The 2010 Nebula Awards Dinner will take place May 15 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. For those in the New York City Area who cannot attend, SFWA has arranged NYC NEBULA NIGHT which will include a large-screen simulcast of the official ceremony plus a reception and dinner.
The full press release follows the jump.
APRIL 22st, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: JOHN ORDOVER 212 228-2810
NYC NEBULA NIGHT
Large-Screen Simulcast Of
2010 Nebula Award Ceremony
For those in the New York City Area who cannot attend the May 15th 2010 Nebula Awards Dinner in Cape Canaveral, Florida, The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has arranged NYC NEBULA NIGHT which will include a large-screen Simulcast of the Florida-based ceremony – along with a full-scale reception and dinner including an Open Wine Bar, Rib-Eye Steak and Paella. NYC NEBULA NIGHT will be held at The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art at 138 Sullivan St. in New York, NY. Catering will be provided by Sagaponack of Chelsea. The SGDA is owned by John Ordover, who has spent over 20 years in the science fiction field. .
The New York evening begins with a reception at the gallery from 6pm to 7pm, followed by an upscale banquet. The Simulcast is scheduled to begin between 7:00 and 7:30 as attendees in Florida and New York are being seated for dinner; from then the New York banquet will run in concert with the Florida gathering until the Nebula Awards Ceremony has concluded. Nebula Award Nominee N. K. Jemisin will be attending NYC NEBULA NIGHT. Her Nebula Nominated story “Non-Zero Probabilities” can be read here.
The cost of the evening is $65 for SFWA members, $75 for all others; 30% of the proceeds will be donated to the SFWA Emergency Medical Fund. There are only Fifty (50) seats available so please act promptly. Tickets can be purchased at http://tinyurl.com/nycnebs.
Founded in 1965 by the late Damon Knight, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America brings together the most successful and daring writers of speculative fiction throughout the world. Since its inception, SFWA® has grown in numbers and influence until it is now widely recognized as one of the most effective non-profit writers’ organizations in existence, boasting a membership of approximately 1,600 science fiction and fantasy writers as well as artists, editors and allied professionals. Each year the organization presents the prestigious Nebula Awards® for the year’s best literary and dramatic works of speculative fiction. For more information about the Nebula Awards Weekend, visit http://www.nebulaawards.com
ABOUT THE GALLERY
As well as being New York City’s hottest new art gallery, The SoHo Gallery For Digital Art is NYC’s most versatile event space. Settled into an historic 19th century brick townhouse in New York City’s historic SoHo neighborhood (138 Sullivan St. between Prince and Houston, just blocks from the A, B, C, D, E, F, R, 1 and 6 trains), our state-of-the-art display screens can take you to Paris, Rome, Tokyo or to anywhere on Earth or off. The SGDA mixes a traditional feel with 21st century capabilities to create a unique space perfect for both cocktail parties and seated dinners.
Contact: The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art, 138 Sullivan St. New York, NY 10012 phone: 212 228-2810 email: firstname.lastname@example.org.