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Henry Miller
The California-based Henry Miller Memorial Library visits Williamsburg for a weeklong festival that includes parties, concerts, readings, film screenings and more. City Reliquary hosts the opening night bash on May 13, with readings from Ping Pong, the library's journal (suggested donation $10–$20). For its closing rites on May 19, luminaries Philip Glass and Van Dyke Parks perform with friends at Music Hall of Williamsburg ($75). For a full schedule and ticket information, visit bigsurbrooklynbridge.com.