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Goldstar Member
Nice little bar in back corner of theater w/wine and beer -- ok to drink in your seats.
Dancing in the Grand Ballrooms: Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra dining May 13 2014 star this tip starred
Julie Sperber
public transportation… we dont need even more cars in NYC
Selected Shorts: Back to the '80s travel Mar 20 2014 star this tip starred

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17 events
6 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 27 2008

the readings were moving. if you see the name selected shorts, you should know you're guaranteed a high quality event.

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6 events
3 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 27 2008

Powerful, beautifully written stories and the choice of readers was perfect.

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Description

PEN American Center, the U.S. center of the international writers’ group, co-presents this evening of powerful short fiction about the challenges of growing up in the modern world, for characters ranging from child soldiers in Africa to suburban American teens.

Coming of Age Around the World is part of the series Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story, presentations in which spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers are performed by stars of the stage and screen. Whether stories are presented around a lively theme, the favorite works of a guest author or a special collaboration with a museum or publication, each Selected Shorts event is a unique night of literature in performance. Hosted by Isaiah Sheffer.

About the Ticket Supplier: Symphony Space

Symphony Space fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy. It reaches audiences throughout New York City, the wider metropolitan area, and through distribution of programs via media such as radio, recordings, podcasts and touring.