A Believer Nighttime Event
When: Saturday, May 3
Where: Tishman Auditorium, The New School: 66 West 12th St.
What time: 6 p.m.
With Halfdan Freihow, John Wesley Harding, Christian Jungersen, Jo Nesbø, Kristin Ómarsdóttir, and Vladimir; hosted by Todd Barry
Free and open to the public. No reservations.
Presented by The Believer
Hosted by actor and comedian Todd Barry, this year’s Believer event will feature a musical performance by John Wesley Harding, a Vladmaster screening in which every attendee will simultaneously watch a “picture story” through their own personal View-Master, and a panel discussion with Scandinavian authors Halfdan Freihow, Christian Jungersen, Jo Nesbø, and Kristín Ómarsdóttir.
From the PEN Blogs
• Jane Ciabattari
A Cal Arts student, drawn to the Viewmaster portion of the Believer event on Saturday night, set up his thousands of dollars of digital gadgetry in the front row of the New School, drawing attention from emcee Todd Barry. [More]
• Tayari Jones
I was really looking forward to the Believer Magazine Event. I like The Believer and the people who run it. I was also pleased to be back on the lower west side of Manhattan, where things are a little bit realer. [More]