Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Obsidian & Hobobob Deliver at Son of a Pony 10/7
Three Rooms Press and Cornelia Street Cafe
SON OF A PONY Poetry Reading Series
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2011, 6 pm
Featured poet: "Obsidian!!!"
Spotlight poet: Hobobob
PLUS NYC's Sensational Open POETRY Mike
Hosted by Kat Georges
"OBSIDIAN!!!" is a mystical beat poet, who's been spreading hismystical vibrations for the past 21 years. . "OBSIDIAN!!!'" has been published in several journals, such as "Diner with the Muse", "The Brownstone Poets Anthology", "Nomads Choir", "Stained Sheets", and "Eroto", to name a few, and he has a poetry blogsite: "OBSIDIAN"!!! The Mystic PoetTakes New York".
HOBOBOB is from Brooklyn and has lived in the streets, and now a flophouse on Broadway. He writes homeless and unrequited love poems and is a published poet on several online sites and journals, such as OctoberBabies, Stained Sheets, the Nomad’s Choir, and Brownstone Poets. He has featured in many New York City poetry venues the likes of the Saturn Series, Deacon Blue, and STARK at the Payan Theater. He does readings at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, and was the Co-
Together, "OBSIDEAN" and HOBOBOB cohosted the famous 'Time Square Shout Out!', in Time Square, and the 'SHOUT OUT AT OTTOS!'-at Ottos Shrunken Head, in the lower East Side. They were also featured on the NPR radio show, This American Life.
The featured reading follows the wondrous Son of a Pony open reading at the cafe. Poet & amiable mistress of ceremonies Kat Georges curates and hosts. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.; open reading begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $7, which includes a free drink.
Cornelia Street Cafe is at 29 Cornelia Street, between W. 4th Street & Bleecker, just around the corner from the W. 4th Street subway station. Phone: 212-989-9319. www.corneliastreetcafe.com
Posted by Three Rooms Press at 2:00 PM