Saturday, May 29, 2010

Poetry Galore in NYC Today, May 29, 2010!

Today (Saturday, May 29) is a banner day for poetry in NYC! Check it out:

Lower East Side Arts Festival. East 10th Street @ 1st Avenue. 1-5 p.m. Poetry, Music & Theater sponsored by City for the New Theater. Three Rooms Press authors Jane Ormerod, Ronnie Norpel, Peter Carlaftes & Kat Georges will all be performing sometime between 1:30 and 3 p.m. Also, be sure to catch the musical group Bob's Bios, featuring the wonderful singer/songwriter Bob Musial (they're at 2 p.m.) FREE

Early Evening:
Hydrogen Jukebox: Brant Lyon's fabulous monthly poetry/music extravaganza electrifies the city with an open mike and two powerful featured readers: Christian Georgescu and Samantha Barrow. 6 p.m. at Cornelia St. Cafe, 29 Cornelia Street (btwn W. 4th & Bleecker), NYC. $7 admission includes free drink.

Maelström Fiestival NYC, Day 3. Catch the final performance of the traveling poetry group based in Brussels, Belgium with guest stars from England, Germany, Italy, Canada and the U.S. Tonight at 7 p.m. at Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bower (btwn Houston & Bleecker). Admission $5 includes free Belgian specialties!

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