Saturday, December 27, 2008

World Premiere:
"THE OLD IN-AND-OUT"
Bowery Poetry Club, Jan. 11

Three Rooms Press
presents
The World Premiere of

THE OLD IN-AND-OUT
an erotic, poetic play about love, lust and longing

written & performed by
Madeline Artenberg & Karen Hildebrand

music composed & performed by Nila K Leigh
original set art by Katherine Daniels

directed by Kat Georges

It starts with a kiss. A touch. A dream. It becomes a lifelong search: to discover what love means on your own terms. In this piece, two women strip away the facade of the common definition of love bit by bit, in the search to discover, in their own poetic voices, if true love actually exists, or if the idea of love is what in itself fosters adultery, hate and war. Faced with increasingly greater demons, their sheer determination drives them to keep going, like two would-be brides engaged to a doggedly obscured reality.

Let two women take you on the trip of a lifetime.

Live performance by members of Cady Wire immediately following the play.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 8 PM
with music following the play
by members of Cady Wire
Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery (Bleecker/Houston)
212-614-0505
Admission: $12

Monday, December 22, 2008

Charles Bukowski Tribute Night: Friday, Jan. 2 at Cornelia St. Cafe

Burnt out like Norton? Perfect. Come to Cornelia St. Cafe for the first Son of a Pony reading of 2009, where we’re once again celebrating the life with a tribute reading to Charles Bukowski. Poet Charles Bukowski was truly one of the few and far between: a champion of the outsider, the lost and lonely, the outcasts from society. His work resonates well in the post-holiday drip that we feel each year, especially since his passing in 1994.

At this tribute reading, you are invited to drown your sorrows one last time before the resolutions really kick in, and read your favorite Bukowski poem, or an original poem that was inspired by Bukowski.

We’ll be showing videos of Bukowski, giving away books, photos and other prizes.

Plus a select number of readers including Peter Carlaftes, Angelo Verga, Ryan Buynak and Host Kat Georges will bring Bukowski poems to life in a very special performance right before your bleery eyes. Open reading sign up starts at 5:45. Get there early to get on the list or show up late and we'll find a way to squeeze you in.

Son of a Pony Reading Series
Date: Friday, January 2, 2009; Time: 6-8 p.m.
Feature: Charles Bukowski Tribute Reading
Host: Kat Georges
Place: Cornelia St. Café
29 Cornelia St. (btwn W. 4th and Bleecker); 212-989-9319
Admission: $7 (includes free drink)

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Three Rooms Press explodes at Cornelia St. Cafe Friday, Dec. 19

Momentum is mounting, heads are turning and the reservations are flowing in for Three Rooms Press night at the Son of a Pony Poetry Reading Series on Friday, December 19 at Cornelia Street Cafe in New York's lovely Greenwich Village.

The evening features a preview excerpt of the highly-anticipated new play, "The Old In-and-Out," written and performed by Madeline Artenberg and Karen Hildebrand, directed by Kat Georges and with live music by Nila K Leigh of the phenomenal neo-punk-folk band Cady Wire.

Georges will also host the reading and urges all New York-area poetry fans and visitors to come on down for what will definitely be a night to remember. All poets are invited to read during the open reading. Doors open at 5:45  p.m. and the sign-up list will fill up fast, so be sure to arrive early if you want to read.

The special event will offer micro feature poetry readings by Three Rooms Press poets including Angelo Verga, Susan Scutti, Ryan Buynak, The Bass Player from Hand Job, Jackie Sheeler, Peter Carlaftes and Kat Georges. 

Admission is only $7, and that includes a free drink. Cornelia Street Cafe is at 29 Cornelia Street, between W. 4th and Bleecker, 212-939-9319. Reservations are strongly recommended and may be made by emailing threeroomspress@mac.com