The Smart Set is a weekly feature, compiled by Lauren Cerand, that appears Mondays at 12:30pm and highlights the best of the week to come. Special favor is given to New York’s independent booksellers and venues, and low-cost and free events. Please send details to firstname.lastname@example.org by the Thursday prior to publication, with the eventÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s date in the subject line.
I had way too much fun drinking $4 lychee martinis with Kristin Pulkinnen, publicity director for Soft Skull Press, this evening, to contribute much more than the basics ’round midnight. Herewith, I should be off to bed but can’t resist the “sexy texting” edition, in honor of the ongoing World Cup’s contribution to literature:
Tue, 6.27: trash in soho. and, dj spooky presents ‘the art of the remix‘ at the apple store.
Wed, 6.28: green by design, triangle @ tenement museum [both clients]. also, if you live in nyc, you know how to kick people.
Thu, 6.29: standing nudes + man man + the fiery furnaces @ webster hall. meow.
Fri, 6.30: billyburg short film fest. yeah!
Sat, 7.1: lo-lo lo-lo dance company and catalyst are both looking good.
Sun, 7.2: <3 paranoid style: maxx klaxon @ splice.