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Entertaining Science: ASTROBIOLOGY, ACCORDIONOLOGY 10/1/2017
Entertaining Science: BE DAZZLED 9/3/2017
Entertaining Science: CROSSING GENRES, IN SEARCH OF EXOMOONS 6/4/2017
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: THE NESTEDNESS OF THINGS 5/7/2017
Entertaining Science: MUTANT MIRACLES 4/2/2017
Entertaining Science: EVIDENCE THAT MUSIC HEALS, AND NOT JUST THE SOUL 3/5/2017
Entertaining Science: THE ABSTRACT BOWL! 2/5/2017
Entertaining Science: CARBON’S ITALIAN FAMILY CONNECTIONS 12/4/2016
Entertaining Science: Cold War, Warm Climate 11/6/2016
Entertaining Science: DO BABIES GET THE BLUES? 10/2/2016
Entertaining Science: The Jazz of Physics, Artificial Intelligence and Sculpture 9/4/2016
Entertaining Science: MUSIC FOR THE CORNELIA FIREWORKS 7/3/2016
Entertaining Science: THE MUSE AT THE BIRTH OF THE UNIVERSE 6/5/2016
Entertaining Science: FLAMENCO ON THE BRAIN 5/1/2016
Entertaining Science: The Jazz Cure for Molecules in Distress 4/3/2016
Entertaining Science: OLIVER ON OUR MINDS 3/6/2016
Entertaining Science: THE DANCE OF MOLECULES 2/7/2016
Entertaining Science: 65 MILLION YEARS OF BIRD EVOLUTION DON’T LIE 12/6/2015
Entertaining Science: WHAT MISTINGUETT AND MARIE CURIE TALKED ABOUT 11/1/2015
Entertaining Science : Oscillation/Why Wake Up in the Morning 10/4/2015
Entertaining Science : What did Roald do over the summer? 9/6/2015
Entertaining Science: Turning Breath Into Music 6/7/2015
Entertaining Science: THE HARMONIC DESTINY OF HEALING 5/3/2015
Entertaining Science: EGGSTRAVAGANZA (AND CHICKENS TOO) 4/5/2015
Entertaining Science: Pluto and the Ice Princess, Together at Last 3/1/2015
Entertaining Science: LUNINE, LIGETI, and McMURRAY 2/1/2015
Entertaining Science: SOUND SYMMETRY - Patterns of Mind  1/4/2015
Entertaining Science: SO YOU THINK YOU’VE HEARD IT ALL? 12/7/2014
Entertaining Science: Light and Color 11/2/2014
Entertaining Science: The Big Melt: Tales of Antarctica 10/5/2014
Entertaining Science: ONE NOTE AT A TIME? IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE LIKE THAT!  9/7/2014
Entertaining Science: Unfolding Evolution 6/1/2014
Entertaining Science: Life's Music 5/4/2014
Entertaining Science: SING TO ME, O NATURAL PHILOSOPHER! 4/6/2014
Entertaining Science: EDGES and GRAVITONS 3/2/2014
Entertaining Science: MUSIC, LANGUAGE LEARNING US 2/2/2014
Entertaining Science: SMALL, DEADLY, AND DELICIOUS 1/5/2014
Entertaining Science: CO-SEISMIC PIANO 12/1/2013
Entertaining Science: Explosive evolution in birds 11/3/2013
Entertaining Science: Interactions : So Complicated It's Simple 10/6/2013
Entertaining Science: CIAO BELLA! WHAT MAKES AN ARIA OR AN ALCOHOL BEAUTIFUL? 9/1/2013
Entertaining Science: Mars ! 6/9/2013
Entertaining Science: MUSIC OF THE SPHERES 5/12/2013
Entertaining Science: On Paper 4/14/2013
Entertaining Science: Now Hear This! 3/10/2013
Entertaining Science: A Jump into the Gene Pool 2/10/2013
Entertaining Science: FLIGHT CLUB 12/9/2012
Entertaining Science: YOU ARE WHAT YOU HEAR 11/11/2012
Entertaining Science: IT YEAST AIN’T THE SAME 10/14/2012
Entertaining Science: Hearts and Devils 9/9/2012
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: PAY ATTENTION! 6/10/2012
Entertaining Science: Rhapsody for Piano and Universe 5/13/2012
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE  4/8/2012
Entertaining Science: BEAUTY AND THE BEASTIES 3/11/2012
Entertaining Science: The Two Garys--Guitar Zero & Exponential 2/12/2012
Entertaining Science: SILENT GENES AND GENTLE SONGS 1/8/2012
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, O UNIVERSE  12/11/2011
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: THE DRONE AND THE UNIVERSE 11/13/2011
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE  10/9/2011
Entertaining Science 9/11/2011
Cafe Stories 7/25/2011
Entertaining Science 7/10/2011
Entertaining Science 6/12/2011
Entertaining Science 5/8/2011
Entertaining Science 4/10/2011
Entertaining Science 3/13/2011
Entertaining Science 2/13/2011
Entertaining Science: Abstraction and Passion: The Brainwave Music Project 1/9/2011
The Science of Fear in Words and MUsic 6/6/2010
Entertaining Science 5/2/2010
Prognosticating the World's Wheat and Bluegrass 4/4/2010
Entertaining Science -- Can culture emerge from scratch? 3/7/2010
Entertaining Science -- The Camera Never Lies 2/7/2010
Entertaining Science -- EXTREMES 1/3/2010
Entertaining Science -- YOU SEE WHAT YOUR BRAIN WANTS YOU TO SEE 12/6/2009
Entertaining Science -- SHAPES AND ENERGIES: LOVE AND HATE AMONG THE ATOMS 11/1/2009
Entertaining Science -- NATURAL LAW: DARWIN'S TANGLED BANK 10/4/2009
Entertaining Science -- THE WORLDS WE MAKE UP 9/6/2009
Entertaining Science -- ACQUA! THE SOUNDS AND SCIENCE OF WATER 6/7/2009
Entertaining Science -- EL BAILE BACTERIANO! 5/3/2009
Entertaining Science -- ANNIHILATION! 4/5/2009
Entertaining Science -- NANOARCHITECTURES: WHY MORE OF LESS IS MORE! 3/1/2009
Entertaining Science -- JEDUTHUN’S HEIRS: JEWISH GENES, JEWISH GROOVES 2/1/2009
Entertaining Science -- FLEAS ON STEROIDS 1/4/2009
Entertaining Science -- A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE LAB 12/7/2008
Entertaining Science -- IMAGINE SCIENCE IN FILM 11/2/2008
Entertaining Science -- The Haphazard Construction of the Human Mind 10/5/2008
Entertaining Science -- TABOOS 9/7/2008
Entertaining Science -- WAVE/PARTICLE 6/1/2008
Entertaining Science -- WHY DO WHALES SING? 5/4/2008
Entertaining Science -- It's the Way it Shatters that Matters 3/2/2008
Entertaining Science -- Five Feet High and Rising 2/3/2008
Entertaining Science -- SeaChange: Reversing the Tide 1/6/2008
Entertaining Science -- THINKING, FEELING 12/2/2007
Entertaining Science -- ALL IS PATTERN 11/4/2007
Entertaining Science -- Harmonious Triads 10/7/2007
Science 8/30/2007
Entertaining Science -- COLTRANE, EINSTEIN, AND COSMOLOGY 2 7/1/2007
Entertaining Science -- Reflections of the Animal Mind 6/3/2007
Entertaining Science -- HE SAYS, SHE SAYS, EITHER WAY IT'S ALL PHALLACY 5/6/2007
Entertaining Science -- A RIFF ON THE WAY TO STRUCTURE 4/1/2007
Entertaining Science -- ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS 3/4/2007
Entertaining Science -- MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL 2/4/2007
Entertaining Science -- COSI SIMILI, COSI DIVERSE 1/7/2007
Entertaining Science -- I FORGOT TO LEARN TO FORGET 12/3/2006
Entertaining Science -- NAMING NATURE 11/5/2006
Entertaining Science -- Chateau Jiahu, Vintage 7000 BC 10/15/2006
Entertaining Science 2 -- Chateau Jiahu, Vintage 7000 BC 10/15/2006

Entertaining Science -- CHOICES
 9/3/2006
Entertaining Science -- Finally With Women 8/6/2006
Entertaining Science -- SMALL TALK AMONG THE BACTERIA 6/4/2006
Entertaining Science -- BIOMINERALIZATION: THE BEAUTY OF FUNCTION 5/7/2006
Entertaining Science -- AFTERNOON OF THE CHIMERAS 4/2/2006
Entertaining Science -- IN YOUR EAR 3/5/2006
Entertaining Science -- DARWIN’S BIRTHDAY BASH 2/5/2006
Entertaining Science -- NEON! 12/4/2005
Entertaining Science -- IMPROVISING ON CHAOS 11/13/2005
Entertaining Science -- GM FOODS; MONSTERS OR MIRACLES? 10/2/2005
Entertaining Science -- FERNS 9/4/2005
Entertaining Science -- FROM SAMARKAND TO CORDOBA 8/7/2005
Entertaining Science -- SCIENCE AND THE MORAL LIFE--A MISMATCH? 6/5/2005
Entertaining Science -- WHY DO BIRDS SING? 5/1/2005
Entertaining Science -- SHUFFLE OFF THIS MORTAL COIL 3/6/2005
Entertaining Science -- ECO-OPERA-EVO 2/6/2005

 
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Mixed Media by LENNY ACHAN

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Sunday
May 08
6:00PM  ENTERTAINING SCIENCE

THE "ENTERTAINING SCIENCE" SERIES PRESENTS: BRAIN TRAUMA & ONE MAN'S MUSIC

In 1982, Texas troubador Vince Bell, who has been compared to Bruce Cockburn, Townes Van Zandt and Randy Newman, was broadsided by a drunk driver after leaving the studio where he and Stevie Ray Vaughan had just recorded. He received a traumatic brain injury and spent a month in a coma. Vince will perform "One Man's Music" on how he relearned to walk, talk, and play the guitar.

Dr. John Krakauer, Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is a clinician / scientist expert on recovery from stroke and brain injury. He'll illustrate the changes within the brains of such patients, the wide range of outcomes, and results from his research on the treatment following these injuries.

Entertaining Science has since 2002 paired public lectures by prominent scientists with performances by artists who address the lecture's theme, as a monthly series at the Cornelia Street Cafe in Greenwich Village. The series runs at 6 pm on the second Sunday of each month, and is coordinated by founder, poet, and chemist Roald Hoffmann of Cornell University with composer and neuroscientist Dave Soldier of Columbia University. Past Shows include scientists from a broad range of fields, including Oliver Sacks, Benoit Mandelbrot, Joseph Le Doux, Carl Djerassi, Paul Greengard, Roger Payne and Mark Moffet, paired with the likes of downtown musicians, actors, filmmakers, playwrights, choreographers and flamenco dancers, bluegrass bands, and photographers including Vitaly Komar, Elliott Sharp, Phoebe Legere, Mark Mitton and Nelida Tirado.

$ 10 cover + a drink minimum
 Cover $10   http://www.vincebell.com/ http://www.charlierose.com/view/interview/10770?sponsor_id=1

8:30PM  JESSE STACKEN/KIRK KNUFFKE:ORANGE WAS THE COLOR CD RELEASE
Jesse Stacken, piano;  Kirk Knuffke, cornet
Jesse Stacken/Kirk Knuffke:Orange Was The Color CD Release image Scott Friedlander
Pianist Jesse Stacken and trumpeter/cornetist Kirk Knuffke have been playing together in the duo format for over five years. In contrast to performing original compositions and free improvisation in other settings, they began working through the compositions of Thelonious Monk, looking for ways to approach the tunes that showcase the duo format. They soon expanded the material to include Duke Ellington tunes as well as a few by Steve Lacy, Misha Mengelberg Carla Bley, Lennie Tristano, and Charles Mingus. In 2009, the duo released an album on Steeplechase records, entitled Mockingbird – The Music of Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington. The record has received critically acclaim, including being voted “Best Tribute Recording” of 2009 by All About Jazz – New York, and one of the top ten jazz released of 2009 by the Village Voice. Tonight they are celebrating their second Steeplechase release Orange Was The Color, which features the music of Charles Mingus.

"This is nostalgia made vibrant, played with precision, depth, good taste, and a leisurely refusal to overcrowd the sonic space." Martin Longley, All About Jazz, NY
 Cover $10 (includes one house drink)   www.jessestacken.com www.kirkknuffke.com

Monday
May 09
6:00PM  UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS, PERFORMANCE IN OUR THEATER, FRENCH IN OUR BACK ROOM
Richard Hoelher in performance / Emmanuelle Ertel, hosts French

Upstairs Downstairs, Performance in our theater, French in our back room image
Richard Hoehler presents an evening of original poetry. “George Carlin meets Ogden Nash meets Snoop Dogg meets Dr. Seuss.” Vibrant, raging, witty, and acerbic, Hoehler's energetic and rhythmic rants run the gamut from sexting, chain stores and award shows, to education, war, and the bombasticism of modern technology.

Part actor, part poet, part spokesperson and perhaps even part anthropologist for America's unseen. –Clive Barnes

With the cool bass stylings of Kathy Ridl.

$12.00 Cover (includes one drink); High School Students: $7.00 Cover (same deal)

MEANWHILE, in our private back dinning room, the beauty of contemporary French writing in a bilingual format, hosted by Emmanuelle Ertel.

Mathias Enard, Parle-leur de batailles, de rois et d’éléphants/Tell Them of Battles, Kings and Elephants

Maylis de Kerangal, Corniche Kennedy

René Belletto, Coda

$7 includes a drink, and if ever a reading called for wine this is it.

8:30PM  CLASSICAL CORNELIA!
Simon Mulligan, solo piano
Classical Cornelia! image
In the third performance of our new Classical Music Series, pianist and musical director Simon Mulligan dazzles us with an all-Beethoven evening of solo piano:

Variations in C minor, WoO 80

Andante Favori

Piece Written At A Restaurant Table

Sonata Opus 57, 'Appassionata'

$20 includes a cocktail pairing, in this case an "Appassionata," specially CONCOCKTED by our resident mixologist and general manager, the glorious Rebecca Applebaum.


 Cover $20 (includes one house drink)   www.simonmulligan.com

Tuesday
May 10
6:00PM  WRITERS READ
hosts: Gene Albertelli, Joel Hinman, Andrée Lockwood, Sarah McElwain

ANDRÉE LOCKWOOD JOANNE NAIMAN STEPHEN O’CONNOR ANNE PITKIN ABBY WENDER
Writers Read image

 Cover $7 (includes one house drink)
8:30PM  MOTHER DAUGHTER STRING BAND
Lyn Hardy, guitar, vocals;  Abby Newton, cello, vocals;  Ruthy Merenda, fiddle, guitar,uke, anjo, vocals;  Rosie Newton, fiddle, banjo, vocals
Mother Daughter String Band image
Come celebrate the week of Mother's Day with the Mother Daughter String Band. Lyn and Abby performed and recorded together in the 1970's with John Cohen and Jay Ungar in "The Putnam String County Band." Later, Lyn moved to Western Massachusetts and toured with the all-female folk band, "Rude Girls" throughout the 1980's. Abby began playing Celtic music while touring Scotland and the US with Jean Redpath. Ruthy and Rosie were born in the 70's and 80's respectively and were both attracted to the old-time fiddle and sung to sleep by Lyn and Abby's beautiful versions of "Black Jack Davey" and "Turtle Dove." Currently, Abby performs with the Scottish folk group "Ferintosh," and Rosie plays with "The Pearly Snaps." Lyn is a repairer and restorer of guitars and banjos and mandolins in her home in Saugerties, NY, and Ruthy plays with her husband Mike Merenda. With enthusiasm and grace, these two mothers and their two daughters perform fiery old-time fiddle tunes, beautiful Scottish airs, and sing folk and country songs in close harmony.
 Cover $10 (includes one house drink)
Wednesday May 11
6:00PM  THE IWWG SWINGS INTO SPRING WITH 10 NEW WRITERS!
Melissa Rosati, host

The IWWG Swings into Spring with 10 New Writers! image
Over 30 years ago, four women gathered around a kitchen table to write together and to discuss the art and craft of writing. Together, they created the International Women's Writing Guild (IWWG), a global organization supporting women writers. Over 1,200 books have been published by Guild members. Tonight, the NYC IWWG Meetup celebrates 10 of its most promising writers with an evening of readings from their current works. Come see why IWWG is the organization of choice for today's writers.

$7.00 (includes a drink)


 Cover $7 (includes one house drink)   www.iwwg.org

8:30PM  POST FOLK:TALIA BILLIG
Curated by Becca Stevens

Talia Billig, vocals, piano;  Franky Rousseau, guitar;  Dan Parra, bass;  Marc Beland, drums
Post Folk:Talia Billig image
Tonight Talia Billig shares her unique blend of musical genres with a band of her best friends and favorite musicians. A self taught pianist and vocalist, Talia attended the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, where she studied with renowned musicians Charles Tolliver, Billy Harper, Harel Shachal, Richard Boukas, Andy Milne, Sasha Dobson, and Becca Stevens. It was at the New School that Talia met her band mates, Dan Parra (bass and vocals), Marc Beland (drums and vocals), and Franky Rousseau (guitar and vocals). Tonight's performance is comprised entirely of Talia's original material. The band weaves folk, jazz, rock, and pop into a sound all its own. Lush vocal harmonies and complex arrangements help paint the stories that Talia crafts with her music.
 Cover $10 (includes one house drink)
Thursday
May 12
6:00PM  GRADUATE POETS SERIES
Jennifer Nelson and Jimin Seo, hosts

DéLana R.A. Dameron Brandon Menke Cherry Pickman JC Longbottom

This month's readers include DéLana R.A. Dameron, Brandon Menke, Cherry Pickman, and JC Longbottom.

DéLana R.A. Dameron won the 2008 South Carolina Poetry Book Prize, selected by Elizabeth Alexander, for her book How God Ends Us. She is an MFA candidate at New York University, and has received fellowships from the Cave Canem Foundation, Soul Mountain, and the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts.

Brandon Menke was born and raised in the hills of the Missouri Rhineland. He earned his BA in English from Washington University in St. Louis, where he received the Marie Blondiaux Prize for Poetry in French. Now completing his MFA in poetry at NYU, he serves as the poetry co-editor for Washington Square Review and lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Cherry Pickman is a third year poetry MFA candidate at Columbia University. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in American Poetry Journal, Indiana Review, The Laurel Review, and the Western Humanities Review. In 2010 she was a finalist for the Indiana Review Poetry Prize, a runner-up for Tupelo Press' Snowbound Chapbook contest, and shortlisted for the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.

JC Longbottom: "Nothing annoys JC Longbottom so much as somone who arrives in a shabby, poorly decorated carriage."

$7.00 (includes a drink)


 Cover $7 (includes one house drink)

8:30PM  JON IRABAGON QUINTET
Jon Irabagon, tenor sax;  Ralph Alessi, trumpet;  Jacob Sacks , piano;  John Hebert , bass;  Mike Pride, drums
After a major label release on Concord and two long-form improvisational CDs, Jon returns to the concepts from his first record (Outright!, Innova Records) as the basis for his new group. Featuring bass stalwart John Hebert, the songs take their inspiration from all aspects of improvisation found under the jazz umbrella. These songs find their inspiration in the music of John Coltrane, Mongo Santamaria, the Brecker Brothers, Charles Mingus, and Ornette Coleman, among others. Emphasizing free and group improvisation, Jon's new group attempts to merge different jazz settings and free improvisation while bringing out theunique voices of all its members.
 Cover $10 (includes one house drink)   http://www.jonirabagon.com
Jon Irabagon Quintet image Michael Hoefner
Friday
May 13
6:00PM  JOHN MCWHORTER AND FRIENDS: NEW FACES OF 2011!
John McWhorter, host and musical director

John McWhorter and Friends: New Faces of 2011! image
This month we devote our show to lyricist and sometime composer Johnny Mercer, with a great selection of works of his: some classic, some virtually unknown, and some in between. Those who caught our first show and liked the "A Word a Day" duet (which has gone down among many as "The Dictionary Song") might like to know that it was a Mercer song and much of his lesser-known work scratches the same itch as that one does. We're excited about this show -- come on down!


 Cover $10 (includes one house drink)

9:00PM & 10:30PM  THE BEN WALTZER QUARTET FEAT. TONY MALABY PLAYS THE MUSIC OF DUKE ELLINGTON
Ben Waltzer, piano;  Tony Malaby, tenor saxophone;  Cameron Brown, bass;  Daniel Freedman, drums
The Ben Waltzer Quartet feat. Tony Malaby Plays the Music of Duke Ellington image
Brilliantly performed…very impressive. – Ahmad Jamal, jazz piano legend, of “100 Dreams Ago.” This no-nonsense jazz pianist in the Ellington and Monk vein gets a big, ringing sound out of the extreme registers of the instrument; he also takes a decisive stand against the ultra-sensitive, lush-harmony tendency of so many young jazz composers. – NY TIMES The pianist is able to conjure mystery with a feathery touch here and some graceful dissonance there. Known for the eloquence of his trio work, which updates Ellington’s Piano in the Foreground approach. Jim Macnie - VIllage Voice
 Cover $15 (includes one house drink)   www.Benwaltzer.com
Saturday
May 14
6:00PM  ITALIAN-AMERICAN WRITERS ASSOCIATION
Maria Lisella, Gil Fagiani, hosts


Italian American Writers Association, featured readers are Canadian Luis Monteferrante and New Jersey's Emari DiGiorgio, plus open mic, 5 minute limit.

Luigi Monteferrante, a Canadian writer and composer, based in Italy, is currently on tour promoting his latest work. From poetry to song, and experimental music, he's enjoyed airplay on Radio Studio 8 (Washington), Canada's CBC 3, Fleet FM (NZ). Since his residency at STEIM, Amsterdam's prestigious experimental music center, August 2009, Luigi has been writing for the stage, with a musical and several plays. His short stories have appeared twice in Chicago Quarterly Review and recently in Happy and Taylor Trust. Monteferrante’s poetry can be seen in Quills Canadian Poetry, Fractions, Neon, Forma Fluens, Poesia/Indiana Bay, Motel 58, Word Slaw, poetryfriends, kudos, Sonar 4, Poet’s Ink Review.

Emari DiGiorgio teaches at The Richard Stockton College of NJ and is a NJ State Council on the Arts Poet-in-the-Schools. She is the recipient of a Vermont Studio Center Residency, a New Jersey State Council on the Arts Poetry Fellowship, and the Ellen La Forge Memorial Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Feminist Studies, US 1 Worksheets, The Marlboro Review, The Grolier Poetry Annual, So to Speak, The Georgetown Review, Buffalo Carp, Whiskey Island, The Barn Owl Review, HerMark 2009, Switched-on Gutenberg, and the Paterson Literary Review.
 Cover $7 (includes one house drink)   http://www.luigi.monteferrante
http://www.iawa.net

9:00PM & 10:30PM  MARTY EHRLICH, RAY ANDERSON QUARTET
Marty Ehrlich , reeds;  Ray Anderson, trombone;  Brad Jones, bass;  Matt Wilson, drums
Marty Ehrlich, Ray Anderson Quartet image
The Ray Anderson - Marty Ehrlich Quartet celebrates the 33 year musical friendship of these two superb musicians. Their new CD, "Hear You Say," has received critical acclaim around the world including many "best-of-2010" lists. Brad Jones, on bass and Matt Wilson on drums insure that the music will swing with the fierce joy of the jazz tradition.

"...the union of Ehrlich and Anderson cannot be overstated. Both men are the leaders here. They standout on each piece but for completely different reasons. There is a real camaraderie between all the musicians that gives the listener a feeling that this group has been performing for years but in actuality its only been two years. Truly amazing." --jazzwrap/blog
 Cover $15 (includes one house drink)   www.rayanderson.org http://jazzwrap.blogspot.com/2010/10/celebrating-ray-anderson.html

Sunday
May 15
6:00PM  THE MOM EGG SPRING READING
Marjorei Tesser, editor


Celebrate Poetry Month and post-party for Mother’s Day!

Friends and family welcome (though this reading is geared for adults).

The Mom Egg publishes sharp, articulate, inventive work by mothers about everything and by everyone about mothers and motherhood.


 Cover $7 (includes one house drink)   http://www.themomegg.com

8:30PM  TAYLOR HO BYNUM SEXTET
Taylor Ho Bynum, cornet;  Jim Hobbs, alto saxophone;  Bill Lowe, bass trombone, tuba;  Mary Halvorson, guitar;  Ken Filiano, bass;  Tomas Fujiwara, drums
Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet image
For the past five years, the Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet has been Bynum’s primary working ensemble, releasing two albums and performing throughout the world, including headlining performances at the Banlieues Bleues Festival (France), Saalfelden Jazz Festival (Austria), Jazz Em Agosto (Portugal), Taktlos Festival (Switzerland), Kerava Festival (Finland), and the Vision Festival (NYC). The group’s 2007 debut, The Middle Picture (Firehouse 12 Records), was called “the shape of jazz to come” (Philip Clark, The Wire, UK), and the 2008 follow-up, Asphalt Flowers Forking Paths (hatOLOGY Records) was similarly critically acclaimed, described as “one of the essential ensembles in modern jazz…five stars” (Thierry Lepin, Jazzman Magazine, France).
 Cover $10 (includes one house drink)   http://taylorhobynum.com/projects/taylor-ho-bynum-sextet www.taylorhobynum.com
Drum kit donated by
CANOPUS DRUMS, Japan

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