NYC Assignment Desk: Jimmy Fallon, Perez Hilton Saves The Universe, And A Literary Pub Crawl

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Roky Erickson and Okkervil River

Famously troubled 13th Floor Elevators frontman re-emerges, taking his first album in fourteen years on an Okkervil River backed tour.

What: Concert
When: Tuesday, May 25, 8PM
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Webster Hall
125 E. 11th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 353-1600

Literary Pub Crawl

Literary social-networking site has organized a pub crawl, convening at Housing Works before making its way to Botanica, Tom & Jerry's and KGB Bar. Colson Whitehead, Emily St. John Mandel and Amy King will be reading, lending literary intention to your drinking.

What: Literary Pub Crawl
When: Thursday, May 27, 7PM
Wanted: Writer, Photographer, Videographer
Where: Housing Works Bookstore
126 Crosby St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 334 - 3324

Jimmy Fallon

After cutting his comedian teeth on Saturday Night Live, Jimmy Fallon has ventured into the wild world of late night television and proved himself to be more than just an awkward funny man. Brian Williams will moderate a conversation with Fallon.

What: Talk
When: Thursday, May 27, 2010
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: The Paley Center for Media
25 W 52nd St
New York, NY 10019
(212) 621-6800

Perez Hilton Saves the Universe

Bringing the internet to the stage, this show explores a day in the life of Perez Hilton, as he wrestles the demons of love, ego and celebrity while attempting to save LA from nuclear disaster. Bloggers to the rescue, you know?

When: Sunday, May 30, 9:30PM
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Joe's Pub
425 Lafayette St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 239 - 6200

Judy Collins

Legendary pop-folk singer is closing out her fourth season at the Carlyle. She'll be there Tuesdays through Sundays until June 12th.

When: Ongoing
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where:The Carlyle
981 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10075
(212) 744 - 1600

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