Cage Shuffle 3/3/17 (Member)

$5.00

In Cage Shuffle Paul Lazar (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Snowpiercer) speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its inevitable blend of strange and uncanny connections between text and movement. With live tape and digital collage scored and performed by composer Lea Bertucci.

Poets House Member: $5

Price: $5.00

Cage Shuffle 3/3/17 (Student/Senior)

$7.00

In Cage Shuffle Paul Lazar (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Snowpiercer) speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its inevitable blend of strange and uncanny connections between text and movement. With live tape and digital collage scored and performed by composer Lea Bertucci.

Student/Senior: $7

Price: $7.00

Cage Shuffle 3/3/17 (General Admission)

$10.00

In Cage Shuffle Paul Lazar (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Snowpiercer) speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its inevitable blend of strange and uncanny connections between text and movement. With live tape and digital collage scored and performed by composer Lea Bertucci.

General Admission: $10

Price: $10.00

Literary Partners Program: Guernica Magazine, One Billion Rising and V-Day present the Female Fighter Series launch

The Female Fighter Series pairs female writers with women who are fighting, or have fought, in armed resistance movements worldwide to bring to light the distinctive personalities, politics, and circumstances of participation. This Guernica Magazine series is in partnership with the Politics of Sexual Violence Initiative and V-Day: A Global Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls.

Invitation to the Muse: A Celebration of Partners in Poetry

$750.00

A special benefit for Poets House that helps keep our programming free or low cost.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Join us for an evening of partners in poetry celebrating the sumptuous art of fine dining with poets Mark Doty, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Cathy Park Hong, Taylor Mali and Nicole Sealey. The night will be hosted by Daniel Halpern, poet and president and publisher of famed HarperCollins’s imprint Ecco Press.

Price: $750.00

Invitation to the Muse: A Celebration of Partners in Poetry

This is a special benefit for Poets House that helps keep our programming free or low cost.

Join us for an evening of partners in poetry celebrating the sumptuous art of fine dining with poets Mark Doty, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Cathy Park Hong, Taylor Mali and Nicole Sealey. The night will be hosted by Daniel Halpern, poet and president and publisher of famed HarperCollins’s imprint Ecco Press.

One Day NYC High School Poetry Workshop

Mahogany Browne, Nuyorican Poets Café Poetry Program Director and Cave Canem and Poets House Fellowship Alumna, teaches an open-enrollment poetry workshop for the first 15 interested NYC students to sign up. Lunch and Metrocards provided.

To sign up contact Reginald Harris (reggie@poetshouse.org) or 212-431-8040.

Funding for teen workshops provided by the Thompson Family Foundation

Weeklong Workshop for Teens

This weeklong workshop brings together high school poets from around the city (and the world) for a marathon session of writing, reading, exploring, and discovering poetry and themselves as poets. Lunch and Metrocards provided for all. Guest poets include the incredible Jon Sands and other special guests. Workshop participants will be selected by an independent judge through an application process. Full scholarships provided for students with need.

Application form is below

Literary Partners Program: Day One - A Poetry Reading and Open Mic

INAUGURATION DAY Friday,  January 20, 2017 5-7PM EST

Poets, writers, and artists commit to voicing our collective dissent on day one through day 1,460.

With readings by:

Wo Chan
Patricia Spears Jones
Rosebud Ben-Oni
Erica Buddington
Nicholas Powers
Denver Butson
Christopher Soto
Bob Holman
Thomas Fucaloro
Cecily Schuler
Amber Atiya

Hosted by: Jen Fitzgerald and Terence Degnan

25th Annual Poets House Showcase!

Love poetry? Poets House invites you to see it all! Poets House celebrates a quarter century of history-making with its annual Poets House Showcase. The only event of its kind, the Showcase is a free exhibit featuring over 3,000 books of poetry published in the preceding 18 months. For 25 years, more than 700 commercial, university, and independent presses and individuals have contributed poetic texts and ephemera annually, stitching together the diverse and inclusive tapestry of today’s contemporary poetry.

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