Please join us at the Studio 26 Gallery on Saturday, September 26, 6-8 PM for an evening of Classical Guitar & Oboe music by Chris Belt & Beatriz Ramirez.
For their residency at Studio 26 Gallery, Chris Belt and Beatriz Ramirez perform modern and contemporary classical music for guitar and oboe. The duo performs new repertoire music in preparation for their debut recording. Expect a high energy, risk-taking, performance in an intimate, inviting setting.
The Acidic Ghost Spectral Reading Series September 19, 6-9 PM
Starring Ron Kolm, Sharon Mesmer, & Donald Breckenridge; hosted by David Pemberton
Ron Kolm is a founding member of the Unbearables. He is a contributing editor of Sensitive Skin and the Editor of theEvergreen Review. Ron is the author of The Plastic Factory, Divine Comedy and,with Jim Feast, the novel Neo Phobe. His most recent collection of poems,Suburban Ambush, was published by Autonomedia last year, and anew book of short stories, Duke &Jill, has just been published by Unknown Press. He's had work in Hobo Camp Review, Have A NYC 3. the Too Much anthology, The Otter and the Outlaw Bible of American Poetry.. Ron’s papers were purchased by the New York University library, where they’ve been cataloged in the Fales Collection as part of the Downtown Writers Group.
Sharon Mesmer's newest poetry collection, Greetings From My Girlie Leisure Place, will be published his fall by Bloof Books. Her previous collections include Annoying Diabetic Bitch, The Virgin Formica, Vertigo Seeks Affinities, and Half Angel, Half Lunch. A chapbook, Crossing Second Avenue, was published by ABJ Books/Tokyo in 1997 to coincide with readings in Japan. Four of her poems appear in Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology (second edition, 2012). Her poetry has appeared in magazines as varied as Poetry and the Wall Street Journal. She also writes fiction: her collections are In Ordinary Time and The Empty Quarter, both from Hanging Loose. A collection of short stories in French translation, Ma Vie a Yonago,was published by Hachette in 2006. She also writes essays; recent work appears in The Paris Review, Great Lakes Review, and on her blog: dubiouslabia. She has been the recipient of a Fulbright Specialist grant, two New York Foundation for the Arts fellowships, and a Jerome Foundation/SASE mentoring grant. She teaches in the creative writing programs of NYU and the New School, and has just finished a novel.
Donald Breckenridge is the fiction editor of The Brooklyn Rail, co-editor of In Translation, managing editor of Red Dust, and the author of more than a dozen plays, a novella, and the novels 6/2/95, You Are Here, and This Young Girl Passing. He lives in Brooklyn.