Friday, January 29, 2016
Three Rooms Press presents BURROUGHS 10.2, the third annual celebration of the birthday of Beat icon and postmodern trailblazer William S. Burroughs, plus a special tribute to fellow wild boy David Bowie, on Friday, February 5, at Cornelia Street Cafe.
The event will be highlighted by work from renowned performance artist Genesis P-Orridge, Burroughs readings by poet Aimee Herman and jazz poet/collagist Steve Dalachinsky; a re-enactment of the 1974 Rolling Stone Magazine conversation between William Burroughs and David Bowie, plus a moving singalong to favorite Bowie songs led by (direct from The Late Show) singer/guitarist Davey Patterson. Three Rooms Press co-directors Peter Carlaftes and Kat Georges host.
Doors open at 5:45. Admission is $12 which includes a free drink. Cornelia Street Cafe is at 29 Cornelia Street, in the West Village, between W. 4th Street at Bleecker (http://corneliastreecafe.com/). Additional details: firstname.lastname@example.org.