Upcoming Events: Tim Lawrence

Life and Death on the New York Dance FloorIn his book  Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983, Tim Lawrence examines the city’s party, dance, music, and art culture between 1980 and 1983, tracing the rise, apex, and fall of this inventive, vibrant, and tumultuous scene. This Spring, Lawrence has a number of upcoming events throughout the US and Europe including readings, lectures, and even some DJ sets & dance parties.

Lecture, Q&A, and DJ Set
Lawrence will lecture on his book, participate in a Q&A, and spin some records to kick off Downtownsounds DISCO-VERSARY.
3 March, 7:00pm
Teachers Club
36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Ireland

Lecture and Q&A
Tim Lawrence in conversation with Paul Tarpey.
18 March, 5:00pm
Mother Macs
10 High Street
Limerick, Ireland

Lecture and Party
Join Lawrence for a lecture at Carnegie Mellon University and after-party at VIA, where he will be selecting some music.
19 April
Studio for Creative Inquiry
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA

Conference Presentation and Panel Discussion
Lawrence will present a paper on the “Sounds from the Underground” panel.
22 April, 4:15pm
Pop Conference – EMP Museum
JBL Theater
325 5th Ave N.
Seattle, WA
Panel Participants: J. Jack Halberstam, Josh Kun, and Gala Porras-Kim

Book Talk
Join Lawrence for a book talk at Alley Cat Books.
23 April, 7:00pm
Alley Cat Books
3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA

Talk, Q&A, and Music
Inaugural event of the VDSF speaker series–join Lawrence for a fireside chat with Christopher Orr.
24 April
, 6:00pm
Vinyl Dreams
593 Haight St
San Francisco, CA

25 April
, 3:00pm
University of California – Riverside
Riverside, CA

Reading and Q&A
26 April
, 7:00pm
Mount Analog
5906 1/2 N. Figueroa Ave
Los Angeles, CA

27 April, 7:00pm
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Join Tim Lawrence for the Arthur Russell “Planting a Thought” symposium–a month-long multi-city celebration of musician and composer Arthur Russell.
28 April

Legion Arts
1103 Third St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA

Book Talk
1 May
Jersey City Free Public Library
472 Jersey Ave.
Jersey City, NJ

2 May
, 3:00pm
UMass Boston Campus Center 3540
100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA

We hope you can catch Tim at one of these great events. If not, you can order his book from us and save 30% using coupon code E16LAWRE.


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