Here is the ORIGINAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE EVENT as it WAS ANNOUNCED:
November 21st 2010 at 6:30pm!
The Habitation of the Blessed Launch Party with Catherynne Valente and featuring medieval multimedia, burlesque belly-dancing, and musical madness! Catherynne M. Valente will read from her newest novel, a journey into the medieval myth of Prester John. Brian Francis Slattery and the West Constantinople Squeezebox All-Stars return to the Wold to provide the soundtrack while Jezebel Wood, Mary Cyn, and Katie Lennon will perform belly dancing and burlesque.
The event last night was again packed and super awesomesauce with awesome on top. Special thanks to Cat Valente, The West Constantinople Squeezebox All-Stars, Jezebel Wood, Mary Cyn and Katie Lennon for putting on such a great show.
As always, video and other great material will be available soon.
And stay tuned for more details about our next event: January 30th with Jeffrey Ford (The Drowned Life), Felix Gilman (The Half-Made World) and flarf poetry from Sharon Mesmer (Annoying Diabetic Bitch).
Part reading series, part carnival, the Wold Newton Reading Extravaganza is a speculative fiction event held at The Way Station bar that promises to change the way you look at readings forever and to call you in the morning. It may actually deliver on one of those promises.
Where Is It?
You will go to:The Way Station in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn! It is at: 683 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11238 Here aresome directions to helpify you!