Donating for Sandy.

Things are slowly starting to repair in NY after a week of dealing with Hurricane Sandy. Many things are back to normal, many are not. Trains are still out, people’s homes are still destroyed and it’s getting cold out. The resolve and strength of New Yorker’s in numbers is amazing and the efforts from the past week are humbling. We ask you to please take a moment to remember those that are still in need. Click here to view large list of resources and outlets that have listed ways to volunteer, donate, and help. The 22 will be donating all profits made from sales of the print magazines in November and December to the Red Cross relief efforts for Sandy. Please consider buying a copy HERE. Editor Cat Gilbert has also donated artwork to Greenpointers charity raffle. Tickets are $10 and 100% of all ticket sales will go to NY Cares. You can see all prizes and purchase tickets HERE.

BUY GREENPOINTERS RAFFLE TICKET.
BUY A COPY OF THE 22. 

VIEW OTHER WAYS TO DONATE AND HELP.

THE WEEK: Dec 5-9.

MONDAY:

Photographing the Dead: The History of Postmortem Photography from The Burns Collection and Archive
Postmortem photography, photographing a deceased person, was a common practice in the 19th and early 20th centuries. These photographs, from the beginning of the practice until now, are special mementos that hold deep meaning for mourners through visually “embalming” the dead. Although postmortem photographs make up the largest group of nineteenth-century American genre photographs, until recent years they were largely unseen and unknown. Dr. Burns recognized the importance of this phenomenon in his early collecting when he bought his first postmortem photographs in 1976. Since that time he has amassed the most comprehensive collection of postmortem photography in the world and has curated several exhibits and published three books on the subject: the Sleeping Beauty series. Tonight, Dr. Burns will speak about the practice of postmortem photography from the 19th century until today and share hundreds of images from his collection.

FIRST BOOK BROOKLYN HOLIDAY PARTY & FUNDRAISER
first book–brooklyn is a nonprofit organization dedicated to getting new books to children in need.  join us tonight for their first annual holiday party and fundraiser.

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