Ed Sanders performs Yiddish-Speaking Socialists of the Lower East Side

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acf1mHFu3bs] Ed Sanders performs his song-poem Yiddish-Speaking Socialists of the Lower East Side at the Sidewalk Cafe, New York City, part of David Kirschenbaum’s Boog City 8 Poetry & Music Festival, on Poets’ Theater Night, August 3, 2014.

Poets Theater Final Call for Work 5/31/2014

Focus: Poets Theater, Poetics Theater, and poetic approaches to theater.

Boog City 75: 2012 Election Issue

tell us about your choice of (or whether or not you’ll vote for) president

Reading at BoogFest 2011: Vid & Pic

The Welcome to Boog City festival continues tonight and tomorrow night.  The full schedule can be found on this pdf.  You can find the facebook event here. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZgoNc82K48] This is a video of Ian Wilder reading his poem thinking of Jane standing on the edge of the woods.  As a bonus there is his Steve Earle poem […]

Boog Turns 20 With 5th Annual Welcome to Boog City Festival 8/5 – 8/9/11

Update: Some photos from Boogfest 2011 are at Ian’s Flickr: here. IW:  There’s a chance I will be reading there.  Keep you updated. Hi all, Boog turns 20 on Fri. Aug. 5, and we’ll kick off year 21 with our 5th annual Welcome to Boog City Poetry and Music Festival. The fest will span from—Save […]

Random Highlights from The Poetry Project

KW: The first video includes random highlights from The New Year’s Day Poetry Marathon at St. Mark’s in New York City. It includes all the folks I was lucky enough to grab a clip of on my handheld. The first comment we got on the highlights video mentioned Living Theatre, because Judith Malina is one […]

Padma Lakshmi song at The Poetry Project 1/1/11 video

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNW2ouxoEwM] About the video…

The Poetry Project photos and report: Foamola, Steve Earle and more…

For my full set of photos, which I will update throughout the week, (more photos added on 1/7/2011) see the Flickr set: here. Ian and I went to the New Year’s Day poetry marathon for The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church in NYC. It was joyful and inspiring, as ever.

A Boston Poet Tea Party 7/30/10

A Summer Poetry Marathon featuring 88 local and visiting poets reading for 8 minutes apiece Friday 7/30, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Pierre Menard Gallery 10 Arrow St., Harvard Square, Cambridge Saturday 7/31, 12 noon-10:00 p.m. Sunday 8/1, 12 noon-5:00 p.m.OUTPOST 186 186 1/2 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge With readings from: Seth Abramson, Kari Adelaide, Dena Barisano, Kish Song Bear, […]

NYC: Boog City/Alice James Books poetry event

Boog City presents… d.a. levy lives: celebrating the renegade press Alice James Books (of Farmington, Maine) Tues., Jan. 26, 2010 6:00 p.m. sharp, free ACA Galleries 529 W. 20th St., 5th Flr. NYC Event will be hosted by Alice James Books’ board president, Peter Waldor Featuring readings from… Joanna Fuhrman Mihaela Moscaliuc Jean-Paul Pecqueur Peter […]

The Acoustic Boogaloos at The Poetry Project 1/1/2010 video

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCctqQjEjA8] From the Poetry Project’s Annual, New Year’s Day Poetry Marathon at St. Marks Church in NYC. January 1, 2010. (Donations still accepted to support this important arts organization in difficult economic times. Go to their website at: http://www.poetryproject.org ) The Acoustic Boogaloos perform “The Crush Song”. Concept by David Kirschenbaum of Boog Literature. Music […]

Welcome to Boog City 3: 9/9-13, 2009

Hi all, From Wed. Sept. 9-Sun. Sept. 13 we’ll be putting on the third annual Welcome to Boog City poetry and music festival, a fundraiser for our press and community newspaper. Here are links to the first two festivals’ programs: http://welcometoboogcity.com/boogpdfs/wbcprogram2007.pdf http://welcometoboogcity.com/boogpdfs/bc51.pdf The breakdown for this year’s festival is: WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 7:00 P.M. Sidewalk […]

Princess Leia and R2-D2 poem, with music

KW: Ian and I are friends with David Kirschenbaum, a poet who also runs BOOG Press and BOOG City. David was the featured poet at the Geraldine Page Salon in May. He did an awesome set of poems based on Star Wars stamps. He was accompanied by Jess Schoen on guitar and Preston Spurlock on […]

Gilmore Boys Live, Lyrics By DAK 1/20/09 NYC

[googlevideo=http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7009932973133268286&ei=laduSb7XE4iGqwLPyNCoBQ&q=Kirschenbaum+feature+at+Poetry+Project+6%2F6%2F07] Tues., Jan. 20, 8:00 p.m. $5 suggested donation with a two-drink minimum Sidewalk Café 94 Ave. A (at E. 6th St.) East Village In Concert Gilmore Boys http://www.myspace.com/casey http://www.myspace.com/thesewingcircle “[Preston Spurlock and my] very specific and delightful side-project— we only write songs based on the Gilmore Girls, and the lyrics of said songs are […]