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Adam Scott will talk "Greatest Event in Television History" on Saturday
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New York Magazine's pop culture website Vulture is throwing a two-day festival this weekend (May 10 & 11), titled simply Vulture Festival, featuring a bric-a-brac of panels and events based around movies, TV, music and comedy.

Saturday (5/10) events include: a talk with Deadwood creator David Milch (noon @ Milk Studios);  "The Greatest Panel in Television History" (5/10, 3 PM @ Milk Studios) with Adam Scott (Parks & Rec, Party Down) will discuss '80s TV title sequences (the basis of his Adult Swim series); a sold-out MIA/Solange show on Saturday at Webster Hall (5/10) happening after her Knockdown Center shows this week.

Sunday (5/11) events include: "Brunch with Rufus Wainwright" and Julie Klausner (5/11, 11 AM @ Milk Studios); a pop culture trivia night with the cast of Orange is the New Black (5/11, 5 PM @ Milk Studios); and a sold-out comedy night on Sunday @ The Bell House with Billy "On the Street" Eichner, Chelsea Peretti (Brooklyn Nine Nine), Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer (Broad City) and more.

Tickets to most of the panels are still available and include drink tickets. Full Vulture Festival schedule and details, below...

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VULTURE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

::::: SATURDAY MAY 10 :::::

David Milch and Matt Zoller Seitz
David Milch, writer and producer of Deadwood, discusses his hit show, and the art and business of television writing with New York TV critic Matt Zoller Seitz.

Location: Milk Studio, 450 W 15th St.
Event Time: 12:00pm -1:30p.m.
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"Fort Tilden" Film Screening & Talk Back
The feature film debut of writers/directors Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers, "Fort Tilden" takes viewers on a darkly comedic journey through the outer boroughs as Allie and Harper cope with creepy neighbors, unpredictable traffic patterns, indignant cabbies, and each other. The screening will be followed by a talk back and Stella Artois reception with Writers and Directors Charles Rogers and Sarah-Violet Bliss and two of the film's stars, Bridey Elliott and Clare McNulty.

Location: TRIBECA CINEMAS, 54 Varick Street (at Canal)
Event Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm
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The Greatest Panel in Television History
Join Adam Scott and Naomi Scott in a viewing and discussion of all-time classic title sequences from '80s TV shows, as reenacted by Adam Scott and friends in Adult Swim's smash-hit series, The Greatest Event in Television History. The discussion will be moderated by Vulture senior editor Denise Martin.

Location: Milk Studio, 450 W 15th St.
Event Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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Animated Voices
Actors behind famous voices, including H. Jon Benjamin (Bob's Burgers, Archer), John Roberts (Bob's Burgers), Lucky Yates (Good Eats), Larry Murphy (Late Night with Conan O'Brien), and Laura Silverman (Bob's Burgers) read classic movie scenes.

Location: Milk Studio, 450 W 15th St.
Event Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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The Art of Songwriting With Jason Robert Brown
Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown, just nominated for two Tony Awards for The Bridges of Madison County, talks to New York magazine theater critic Jesse Green about composing for musicals--and plays some of his tunes with vocal accompaniment Stephanie J. Block.

Location: Milk Studio, 450 W 15th St.
Event Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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M.I.A. & Solange live in concert
Location: Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street)
Doors open: 6:30pm - 10:30pm
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::::: SUNDAY May 11 :::::

Brunch with Rufus Wainwright and Julie Klausner
Rufus Wainwright performing live and in conversation with Julie Klausner, comedy writer/performer, podcaster. Guests enjoy brunch curated by New York magazine's Grub Street food blog.

Location: Milk Studio, 450 W 15th St.
Event Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm.
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Vulture Book Club
Novelists Chang-rae Lee (On Such a Full Sea), Téa Obreht (The Tiger's Wife), and Akhil Sharma (Family Life) discuss their acclaimed work and the topic of global fiction with How to Read a Novelist author and former Granta editor John Freeman.

Location: Milk Studio, 450 W 15th St.
Event Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
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Costume Designers Roundtable
Isabel Wilkinson, senior editor at the Cut, hosts a round-table discussion of top costume designers including Lyn Paolo (Scandal, Shameless), Tom Broecker (Saturday Night Live, House of Cards), Jenn Rogien (Girls, Orange Is the New Black), and Jenny Gering (The Americans).
Tickets: $25 (includes an hour in the Vulture Lounge following the event with two complimentary drinks):

Location: Milk Studio, 450 W 15th St.
Event Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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Pop Culture Trivia Night hosted by Dave Holmes featuring the cast of Orange Is the New Black
A pop-culture trivia game show, hosted by Dave Holmes (Vulture, Upright Citizens Brigade, former MTV VJ), testing the knowledge of everyone's favorite inmates from Orange Is the New Black, including Uzo Aduba (Crazy Eyes), Danielle Brooks (Taystee), Selenis Leyva (Gloria Mendoza), and Yael Stone (Lorna Morello) versus cast members from New Girl and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Location: Milk Studio, 450 W 15th St.
Event Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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Comedy Night
Top comedic talent including Billy Eichner (Billy on the Street), Mike Birbiglia (Sleepwalk with Me, This American Life), Chelsea Peretti (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer (Broad City), W.Kamau Bell (Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell), Jared Logan (Best Week Ever), and more. The evening's theme will be "My First Time," left up to each comedian to interpret in his or her own way. Guests must be 21+ to attend.

Location: The Bell House, 149 7th Street, between 2nd & 3rd Avenues, Brooklyn
Event Time: 7:30pm - 10:30pm
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