They give the world (or the left, at least) weekly insights into the current political state, great fiction, and scathing film reviews, but The New Yorker throwing minimal techno parties is an unexpected twist. Sure enough, next Friday is the date for A New Yorker Dance Party, part of the New Yorker Festival taking place that weekend. Microcosm’s Ezekiel Honig will start things off, followed by Kompakt’s Michael Mayer and New Yorker music critic Sasha Frere-Jones, bringing minimal beats to the ears of the intellectual left. Definitely worth going out for.

Friday, October 6, 2006
A New Yorker Dance Party
T New York, 240 West 52nd Street, NY
10pm – 2am, 21+