Ian will be reading poetry at the Welcome to Boog City festival on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Unnameable Books, 600 Vanderbilt Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn at 12:25 pm. He’ll also be emceeing the next round of poets starting at 1:10 pm. This is especially convenient for our NYC friends who cannot make Ian’s Riverhead reading.
From Fri., Aug. 5 through Tues. Aug. 9, we’ll be celebrating Boog’s 25th anniversary by putting on the 10th annual Welcome to Boog City poetry, music, and theater festival. It will feature 74 poets, 16 musical acts, 8 poets theater plays, 2 poets in conversation with one another, 1 d.a. levy lives visiting press, and 1 panel over the five days.
And here’s who put together Welcome to Boog City 10: festival curator David A. Kirschenbaum; logo Dara Cerv; music Brookes McKenzie; classic album and talk dak; poetry Emily Brandt, Alex Cuff, Buck Downs, dak, Ron Kolm, Kevin Varrone; and poets theater Davidson Garrett.
Among the festival highlights are:
—Boog’s d.a. levy lives series kicks off its 14th season devoting an afternoon to Bushwick, Brooklyn’s Civil Coping Mechanisms;
—Our 52nd Classic Album Live album, Nirvana’s Nevermind, performed live by string-quartet rock band The Tet Offensive;
—our 7th Poets’ Theater night, featuring 8 short plays.
—our Poetry Talk Talk will feature poets Mel Bentley and Alina Pleskova reading and in conversation
—our panel The Exhilaration of Upheaval: Poets Who Write On the Visual Arts in the 21st Century
The full schedule for the event is below this note, followed by performer bios and websites.
If you need any additional information, 212-842-BOOG (2664) email@example.com.
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