A marathon for bookworms.
To celebrate the anniversary of Moby Dick's publication, there's going to be a Moby Dick reading marathon that kicks off tonight at 6 at the Ace Hotel New York. Participants are going to read the first 30 chapters tonight, and the next 60 chapter over the next two nights. That's some 700 pages over the course of three nights.
NEED TO KNOW
Obama Reaffirms Democracy in Burma [Washington Post]
Obama Plan May Help Immigrants Stay in the U.S. [New York Times]
NYC to Cut Gas Emissions by 80% Before 20150 [NY Daily News]
NYPD May Have to Tell of Right to Refuse Searches under New Bill [DNA Info]
Old Navy Under Fire for Charging More for Plus Sized Women then Men [CBS Local]
The Rangers fell to the Avalanche 4-3. They play again tomorrow against the Penguins in Pittsburgh.
The Islanders play the Panthers tonight at 7:30 in Florida. They're still in Florida tomorrow, playing the Lightning at 7.
The Devils are in Washington tonight to play the Capitals at 7. They're back in Jersey tomorrow to play the Avalanche at 7.
The Giants host the 49ers Sunday at 1.
It's going to be sunny today with highs around 43. Tonight will be clear with lows around 32. [Full Forecast]
ON STAGE TONIGHT
TONIGHT (Friday the 14th):
• Ani DiFranco with Jenny Scheinman @ the Music Hall of Williamsburg
• Sallie Ford and Crooked Fingers (with And The Kids) @ Rough Trade NYC
• Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy @ the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
• Acoustic Alchemy @ the YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
• Tony Trischka and Morgan O’Kane @ the Cutting Room ?????
• Steve Hackett @ Town Hall
• Phil Lesh And Friends featuring Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams and more @ the Capitol Theatre (Tonight and
• Suzanne Vega @ Joe’s Pub (Tonight and tomorrow)
• Styx @ the NYCB Theatre at Westbury (Tonight and tomorrow)
• WFUV PRESENTS: Ray LaMontagne with The Belle Brigade @ the Beacon Theatre
• WFUV PRESENTS: “Downtown Comes Uptown” featuring The Spring Standards, Aoife
O’Donovan, Glen David Andrews and Elle King @ Rockwood Music Hall
• WFUV PRESENTS: Lake Street Dive with Amy Helm (Tonight), with Parker Millsap (Tomorrow) @
TOMORROW (Saturday the 15th):
• Ryan Adams with Butch Walker @ Carnegie Hall
• The David Bromberg Big Band (with Honey Child) @ City Winery
• Arlo Guthrie with Antigone Rising @ the Ridgefield Playhouse
• Don McLean @ the Norwalk Concert Hall
• Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes @ the Bergen Performing Arts Center
• Johnny Marr (with Meredith Sheldon) @ the Music Hall of Williamsburg
• Black 47 The Final Show (with The Lia Fail Pipe Band) @ the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
• James Maddock With His Band @ Mexicali Live
• Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. (with Mini Mansions and Madi Diaz) @ the Bowery Ballroom
• John Fullbright @ Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
• Carl Palmer @ the YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
• Steve Hackett @ the Space at Westbury
• Mary Fahl formerly of October Project @ the Cutting Room ?????
• The Dream Syndicate (with EZTV (Tomorrow),with Sunflower Bean (Sunday)) @ Rough Trade NYC (Tomorrow
• WFUV PRESENTS: Damien Rice @ the Apollo Theater
• WFUV PRESENTS: Ani DiFranco with Dar Williams @ Town Hall
SUNDAY (the 16th):
• Buddy Guy (with Matt Andersen) @ the Ridgefield Playhouse
• Chris Smither And Thttp://www.wfuv.org/node/add/articlehe Motivators with Milton @ City Winery
• Dan Hicks And His Hot Licks @ the Turning Point
• “Guitar Mash 3rd Annual Benefit Concert and Jam and Auction” with Tom Colicchio, Chad Smith and Mark
Stewart, featuring David Bromberg, Duke Robillard, Robert Randolph, Valerie June, Chris Eldridge and more @ City Winery
• Styx @ the Wellmont Theater
• WFUV PRESENTS: Alt-J (with Mikky Ekko) @ the Beacon Theatre
• WFUV PRESENTS: Acoustic Alchemy @ the Towne Crier Café
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1851, Herman Melville published Moby Dick.