Jennifer Rodriguez reports on the “Sweet: Actors Reading Writers” series and its founders’ innovative, and highly entertaining, approach to live fiction performance.
Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow will keep us from bringing you the latest in art and culture events to check out. So mark your google calendars everyone, there’s lots to see and do. Mush, slush puppies!
So they finally picked up the trash—It’s still a big dirty city out there. And until the next snow comes and blankets all that left-over blizzard grime you’re going to just have to face/embrace it. Get out there. Go. If only to see the likes of Sarah Michelson, Joe Bradley, and Cynthia Hopkins.
Feeling frantic? Hate to say it, but your to-do list just got a little longer. You’ve got four closing shows,Taylor Mead, and a blood red moon to catch.
The calm before the storm—a time to listen thoughtfully, glean wisdom, prepare. A time, perhaps, for poetry, panel discussions, and Irving Sandler. Yes, that sounds about right. Gather your strength and ready your mind, the holidays are here again! But so are Eileen Myles, Richard Tuttle, and Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge. Thank Goodness.
Alright folks, this week is a winner. You want readings, parties, lectures, openings and performances? We got ‘em. You weren’t planning on staying in this week, were you?
Jane Bowles was one serious lady with one sole published novel to her credit. On December 5 at 7 PM, KGB Bar’s Sunday Night Fiction Series celebrates the life, work, and influence of the author, curated by Lynne Tillman and featuring some long-time BOMB contributing editors and interviewees. Readers include Michael Cunningham, Lydia Davis, Richard Foreman, Brian T. Edwards, Amy Hempel, Francine Prose, and Lynne Tillman.
Be there December 5, 7 PM, KGB BAR, 85 East 4th Street, NYC. FREE!
It’s Thanksgiving. A week of family, turkey, pie and more pie. Winter is right around the corner, if it’s not already here. But, before you head into your cave, grab your warmest coat, put on your New York winter grimace, and check out these events.
Happy Monday! How can we help you? Readings? Luc Sante, Paul Auster, Laurie Moore, Jonathan Franzen. Oh, poetry readings? Marjorie Welish. Ben Lerner. What’s that? You’re in the mood to bop and sway? Glasser and ARP, coming right up. Up for a lively discussion? How about the likes of Marilyn Minter, Xaviera Simmons and David Salle? Your socks are still on? We haven’t knocked ‘em off? Check out curatorial feat The Global Africa Project at the Museum of Arts and Design. Get back to us.
After today, we know you may just want to stay bundled up inside, but with Kim Gordon on Dan Graham, Rick Moody at Franklin Park, number 30(!) for Walter Mosley, Pat Steir’s Nearly Enless Line, and Sufjan on Sunday there are plenty of reasons to dress warm and venture out!
The first week in November—kind of intense. You don’t need to step outside to feel the chill to know that Fall is getting serious. This week brings Election Day and the End of Daylight Savings. Fortunately, it brings other things as well….
Our friends at 651 Arts are hosting LIVE & OUTSPOKEN music, theater, and dance series and BOMB is proud to be their official media sponsor.