302 Broome St. Between Eldridge and Forsythe St.
New York City, New York

The Happy Ending Music and Reading Series, chosen by New York Magazine and NY Press as the best reading series in NYC, features the most interesting storytellers, writers, musicians, raconteurs and personalities, and requires the readers to take one public risk, while the the musicians, who open and close each show with their original, lyric-driven music, are required to play one cover song and try to get the audience to sing along.

Please come visit us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month.

Wednesday May 10th, 2006


At 8pm sharp.

The doors open at 7:00.



Ada Calhoun
Neal Medlyn
Arthur Bradford


The Roulette Sisters


Amanda Stern

Wednesday (5.24.06): Come and hear PETER ROCK, JEN TRYNIN and DAVID MEANS. With music from REBECCA TURNER

Happy Ending Bar
302 Broome Street
Between Forsyth and Eldridge

On MAY 15th @ 7pm Amanda Stern will be reading at the Progressive Reading Series, a literary fundraiser, supporting progressive candidates running in 2006. She will be reading with literary luminaries, Rick Moody, David Rakoff, Jim Shepard and Mary Gaitskill. Stephen Elliott Hosts. Sliding scale admission $15-$25. Galapagos Artspace ? 70 North 6th Street in Williamsburg. http://www.litpac.org/events.html for more information.

J,M,Z,F to Delancey
B,D to Grand Street

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Amanda Stern
Author, The Long Haul
Curator, The Happy Ending Music and Reading Series
http://www.myspace.com/ministerno (my publisher made me do it).


A very incomplete list of some of the Artists who have appeared or will appear at The Happy Ending Music and Reading Series: James Salter, Jim Shepard, Mary Gaitskill, A.M. Homes, David Gates, Rick Moody, Tom Perrotta, Kate Braverman, Stephen Elliott, One Ring Zero, Eileen Myles, Kevin Canty, Dan Zanes, Caroline Leavitt, Darin Strauss, Jill Sobule, Jonathan Ames, Colson Whitehead, Shelley Jackson, Lisa Glatt, John Lurie, Owen King, Arthur Phillips, Jean Nathan, Dan Menaker, Andrew Solomon, Nelly Reifler, Christine Schutt, Andy Borowitz, David Rees, Therese Svoboda, Aimee Bender, Marcy Dermansky, Rachel Loshak, Daphne Merkin, Audrey Niffenegger, Danzy Senna, Rene Steinke, Jennifer O Connor, Jonathan Katz, Cynthia Hopkins, Maggie Estep, Lisa Selin Davis, Paul Muldoon, Rebecca Walker, Gary Lutz, Thomas Beller, Kimya Dawson, Elizabeth Crane, Jonathan Spottiswoode, Martha Southgate, Todd Barry and Benjamin Kunkel.

Official Website: http://www.amandastern.com/happyending.html

Added by moxiebomb on May 10, 2006

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