Three Rooms Press presents
You Gotta Have Hart!
A Spring Literary Extravaganza!
A Preview of New Releases on Three Rooms Press
and A Celebration of Poet Bob Hart's 80th Birthday
with special performances by
RYAN BUYNAK | MICHAEL T. FOURNIER
THOMAS FUCALORO | KAT GEORGES | BOB HART
KAREN HILDEBRAND | CARMEN MOJICA
JANE ORMEROD | PUMA PERL | LIZA WOLSKY
plus outrageous predictions from
NOSE/THROAT DUMBASS (aka PETER CARLAFTES)
TUESDAY, MAY 17, 7:30 pm | $10
Bowery Poetry Club | 308 Bowery | 212-614-0505
Celebrate spring with NYC’s leading performance poets, honor esteemed New York Poet Bob Hart (Lightly in the Good of Day, Bench Press) on his 80th Birthday, and get a preview at new Three Rooms Press releases at the raucous extravaganza “You Gotta Have Hart!” on Tuesday, May 17, 7 pm at Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery, New York, NY (212) 614-0505).
Special poet-performers include: Ryan Buynak, Michael T. Fournier, Thomas Fucaloro, Kat Georges, Karen Hildebrand, Carmen Mojica, Jane Ormerod, Puma Perl and Liza Wolsky, offering new work and tributes to the birthday guest of honor. Later, the famed Twitter oracle “Nose/Throat Dumbass” (a.k.a. Peter Carlaftes) will present his latest outrageous predications on what will happen in the rest of 2011—and beyond. Plus we will have a special presentation to poet Bob Hart on his 80th birthday.
In addition, we’ll offer a sneak preview at upcoming Three Rooms Press books including:
--“Oil & Water,” a look at photography and tour diaries of punk bassist Mike Watt;
--“Hidden Wheel,” a punk rock underworld novel by Michael T. Fournier;
--“Hunger Sinner,” intense collected poems by Three Rooms Press Founder Kat Georges;
--“You Are White Inside,” new poetry by B.R. Lyon
--“Have a NYC Night®” a NYC-based short story anthology
Doors open at 6:45. Show starts promptly at 7:30. Tickets $10 at the door.