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9.12.2006

events September 11-17, Brooklyn, NY

This week’s events at Perch
September 11 - 17
Serving dinner nightly from 5pm on with great cocktails!

Monday, September 11
Serving dinner 5pm on with great cocktails!

Tuesday, September 12 - Literary Tuesdays
7:30pm Followed by open mic

ANDREW KAUFMAN’s most recent book of poems, Earth’s Ends, appeared in 2005 after winning the Pearl Poetry Award. His poems have appeared in numerous journals, such as The Atlanta Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Massachusetts Review, Rattapallax, and Skidrow Penthouse. He was recently nominated for a Pushcart Poetry Prize and is the recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. His Cinnamon Bay Sonnets won the Center for Book Arts chapbook competition. Solo world traveler and poet KAREN SWENSON is the author of several books, including An Attic of Ideals; East-West; A Sense of Direction; The Landlady in Bangkok, which won the National Poetry Series; and A Daughter’s Latitude: New and Selected Poems. She is a three-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize, and her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Paris Review, American Poetry Review, and numerous other periodicals. Her frequent travels in Southeast Asia have been the subject of articles for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Leader.

Amy Cervini Quartet Music starts at 9pm (2 sets) Cover: Suggested Donation $5 Featuring: Amy Cervini – vocals Mark Lau – bass Ernesto Cervini – drums Michael Cabe – piano The Amy Cervini Quartet is made up of some of the most in-demand young Musicians in New York and Time Out New York has said: "well-known in local circles, [Amy Cervini] provides an update on the state of upstart jazz singing in the 21st century." www.amycervini.com

Wednesday, September 13 - Five Star Day
Music starts at 8:30pm (2 sets)
Cover: 1 Drink MINIMUM, $5 suggested donation at the bar
Featuring banjo, lap steel, guitars, snare drum and vocals, Five Star Day
performs classics by Gram Parsons, Hank Williams, Willie Nelson and others,
as well as originals by outstanding vocalist U.V. Avnur.
myspace.com/uvavnur

Thursday, September 14 - Mercy Monet Trio Featuring:
Mercy Monet Mercy Monet
Vocal Ed MacEachen - Guitar Tom Hubbard - Bass

"Those aware of Mercy Monet and her vocal talents - as evidenced on her debut, "A Touch Of Mercy", will find Ms. Monet in top form on "A Little Taste Of Mercy", her second release. Ms. Monet is an original with a style that lacks both "showiness" and imitation". ---Dave Miele, Jazz Improv Magazine
www.mercymonet.com
Music starts at 8:30pm (2 sets)
Cover: 1 Drink MINIMUM, $5 suggested donation at the bar

Friday, September 15- Terrence McManus
Music starts at 8:30pm (2 sets)
Cover: 1 Drink MINIMUM, $5 suggested donation at the bar
Featuring Terrence McManus – guitar with special guest Joe Battaglia Performing solo works by Terrence McManus, Marc Mellits, Kermit Driscoll, and Wayne Shorter, and improvised duets with Joe Battaglia. Pastellic Reflections, the new duo album with Terrence McManus and Joe Battaglia, will be available. www.purevolume.com/terrencemcmanus

Saturday, September 16- Cosmo D
Music starts at 8:30pm (2 sets)
Cover: Suggested Donation $5 Featuring:
Cosmo D (aka Greg Heffernan) – cello and laptop. Classically trained on the cello, Greg Heffernan has, over the years, incorporated jazz, rock, electronic, Latin, folk and hip-hop into his musical vocabulary. www.cosmod.net


Sunday, September 17- Mickey Erhlich
Featuring: Mickey Erhlich, acoustic guitar
Music starts at 8:30pm (2 sets)
Cover: 1 Drink MINIMUM, $5 donation at the bar

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