Events

Andrei Codrescu  

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10/27/14 - 11/01/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Andrei Codrescu in Oaxaca City, Oaxaca A World Heritage Site, Oaxaca Mexico
U.S. poets in Mexico, “Reading Poetry Every day to Prepare for Death,” a discussion about the terror offered the reader by poetry, and its usefulness for a good death. We will read and range from Blake’s “Energy is Eternal Delight” through Rilke’s “There is nothing that does not see you/ You Must Change Your Life,” to the latest in genuine verse-apprehension of mortality. A unique offering by the editor of “Exquisite Corpse” for the Dias de los Muertes. Also a writing workshop: “Writing the Exquisite Corpse: Paper and Flesh Varieties,” a collective experience.

Andy Sturdevant  

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07/30/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Andy Sturdevant in Minneapolis, MN Soap Factory United States
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: $10.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 514 2nd St. SE. Venue phone: 612-623-9176. Common Room began as a month-long series of interactive art events, out of a refurbished art deco office at The Soap Factory. Since 2011, Vucci and Sturdevant have taken the Common Room concept outside the four walls of The Soap Factory and into the city, activating public spaces and redefining our relationship with our surroundings. The Weather Tour: Kenneth A. Blumenfeld, Ph.D., Hazardous Weather Research Specialist for Hennepin County Emergency Management, will lead a tour of former sites of some of the city’s most notable and damaging weather events, with descriptions of what happened, when, and how what we now see has been shaped by something long forgotten. Buy tickets More information
08/02/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Andy Sturdevant in Minneapolis, MN Soap Factory United States
Time: 2:30am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 514 2nd St. SE. Venue phone: 612-623-9176. Common Room began as a month-long series of interactive art events, out of a refurbished art deco office at The Soap Factory. Since 2011, Vucci and Sturdevant have taken the Common Room concept outside the four walls of The Soap Factory and into the city, activating public spaces and redefining our relationship with our surroundings. The Overnight Tour: When the bartenders announce last call in downtown Minneapolis on a Saturday night, there’s countless others who are just beginning their work days. On this first-ever early morning Common Room tour, we’ll walk from the Soap Factory across the 3rd Avenue Bridge and through the heart of downtown, visiting hospitals, bakeries, cab companies, afterparties, hotels, corporate security desks, police stations and restaurants, and meeting some of the people that work the overnight shift. Tour starts at 2:30 am and will conclude around 5:00 am. Buy tickets More information
08/06/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Andy Sturdevant in Minneapolis, MN Soap Factory United States
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: $10.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 514 2nd St. SE. Venue phone: 612-623-9176. Common Room began as a month-long series of interactive art events, out of a refurbished art deco office at The Soap Factory. Since 2011, Vucci and Sturdevant have taken the Common Room concept outside the four walls of The Soap Factory and into the city, activating public spaces and redefining our relationship with our surroundings. The Trespass Tour: In this tour, we will be engaging in a conversation about the array of boundaries, both explicit and implicit, that exists in our lives, exploring its meaning and tension that arises when we cross those boundaries, whether unintended, by invitation, or with trickster-ish intention. Join us in the conversation as explore these boundaries and trespasses. Poet Dan Beachy-Quick and artist Mai Wagner will co-lead this tour with Andy and Sergio. Buy tickets More information

Anne Waldman  

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11/05/14 http://coffeehousepress.org/2014/06/httpcoffeehousepress-orgshopthe-iovis-trilogy/ Anne Waldman in New York, NY The Poetry Project, St. Mark’s Church United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 131 E. 10th Street. Jack Kerouac School 40th Anniversary Reading Related post. More information

Ben Lerner  

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09/17/14 http://coffeehousepress.org/2014/07/httpcoffeehousepress-orgshopleaving-the-atocha-station/ Ben Lerner in Toronto, ON Fleck Dance Theatre Canada
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: C$10/Free for Students, youth, and supporters of the Harbourfront Centre. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 416-973-4000. Address: 207 Queens Quay W. Venue phone: 416-973-4000. Acclaimed authors Ben Lerner and Ian McEwan read from and discuss their latest novels. Related post. Buy tickets More information

Coffee House Press  

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07/30/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Coffee House Press in Minneapolis, MN Coffee House Press United States
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 79 Thirteenth Avenue NE. It’s time for Coffee House’s annual summer happy hour and barbecue—this time with a book sale! We will have grilled eats, books for $5 or less, and a whole lot of mingling with our favorite people: you! More information

Karen Tei Yamashita  

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09/22/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Karen Tei Yamashita in Salzburg, Austria Salzburg Global Seminar United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Schloss Leopoldskron, Leopoldskronstraße 56-58, 5020 Salzburg, Austria. Venue phone: +43 662 839830. Salzburg Global Seminar will welcome approximately 50 participants from 25 countries around the world to the symposium. The majority of the participants will be university professors of American Studies, specifically those teaching and conducting research on American literature and American cultural studies themes. We will also welcome academics and practitioners interested in the current challenges faced by the publishing industry, as forms of writing and publishing are being transformed. Participants will examine the impact of these changes on literary expression and cultural liveliness in America today. More information

Kate Bernheimer  

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08/04/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Kate Bernheimer in Brooklyn, NY The Granite Prospect United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Brooklyn Bridge Park Greenway. Readings by Kate Bernheimer and Genevieve Valentine as part of the “Books Beneath the Bridge” free summer literary series. More information

Lightsey Darst  

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03/19/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/2014/07/httpcoffeehousepress-orgshopdance/ Lightsey Darst in Portland, OR Literary Arts United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 925 SW Washington St.. Venue phone: 503.227.2583. Lightsey Darst will read from several selected works. Related post. More information

Quincy Troupe  

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09/25/14 http://coffeehousepress.org/2014/07/httpcoffeehousepress-orgshoperrancities/ Quincy Troupe in Harrisonburg, VA James Madison University United States
Time: 1:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 800 S Main St. Venue phone: 540.568.6211. Sonia Sanchez moderates S.O.S. Calling All Black People: Honoring the Memory of Amiri Baraka with poetry readings by Tony Medina, Jessica Care Moore, Evie Shockley, Quincy Troupe, and Eugene Redmond. Related post. More information

Saeed Jones  

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10/23/14 - 10/27/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in Newark, NJ New Jersey Performing Arts Center United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 Center St. Venue phone: (973) 642-8989. Saeed Jones will participate as festival poet at the 2014 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.
02/06/15 - 02/07/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in Incline Village, NV Sierra Nevada College United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 999 Tahoe Boulevard. Reading on Friday evening, 7 – 9 p.m. is free. Workshop on Saturday morning, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., is free to students, $50 for non-students. More information

Selah Saterstrom  

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07/31/14 - 08/16/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Selah Saterstrom in Boulder, CO The Black Box Theater @ the ATLAS (CU campus) United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10-20. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1125 18th St.. Square Product Theatre presents the world premiere of SLAB, adapted by Gleason Bauer and Emily K. Harrison from the novel (forthcoming) by Selah Saterstrom. Buy tickets More information

Sun Yung Shin  

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09/12/14 http://coffeehousepress.org/2014/06/httpcoffeehousepress-orgshoprough-and-savage/ Sun Yung Shin in St. Paul, MN Common Good Books United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 38 S Snelling Ave. Venue phone: 651.225.8989. Sun Yung Shin will perform at a poetry reading for Pretend the World, a new project by Kate Kysar in both book and CD format. Related post.
09/20/14 http://coffeehousepress.org/2014/06/httpcoffeehousepress-orgshoprough-and-savage/ Sun Yung Shin in St. Anthony, MN Silverwood Park United States
Time: 10:00am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2500 County Road E. Venue phone: 763.964.7707. Sun Yung Shin will collaborate with the SIlverwood Park Arts Educators, MNartist.org, and Crafty Planet to produce day-long event centered around her recent work intended to educate people about the natural world through the arts. The event, entitled Field Trip, is open to the public, and Sun Yung Shin’s reading will be a part of a larger program. Related post. More information

T. Geronimo Johnson  

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07/26/14 http://coffeehousepress.org/2014/07/httpcoffeehousepress-orgshophold-it-til-it-hurts/ T. Geronimo Johnson in San Francisco Yerba Buena Center for the Arts United States
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 701 Mission Street. Venue phone: 415.978.ARTS (2787). T. Geronimo Johnson reads from and talks about his work Hold It ‘Til It Hurts as a part of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Summer Book Club. Related post. More information

Valeria Luiselli  

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09/21/14 http://coffeehousepress.org/2014/06/httpcoffeehousepress-orgshopfaces-in-the-crowd/ Valeria Luiselli in Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Book Festival United States
Time: 10:00am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Valeria Luiselli will read from Faces in the Crowd and sign books at the Brooklyn Book Festival. Related post. More information
10/23/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Valeria Luiselli in Houston, TX Brazos Book Store United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2421 Bissonnet St. Venue phone: 713.523.0701. More information

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