Coming up: Gigantic and friends teach us to party

The flyer is kinda tiny, so I’m gonna copy and paste straight from the Gigantic site.

You Don’t Know Me!
Gigantic/Opium/Bomb Benefit Bash

Wednesday, Aug. 26th
Bowery Electric
6:30pm – 12am

Join some of New York’s most innovative artists and creative minds in celebrating a joint End Summer Extravaganza Benefit party presented by Gigantic/Opium/BOMB Magazines hosted by Bowery Electric!

The event will feature multiple short programs — performances, microreadings and video installations — to be performed variety style throughout the night as curated by the joint efforts of the three magazines. 

Come party with artists, writers, magazine editors, agents, book publishers, bloggers, and new media types!


-Short plays directed by Ben Greenman and Bob Powers!
-The Dog House Band, featuring bluegrass musician/writers David Gates and Sven Birkerts and special guest John Wesley Harding!
-A DJ set by Catherine Pierce of the Pierces!
-A special VIP performance from Kalup Linzy!

***Pre-sale tickets available here!***

***Save $5 by purchasing an online ticket in advance of door sales that evening.***

***PLUS! ONLINE PRESALE SPECIAL: Be one of the first 25 people to purchase a $10 presale ticket online today and gain entry to our VIP cocktail hour from 6:30-8:00!***

By purchasing a ticket, you are directly supporting these independent magazines’ mission of furthering the dialogue about literature, film, music, and the visual and performing arts.

Stay tuned to our blog for upcoming announcements on the evening’s guest performances! Lineup additions (and monster surprises) forthcoming!

Please see the below for contribution information:

$10.00 (Advance Online Tickets): Entry to event after 8 pm

$15.00 (General Admission at the Door): Entry to event after 8pm

$25.00 VIP: includes VIP entry to our cocktail hour and a special performance from 6:30 – 8pm

$50.00 VIP 2.0: includes above, plus subscription to a magazine, randomly drawn, and your name listed in the evening’s program

$100.00 Rock Stars: includes VIP entry for 2 guests, plus subscriptions to all three mags, and your names listed in the evening’s program

$250.00 Publishers Circle: includes VIP entry for 6, plus 2 subscriptions to all 3 mags, and your company’s title and logo listed in the evening’s program as sponsor