In just over five weeks from now, from Fri., Aug. 1 through Tues. Aug. 5, 2014, Boog will be celebrating its 23rd anniversary by putting on the eighth annual Welcome to Boog City poetry, music, and theater festival. It will feature 66 poets, 16 musical acts, 9 poets theater plays, 2 poets in conversation with one another, 1 political talk, 1 d.a. levy lives visiting press, and 1 panel over the five days.
Among the festival highlights are:
—A performance by Ed Sanders, a large figure in the counter-culture of the sixties to today, member of The Fugs, and an award-winning poet.
—Boog’s d.a. levy lives series kicks off its 12th season devoting a night to Ithaca, N.Y.’s Stockport Flats;
—Boog’s 46th Classic Album Live show is PJ Harvey’s Rid of Me, performed live by 7 local musical acts;
—Digital Poetry: What Can It Mean?, a panel curated and moderated by Carol Mirakove
—and Boog’s 5th Poets’ Theater night, featuring 9 short plays.
The full schedule for the event is below, followed by performer bios and websites. Read more »
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