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Bushwick Book Club to Present AMERICANAH at City Winery Next Month

Bushwick Book Club to Present AMERICANAH at City Winery Next Month

Tickets are on sale now for the May 12th AMERICANAH/One Book, One NY show at City Winery!

More literature inspired times are ahead for the whole city as New York becomes one, big book club. Is there a record for largest book club ever?

Song, dance and art are in the making right now, in response to the One Book, One NY choice - AMERICANAH by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This is an Official One Book, One NY Event!


by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Friday, May 12th, 8pm
City Winery, 155 Varick St., New York, NY 10013
Door: $10 / ticket link: HERE

Writing and performing:
Susan Hwang - co-host and songwriter
Jessie Kilguss - co-host and songwriter
Charlie Nieland - producer,
Karyn Kuhl - singer/songwriter
Annie McCain Engman - songwriter, musician, actor
Terry Radigan - singer/songwriter
Jia Jung - podcast - Play It Back, writer, songwriter
Nicola Yvette Hughes - choreographer
Krystal Hawes - songwriter, musician, vocalist
Juliet Garrett - songwriter, actor, Psychobaby
Jennifer Devore - cellist, composer, Zentripetal
Ben Foley - singer/songwriter
Jim Flynn - harpist, songwriter
Swan Drsti - dance, multi-media - radio - INK AND WORM
**visual art by Kat Flannery**

For more info on the Mayor's One Book, One NY initiative, click here.

Bushwick Book Club is a unique, literature-themed event inviting musicians, artists, chefs and all readers to be inspired, create and engage with literature in new and deeper ways. Each event showcases new music, dance, art and culinary creations inspired by a chosen work of literature. Bushwick Book Club is the first literary/musical crossover event of its kind. From its origins in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick in 2009, the event has expanded to chapters in Seattle, WA; Los Angeles, CA; Santa Barbara, CA; New Orleans, LA and Malmo, Sweden, using everything from Flaubert to Nabakov to Dr. Seuss as fodder for new creations and performance.

Bushwick Book Club shows have garnered praise from publications such as The New York Times, The New Yorker, Time Out NY, and theVillage Voice (which awarded us a Best of NYC award for "Best Literary-Musical Crossover" in 2009), from blogs like Gothamist, GeekChicNYC, and NPR's Science Friday, and from an array of local podcasts and publications.

For more information, visit, or find them on Bandcamp:, Facebook:, YouTube:, and Twitter: @bushwickbkclub.

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