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Cool as F***: 2/23 @ Pete’s Candy Store – Experimental Poetry, Beer, Rock-n-Roll
Feb 23, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
A new literary series that brings musical performance and standup comedy to the reading series format. Announced featured writers and musicians appear alongside a surprise showcase artist who will be profiled in separate podcast. This month focuses on the most experimental edge of contemporary poetry. Readers include Diana Hamilton (Okay, Okay, from Truck Books, 2012), Josef Kaplan (Poem Without Suffering, from Wonder, 2015, and Kill List, from Cars Are Real, 2013), Andrew Durbin (Mature Themes, from Nightboat, 2014). The band Creature Automatic, whose members have worked with the Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs and jazz guitarist Mary Halvorson, will also perform.
“a little bit like a kooky variety show went to the library”
– NY Mag