Media Events: 05.17.07

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Parties, panels and other notable media gatherings

THURSDAY 05.17.07

WHAT: Eyebeam’s 10th Anniversary “Celebrity Media Mashup”
WHO: Honorees Arianna Huffington and Lawrence Lessig
WHEN: 7:00PM
WHERE: Eyebeam, 540 W. 21st St.
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: A “celebrity media mashup” of new media proportions. Plus Arianna knows how to party.
NOTE: Sold out, apparently.

WHAT: Papierdoll Magazine 2 Year Anniversary Event
WHEN: 7:00PM-9:00PM
WHERE: Lotus, 411 W. 14th St.
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Papierdoll and Fashiontribes.com host the bash, and they’re calling for people to “meet with editors and other writers” and “bodies to soak up all the wine being served.”
NOTE: Must RSVP here.

WHAT: Eat, Drink, and Be Literary: Gary Shteyngart
WHO: Author Shteyngart (The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, Absurdistan) with host Jessica Hagedorn
WHEN: 6:30PM
WHERE: BAM Café at Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Co-presented by the National Book Awards, each event in the series includes dinner, drinks and live music — and a reading and Q+A with the author, of course.
NOTE: $46 … kinda steep.

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