This Week’s Poetry & Spoken Word: Hydrogen Jukebox, Hannah Tinti, and more
January 4, 2010 § Leave a comment
Every Monday we provide the week’s outlook for new poetry and spoken word events at 29 Cornelia Street…
Tuesday, January 5th at 6pm it’s the Cornelia debut of Hydrogen Jukebox, hosted by Brant Lyon with featured poets David Avendano and Moira T. Smith. Tomorrow night they jam with the Hydro Juke improv band, The Ne’er-do-wells. Come early to sign up for the open mic. Cover’s $7 and includes one house drink. Then at 8:30pm, Sherry Weaver hosts Speakeasy: Stories From the Backroom, unscripted and unrehearsed storytelling by Tracy Rowland; John Grady; Melanie Hamlett; Kurt Gerstmann; Margot Leitman; and Faye Lane. $10 cover.
Wednesday, January 6th at 6pm, Mira Ptacin hosts Free Range Readings, courtesy of the Freefrange Nonfiction Reading Series. Wednesday’s installment features Ben Yagoda, author, coauthor or editor of nine books, including “The Art of Fact,” “The Sound on the Page: Style and Voice in Writing” and “About Town: The New Yorker and the World It Made.” Cover’s $7 and include one house drink.
Thursday, January 7th at 6pm is our monthly Artists’ Salon. Food’s on us, drinks on you, joke’s on all of us. Come rub elbows with loved friends, admired strangers and as-yet unmet collaborators.
Friday, January 8th at 6pm is our legendary Friday night open mic series, Son of Pony, hosted by Jackie Sheeler. Friday night’s installment features Ted Jonathan reading from his latest, Bones and Jokes.
Saturday, January 9th at 6pm our underground is graced by a meeting of the Italian-American Writers Association, featuring Angelina Oberdan and Hannah Tinti, founder of the groundbreaking site One Story.
Until next week!