Parties, panels and other notable media gatherings
WHAT: Time‘s 100 Most Influential People Party
WHO: One hundred influential people, as determined by Time
WHERE: Jazz At Lincoln Center
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The Queen? Obama? Borat? The most famous people in the world come to mingle for Time, and the awkward possibilities are endless.
WHAT: mediabistro.com’s All-Media Party: On Demand Launch Party
WHERE: M1-5, 52 Walker Street (between Church and Broadway)
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Mix it up with fellow media professionals and celebrate the launch of mediabistro ON DEMAND.
NOTE: RSVP here.
WHAT: Author/Editor Series: Gary Shteyngart and Dan Menaker
WHO: Shteyngart with his editor, Random House EIC Menaker
WHERE: McNally Robinson Booksellers, 50 Prince St (between Lafayette and Mulberry)
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: On the occasion of Absurdistan‘s paperback release, Shteyngart talks shop with his editor, Random House editor-in-chief Menaker.
WHO: Christopher Hitchens
WHAT: god Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
WHERE: Barnes & Noble, 33 E 17th St
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The ever-opinionated Vanity Fair columnist (and that’s putting it lightly) reads from his new book.