magazine is hosting three events in May that Lanternites (yes, you are a Lanternite, like it or not!) might be interested in attending.
On Wednesday, May 3, British actor Mat Fraser will compere "Born Freak: An Evening with Mat Fraser," in which he will explore why disabled performers like himself survived by working in freak shows, traveling in carnivals across the U.K. and the U.S. This is a copresentation of DisThis!
: 6:30-9 pm (screening starts at 7 pm). DCTV, 87 Lafayette St (between Walker & White Sts). 2 blocks South of the Broadway Canal Street subway stop. RSVP: 212-251-4092. Learn more about the film: http://www.disthis.org/BornFreak.htm
's May issue will explore all aspects of trash. You're invited to attend a party on Thursday, May 18, with Satya
and Recycle This! in celebrating the many voices and resources combating NYC's disposable culture. Enjoy light refreshments and mingle with activists and members of the Satya staff at this fun, educational, waste-free party. Info
: 6:30-8:30 pm, Time's Up! 49 E. Houston (between Mott & Mulberry Sts). Info: www.satyamag.com
Then on Tuesday, May 23, there's a film screening of Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage
, a 19-minute documentary by Heather Rogers that explores the history and politics of garbage. Discussion panel to follow. This is presented by Satya
and us, Lantern Books! Info
: 6:30-8:30 pm, Whirlwind Creative Gallery, 330 W. 38 St (between 8 & 9 Aves), Suite 511. For more about the film and panel, click here
or see our Events page.