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[Feb 15] Boog City 13.5

In just XX days, on Sat., Feb. 15 and Sun. Feb. 16, we'll be celebrating our annual Presidents Day weekend event, Welcome to Boog City 13.5 Arts Festival: Poetry, Music, Theater, Dance, and Film.

It will feature 29 poets; 7 musical acts; 3 poets theater plays; 1 collaborative poetry, dance, and music performance; 1 Poetry Talk Talk; and 1 short film over the two days.

Saturday will be at Unnameable Books in Brooklyn, Sunday cross the river to the Bowery Poetry Club

And here's who put together Welcome to Boog City 13.5: David Kirschenbaum is the festival director and helped book the poets with Ron Kolm. Todd Carlstrom booked the music.

Among the festival highlights are:

—Poetry Talk Talk, featuring Joanna Fuhrman and Jean-Paul Pecqueur reading and in conversation
—our 13th Poets' Theater event
—the debut of Matt Kohn's film Descrapulation
—for its 25th anniversary, a live performance of Elastica’s eponymous debut album
—The Cut-Outs (Matisse): An afternoon of collaborative poetry (Bob Holman), dance (Molissa Fenley), and music (Keith Patchel and Alan Grubner)

The full schedule for the event, followed by performer bios and websites, is available on the FB event page:

[Feb 11] Sinton/Housle/Ilgenfritz 3-o, Robbie Lee solo

Robbie Lee - solo woodwinds

Josh Sinton - baritone saxophone
James Ilgenfritz - bass
Rachel Housle - drums


[Feb 6] Indoor Pool

Various group improvisations and noises by: Sean Ali (bass) Michael Foster (sax) Cecilia Lopez (synth) Joe Moffett (trumpet) Jean Carla Rodea (voice)