SHELTER @ Unnameable Books

SHELTER
is a speaker series
bringing different ideas together under one roof.

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Hosted at
UNNAMEABLE BOOKS
600 Vanderbilt Avenue / St. Marks Avenue
(B)(Q) 7th Avenue Station
(C) Clinton-Washington

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Come at 7pm,
talks begin at 7.30pm
THURSDAY 6/1

ANNA DREZEN
is a comedian and writer for Saturday Night Live. She's the editor-at-large of Reductress and coauthor of the books How May We Hate You? and How To Win At Feminism. She performs regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, The PIT, and Union Hall. www.annadrezen.com

SALLY WEN MAO
is a poet and educator, the author of Mad Honey Symposium (Alice James Books, 2014) and the forthcoming Oculus (Graywolf Press, 2019). Her poetry has appeared in The Pushcart Prize anthology, The Best American Poetry 2013, Poetry, Harvard Review Online, and A Public Space.  Currently she is a fellow at the New York Public Library Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers. 

NICOLE R. FLEETWOOD
is Associate Professor in the Department of American Studies at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.  She is the author of Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness (University of Chicago Press 2011) and On Racial Icons: Blackness and the Public Imagination (Rutgers University Press, 2015).  Her research has been supported by  the Whiting Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, National Endowment for the Humanities, Schomburg Center for Black Culture/ NYPL, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  She is the recipient of the 2012 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize of the American Studies Association.  Currently, she is in residence at the NYPL Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, completing a book manuscript on art and visual culture in the era of mass incarceration.

The next SHELTER takes
place in the fall. Have a
grand summer!

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Give Shelter

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SHELTER @ Greenlight Books

SHELTER is a speaker series bringing different ideas together under one roof, first Thursdays of every month. *** THURSDAY 3/2 Hosted at the *new* location of GREENLIGHT BOOKS 632 Flatbush Avenue / Fenimore Street (B)(Q)(S) Prospect Park Station (718) 246-0200 Come at 7pm, talks begin *promptly* at 7.30pm.  Followed by >>>>> 9pm drinks at <<<<< BLUEBIRD 504 Flatbush Avenue / Lefferts Avenue SADY DOYLE is a writer who lives in Brooklyn, New York. She founded the feminist blog Tiger Beatdown in 2008, and her writing has been all over the Internet ever since. Her first book, Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock and Fear... and Why was published by Melville House in September. Her talk will focus on how the core meaning of Trainwreck has, necessarily, changed since the election. PERRY BARON HUNTOON is an online and IRL artist and activist. Her work addresses feminism, queerness, trauma, and body positivity through personal meditation and exploration. PETER MOSKOWITZ is the author of How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood. He is a freelance journalist who has written for the Guardian, New York Times, New Republic, Wired, Slate, Buzzfeed, and many others. A former staff writer at Al Jazeera America, he is a graduate of Hampshire College and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. *** Give Shelter ***

SHELTER
is a speaker series
bringing different ideas together under one roof,
first Thursdays of every month.

***

THURSDAY 3/2

Hosted at
the *new* location of
GREENLIGHT BOOKS
632 Flatbush Avenue Fenimore Street
(B)(Q)(S) Prospect Park Station
(718) 246-0200

Come at 7pm,
talks begin *promptly* at 7.30pm.

 Followed by
>>>>> 9pm drinks at <<<<<
BLUEBIRD
504 Flatbush Avenue / Lefferts Avenue

SADY DOYLE
is a writer who lives in Brooklyn, New York. She founded the feminist blog Tiger Beatdown in 2008, and her writing has been all over the Internet ever since. Her first book, Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock and Fear... and Why was published by Melville House in September. Her talk will focus on how the core meaning of Trainwreck has, necessarily, changed since the election.

PERRY BARON HUNTOON
is an online and IRL artist and activist. Her work addresses feminism, queerness, trauma, and body positivity through personal meditation and exploration.

PETER MOSKOWITZ
is the author of How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood. He is a freelance journalist who has written for the GuardianNew York TimesNew RepublicWiredSlateBuzzfeed, and many others. A former staff writer at Al Jazeera America, he is a graduate of Hampshire College and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.


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Give Shelter

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New Year, New SHELTER @ Wendy's Subway

SHELTER is a speaker series bringing different ideas together under one roof, first Thursdays of every month. *** Hosted at WENDY'S SUBWAY 379 Bushwick Avenue (L) Montrose (J)(M) Flushing Doors open at 7pm, talks begin at 7.30pm, THURSDAY 1/5/17 *** MARIANA VALENCIA makes dances art. Valencia has had residencies at New York Live Arts, Chez Bushwick, Pieter Pasd, Showbox LA, Issue Project room and BAX. Valencia has worked with Vanessa Anspaugh, Lauren Bakst, Kim Brandt, Kate Brandt, Elsa Brown, AK Burns, Tess Dworman, Daria Fain, Shoshana Funk, Jules Gimbrone, Juliana May, MPA, Lydia Okrent, Elizabeth Orr, Katy Pyle, Marya Wethers, No Total and Geo Wyeth. She holds a BA from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA. www.marianavalencia.work   JESSE MYERSON is a writer and organizer from New York City. His writing has appeared in Rolling Stone, the Washington Post, the Village Voice, The Nation, and elsewhere. PHILIP MARKLE moved to NYC in 2013 to launch the theatre and training center of The Annoyance Theater NY, where he acted as its Executive Director until Fall 2016. Philip graduated Northwestern University and produced, performed and trained in Chicago at comedy theaters such as The Annoyance, iO, and Second City. He has taught and performed internationally, from Berlin to Bali, and currently teaches writing and improv classes at The Annoyance NY, as well as independent classes of his own. He regularly performs and writes comedy in NYC, primarily at The Annoyance and the PIT. Philip is a member of Baby Wants Candy and the creator of the musical improv show Happy Karaoke Fun Time, which ran for 6+ years in Chicago and Off-Broadway in NY. In Wilmette, IL, Philip launched and taught at The Actors Training Center, an acting studio where he also acted as Associate Director. He is a proud member of the children’s education theatre companies The Story Pirates and Barrel of Monkeys. He executive produced, wrote, and acted in the digital shorts series The Annoyance Presents on IFC's Comedy Crib. Philip has written two one-man shows - his first solo show, Sparkle Hour, was featured in the 2013 International NY Fringe Festival. He is represented commercially by Stewart Talent NY. *** Give Shelter ***

SHELTER
is a speaker series
bringing different ideas together under one roof,
first Thursdays of every month.

***

Hosted at
WENDY'S SUBWAY
379 Bushwick Avenue
(L) Montrose
(J)(M) Flushing

Doors open at 7pm,
talks begin at 7.30pm,
THURSDAY 1/5/17

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MARIANA VALENCIA
makes dances art. Valencia has had residencies at New York Live Arts, Chez Bushwick, Pieter Pasd, Showbox LA, Issue Project room and BAX. Valencia has worked with Vanessa Anspaugh, Lauren Bakst, Kim Brandt, Kate Brandt, Elsa Brown, AK Burns, Tess Dworman, Daria Fain, Shoshana Funk, Jules Gimbrone, Juliana May, MPA, Lydia Okrent, Elizabeth Orr, Katy Pyle, Marya Wethers, No Total and Geo Wyeth. She holds a BA from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA. www.marianavalencia.work
 
JESSE MYERSON
is a writer and organizer from New York City. His writing has appeared in Rolling Stone, the Washington Post, the Village VoiceThe Nation, and elsewhere.

PHILIP MARKLE
moved to NYC in 2013 to launch the theatre and training center of The Annoyance Theater NY, where he acted as its Executive Director until Fall 2016. Philip graduated Northwestern University and produced, performed and trained in Chicago at comedy theaters such as The Annoyance, iO, and Second City. He has taught and performed internationally, from Berlin to Bali, and currently teaches writing and improv classes at The Annoyance NY, as well as independent classes of his own. He regularly performs and writes comedy in NYC, primarily at The Annoyance and the PIT. Philip is a member of Baby Wants Candy and the creator of the musical improv show Happy Karaoke Fun Time, which ran for 6+ years in Chicago and Off-Broadway in NY. In Wilmette, IL, Philip launched and taught at The Actors Training Center, an acting studio where he also acted as Associate Director. He is a proud member of the children’s education theatre companies The Story Pirates and Barrel of Monkeys. He executive produced, wrote, and acted in the digital shorts series The Annoyance Presents on IFC's Comedy Crib. Philip has written two one-man shows - his first solo show, Sparkle Hour, was featured in the 2013 International NY Fringe Festival. He is represented commercially by Stewart Talent NY.

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Give Shelter

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// SHELTER October //

SHELTER returns on Thursday 10/6 *** Hosted in a private home in SUNSET PARK, BROOKLYN 558 44th Street #1 (GROUND FLOOR) btw Sixth and Fifth Avenues 45TH STREET (R) 36TH STREET (D)(N)(R) Doors open at 7pm, talks begin at 7.30pm, THURSDAY 10/6 *** GREER DWORMAN is a Chicago-born now Brooklyn-based performer and maker. Her work has been presented in venues across Chicago and now emerging within the New York performance community. She has had the pleasure of working with artists such as Taisha Paggett, Kim Brandt, Emily Johnson/Catalyst, Joshua Kent, Erica Ricketts, Isabelle Collazo, and Tess Dworman among others. Dworman presently and passionately investigates comedy and pop culture in her work, grappling with larger ideas in the world located in personal narrative, concerning herself with the Right Now. She received her BFA in Dance Making from the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago and is currently on staff at Movement Research. @_gweew   JAMES FOLTA is a writer, comedian, and recent graduate of Columbia's GSAPP. Read his writing online at www.JamesFolta.com and his shortest writing at @JamesFolta.   SADY DOYLE is a writer who lives in Brooklyn, New York. She founded the feminist blog Tiger Beatdown in 2008, and her writing has been all over the Internet ever since. Her first book, Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock and Fear... and Why was published by Melville House in September.  ***

SHELTER returns on Thursday 10/6

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Hosted in a private home
in SUNSET PARK, BROOKLYN
558 44th Street #1
(GROUND FLOOR)
btw Sixth and Fifth Avenues
45TH STREET (R)
36TH STREET (D)(N)(R)

Doors open at 7pm,
talks begin at 7.30pm,
THURSDAY 10/6

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GREER DWORMAN
is a Chicago-born now Brooklyn-based performer and maker. Her work has been presented in venues across Chicago and now emerging within the New York performance community. She has had the pleasure of working with artists such as Taisha Paggett, Kim Brandt, Emily Johnson/Catalyst, Joshua Kent, Erica Ricketts, Isabelle Collazo, and Tess Dworman among others. Dworman presently and passionately investigates comedy and pop culture in her work, grappling with larger ideas in the world located in personal narrative, concerning herself with the Right Now. She received her BFA in Dance Making from the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago and is currently on staff at Movement Research. @_gweew
 
JAMES FOLTA
is a writer, comedian, and recent graduate of Columbia's GSAPP. Read his writing online at www.JamesFolta.com and his shortest writing at @JamesFolta.
 
SADY DOYLE
is a writer who lives in Brooklyn, New York. She founded the feminist blog Tiger Beatdown in 2008, and her writing has been all over the Internet ever since. Her first book, Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock and Fear... and Why was published by Melville House in September. 

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// SHELTER September //

September 1st @ unnameable books Doors open at 7pm, talks begin at 7.30pm, THURSDAY 9/1 UNNAMEABLE BOOKS (backyard of store) 600 Vanderbilt Avenue corner of St. Mark’s Avenue CLINTON-WASHINGTON (C) 7TH AVENUE (B)(Q) *** AYA SATO Aya Sato is a performer/dancer, restaurant worker and clinical volunteer living in Brooklyn. She has been working with the Doula Project (an organization that provides free emotional, physical, and informational support to people across the spectrum of pregnancy) since January 2015.   NICOLETTE LEUNG is a civil engineer with Hazen and Sawyer. She helps to ensure that creatures like falcons and sturgeon and endangered sunflowers and people like you are not adversely impacted by the construction and long-term operation of large-scale infrastructure projects. Current projects include making sure that New York City has enough clean drinking water in 2022 and implementing coastal flood protection in lower Manhattan.    INGRID BURRINGTON writes, makes maps, and tells jokes about places, politics, and the weird feelings people have about both. Also, sometimes, magic. She's currently an artist in residence at the Data and Society Research Institute in New York. A revised edition of Networks of New York, her field guide to urban internet infrastructure, was released by Melville House this summer. *** Mark your calendars for next month's SHELTER on Thursday 10/6.

September 1st @ unnameable books

Doors open at 7pm,
talks begin at 7.30pm,
THURSDAY 9/1
UNNAMEABLE BOOKS


(backyard of store)
600 Vanderbilt Avenue
corner of St. Mark’s Avenue

CLINTON-WASHINGTON (C)
7TH AVENUE (B)(Q)

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AYA SATO
Aya Sato is a performer/dancer, restaurant worker and clinical volunteer living in Brooklyn. She has been working with the Doula Project (an organization that provides free emotional, physical, and informational support to people across the spectrum of pregnancy) since January 2015.
 
NICOLETTE LEUNG
is a civil engineer with Hazen and Sawyer. She helps to ensure that creatures like falcons and sturgeon and endangered sunflowers and people like you are not adversely impacted by the construction and long-term operation of large-scale infrastructure projects. Current projects include making sure that New York City has enough clean drinking water in 2022 and implementing coastal flood protection in lower Manhattan. 
 
INGRID BURRINGTON
writes, makes maps, and tells jokes about places, politics, and the weird feelings people have about both. Also, sometimes, magic. She's currently an artist in residence at the Data and Society Research Institute in New York. A revised edition of Networks of New York, her field guide to urban internet infrastructure, was released by Melville House this summer.

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Mark your calendars for next month's SHELTER
on Thursday 10/6.

// SHELTER returns this August //

august 4th @ unnameable books

 

Doors open at 7pm,
talks begin at 7.30pm,
THURSDAY 8/4

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THERESA BUCHHEISTER
is from KS.  She has worked graveyard shifts at gas stations on the highway, cleaned military and blind jazz musician homes, painted dorms and roofs, repaired furniture, made sandwiches at Subway, designed decor for weddings, and has worked at 4 bookstores in NY. She moved here in 2004 to work for Richard Foreman and currently is in her 10th year as Artistic Director of the theater company Title:Point.  Her money money job is directing and voicing cartoons and narrating audiobooks.
 
LEAH CAMPBELL
is the HR and Communications Director for Andrew Tarlow's restaurant group in Brooklyn. She, with chef Nick Perkins, is opening a restaurant on Franklin Avenue this fall.
 
KYLI KLEVEN
is an experimental dance artist and video maker based in Brooklyn.  She owes much of her point-of-view to her participation in the art-making practices of Kim Brandt, Ryan McNamara, Jillian Peña, Milka Djordjevich, Stephen West, Jen Monson, Jen Rosenblit, Jen Allen, Tere O’Connor, Kirstie Simson, and many others. "Triangle Study" is a dance-based study of the meaning of shape-making, specifically of what is made while making meaning with triangles in the 21st century -- the legacy and nature of shape-based dance. It is an excerpt of an hour-long Triangle Theory that will premier this fall at Roulette Intermedium November 28-30.

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UNNAMEABLE BOOKS
(backyard of store)
600 Vanderbilt Avenue
corner of St. Mark’s Avenue
CLINTON-WASHINGTON (C)
7TH AVENUE (B)(Q)

Mark your calendars for next month's SHELTER
on Thursday 9/1, also at UNNAMEABLE BOOKS.