Monday, September 24, 2007

Help the Aged, Part XXVII

This made me laugh:

Don’t miss
PER PETTERSON
author of
OUT STEALING HORSES
Winner of the $135,000 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

at the 92nd St YMCA

MONDAY, OCTOBER 1ST
8:00 PM
92nd Street YMCA
Kaufman Concert Hall
1395 Lexington

New York, NY

A reading with Lydia Davis.
Tickets are $18, or $10 for age 35 and under.


35 and under???

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4 Comments:

Blogger L. said...

When I lived in Scotland, I once walked through a huge protest over the issue of student bus passes - the passes were only issued to people under 25, and there were plenty of older students. Maybe the 92nd St Y is trying to avoid similar controversy.

4:41 PM  
Blogger Sarah Weinman said...

Actually it's clever b/c the 92nd St. Y notoriously skewers Boomer and upwards and they want the young'uns to come. Having said that, will they be asking for ID? Are under-35 fake IDs the new in thing???

7:18 PM  
Blogger Brian Sholis said...

Sarah's right. I'm a week past my twenty-eighth birthday and am looking forward to seven more years of affordable events at the 92nd St. Y. (Though I should say that I opted to see Petterson for free at 192 Books last Tuesday.)

6:58 PM  
Blogger Ed said...

Maybe it's all a cross-promotion with the National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35" selections?

http://www.nationalbook.org/5under35.html

8:31 AM  

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