A weekly preview of parties, panels and other notable media gatherings MONDAY 11.27.06 WHAT: Reuters Media Summit WHEN: Nov. 27-Dec. 1 WHERE: Reuters Building WHO: Richard Parsons, Barry Diller, Mel Karmazin, Edgar Bronfman, Doug Morris, Lawrence Probst, Anne Sweeney, Susan Lyne, Howard Draft WHY YOU SHOULD GO: You can’t. It’s exclusive to Reuters reporters. But if you do manage to sneak in tip us. TUESDAY 11.29.06 WHAT: The Book Standard‘s Teen Book Video Awards WHEN: 6:00PM-9:00PM WHERE: Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick Street WHY YOU SHOULD GO: O.J.’s book video will not be screened. WHAT: Al Goldstein: I, Al Goldstein: My Screwed Life Reading WHEN: 7:00PM WHERE: McNally Booksellers, 50 Prince Street WHY YOU SHOULD GO: For Goldstein, founder of Screw and all-around wacko. WEDNESDAY 11.29.06 WHAT: Disco Years Book Party WHEN: 7:00PM-10:00PM WHERE: The powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Photographer Ron Galella, who Time once called “the godfather of the American paparazzi culture,” co-hosts a party for retrospective of the “fashionistas, indulgent rock stars, outlandish artists, mystical muses, jet-setting socialites, and fantastic freaks, revealing the delicious decadence that defined the decade.” Plus disco classics and a Village Person. Awesome. WHAT: How To Kick People WHEN: 7:30PM WHERE: Mo Pitkin’s, 34 Avenue A WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Writers from Late Night With Conan O’Brien read. THURSDAY 11.30.06 WHAT: Robert Olen Butler Reading WHEN: 7:00PM WHERE: KGB Bar, 85 E. 4th WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Butler won a Pulitzer for fiction. It was 1993, of course, but still. FRIDAY 12.01.06 WHAT: First Fridays At The Guggenheim WHEN: 9:00PM-1:00AM WHERE: Guggenheim Museum WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Flavorpill.net hosts art-music mashup. You’re not gonna get much better on a Friday night. SUNDAY 12.03.06 WHAT: DUMBO Kids Disco Christmas Party WHEN: Nov. 3, 3:00PM-5:00PM WHERE: The powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn WHY YOU SHOULD GO: A swingin’ party featuring Nicky’s Jazz Christmas, Captain Cur & Wonder Flea benefitting local schools? Hello?