Three Rooms Press: Maintenant 6 and the Fifth Annual NYC Dada Poetry and Art Salon

 

 

I am happy to be part of Maintenant 6 and one of the many featured readers at the Fifth Annual NYC Dada Poetry and Art Salon.




From Three Rooms Press:

Three Rooms Press and Son of a Pony present:
The Fifth Annual NYC Dada Poetry and Art Salon
Friday, March 16
Doors open at 5:45. Admission is $7


Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia Street (between Bleecker and 
W. 4th St.)

Subways: E, A, C, F, M, D to West 4th Street   
1 to Christopher Street



Featured Dada performers include:
–NY Dada’s JOANIE FRITZ ZOSIKE and 
LOIS KAGAN MINGUS
–Dada Daddy PETER CARLAFTES
–Romanian Dada descendent VALERY OISTEANU
–Underground Comic Book Artist MIKE DIANA 
with CITY SCUM SHOT
–LA Dada’s CYNTHIA TORONTO
–NJ Dada’s JOHN J. TRAUSE
–and surprise guests


It’s back! And better than ever: The fifth annual Dada Poetry and Art Salon, with Dada hostess KAT GEORGES! This year’s theme: Declare Art on War!

Wear your favorite Dada fashion, thrill to the excitement of the strangest, most hard-hitting Dada performances ever, and enjoy Dada-inspired poetry read LIVE! from the latest edition of Maintenant: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art* (Three Rooms Press, 130 pages, 2012).


Featured guest poets include Dada superstar boxer/poet Arthur Cravan, brought back to life for this special event. Plus Live Dada Twitter, and performances by underground comic book artist Mike Diana with Steven Retchard, NY Dada’s Joanie Hieger Zosike & Lois Kagan Mingus, NJ Dada’s John J. Trause, Romanian Dada descendent Valery Oisteanu, LA Dada’s Cynthia Toronto, Dada Daddy Peter Carlaftes, and surprise guests!


Plus: new videos, book giveaways and more. The first 20 people will receive a free copy of the hot-off-the-press Maintenant 6: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Literature and Art (inspired by Arthur Cravan‘s early 20th Century Maintenant ’zine–the first ’zine EVER!).


Doors open at 5:45. Admission is $7 which includes (naturally) a free drink! Cornelia Street Cafe is at 29 Cornelia Street, in the West Village, between W. 4th Street at Bleecker (http://corneliastreecafe.com).


Reservations and additional information: threeroomspress@mac.com


Maintenant 6: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art is the fifth edition of an annual collection of contemporary Dada work inspired by Dada instigator and Three Rooms Press spiritual advisor Arthur Cravan. This issue, edited by Peter Carlaftes and Kat Georges, includes bold poetry, cutting-edge visual art, essays and word art from Neo-Dadaists worldwide, including: Roger Conover, Mina Loy, Jerome Rothenberg, Giovanni Fontana, Fork Burke, Paolo Pelosini, Constantin Xenakis, Vittore Baroni, George Wallace, Scott Wannberg, Duska Vrhovac, Bart Verburg, Mike Mollett and more than 100 other artists. Color cover, with interior black and white text and images. It is now archived in the MOMA library.


The original Dada movement peaked from 1916-1922, primarily involved visual arts, literature—poetry, art manifestoes, art theory—theatre, and graphic design, and concentrated its anti-war politics through a rejection of the prevailing standards in art through anti-art cultural works. Its purpose was to ridicule what its participants considered to be the meaninglessness of the modern world. In addition to being anti-war, dada was also anti-bourgeois and anarchist in nature.

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FOURTH ANNUAL DADA POETRY SALON SLATED FOR MARCH 18 AT CORNELIA STREET CAFE

FOURTH ANNUAL DADA POETRY SALON
SLATED FOR MARCH 18
AT CORNELIA STREET CAFE
What: Dada Poetry Salon
When: Friday, March 18, 2011, 6 pm
Where: Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia St., NY, NY 10014
Cost: $7 (includes free house drink)
It’s back! And better than ever: The fourth annual one-night-only Dada Poetry Salon, with Dada hostess Kat Georges!
Wear your favorite Dada fashion, bring your Dada-inspired poetry for the open reading (sign up at 5:45, limited spaces available!). Featured guest poets include Dada superstar boxer/poet Arthur Cravan, brought back to life for this special event. Plus Live Dada Twitter, and performances by Joanie Hieger Zosike, Cynthia Toronto, City Scum Shot, Jan Michael Alejandro, Valery Oisteaneu, The Typewriter Girls, Peter Carlaftes, and more.
Plus: new videos, book giveaways and more. The first 10 people will receive a free copy of Maintenant 5 (inspired by Arthur Cravan‘s early 20th Century Maintenant magazine, the first ‘zine ever produced!).

For more information, email: info@threeroomspress.com


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List of Contributors:

Derek Adams, Resa Alboher, Jan Michael, Alejandro Joel Allegretti, Rafael F.J. Alvarado, Claus Ankersen, Elizabeth Ashe, John M. Bennett, Lisa Bottone, Gedley Braga, Jamie Brown, Fork Burke, Ryan Buynak, Mary Campbell, Stephen Caratzas, Hélène Cardona, Peter Carlaftes, Patricia Carragon, Erich Christiansen, Peter Ciccariello, John Clarke, Sue Clennell & Jan Napier, Foo Connor, Roger Conover, Yvon Cormier, Steve Dalachinksy, Tracy Darling, Caterina Davinio, Holly Day, Rene Diedrich, John Dutterer, Katy Evans-Bush, Bonny Finberg, Michael T. Fournier, Thomas Fucaloro, James Gautier, Kat Georges, Robert Gibbons, Gordon Gilbert, Peter Grieco, S.A. Griffi, n Laurence Groux, Lisa Grunberger, Heather Haley, Paul Handley, Henry Harvey, Sarah Hayden, Lisa Henri, Kevin M. Hibshman, Karen Hildebrand, Crystal Tzara Hoffman, Roxanne Hoffman, Dustin Holland, Ted K. Hood, Matthew Hupert, Kelli Stevens Kane, Amy King, Doug Knott, W.F. Lantry, Eric Lawson, David Lawton, Jonathan Leiter, Linda Lerner, Paula Lietz, Maria Lisella, Dominique Lowell, Brant Lyon, Diana Manister, Peter Marra, Ellyn Maybe, Renata McCormish, Philip Meersman, David Miller, Shanon Mitchell, Carmen Mojica, Ben Nardolilli, Larry Myers, JD Nelson, Ronnie Norpel, Valery Oisteanu, Marc Olmsted, Suzi Kaplan Olmsted, Little Deer Opera, Jane Ormerod, Sergio Antonio Ortiz, Puma Perl, Helen Peterson, BC Petrakos, Misti Rainwater-Lites, Bob Quatrone, Steven Retchard, Stephanie Rigsby, Jerome Rothenberg, Michael Routery, Sarah Sarai, Susan Scutti, William Seaton, David Smith, George Spencer, Joe Stagno, J.J. Steinfeld, Christy L. Stewart & Justynn Tyme, Christy Leigh, Stewart Thomas Stolmar, Gregory Vincent St. Thomasino, Zoë Brigley Thompson, Cynthia Toronto, Brian Townsley, John J. Trause, Marguerite Van Cook, Angelo Verga, Voxx Voltair, Duska Vrhovac, Linder Wadez, Scott Wannberg, Jeffrey Cyphers Wright, Sheri L. Wright, George Wallace, Mike Watt, Liza Wolsky, Tamara Wyndham, Joanie Hieger Zosike

Giant Rose Parade Along Snow York’s Park Avenue

I was surprised yesterday to see this awesome stainless steel and fiberglass garden along Park Avenue from 57th Street and up.   Past the slush and snow mounds, I was able to snap some photos of these delightful specimens.  They remind me of decorative cupcakes dusted with confectioner’s sugar.  What a nice contrast against the snow!  I hope this means that spring will be debuting soon in Snow York.  The roses will stick around through May. Three cheers to artist, Will Ryman, for his whimsical artwork.  And I just love that Lady Bug on top.
Check out this video on NY 1:

http://www.ny1.com/content/ny1_living/arts/132670/giant-rose-sculptures-planted-along-park-avenue