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Worlds Apart Games is hosting a Magic 2010 Prerelease tournament this Sunday!

Magic 2010 Prerelease Sealed Deck Tournament


Worlds Apart Games

48 N. Pleasant St (Down town Amherst between the ABC and the fire station)

Amherst, MA 01002


When: Sunday, July 12th 1pm

What: Sealed deck tournament with prizes

Entry Fee for this event will be $25.00

Tournament Structure:
The format for this event is a Swiss Rounds Sealed Deck using Boosters of Magic 2010. Each player will build their decks from their boosters adding as much basic land as they wish, to construct a deck of at least 40 cards. We will have basic land on site that may be borrowed for this event, just please make sure that you return any land that you borrow.

For this event, we have the following up for grabs....

The first 24 attendees receive a free receive mythic foil promo card Vampire Nocturnus!

Magic 2010 Packs based on attendance (3 packs per entry!). 90% of the Prize pool will be split among the top placers (Based on attendance).

The remaining 10% of the prize pool will be given out as random door prizes throughout the tournament. Playmats and other merchandise will also be given out as door prizes and to the top placer(s).

Open Dueling -
Players who are new to the game may want to join in the festivities without being in a tournament. That Cool! There is open dueling all Sunday with brand new intro packs,and booster draft sets. Plus, a promo card will be awarded if you fill out your open dueling card!!! (While supplies last)
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I'm a 27yr old dyke - bohemian, photographer, artist, poet, musician... ecclectic, eccentric and full of piss and vinegar.  I just moved to NoHo a couple months ago from Philly.  I have a gf and a handful of aquaintances but I really want to meet more people without having to go to Diva's all the time.  I don't mind a night of good dancing but I don't always do the club/bar scene you know?  Tell me... honestly... is there anything else to do in this town to meet people? 
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Northampton’s 8th annual Sober Dance Party & Entertainment Extravaganza: March 21st!

I had so much fun last year! This event is VERY well-attended and amazingly produced. And though it's not specifically queer, trust me... it's VERY queer oriented. Come dance with me!

Sober? Yes. Somber? Hardly!

Northampton’s 8th annual Sober Dance Party & Entertainment Extravaganza celebrates the lighter side of sobriety while benefiting two local recovery programs. The party begins Saturday, March 21st at 7pm at the Northampton Center for the Arts.

Where: Northampton Center for the Arts, 17 New South Street, 3rd Floor, Northampton, MA. The Northampton Center for the Arts is located in the Sullivan Building across from the Academy of Music.

When: Saturday, March 21st, 2009, 7:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Who: ALL are welcome! Please respect those in recovery from alcohol and substance abuse.

Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Call 413-584-7745 or email WONMALe@aol.com. Tickets are also available from Hairston House and Beacon House residents directly. All hors d’oeuvres, full buffet and desserts are included in the ticket price. Coffee and other refreshments will be available for purchase.

The 2009 entertainment lineup will include:
• Music by NYC house DJ Byyl Arnold
• Song stylings by Evelyn Harris (formerly of Sweet Honey in the Rock)
• Miss Dusty Moorehead, drag performer
• Lord Russ does Queen Elvis
• The Hairston House Dancers & the Recovery Girls
• Acrobatic Misfits
• Other special guests TBA

Proceeds benefit Hairston House for men and Beacon House for women, two residential drug/alcohol recovery programs located in Northampton and Greenfield, MA, respectively. For more information about Hairston House, call 413-585-8390. For more information about Beacon House, call 413-773-4610.
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PORTABLE TV NEEDED to Rent or Borrow, Western MA

I need a TV console suitable to use with a DVD player (we have the player) during the Best Lesbian Erotica reading at Food for Thought Books in Amherst on Friday, March 6.

 One of our local readers is unable to attend due to long-term health problems, and has supplied a DVD of her reading. Since she has been in more volumes of BLE over the years than any other writer, we would especially like to include her.

 I can pick up and return the TV anywhere within 30 miles or so of Amherst/Northampton. Any information as to commercial rental possibilities would also be welcome.


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Best Lesbian Erotica Reading in Amherst

 C'mon, what better way to warm up a chilly March Friday? Well, okay, but you can do that afterward. Consider this foreplay.

Friday, March 6, 7:00 pm 
THE BEST LESBIAN EROTICA 2008 & 2009: A Reading And DJ'ed Reception 
Food For Thought Books Collective, 106 North Pleasant Street, Amherst MA  413-253-5432 
Details: Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Erotica in 2003 and 2004, Cleis’ The Best Lesbian Erotica series is the gold standard for erotic lesbian fiction, and this year's collection is no exception. Edited by best-selling author Tristan Taormino and selected and introduced by the noted author, playwright, and poet Joan Larkin, this latest edition of America’s most popular lesbian erotica series is smart, sensual, inventive, and breathtaking. The women in these stories reveal all their pleasures in memorable tales that are both sexy and lyrical.  Join us for a fun filled evening including contributors Sacchi Green, Anna Watson, Alicia E. Goranson, Miel Rose, and Peggy Munson (on DVD), along with editor Tristan Taormino. Northampton’s Sensuality shop Oh My! will be on hand with a table of goodies to shop from. Reception with DJ Bex Taylor to follow. Co-Sponsored by Oh My! and The Hampshire College Women’s Center. (Free) 
URL: http://www.foodforthoughtbooks.com  
Info: colten at puckerup.com 
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A friend of ours is organizing a fundraiser concert of awesome local musicians on March 1st, and we wanted to let you all know about it.

The concert is March 1st at 2:00pm in the Center for the Arts in Northampton. The performers will be:
- The Smith College Smithereens (a capella)
- The Connotations (a capella)
- Kristin Ford and the Model Tease (folk rock)
- Eric Sean Weld
- Idea Fire Company
- Lory Walfisch (piano)
- Ken Forfia (jazz piano)

Also, transversely's dad is the Emcee! :)

Tickets are $12.00 general, $8.00 students and seniors. Email adoptfund4_26@comcast.net to reserve tickets.

The website for the concert is here.

Our friend Jo is raising money because her daughter was sexually assaulted this past summer and became pregnant. She chose to try to turn this awful situation into something good: some friends of the family have been wanting a child, and they will be adopting the baby once he is born.

Unfortunately, since the friends live in Canada, this is an international adoption. That means it has to go through agencies, and will end up costing between $32,000 and $40,000. Hence the fundraisers!

If you are unable to attend but still want to help out, donations can be made at:

Please forward far and wide!

rumorofrain and transversely

Another House Concert!

I know, it's been almost a year since my last house concert, but here we are! Once again trying to jam folks into my place to see some amazing artist/poet/musician. This time it's Blair. He is a black, queer writer and musician from Detroit.

Please rsvp here or to my email.

x-posted to callyboy
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