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Standard Talks: And at Night She Summons the Ghosts

 

April 27, 2011 | The Standard, New York | New York City

With Corinne May Botz, Richard McGuire, Kjersti Annesdatter Skomsvold, Craig Taylor, and surprise guests; hosted by Sunny Bates

Co-sponsored by The Standard, New York

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CLIPS: Andre Balazs | Corinne Botz | Richard McGuire |
Leanne Shapton | Kjersti Skomsvold | Craig Taylor

Everybody knows that the average ghost prefers to remain beyond the reaches of reality. But calling forth the literary ghost to roam among the living? Well, that’s an elegant task for an exquisite storyteller. Join host Sunny Bates and other master raconteurs as they offer up tales about the supernatural, a practice that dates back to the ancient Epic of Gilgamesh, Virgil, and Ovid. Who knows, a few ghosts may come out to commune with participants.
 

PEN BLOGS

• Philip Turner: A haunting atmosphere greeted visitors to the Standard Hotel’s 3rd floor event space at 10:30 PM Wednesday night. [More]

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