Sunday, December 9, 2018 - Susana H. Case

Sunday, December 9, 2018 - Susana H. Case

Susana H. Case is the author of six books of poetry, most recently, Erasure, Syria, new in 2018 from Recto y Verson Editions and Drugstore Blue, 2017 from Five Oaks Press, as well as four chapbooks. One of her collections, The Scottish Café, from Slapering Hol Press, was re-released in a dual-language English-Polish version, Kawiarnia Szkocka by Opole University Press in Poland.

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Sunday, April 8 - Ruben Gonzalez

Sunday, April 8 - Ruben Gonzalez

To listen to the guitar-playing of Ruben Gonzalez is to enter a journey that crosses borders between distant places and spaces. South and North America, politics and poetry, pain and humor—Gonzalez’s sounds and lyrics are reflected in a world vision that includes politics and popular stories. His music echoes a vast set of influences from Latin American rhythms and genres, including jazz and rock.

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Sunday, February 11 - Julia Ogilvie

Sunday, February 11 - Julia Ogilvie

Julia Ogilvie is a poet, actor, playwright and comedian from Hawaii who trained at Juilliard as well as the Maggie Flanagan Studio. She has performed sketch comedy on Maude Night at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, has performed poetry, comedy, and music at many venues around New York City, and an excerpt from her poem, "Frozen Wagner" is quoted in The New Yorker.

 

 

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Sunday, January 14 - Patrick Rosal

Sunday, January 14 - Patrick Rosal

One Breath Rising presents poet Patrick Rosal, the author of four books of poetry, most recently Brooklyn Antediluvian, which was a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award and winner of the Lenore Marshall Prize from the Academy of American Poets. Rosal’s other three books are Boneshepherds, My American Kundiman, a winner of the Association of Asian American Studies Book Award, and Uprock...

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Sunday, December 10 - Vincent Chancey

Sunday, December 10 - Vincent Chancey

Vincent Chancey was born in 1950 in Chicago, Illinois. In 1976, he played professionally for Sun Ra Arkestra, where he worked to incorporate the French horn as a jazz instrument, which he would do throughout the remainder of his career. Chancey went on to perform with a number of other artists, including Ashford and Simpson, Melba Moore, Peggy Lee, Maxwell, Aretha Franklin, Cassandra Wilson...

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Sunday, October 15 - Mervyn Taylor

Sunday, October 15 - Mervyn Taylor

Mervyn Taylor is a Trinidad-born poet who divides his time between Brooklyn, New York and his island home.  He has taught at Bronx Community College, The New School and in the NYC public school system, and is the author of six books of poetry, including No Back Door (2010), which received the Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement, and his latest, Voices Carry (2017). 

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Sunday, May 14 - Darryl Alladice

DARRYL ALLADICE is a performance poet/storyteller who grew up in Harlem and Brooklyn, New York. His work has been produced and performed at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Asolo Theater of Florida, Black Box Theater and Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, New York's Schomburg Center, Frederick Douglass Creative Arts Center, City College of New York....

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Saturday, May 13 - AN EVENING OF JAZZ & POETRY

MELANIE DENISE DYER has an extensive performance background in improvised, orchestral and new music. She trained under William Lincer, Lee Yeingst, John Jake Kella and Naomi Fellows, and studied viola performance at the LaMont School of Music/University of Denver. After moving to NYC, Melanie began improvising with Makanda Ken McIntyre's Contemporary African American....

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Sunday, April 9 - Cheryl Boyce Taylor

Born in Trinidad and raised in Queens, CHERYL BOYCE-TAYLOR is a poet and workshop facilitator. A recipient of the 2015 Barnes and Noble Writers For Writers Award, she is the founder and curator of Calypso Muse and the Glitter Pomegranate Performance Series. Cheryl earned her MFA in Poetry from Stonecoast: The University of Southern Maine. She is the author of three....

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