7002;
7:30, free, $6 (dinner).



ERIC FONER
Author
discusses The Story of American Freedom at NY Historical Society, 2 W.
77th St. (Central Pk. W.), 873-3400; 6:30, free w/mus. adm.


ELLEN MILLER
Author
reads from story about two LES women, Like Being Killed at Bluestockings,
172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 777-6028; 7, free.


ELWOOD REID
Author
reads from collection of shorts, "What Salmon Know" at Rocky Sullivan’s,
129 Lexington Ave. (betw. 28th & 29th Sts.), 725-3871; 8, free.


ANTONIO SABATO
JR.

Exercise
buff signs copies of No Excuses at Rizzoli, 454 W. B’way (betw.
Prince & Houston Sts.), 674-1616; 5:30, free.


BARRY WHITE
The
man who has helped many of us "have a good time," signs copies of
Love Unlimited; Midtown Barnes & Noble, 600 5th Ave. (48th St.),
957-2890; 12:30, free.


WILD WEDNESDAYS
Featured
poet is Jeanne Dickey, followed by open mic; New World Coffee, 107-24 Continental
Ave. (Queens Blvd.), 718-271-2696; 7-10, $3 min.


Thursday
10/21


TED ALLEN,
SCOTT OMELIANUK

Esquire
magazine editors offer style tips from Things a
Man Should Know About Style
; Lincoln Triangle Barnes & Noble, 1972 B’way
(66th St.), 595-6859; 7, free.


LOUISE DESALVO
Author
offers tips on fidelity & marriage from Adultery; Upper West Side
Barnes & Noble, 2289 B’way (82nd St.), 362-8835; 7:30, free.


ROZANNE GOLD
Book
signing for cookbook, Entertaining 1-2-3; Barnes & Noble, 240 E.
86th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 794-1962; 7:30, free.


YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA,
SHARON OLDS

Authors read from
works at NYU’s Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Sq. S. (betw. 6th Ave. &
MacDougal St.), 998-8816; 7, free.


STAR WARS:
THE NEW JEDI ORDER

R.A. Salvatore
signs copies & discusses book at Borders, 5 World Trade Center, Church St.
(Vesey St.), 839-8049; 6, free.



YAKITY YAK
Monthly
poetry readings with open mic, tonight’s readers are David Huberman, Rosette
Capotorto & Mondy Matijasevic; 153 W. 21st St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.),
989-5950; 8, $5.


Friday 10/22


THE BUST GUIDE
TO THE NEW GIRL ORDER

Writer’s
Voice feat. Bust zine contributors, Marcelle Karp & Deb Stroller; West Side
Y, 5 W. 63rd St. (Central Pk. W.), 875-4128; 7:30, $5.



CENETERFOLD
COFFEE HOUSE OPEN READING

Open mic
for poets & prose writers, hosted by David Leopold; 263 W. 86th St. (B’way),
946-4356; 5:45, $2.


LUCILEE CLIFTON,
GALWAY KINNELL

Readings by
contemporary poets; Dia Center for the Arts, 548 W. 22nd St. (betw. 10th &
11th Aves.), 989-5566; 7, $6.


FRIDAY NIGHT
POETRY SERIES AT THE ALTERKNIT

Featured
reader is Juba Dowdell, followed by open mic; Knitting Factory, Alterknit Theater,
74 Leonard St. (betw. B’way & Church St.), 219-3055; 7, $5.


JONATHAN LETHEM
Join
author as he reads from Motherless Brooklyn at Park Slope Barnes &
Noble, 267 7th Ave. (6th St.), 718-832-9066; 7:30, free.


Saturday
10/23


THE GLAM SLAM
Troupe
of poets known as the House of Xavier (feat. Emanuel Xavier) return to Nuyorican
Poets Cafe, 236 E. 3rd St. (betw. Aves. B & C), 807-1337; 10, $12.


THE GREAT LITTLE
PUMPKIN BOOK

Michael Krondel
signs copies of newest work at Union Sq. Greenmarket., B’way (betw. 14th
& 17th Sts.), 477-3220; 10-12, free.



Sunday 10/24


CELIA GILBERT,
MARNIE MUELLER

Authors read
from An Ark of Sorts & The Climate of the Country at Posman
Books, 1 University Pl. (Waverly Pl.), 533-BOOK; 3, free.


KGB SUNDAY
NIGHT READING SERIES

Dani Shapiro
& Mark Slouka read from Slow Motion & collection of shorts, "Lost
Lake" at 85 E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 505-3360; 7, free.


JAMES NACHTWEY
Join
photojournalist & author of Inferno for discussion at Union Sq. Barnes
& Noble, 33 E. 17th St. (betw. B’way & Park Ave. S.), 253-0810;
3, free.


OUR UNORGANIZED
READING (O.U.R.)

Vipin, Bob
Hart, J.D. Rage & Bruce Weber host spoken word night every Sunday, no time
limit, no list, no features, no b.s.; ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St. (betw. Suffolk
& Clinton Sts.), 674-3585; 3, $2.


PAISLEY GIRL
Fran
Gordon reads from book about paisley patterned disease at Temple Bar, 332 Lafayette
St. (Bleecker St.), 925-4242; 7:30, free.



POETS’ PLAYGROUND
Poetry
readings & open mic with Juba Dowdell; Common Basis Theater, 750 8th Ave.,
5th Fl. (betw. 46th & 47th Sts.), 340-1112; 12, $5.


SILVER SWAN
SUNDAYS

"Wild
Wednesdays Wonders" with Viviana Grell & open mic; Silver Swan Restaurant,
41 E. 20th St. (B’way), 254-3611; 1-3:30, free.


ZINC BAR
Weekly
readings. Tonight, Mary Gordon, Amy Holman & Eric Wright read; 90 W. Houston
St. (LaGuardia Pl.), 533-9317; 6:30, $3 contrib.


Monday 10/25


PAUL BURRELL
Former
butler to Diana, Princess of Wales discusses The Royal Manner at Barnes
& Noble, 240 E. 86th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 794-1962; 7:30, free.


PEGGY GILLESPIE,
GIGI KAESER

Editor &
photographer of Love Makes a Family discuss gay & lesbian love; Upper
West Side Barnes & Noble, 2289 B’way (82nd St.), 362-8835; 7:30, free.


A LITTLE BIT
LOUDER

Guy
LeCharles Gonzalez hosts weekly reading & open mic. Tonight’s feat.
reader is Al Letson; 13 Bar, 13 E. 13th St. (Betw. B’way & University
Pl.), 917-893-8341; 7, $5, $3 st.


Tuesday
10/26


INGRID DUCMANIS,
SUZANNE MCCABE, J.M. OSTERMAN

"Getting
It Down" reading by three NY writers; Cornelia St. Cafe, 29 Cornelia
St. (betw. W. 4th & Bleecker Sts.), 989-9319; 7, $5 incl. 1 drink.


HALLOWEEN "POE"TRY
PARTY

Ray Collins reads
Edgar Allen Poe’s The Masque of the Red Death to benefit the Co.
of Impossible Dreams; Nevada Smiths, 74 3rd Ave. (betw. 11th & 12th Sts.),
917-921-1455; 6-10, $10.


HARRY ELLISON’S
POETS CIRCLE

Weekly
lecture on the art & craft of poetry followed by readings & discussions
of participants’ works. This week, "Confessional Poetry;" Corrado
Bakery Cafe, 120 E. 15th St. (Irving Pl.), 718-651-1664; 6:30, $7.


THE RUSSIAN
SAMOVAR READING SERIES

Edward
Hirsch & Brenda Shaughnessy read a selection of their favorite Russian work
& their own works; the Russian Samovar, 256 W. 52nd St. (betw. B’way
& 8th Ave.), 757-0168; 7, $3.


SAPPHIRE
Reads
from collection of poems, Black Wings & Blind Angels at Park
Slope Barnes & Noble, 267 7th Ave. (6th St.), 718-832-9066; 7:30, free.


WE GOT THE
BEAT

Weekly
open mike for poets & musicians, featured poet is Sherrie Lynne; Village
Community School, 272 W. 10th St., (betw. Greenwich & Washington Sts.),
946-4356; 7, $2.


WOMEN’S
POETRY JAM

Featured readers
are Rita Montana & Cheryl Boyce Taylor, followed by open mic; Bluestockings,
172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 777-6028; 7, $2.


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