We have just added this special event to our December line-up! Please join us for a reading by John Coletti, Stacy Szymaszek and Karen Weiser followed by an improv performance by Thurston Moore’s quartet.
Thurston Moore + Bill Nace – guitars
Samara Lubelski – violin
Mary Lattimore – harp
The quartet will play an improvised piece composed on the heart.
Thurston Moore is a founding member of NYC weird rock groop Sonic Youth. He also releases records and publishes books under the Ecstatic Peace rubric. His writing has been published through various small presses. Bill Nace is a visual artist and contemporary experimental noise guitarist with releases on various small labels. He oversees the Open Mouth imprint which publishes limited art books and recordings. Samara Lubelski is a musician, native New Yorker, solo recording artist. She has played with MV/EE, White Out, Metal Mountains a.o. She has recorded with Thurston Moore for his ‘Trees Outside The Academy’ reocrding ans well as his forthcoming 2011 release ‘Benediction’. Mary Lattimore is a harpist from Philadelphia who has a long history with the music scene there playing with Fursaxa, Jack Rose, Kurt Vile a.o. She has recently recorded with Thurston Moore for his forthcoming 2011 release ‘Benediction’.
John Coletti is the author of Mum Halo (Rust Buckle Books 2010), Same Enemy Rainbow (fewer & further 2008), and Physical Kind (Yo-Yo-Labs 2005). He recently served as editor of The Poetry Project Newsletter and co-edits Open 24 Hours Press with Greg Fuchs. Stacy Szymaszek is the author of Emptied of All Ships, Hyperglossia (both published by Litmus Press, 2005 & 2009), Orizaba: A Voyage With Hart Crane (Faux Chaps, 2008) and from Hart Island (Albion Books, 2009), among others. Karen Weiser‘s first full-length collection, To Light Out, is out this year from Ugly Duckling Presse. She is a doctoral student at the CUNY Graduate Center studying early American novels and she currently teaches a poetry workshop right here at the Poetry Project.
This event will be in the Parish Hall. No advance purchase of admission.