Boog celebrates Kurt Cobain 40th Bday & more

here are boog city’s events for 2007 for our two series–d.a. levy lives: celebrating the renegade press and boog city¹s classic album live presents. The slate kicks off in february with two biggies–a 40th Anniversary Celebration for United Artists Books and a 40th Birthday Celebration for Kurt Cobain (detailed info below).

have a swell new year.



Boog City presents d.a. levy lives: celebrating the renegade press A 40th Anniversary Celebration for United Artists Books (New York City)
Thurs. Feb. 1, 6:00 p.m., free
ACA Galleries, 529 W.20th St., 5th Flr., NYC
Event will be hosted by United Artists’ editor and publisher Lewis Warsh

Featuring readings from Barbara Henning, Mitch Highfill, Bill Kushner, Bernadette Mayer, Dennis Moritz, Tom Savage, Anne Waldman, Lewis Warsh
With music from Legends

There will be wine, cheese, and crackers, and many great books on sale at HUGE discounts.

Curated and with an introduction by Boog City editor David Kirschenbaum

United Artists Books

**United Artists Books (formerly Angel Hair Books) was founded in 1967. It
is one of the oldest independent publishing companies in the United States
that focuses primarily on publishing books of poetry.

During the last 40 years we have published numerous books, many of which are
no longer in print. Among our authors are Robert Creeley, James Schuyler, Alice Notley, David Rosenberg, Ron Padgett, Charlotte Carter, Lorenzo Thomas, Tom Clark, Ted Berrigan, Bernadette Mayer, Bill Berkson, Hannah Weiner, Anne Waldman, John Wieners, and Clark Coolidge.

Some of the artists who have contributed covers to United Artists/Angel Hair Books are Philip Guston, Joe Brainard, Donna Dennis, Alex Katz, James Rosenquist, George Schneeman, Amy Trachtenberg, Louise Hamlin, Jim Dine, Martha Diamond, Emilie Clark, Pamela Lawton, Rosemary Mayer, SophiaWarsh, and Anne Tardos.

The press has received numerous grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Massachusetts Foundation for the Arts, and the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines. It has been our primary goal to publish poets whose works are well known and well-respected within the poetry community but unknown to a wider audience.

In an article in The Baltimore Sun a few years back, Andrei Codrescu described United Artists as a small press “on the cutting edge of American poetry for the last twenty years. The series of books by United Artists is indispensable for any library collection or anyone interested in the future of poetry.”


**Boog City’s Classic Albums Live presents**
A 40th Birthday Celebration for Kurt Cobain
Tues. Feb. 20, 7:00 p.m., $8
Cakeshop, 152 Ludlow St., NYC

With all three Nirvana studio albums
–Bleach, Nevermind, and In Utero–
performed live by
The Domestics
The Marianne Pillsburys
The Olga Gogolas
The Sparrows
The Tet Offensive
The Trouble Dolls
Genan Zilkha
and more

Hosted by Boog City editor and publisher David Kirschenbaum

Directions: F/V to Second Ave.; F to Delancey St.; J/M/Z to Essex St.
Venue is between Stanton and Rivington streets.

For further information: 212-842-BOOG(2664), 212-253-0036,, or

*Daouets*The Domestics *The Marianne Pillsburys


d.a. levy lives: celebrating the renegade press
(remaining 2006-07 schedule, readers and musical acts to be named)

March 1, 2007
(Lewiston, ME)
Jonathan Skinner, editor 
April 12, 2007
Corollary Press
(Philadelphia, PA)
Juliette Lee, editor
May 3, 2007
Fewer & Further Press
(Wendell, Mass.)
Jess Mynes, editor

Anchorite Editions
(Albany, N.Y.)
Chris Rizzo, editor

June 7, 2007
New American Writing
(Mill Valley Calif.)
Maxine Chernoff and Paul Hoover, editors

July 12, 2007
Outside Voices
(Charlottesville, VA)
Jessica Smith, editor


Boog City Classic Album Shows 2007
(musical acts and poets to be named)

–April, Date and Venue TBA

Fleetwood Mac, Rumours, 30th anniversary

Fri. June 1, 7:00 p.m.

The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band at 40

The Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery, @1st St.

–August, Date and Venue TBA

Lou Reed, New York

–Sun. November 11, 8:00 p.m.

Less Than Zero film 20th Anniversary

Film screened, soundtrack performed live, book excerpts read

The Bowery Poetry Club

David A. Kirschenbaum, editor and publisher
Boog City
330 W.28th St., Suite 6H
NY, NY 10001-4754
For event and publication information:
T: (212) 842-BOOG (2664)
F: (212) 842-2429

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