Ada Calhoun Appearances & Tours
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St. Marks Is Dead Book Tour
Fall 2015-Spring 2016
NYC: Secrets of the East Village: Spring KGB Red Room literary salon with Tony Perrottet.
The Tompkins Square Library and LES Oral History Project host a reading, Q&A, and paperback signing of ST. MARKS IS DEAD.
Refreshments by the great chef and writer George Weld of Egg. Invite here.
CITYTerm Author Visit
CUNY Panel - With Margo Jefferson, DT Max, and Daniel Menaker, for the Conference of Biography of Biography at The Leon Levy Center for Biography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Reason TV interview about bohemianism, with some great B-roll.
Philadelphia - "Real Arts at Penn Presents: Ada Calhoun," University of Pennsylvania Arts Café. Hosted by Anthony DeCurtis.
Reading at the Judson Memorial Church series Dead Darlings.
Reading with Alisa Solomon at Prose Pros at the Sidewalk Cafe.
Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and Merchant's House Museum host an Illustrated St. Marks Is Dead Book Talk at Theatre 80, 80 St. Marks Place.
Reading and discussion at Grace Church, 802 Broadway.
New York, NY - Reading and discussion at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. Hear about centuries of church scandals!
Seattle, WA - Reading at The Elliott Bay Company in Seattle. Written up by The Stranger and The Seattle Times, which calls the book "the lively history of a three-block area in lower Manhattan where celebrities, public figures and social movements have converged... [Calhoun] has an eye for intriguing — often titillating and little known — tidbits about St. Marks characters."
New York, NY - Reading at The Inspired Word's NYC Writers Event at Parkside Lounge.
New York, NY - Book event at Little Missionary Day Nursery on St. Marks Place.
New York, NY - Reading at the Miss Manhattan Reading Series at Niagara Bar on Ave A and 7th Street.
New York, NY - Neighborhood Preservation Center reading, discussion, and signing.
San Francisco, CA - Reading at Green Apple Books.
Woodstock, NY - Author event at The Golden Notebook.
Baltimore, MD - Reading and Q&A at Red Emma's.
Chicago, IL - Reading with Rachel Swearingen at City Lit Books.
Iowa City, IA - Reading at Prairie Lights Bookstore.
St. Louis, MO - Read at Christ Church Cathedral, where Father Michael Allen (the "hippie priest" of the East Village) spent the last decades of his career.
New York, NY - Event with Ginia Bellafante of The New York Times at New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU. 20 Cooper Square, Fifth Floor. Also on East Village Radio with E.V. Grieve at 10 a.m. Video/audio to come.
New York, NY - Book signing in SoHo for Social Innovation Week, Openhouse Gallery, 201 Mulberry.
Brooklyn, NY - Reading / Book Launch at Powerhouse Arena in Brooklyn.
New York, NY - Book Party at Cooper Union's Great Hall (7 E. 7th St. entrance; where Lincoln gave his Right Makes Might speech). Books offered for sale by McNally Jackson. Beer provided by Brooklyn Brewery. One-night-only super-group cover band the St. Marks Zeroes will play a set. After-party at Barcade on St. Marks Place. Recap here. Great video here.