I don't mean you're not cool if you don't go to these. Or that you're not cool if you don't live on one of the coasts. Some of my best friends...OK, this isn't going well. Should you be geographically enabled to attend one (or both!) of these two events, count yourself lucky and check 'em out.
Tonight in San Francisco:SF in SF movie night
Galaxy Quest and Raiders of the Lost Ark. (Oh yeah.)
The Variety Preview Room
582 Market St. @ Montgomery
1st floor of The Hobart Bldg.
Lounge and cash bar open at 6:30PM. Movies start at 7PM.
Free Admission! Free Popcorn!
As always, all proceeds to benefit the Variety Children’s Charity.
Thursday in New York City:Comic Book Defense League Benefit Mashup
Cory Doctorow Meets DJ Spooky
Cory (author of Content
) to read from Little Brother
; DJ Spooky
(experimental artist Paul Miller) to read from Sound Unbound: Sampling Digital Music and Culture
. *And* DJ Spooky to play the after party. You either know how cool that double bill is (and are going) or you need to go find out.
Thursday, August 21
The Helen Mills Theater
137-139 West 26th Street, NYC
$20 donation, order tickets through the CBDLF
16 1st Ave (at 1st Street)
After party benefits the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
$10 donation to the CBLDF or free with pass from the Mashup.