Posts Tagged: events

Nato Green Stand-Up Showcase

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Tonight, comedian Nato Green—who just joined us for our S.F. LitCrawl event—is hosting a live stand-up comedy showcase with comedians Will Durst, Kate Willett, Kelly Anneken, Josef Anolin, Natasha Muse, Dash Kwiatkowski, and Shanti Charan. The event will be held at Doc’s Lab in San Francisco. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. More information and […]

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Notable New York: 8/19-8/25

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The end of August is a notoriously slow time for events of all kinds in New York. Why this year, and this week, has been an exception I do not know. August is full of great, weird, thought-provoking events. Get out of the house. MONDAY 08/19: Poet Sarah Bridgins hosts “Women Writers on Mentorship,” featuring […]

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Tonight! Quiet Lightning + The Rumpus

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We’re teaming up with Quiet Lightning, San Francisco’s favorite monthly submission-based reading series, to host a night of deep thinking and good drinking. Featured guests include Alice LaPlante, Brandon Brown, Janine Brito, and electropop party band Le Fomo, plus a literary mixtape curated by Kristen Kramer and D. W. Lichtenberg, with pieces by Ingrid Keir, Sarah Kobrinsky, […]

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Notable New York: 5/20-5/26

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Monday 05/20: The Belladonna* Collective’s Hot Texts series continues with readings from Lauren Hunter, Samantha Zighelboim, Allison Power, and Christine Kanownik. The Way Station, 6:30pm, $5 suggested donation. The Poetry Project hosts Ross Gay and Lauren Shufran. St. Mark’s Church, 8pm, free. Tuesday 05/21: Native Tongues is a storytelling series coming to New York that […]

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Notable NYC: 4/22-4/28

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Monday 04/22: You might have thought, Dustin, I’m glad to be through with your long (for this column) digressions on OBERIU. I’m glad it’s over. You would be a fool. I’m not done. On Monday you should definitely be at the Russian Underground Poetry reading. The reading explores Russian underground poetry from OBERIU (Alexander Vvedensky) […]

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Spring Fever! Tonight!

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We’re teaming up with KQED Pop and Do415 to present Spring Fever: A Night of Literature, Live Radio, Comedy and Music! Join us at for a feverous night at San Francisco’s Verdi Club on Friday, April 19th, 7pm. Free with RSVP! Featuring comedian Sean Keane, literary super-team Wendy MacNaughton and Caroline Paul, KQED Science reporter Lauren Sommer, Amy Standen of KQED’s Quest and New York Times contributor Chris Colin. Music […]

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ZYZZYVA’S Winter Issue Party

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Come out to The Booksmith on Tuesday, December 11th for ZYZZYVA’s Holiday Party and Reading to celebrate the release of their Winter Issue. Featuring Rumpus contributor Chaney Kwak, Carolyn Miller, Brian Boies and Earle McCartney. Complimentary drinks and snacks will be provided.

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SF’s Fireside Storytelling

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Tomorrow is Fireside’s monthly storytelling event at The Jellyfish Gallery in SOMA. The lineup includes Rumpus interviewee Joe Loya, NPR’s Doug Cordell, and former San Francisco mayoral candidate Chicken John.  The theme is IN HOT PERSUIT/ THE GREAT ESCAPE, which is “intentionally broad, so we could be hearing stories about car chases, breaking up with […]

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A Celebration Of Written Correspondence

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The Rumpus Proudly Presents: “Letters In The Mail: A Celebration of Written Correspondence”  Click Here to Purchase Tickets! Monday, June 4th at The Verdi Club (2424 Mariposa Street), 6:30pm. With readings from Lorelei Lee, Ariana Reines, D.A. Powell, and artist MariNaomi! Comedy by Nato Green! Music by David Berkeley! Letters written by Hunter Thompson, Janice […]

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Chordal Wheeling

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There are geeks, there are music geeks, and then there are the chordal crusaders, the modal moradeurs. In their own words, “powerambient” band Chord summons the feeling “of a single note being rendered into an unsolvable riddle–a harmonic Gordian knot that creates an almost pastoral feel of being blinded by the sun.” At Brooklyn’s Issue […]

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Men with Balls

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“This show is an act of complete personal indulgence. When the good people at apexart approached me about curating something in their space, they made a huge mistake. After some polite back and forth, Steven Rand said to me directly, ‘We’d like you to do something that reflects your passion.’ I responded, ‘Well, football or […]

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Phoenix Books In San Francisco Turns 25

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It’s something of a major milestone to keep an independent, used bookstore running for twenty-five years. And that’s exactly what Phoenix Books in San Francisco is celebrating this month. So as an Anniversary celebration and as  part of Noe Valley Celebrates the Book, Phoenix is hosting some incredible authors this evening from six to eight […]

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Annie Bacon’s Folk Opera

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Back in Santa Cruz, I marveled at Ukulele Dick and Oliver Brown, maestros of ukulele songsmithing and quirk. But sometimes a song is not just a song. Sometimes it’s an extended, operatic adventure, more like an urban folk ballad, played by San Francisco musician Annie Bacon. Bacon’s Folk Opera debuts tonight at the Noe Valley […]

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The Definite Article

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The Juan MacLean finally have a new album out. A much-anticipated garden of electronica songsmithing, The Future Will Come is tremendous, careful, and sleek; it will blow your little mind-feet! The Juan MacLean is touring with The Field (What’s the deal with band names that demand the definite article? Is it related to the demise […]

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Big Books, Little Books

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Kindle, iPhone, Stanza, “media pads,” whatever. Sick of news about things you can’t afford that do things you don’t need done? Head to the Donna Seager Gallery and put your little mits and screen-numbed eyes on the dope selection of treasures at the “Fourth Annual Exhibition of Handmade and Altered Artist Books,” The Art of […]

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Donald Richie

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Tonight in Berkeley, Donald Richie comes all the way from Tokyo to talk about his life in Japanese film and the arts in general. He’ll be chatting onstage with Telluride Film Fest co-founder Tom Luddy. The event is being put on by Berkeley Arts & Letters. I’ve been looking forward to meeting Donald since I […]

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