By David Hilder, directed by Amanda Joshi. A teenage boy attempts to cope with his mom’s suicide by drowning, while his mom tries to cope with her new life under the sea.
James/Austria Jazz Duo is Dennis James, bass & John Austria, piano.
Beans and Vines 4799 Bdwy
GALLERY 18 AT THE RIVERDALE Y
FEBRUARY 2020 BLACK HISTORY MONTH EXHIBIT
ENTRY DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2020
Open to local and non-local artists of all levels. Theme: “Where We Were, Where We Are, Where We Want To Be.” Artists can submit up to three art works and can focus on one, two, or all three timeframes.
For more specifications and entry form, see: https://www.riverdaley.org/community/gallery18/
2020 is the year of vision. What better way than to come down or up or over to your favorite haven for delicious food & drink & listen to these amazing authors share their visions with us all?
Rosebud Ben-Oni is the winner of the 2019 Alice James Award for If This Is the Age We End Discovery, forthcoming in 2021, and the author of turn around, BRXGHT XYXS (Get Fresh Books, 2019). She is a recipient of fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and CantoMundo. Her work appears in POETRY, The American Poetry Review, POETS.org, The Poetry Review (UK), Tin House, Guernica, Black Warrior Review, Prairie Schooner, Electric Literature, TriQuarterly, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Journal ,Hunger Mountain, The Adroit Journal, The Southeast Review, North American Review, Salamander, Poetry Northwest, among others. Her poem “Poet Wrestling with Angels in the Dark” was commissioned by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City, and published by The Kenyon Review Online. She writes for The Kenyon Review blog. She is
currently editing a special chemistry poetry portfolio for Pleiades, and is finishing a series called The Atomic Sonnets, in honor of the Periodic Table’s 150th Birthday. Find her at 7TrainLove.org
Peter Bogart Johnson is a poet living in Brooklyn, NY. He wrote the chapbook, Humble under a book of you (Butterlamb, 2014), and has published work recently in Prelude, Atlas Review, So and So, Boog City, Big Bell, The Recluse, and elsewhere.
April Biggs is a poet, non-fiction writer, dance-maker and teacher originally from the South. Currently she is hammering away at, unpacking and repacking, a poetry manuscript titled Let Me Be That, as well as researching various approaches to writing her memoir. She is a published dance journalist, directs The Biggs Writing Collective, is a member of Sweet Action Collective, and is an adjunct dance professor at SUNY University at Buffalo. She lives in Brooklyn with her beautiful wife, Raven, and their dog and two cats.
By Doug Bost, directed by Ashley O’Neill. A comedy about an octogenarian who moves to New York–and onto his son’s couch– and tries to make it as a serious actor.