Parties, panels and other notable media gatherings
WHO: Bo Sacks vs. Samir Husni
WHAT: Publishing Executive Conference & Expo
WHERE: New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The conference itself is hit or miss (last year, it was mainly miss) but this gunslinging standoff on the future of magazines between two moustached magazine men and prominent glossy thinkers Sacks, a mediabistro.com contributor, and Husni a.k.a “Mr. Magazine” will no doubt be the highlight.
WHAT: Katie Couric In Conversation With Dr. Gail Saltz
WHERE: 92nd Street Y, Kauffman Concert Hall, 1395 Lexington Ave
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The third place CBS Evening News anchor talks about her life and career with Cornell professor Saltz.
WHAT: Blogger’s Screening of Air Guitar Nation
WHERE: Goldcrest Post, 799 Washington St
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Beer reception. Period.