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8.09.2006

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The City College of New York
August 4 -13
THE HARLEM REPERTORY THEATER 2006 Season



Summer in the City Event
CHORUS OF POETS
Saturday -
August 12 - 6:00 pm - one show
TRIBES GALLERY


The Perch Café
Sunday, August 6 - Sunday, August 13

8.08.2006

events — Tribes Gallery, New York, NY

Summer in the City Event
In celebration of the annual Charlie 'Bird' Parker Festival,
The Gathering of the Tribes Gallery,
founded by Steve Cannon, proudly presents:

Master Conductor Lawrence D. 'Butch' Morris' CHORUS OF POETS
SATURDAY - AUGUST 12 - 6:00 pm - one show
Tribes Gallery
info@tribes.org
285 East 3rd Street #2
New York, NY 10009
212-674-3778
www.tribes.org
$5 Donation

THE POETS
Nora McCarthy, Alexander Biluish, Chantal Ughi,
Justin Carter, Yasha Bilan, Angelo Verga,
Golda Solomon, Mark Gering, Chavisa Woods, Merry Fortune

SCRIPT
Excerpts from "Freedom Club" by Howard Monath
"Any universe simple enough to be understood,
is too simple to produce a mind capable of understanding it."

LAWRENCE D. 'BUTCH' MORRIS CONDUCTS
www.conduction.us

"A CHORUS OF POETS"
Improvisation Metroactive Music

A Chorus of Poets, now in its 13th year, represents a
neglected yet vital tradition in the spoken word community.
18 vocalists conjure the spiritual and the psychic
by cajoling the most marvelous void.
The effect is stunning and overwhelming.

Following the Performance of a CHORUS OF POETS
an Entire Evening of Outstanding Musicians and Poets
Please Support this Live MUSIC/POETRY Event
in Honor of our Beloved 'BIRD'.

7:00 p.m.
Readings by individual poets

8:00 p.m.
Dance performance by Phoebe Morris

8:30 p.m.
Musical performance by Billy Bang Trio
$5 contribution

Bert Sterns' "Jazz on a Summer's Day" and
movies showcasing the life of Hilton Ruiz, and
the 'Jazzmobile' will be available for viewing
upon request throughout the month.
www.tribes.org

8.07.2006

FUNDRAISER for 826nyc, Brooklyn NY

— FUNDRAISER —
Hosted by The Perch Cafe

All monies raised will go to 826nyc,
a Brooklyn nonprofit that offers free writing
workshops to students between the ages of 6 and 18.


Cover: $10 at the Bar
Reading begins at 7pm
Marie Ponsot alights at Perch for a singular evening of poetry.

Marie Ponsot is the author of numerous books of poetry, including
Springing (Knopf, 2002); The Bird Catcher (Knopf, 1998), winner of the
National Book Critics Circle Award; The Green Dark (Knopf, 1988);
Admit Impediment (Knopf, 1981); and True Minds (City Lights, 1957).
She also translates books from the French and is the author,
with Rosemary Dean, of Beat Not the Poor Desk, a book on teaching writing.
Among her awards are a creative writing grant from the
National Endowment for the Arts, the Modern Language Association’s
Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize, and the Phi Beta Kappa Prize.

Marie will be reading along with a small band of devotees, including
Allan Jalon, Armando Jaramillo, Connie Norgren,
George Franklin,
Kerry Carnahan, Louisa Thomas,
Petaluma Livelli and Wendy Blake

(Wendy Blake is co-curator of Literary Tuesday's at The Perch Cafe.)
Followed by the Kelsey Jillette Group
at 9pm, playing 2 sets of soulful jazz

THE PERCH CAFE
365 5th Ave Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

F/R Train to 4th Avenue/9th Street
(between 5th and 6th Streets)
718-788-2830