Posts Tagged: Natalie Eilbert

Notable NYC: 5/28–6/3

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Saturday 5/28: Mike Edison reads You Are a Complete Disappointment, a memoir of his triumphant failures. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Bhanu Kapil and Melissa Buzzeo join the Segue series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Candice Lee, Sam Trombly, Karolena Theresa, Paris Roman, Justin Higgins, Trinity Tibe, Marie Faustin, Rebecca Vigil, Courtney Marie, Kaleef Robertson, April Levy, Jordan Morton, Ty Douglas, Sydnee Washington, Jessica Hale, Katharyn Howd Machan, Carla DeMello, Adrian Moens, Marcus Jade, Samira Gibson, and Brandon Fisette join the Say Yes series.

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Brandon Hicks gives us “Leonard: The Dad From A Different Generation.”

Next, Gayle Brandeis offers a personal and insightful portrait of female body image in the Saturday Essay, “Thunder, Thighs.” Before Brandeis’s own view of her thighs was changed forever, they were her “friends,” her “freedom.” After much introspection, Brandeis learns strategies for coping with the shame imposed on her from outside.

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Notable NYC: 6/13–6/19

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Saturday 6/13: Norte Maar reads Tobacco Hour. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Newtown Literary celebrate the launch of Issue 6. Queens Council on the Arts, 7 p.m., free.

Erika Swyler, Ted Thompson, and Sarah Gerard join the H.I.P. Lit series along with immersive theater from Tara Isabella Burton, Jim Stark, and Jordan Rose Donohue.

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Notable NYC: 3/28–4/3

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Saturday 3/28: Monica McClure, Alexander Nemser, and Lewis Warsh read poetry. Steven Harvey Fine Arts Project, 2 p.m., free.

Sunday 3/29: Anna Moschovakis, D. Marcus Johnson, Zahra “Raw Fiction” Patterson, Kim Prosa, Ken Wohlrob, and Akeema Dash Zane read Raw Fiction, hosted by Serena Lin and Shawnta Smith-Cruz.

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Notable NYC: 11/30–12/6

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Saturday 12/7: Natalie Eilbert, Mike Bushnell, Rob Ostrom, and Christie Ann Reynolds inaugurate the Banquet reading series with an evening of poetry. Eilbert is the founder and editor of The Atlas Review. The Banquet series was launched intending to highlight the intersection of poetry performance and audience experience; it is the product of curators Joshua Kleinberg, Alexis Pope, and Dana Jaye Cadman.

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