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Bjork Concert Raises $40,000 For Housing Works

Last night, 300 lucky guests crowded into Housing Works Bookstore for a special installment of the bookstore’s LIVE FROM HOME concert series: A collaboration between musical legend Björk and the up-and-coming Brooklyn band The Dirty Projectors. The intimate show raised $40,000 for for Housing Works Inc., which provides direct services for homeless New Yorkers with HIV and AIDS.

Jon Pareles wrote in The New York Times ‘Bjork sings like a force of nature’ and Time Out New York called it “the event of the year so far.”  For a great overview of what the bookstore is all about, check out this feature in the New York Post.

PKPR Client: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, Housing Works Bookstore Cafe has established itself as a New York City cultural institution thanks to its stellar mix of offbeat literary events, live music performances, and original series like the New York City Spelling Bee and Cringe Night. The intimate setting has hosted a dizzying array of music and literary stars – from John Mellencamp and Norah Jones to Jonathan Lethem and Francine Prose.

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