Last Night of the Tour! Charlotte NC
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

Last Night of the Tour! Charlotte NC

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So happy to be reading with The Other Side of Violet contributors, Jerry Johnson and Chad Weeden.

Hosted by John Amen and sponsored by The Pedestal Magazine 

Plus short open mic.

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017

Jerry T. Johnson is a new writer to the Connecticut / New York area. He began writing in the early 1990’s, had one poem published, and then took a twenty-one-year hiatus to pursue corporate work overseas. In the spring of 2013, Jerry restarted his writing career. Since then his poetry has appeared in several literary journals and he has self-published a poetry chapbook, Good Morning New Year!

Chad Weeden is a writer and photographer in Charlotte, North Carolina. His poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in Asheville Poetry ReviewGreat Weather for MediaPedestal MagazineMain Street RagIodine Poetry Journal, and Kakalak. He is currently working on his first poetry collection.  

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great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Venice CA
Nov
11
8:00 PM20:00

great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Venice CA

Always love hosting at Beyond Baroque for great weather for MEDIA's annual west coast tour. Remember, submissions for next year's anthology are now open.

Celebrate the publication of our latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet at one of our favorite venues, Beyond Baroque.

Featuring contributors and special guests Emmitt Conklin, Alexis Rhone Fancher, CLS Ferguson, Rich Ferguson, Christian Georgescu, Tanya Ko Hong, Doug Knott, Julian Mithra, and Tina Yang.

Hosted by Jane Ormerod.

$10 General Admission, $6 Students/Seniors, Beyond Baroque members free

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017

Reader bios

 

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great sweather for MEDIA West Coast Tour  - Portland
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

great sweather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Portland

Honored to host in Portland for great weather for MEDIA's 2017 west coast tour. Remember, submissions for next year's anthology are now open.

Celebrate the publication of our latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet at Portland's fabulous bookstore, Another Read Through.

Featuring contributors and special guests Sossity Chiricuzio, Brad Garber, Christopher Luna, and Dan Raphael

Hosted by Jane Ormerod

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017. This is a terrific opportunity to meet friendly indie press editors looking for new voices.

Reader bios

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great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Seattle
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Seattle

Excited to host in Seattle for great weather for MEDIA's 2017 west coast tour. Remember, submissions for next year's anthology are now open.

Celebrate the publication of our latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet.

Featuring contributors and special guests Danika Dinsmore, Carol Guess, Natasha Kochicheril Moni, and G.G. Silverman.

Hosted by Jane Ormerod

Plus limited open mic.

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Submissions for our next anthology are open October 15 2017 to January 15 2017. Come along and meet an indie press looking for new voices.

Reader bios

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great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Oakland
Nov
4
6:00 PM18:00

great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Oakland

I'm reading at the second night of great weather for MEDIA's 2017 west coast tour. Remember, submissions for next year's anthology are now open.

Celebrate the publication of our latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet.

Featuring contributors and special guests Jessica Barksdale, Natasha Dennerstein, Carol Dorf, Julian Mithra, Jane Ormerod, SB Stokes, and Ken Saffran

Hosted by Richard Loranger 

Plus short open mic

Free but please support the venue by purchasing drink and food. Take a look at their menu.

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017

Reader bios

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great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - San Francisco
Nov
3
6:45 PM18:45

great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - San Francisco

Excited to host the first night of great weather for MEDIA's 2017 west coast tour. Remember, submissions for next year's anthology are now open.

Celebrate the publication of our latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet at San Francisco's wonderful Alley Cat Books.

Featuring contributors and special guests Jessica Barksdale, Patrick Cahill, Carol Dorf, Richard Loranger, Julian Mithra, Jan Steckel, and Maw Shein Win. 

Hosted by Jane Ormerod

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Reader bios

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017

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The Unbearables & Friends: 100 Thousand Poets for Change
Oct
7
2:00 PM14:00

The Unbearables & Friends: 100 Thousand Poets for Change

Join The Unbearables and friends as they take part in the international event 100 Thousand Poets for Change by reading their work at the Parkside Lounge.

This event will be free, though there is a two drink minimum. We will also be passing the hat to help with expenses. 

Hosted by Francine Witte and Ron Kolm

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The Inspired Word with Singapore Poets, NYC
Sep
12
8:00 PM20:00

The Inspired Word with Singapore Poets, NYC

"Jee Leong Koh, Deborah Emmanuel and Jane Ormerod feature at The Inspired Word in the East Village! Come along for some good words and sign up for the open mic. Tickets are $10."

Tickets

The Inspired Word has featured acts like Golden Globe Award winning actress Jill Eikenberry, Golden Globe/Emmy nominated actress Amber Tamblyn, TV comedian John Fugelsang, prolific film/stage actor Taylor Negron, Grammy nominated singer Carolyn Malachi, American Idol finalist Anwar Robinson, Hollywood exec Eve Brandstein, award-winning crime novelist Marcus Sakey, and HBO Def Poetry stars Suheir Hammad, Oveous Maximus, Shihan, Patricia Smith, Lemon Andersen, Beau Sia, Regie Cabico. Also, with its ever-growing open mic (open to ALL types of artists – not just spoken word artists and poets, but musicians and comedians as well), the series has given voice to a slew of stunning emerging talent.

A little bit about my fellow readers:

Jee Leong Koh’s book of poems Steep Tea (Carcanet) was named a Best Book of the Year by UK’s Financial Times. He is the author of three other books of poem and a book of zuihitsu. His work has been translated into Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian and Latvian. Born and raised in Singapore, Jee lives in New York City, where he organizes the biennial Singapore Literature Festival.

Deborah Emmanuel is a Singaporean writer, performer and four-time TEDx speaker. As a slam poet, she has won competitions in Singapore, Germany and Australia. Her work has seen places like Melbourne, Berlin, London, Bali and Kathmand, and e has toured alongsid eopl ik nthony Anaxagoro nd Sarah Ka. ebora has written When I Giggle In My Sleep (2015) and Rebel Rites (2016). When not writing or performing poetry, she also perform as an acto on stage and scree an makes music with her bands Wobology and The Ditha Projec.

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great weather for MEDIA, London, UK
Sep
6
7:30 PM19:30

great weather for MEDIA, London, UK

This is the other side of expectation. This is the other side of memory. This is The Other Side of Violet. 

Join great weather for MEDIA at  London’s Poetry Café to celebrate the publication of our sixth annual anthology, The Other Side of Violet, with contributors and guest poets and writers.

Featuring Joshua Idehen, Martin Ouvry, Gayle Richardson, Joolz Sparkes, Chris Stewart, Roddy Williams, plus great weather editor Jane Ormerod.

The Other Side of Violet is a fearless and dynamic collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers .The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

“These annual anthologies and other work by great weather for MEDIA are an admirable contribution to arts and culture.”- The Compulsive Reader

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017

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The Third Annual Dada London Invasion
Sep
2
6:30 PM18:30

The Third Annual Dada London Invasion

Three Rooms Press presents
The Third Annual
¡DADA! LONDON INVASION
A Highly-Charged Performance Event Hell-Bent on Blowing Minds
Celebrating the official London launch of
MAINTENANT 11: 
A JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY DADA WRITING AND ART

The event promises to be a wild ride of contemporary Dada performance and poetry, celebrating the latest edition of MAINTENANT, an annual international journal of contemporary Dada writing and art. Performers from the UK and US will be featured, including performance artist-poet Jane Ormerod, poet and sci-art specialist Valerie Laws, jazz poet Jazzman John Clarke, poetry film director Zata Banks, provocative visual and performance artist Becky Fawcett, poet-photographer Derek Adams, and poet-performance artist Cathy Dreyer. Additional performers include poet-performance artists Zata Banks, Sam Dodson, Katy Evans-Bush, Winston Plowes, and Deborah Sibbald. The program will also include a special performance by critically-acclaimed musicians Santa Semeli and Friends. New York-based authors Peter Carlaftes and Kat Georges, co-directors of Three Rooms Press, will host and perform.

The event includes the London launch of the internationally-renowned MAINTENANT 11: Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art (2017, Three Rooms Press), which features more than 150 visual and literary works by artists and writers worldwide on this issue’s theme “Eye for a Lie.” The journal will be available for purchase and signing at the event. 

Admission is £5. Doors open 6 pm

Three Rooms Press

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great weather for MEDIA, Manchester, UK
Sep
1
7:00 PM19:00

great weather for MEDIA, Manchester, UK

Hello Manchester! 

great weather for MEDIA is thrilled to return to Manchester, England and 3MT!

Join us to celebrate the publication of our sixth annual anthology, The Other Side of Violet, with contributors and guest performers.

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. Contributors include Hala Alyan, Raena Shirali, C. Bain, Rosie Garland, Cynthia Manick, Billy Cancel, Müesser Yeniay, Nkosi Nkululeko, and Yuko Otomo. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez. Submissions for the 2018 collection open in October 2017.

Readers include Rosie Garland and Lew Kelly. Hosted by great weather for MEDIA editor, Jane Ormerod.

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Puma Perl's Pandemonium
Jun
23
7:00 PM19:00

Puma Perl's Pandemonium

Wham Bam Raff and Sam Present:
Puma Perl's Pandemonium

Tonight we honor Alan Vega on his birthday.
Showtime 7PM in the Map Room!
Live Music + Spoken Word Hosted by Puma Perl
and Featuring:

JOff WilsOn, Danny Ray, Angello Olivieri, 
Joe Sztabnik, Rick Eckerle,
Puma Perl and Friends
and Special Guests:

ELECTRAJETS
DINA REGINE
EVE BRANDSTEIN, POET
JOHN S. HALL, SPOKEN WORD ARTIST
JANE ORMEROD, POET

Special Surprise Guests!
Sam Hariss spins the tunes, Raff slings the booze

Never any cover or minimum
21PLUS.
Doors Open 5pm for bar, ShowTime at 7
Drink Specials until 8pm
DJ before and after the show

 

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DADA 101
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

DADA 101

Thrilled to have work included in this year's Maintenant.

LAUNCH PAD 12–THE OFFICIAL NYC LAUNCH OF MAINTENANT 11
Monday, June 5 –Doors open 6:30pm | Showtime 7pm
Le Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker Street at Thompson | (212) 505-3474www.lepoissonrouge.com

Prepare for an evening of incredibly provocative, eclectic art and performance on as Three Rooms Press presents the NYC Launch of MAINTENANT 11: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art with performances by NYC many contributors.

The event includes the NYC launch of the internationally-renowned MAINTENANT 11: Journal of Contemporary DaDa Writing and Art (2017, Three Rooms Press), featuring more than 190 visual and literary works by artists and writers from around the world, in full color.

Featured performers include contributors to this year’s journal engaging in a variety of dada live art installations. Three Rooms Press co-directors and New York-based performance artists Peter Carlaftes and Kat Georges will host.

Admission is free. For additional information and reservations, email info@threeroomspress.com.

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Flapperhouse Reading
May
31
7:00 PM19:00

Flapperhouse Reading

Honored to be included in FLAPPERHOUSE. Check out my published poem in the Spring edition and come along for this evening of fine words.

"Succumb to our irresistible siren song as we host our 15th evening of surreal, shadowy, sensual, and satirical lit...
starring
SARAH BRIDGINS
ALIBI JONES
JANE ORMEROD
BUD SMITH
COOPER WILHELM
the late AESOP
(& still more to come...)"

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Chicago!
May
19
8:00 PM20:00

Chicago!

Thrilled to be part of this music and spoken word with Venus DeMars and David Lawton. The following night, Saturday May 20, join great weather for MEDIA at Chicago's Uncharted Books for a selection of boneshaking poetry and performance.

David and Jane will be reading from their extensive poetry collections, while Venus both performs a solo acoustic cameo and shares a short reading from her upcoming memoir.

Venus DeMars is best known as the iconic leader of the long standing Minneapolis dark-glam/trans band: “Venus de Mars & All The Pretty Horses.” A band which Venus formed in the early 90’s, and fronted through turbulent dark days when identifying as trans meant being classified as mentally ill and living as an outcast. She recently toured with Laura Jane Grace and Against Me. She is now touring her first solo-acoustic release; “Flesh and Wire,” and is now in the process of writing a memoir which follows her early 90’s to mid-2000’s underground trans-rock world-path full of music, ambition, destruction, obsession, dream, fetish, and shadow.

David Lawton is the author of Sharp Blue Stream (Three Rooms Press). After moving to New York City to pursue an acting career, for the next ten years he was a background vocalist in the underground band Leisure Class. At the band’s de facto headquarters in the Chelsea Hotel, he befriended Beat godfather Herbert Huncke and San Francisco poet Marty Matz and was inspired by their embodiment of the written word. Currently he serves as an editor for great weather for MEDIA and also collaborates with poet Aimee Herman in the poemusic collective Hydrogen Junkbox.

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Gerd Stern, Jesús Papoleto Meléndez, The Phil Gammage Quartet, Kat Georges, Ngoma Hill, Jane Ormerod
Apr
1
7:00 PM19:00

Gerd Stern, Jesús Papoleto Meléndez, The Phil Gammage Quartet, Kat Georges, Ngoma Hill, Jane Ormerod

great weather for MEDIA is proud to announce a special evening of poetry and conversation with Gerd Stern and Jesús Papoleto Meléndez, featuring guest appearances by poets Kat Georges, Ngoma Hill, Jane Ormerod, and special musical guests The Phil Gammage Quartet. Hosted by George Wallace.

$5 suggested donation on door or in advance, plus tip jar for musicians.

21+. 2 drink minimum (alcoholic or non.)

Gerd Stern is a major figure of the 1950s beat movement. A poet since his late teens, Gerd is extensively published. In 1996 he was the subject of the Regional Oral History Office at University of California interview From Beat Scene Poet to Psychedelic Multimedia Artist in San Francisco and Beyond, 1948-1978. In addition, he has exhibited poem collages in two and three dimensional form at galleries and museums in the United States and globally. In the early 1960s Gerd co-founded the communal arts collaborative USCO; a group of artists, engineers and poets creating multi-media performances and environments. Born on the French German border, he arrived in New York as a refugee from Hitler in 1936 and lives presently in New Jersey. Learn more about Gerd in this fascinating interview with Suzanne LaFleur.

Jesús Papoleto Meléndez is a visual and performance poet, and one of the remaining original founders of the Nuyorican Poets’ Movement, a cultural and intellectual movement involving poets, writers, musicians and artists who are of Puerto Rican descent and who were brought up in New York City during the late forties and fifties. With the publication of his first volumes of poetry in the 1970s, Meléndez’s poetry emerged at the inception of this movement. His play The Junkies Stole The Clock (1974) was the first production of the NY Shakespeare Festival’s Public Theatre’s Nuyorican Playwright’s Unit. As a performance-poet, Meléndez has distinguished himself as a dynamic presenter of his works in the oral tradition. Watch Jesús Papoleto Meléndez perform “It Was So Fly.”

Phil Gammage is an American musician, composer, and recording artist best known for his eight solo album releases and his work as a songwriter, singer, harmonica player, and guitarist. His recordings are used in film and television projects. His new album is Used Man For Sale which features ten of Phil’s song compositions. This follows his critically acclaimed album Adventures in Bluesland which received positive reviews and made numerous ‘Best of 2014′ lists internationally. He currently performs his roots and blues based music as a solo performer, with his small combo The Phil Gammage Quartet, and with his large band Adventures in Bluesland. Learn more at http://philgammagemusic.com/

Kat Georges’ poetry books include Our Lady of the Hunger, Punk Rock Journal, and Slow Dance at 120 Beats a Minute. Her poetry, prose and essays have appeared in many regional and international journals and magazines, including The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. She is co-director and artistic director of  Three Rooms Press, a fiercely independent press inspired by dada, punk, and passion.

A former member of Amiri Baraka’s “The Spirit House Movers and Players” and the contemporary freedom song duo “Serious Bizness”, Ngoma Hill is a a performance poet, multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, Artivist and paradigm shifter who weaves poetry and song that raises contradictions and searches for a solution to a just and peaceful world.  Three Rooms Press

Jane Ormerod is the author of the full-length poetry collections Welcome to the Museum of Cattle and Recreational Vehicles on Fire (both from Three Rooms Press) and the chapbook 11 Films (Modern Metrics/EXOT Books). Her work also appears in publications including Maintenant, AND/OR, Marsh Hawk Press Review, Post (BLANK), Sensitive Skin, The Nervous Breakdown, and Paris Lit Up. Born on the south coast of England, Jane now lives in New York City and performs extensively across the United States and beyond. She is a founding editor at great weather for MEDIA.

http://greatweatherformedia.com/event/an-evening-of-poetry-and-conversation-with-gerd-stern-and-jesus-papoleto-melendez/

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Roles And Rolling Pins: A Celebration of Women's History Month
Mar
26
7:45 PM19:45

Roles And Rolling Pins: A Celebration of Women's History Month

Roles And Rolling Pins: A Celebration of Women's History Month
Presented by Dorothy Friedman August

A gala array of poets will read their own poems and poems by Emily Dickinson, Mary Oliver, Alice Notley, Sharon Olds, Sylvia Plath, Amy Lowell, June Jordan, Jayne Cortes and H. D.

Readers include: Susan Sherman, Cheryl Boyce Taylor, Joanne Sit, Lydia Cortes, Barbara Rosenthal, Yuko Otomo, Tsaurah Litsky, Kathryn Adisman, Cindy Hochman and Jane Ormerod.

$10.00 admission at the door includes a drink.

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Venus DeMars, Lynette Reini-Grandell, Rachel Simon, Jane Ormerod
Feb
9
7:30 PM19:30

Venus DeMars, Lynette Reini-Grandell, Rachel Simon, Jane Ormerod

The GallAerie is excited to host an evening with Venus DeMars, Lynette Reini-Grandell, Rachel Simon, and Jane Ormerod. Venus, lead singer and songwriter for All the Pretty Horses as well as a solo artist will be doing an acoustic set and showing artwork. Venus' wife, Lynette and their friends Rachel Simon and Jane Ormerod will be reading from their works.

Free admission.

Venus de Mars is best known as the iconic leader of the long standing Minneapolis dark-glam/trans band: "Venus de Mars & All The Pretty Horses."
A band which Venus formed in the early 90's, and fronted through turbulent dark days when identifying as trans meant being classified as mentally ill and living as an outcast. She recently toured with Laura Jane Grace and Against Me. She is now touring her first solo-acoustic release; Flesh and Wire.

Lynette Reini-Grandell is the author of Approaching the Gate (Holy Cow! Press, 2014), which won the 2015 Northeastern Minnesota Book Award for Poetry. Her poem "Radio Girls" appears in the anthology It's Animal but Merciful and was nominated for a 2012 Pushcart Prize. Other work has appeared in The Understanding between Foxes and Light, MNArtists.org, Poetry Motel, Revolver, Poetry City U.S.A., and Evergreen Chronicles, among others. She has received grants for her work from the Finlandia Foundation (2013) and the Minnesota State Arts Board (2011). Based in Minneapolis, she performs regularly with the Bosso Poetry Company. 

Rachel M. Simon is the author of the poetry collections Theory of Orange (2005, Pavement Saw Press) and Marginal Road (2009, Hollyridge Press). She is the Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs and LGBTQQ Coordinator at Pace University. Simon teaches writing, film, and gender studies courses at Pace, Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, and SUNY Purchase College. 

Jane Ormerod’s books include Welcome to the Museum of Cattle and Recreational Vehicles on Fire (both Three Rooms Press). Born on the south coast of England, Jane now lives in New York City and performs extensively across the United States and beyond. She is a founding editor at great weather for MEDIA, an independent press focusing on edgy and experimental poetry and prose. 

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FishFood Mag's Free-Form Mic Night
Jan
26
7:30 PM19:30

FishFood Mag's Free-Form Mic Night

FishFood Magazine is doing what it does best, enthralling itself in all forms of art and sharing it with others along the way! The literary and creative arts mag is hosting a free-form mic show, featuring poets, spoken word artists and musicians. Individuals will come together and showcase their talent either poetically or musically or both. 

FREE Admission / TWO drinks minimum - Come one, come all!

Hosted by Aimee Herman~

Performers include:
Aimee Herman and David Lawton
Yesenia Montilla
Craig Kite
Cheryl J. Fish (as read by Natalie Rogers)
Jeanann Verlee
Omar Holmon
Gabriella Belfiglio
Jane Ormerod
Marcio Garcia

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The 23rd Annual Alternative New Year's Day Spoken Word / Performance Extravaganza
Jan
1
3:00 PM15:00

The 23rd Annual Alternative New Year's Day Spoken Word / Performance Extravaganza

**I will be reading during the 6:00 - 8:00 pm slot. **

One of New York City's biggest literary events, featuring more than 160 scheduled performers, returns to the historic Nuyorican Poets Cafe on New Year's Day. The 23rd Annual Alternative New Year's Day Spoken Word / Performance Extravaganza takes place on January 1st, 2017, from 2 p.m. to midnight. The event continues to be free to the public.

This year's theme is “Forever Night  / Siempre Noche”.

The audience is encouraged to donate paperback books to Books Through Bars for people incarcerated in prison.

The Alternative features poets, prose writers, monologists, musicians, dancers and other performers in a 10-hour showcase that ranges from some of New York's most seasoned talents to emerging stars. The lineup evolves each year to keep the event fresh and democratic.

The Alternative began on New Year's Day in 1995, and quickly evolved into one of the most popular events on the city's poetry and literary scene. Founder Bruce Weber is ably assisted by a staff of writers, designers and curators. Each year a fresh group of performers are plucked from all corners of the Tri-state area to enliven and transform the Alternative in unexpected ways.

In keeping with its open spirit there will be intervals within the day's program for audience members (who are not on the featured list) to sign up and perform. The Alternative draws an overflow crowd every year and this year's event will be no different

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The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker - Portland OR
Nov
18
7:00 PM19:00

The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker - Portland OR

great weather for MEDIA is thrilled to return to Portland to celebrate the publication of our 2016 anthology. Find us at the wondrous Another Read Through and support indie bookstores. 

The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker is a fearless and dynamic collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers. The anthology also contains an interview with musician Thurston Moore.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2016

Featuring contributors Richard LorangerMary MackeyNatasha Kochicheril MoniDawn Z. Montefusco, Dan Raphael, John Sibley Williams, plus editor Jane Ormerod.

Further details and reader bios.

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The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker - Seattle
Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker - Seattle

Celebrate the latest anthology, The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker, from great weather for MEDIA which focuses on the unpredictable, the fearless, and the innovative. This is a special night of poetry and spoken word from contributors and special guests. There will also be a short open mic.

Featuring poets and writers Richard Loranger, m.nicole.r.wildhood, Natasha Kochicheril Moni, Nikkita Oliver, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore,  John J. Trause, plus great weather for MEDIA editor Jane Ormerod.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2016.

Further details and reader bios.

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The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker - Venice CA
Nov
13
4:00 PM16:00

The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker - Venice CA

great weather for MEDIA is delighted to return to Beyond Baroque to celebrate the publication of our fifth annual anthology, The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker, with contributors and guest poets and writers.

These writers are the boneshakers. Let their impact rattle, rise, and wrap itself around you.

Featuring contributors and special guests Chanel Brenner, Alejandro Escudé, Alexis Rhone Fancher, Richard Loranger, John J. Trause, AJ Urquidi, plus great weather for MEDIA editors David Lawton and Jane Ormerod.

The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker is a fearless and dynamic collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers. The anthology also contains an interview with musician Thurston Moore.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2016.

$10 general admission, Students/Seniors/Children $6, Members Free

Further details and reader bios.

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The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker - Los Angeles
Nov
12
7:00 PM19:00

The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker - Los Angeles

These writers are the boneshakers. Let their impact rattle, rise, and wrap itself around you. 

Celebrate the publication of great weather for MEDIA’s latest anthology, The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker, at the wonderful Chevalier Books with contributors and guest poets and musicians.

Featuring great weather poets Marcia Arrieta, Sara Fetherolf, Christian Georgescu, Richard Loranger, Brenda Yates, great weather for MEDIA editors David Lawton and Jane Ormerod, plus music from special guest  Carrie Wade.

The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker is a fearless and dynamic collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers. The anthology also contains an interview with musician Thurston Moore.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2016

Further details and reader bios.

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The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker - San Francisco
Nov
11
7:00 PM19:00

The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker - San Francisco

great weather for MEDIA is thrilled to return to the Beat Museum to celebrate the publication of our 2016 anthology, The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker.

Featuring contributors and special guests Richard Loranger, Mary Mackey, Deborah Steinberg, SB Stokes, and Maw Shein Win, plus great weather editors David Lawton and Jane Ormerod.

Brief open mic to start. Event begins 7:00 pm sharp. 

The Careless Embrace of the Boneshakeris a fearless and dynamic collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers. The anthology also contains an interview with musician Thurston Moore.

Submissions for our next collection are open October 15  2016 to January 15 2017 so this a terrific opportunity to meet editors and learn more about great weather for MEDIA.

Further details and reader bios

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The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker - Oakland
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker - Oakland

great weather for MEDIA is thrilled to return to the Octopus Literary Salon to celebrate the publication of our 2016 anthology, The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker.

Featuring contributors and special guestsCassandra DallettKit KennedyRichard Loranger, Jan Steckel, and SB Stokes,plus great weather editors David Lawton and Jane Ormerod

Starts 7pm. Free admission but please support the cafe. They have amazing food!

The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker is a fearless and dynamic collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers. The anthology also contains an interview with musician Thurston Moore.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2016.

Further details and reader bios.

 

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Phil Gammage Quartet, Matt Langone, Tim Heap, David Lawton, jane Ormerod
Oct
30
9:00 PM21:00

Phil Gammage Quartet, Matt Langone, Tim Heap, David Lawton, jane Ormerod

A night of great songs, great musicians, and very special guests. No cover charge.

9pm - Phil Gammage Quartet
Phil's new album Used Man For Sale has been called "a modern-day masterpiece" by No Depression Magazine. Phil with Frank DiNunzio III (guitar), Michael Muller (bass), and Roger Stoltz (drums) will be performing songs from the album along with other favorites.

10pm - Matt Langone and Friends
Matt has been winning over audiences all over the east coast with his bands the Hipp Pipps and Gotham Rockets. He is joined by several talented friends: Tim Heap, Jane Omerod, and David Lawton for a unique night of great music and spoken word performance.
 

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