The Smart Set: Lauren Cerand’s Weekly Events

The Smart Set is a weekly feature, compiled by Lauren Cerand, that appears Mondays 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 submit details to by the Thursday before publication for consideration.

The “You’re No Rock ‘n’ Roll Fun” Edition

Darlings, you can’t expect me to deliver the picks that you’ve been craving if you don’t send me some submissions now and then. Too few entreaties and strident pleas this week, and so The Smart Set and I are going to go on a little vacay. Back around the 28th — know of any stellar and/or literary happenings on or around New Year’s Eve in New York? Address loveletters to


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