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Online Event: NYC Love — The Golden Flea with Michael Rips and Ethan Hawke


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Tuesday, 7:30 pm EDT May 5, 2020

7:30pm ET / 4:30pm PT

Join us online for a conversation about the treasures, oddities, and characters at the old Chelsea Flea Market, as well as art, New York City, and living in the iconic Chelsea Hotel. In The Golden Flea, acclaimed writer Michael Rips takes readers on a trip through this charmed world. He will discuss his work with Ethan Hawke.

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    Michael Rips 

    Michael Rips 

    Michael Rips is the author of The Golden FleaPasquale’s Nose, and The Face of a Naked Lady. He is the executive director of the Art Students League of New York and lives in the Chelsea Hotel in New York City.

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    Ethan Hawke

    Ethan Hawke

    Ethan Green Hawke is an actor, writer, musician, and director. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards and a Tony Award. Hawke has directed three feature films, three Off-Broadway plays, and a documentary. He has also written three novels and one graphic novel.