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Re: Mythopoeic Discussion Group now May 14th, 2007

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  • Anthony and Jessica
    Greetings friends, We apologize for this late note on the Mythopoeic Discussion Group to take place at St. Paul s Church in Brooklyn, NY. It was originally
    Message 1 of 3 , May 9, 2007
      Greetings friends,
      We apologize for this late note on the Mythopoeic Discussion Group to
      take place at St. Paul's Church in Brooklyn, NY. It was originally
      slated for this Friday May 11th, 2007, but has been postponed till
      Monday May 14th, 2007 5p-9pm. This is unfortunately due to some
      personal items arising for Anthony and Jessica of the Northeast
      Tolkien Society, most importantly last minute job schedule changes.
      If you plan on attending please see http://www.herenistarion.org for
      travel info and moot itinerary for this month's meeting.
      We hope to see you all there, and our apologies for any inconveniences
      to your own plans.
      Anthony S Burdge
      Chair Northeast Tolkien Society

      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, "lynnmaudlin" <lynnmaudlin@...> wrote:
      > wow! what a lot you're going to discuss!
      > It sounds like a FABULOUS space but I wonder if the Inklings would
      > really feel "at home" anyplace that didn't include a pint and a pipe?
      > hmmm, just a thought...
      > have a GREAT time!
      > -- Lynn --
      > --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, "Anthony and Jessica"
      > <herenistarion@> wrote:
      > >
      > > With many thanks to Northeast Tolkien Society member Amy Hitotsubashi
      > > the Northeast Tolkien Society will commence its monthly Mythopoeic
      > > Discussion Group moots at St. Paul's Library, Friday May 11th, 2007,
      > > 5pm to 9pm. We will be discussing The Children of Hurin, and Tolkien
      > > and Shakespeare, the work of SK Thoth (forthcoming publications and
      > > recent CD), for those who have read them, if you have not you are
      > > welcome to discuss this with us, we encourage you to do so but is not
      > > a requirement. If the majority wishes we can move to any other
      > > discussion of the work of the Inklings.
      > >
      > > We also encourage you to bring anything Tolkien and Inklings, or a
      > > connected fiction, fantasy, piece of history to the group. We may not
      > > necessarily get to everything this particular night but can place it
      > > on the agenda for the next moot.
      > >
      > >
      > > But it will not be the only topic, we would like to encourage aspiring
      > > writers to openly read and discuss your work with the group, allowing
      > > it open for ideas, and insight from one another.
      > > Also according to Amy for those who wish to meet before and/or after
      > > the moot:
      > > "There is a good pizza place around the corner on Court St, a more
      > > up-scale Italian place on the corner, and numerous eateries 2+ blocks
      > > away on Smith and on Court."
      > >
      > > Directions to and from St. Pauls within NYC, from Queens, Manhattan
      > > and Brooklyn see this MTA Page for information on taking the F line to
      > > Carroll Gardens Brooklyn
      > > http://www.mta.info/nyct/service/fline.htm
      > >
      > > For further information, read this: including Amy's enchanting letter
      > > detailing the Library
      > > The library of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Carroll Gardens,
      > > Brooklyn is a place in which the Inklings would have felt at home.
      > > Located at 119 Carroll Street, between Court and Clinton (one block
      > > from the F train's Carroll Street Station -- President Street exit),
      > > one enters from the side street, going down a path until one sees on
      > > the right a fat, arched red door with a tiny, whimsical window in it.
      > > Enter and go up to the third floor, but look into the prayer chapel on
      > > the second floor when you pass it -- this room is medieval.
      > > The library on the third floor has more of a Tudor mood -- dark,
      > > exposed beams on a high white ceiling, leaded glass-paned windows, a
      > > cavernous fireplace, and a heavy, long table, big enough to seat about
      > > 20 (plenty more heavy, comfortable chairs if we want to sit in a
      > circle).
      > > This is a lovely space. In the summer, there is cross ventilation and
      > > a view of leafy trees. The church lets it out to community groups free
      > > of charge (it might be nice to give a token gift). We have served
      > > tea/coffee/soft drinks there and bringing in food is fine -- . I have
      > > no pictures, but the directions by car are at
      > > www.dioceselongisland.org/allparish/B28StPaulsCarrollSt.htm and other
      > > info at www.stpaulscarrollst.org/
      > >
      > > Highly recommended by
      > >
      > > Amy Hitotsubashi
      > >
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