Posts Tagged: Rozalia Jovanovic

Notable New York, This Week 10/26 – 11/1

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In New York this week, James Frey and Maira Kalman at the CLMP Spelling Bee, members of The National collaborate with visual artist Matthew Ritchie in The Long Count at BAM, Sherman Alexie and Chuck Klosterman read, Guernica Magazine turns 5, Performa 09 begins, Literary Death Match returns to New York, and Lawrence Weschler presents […]

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Notable New York, This Week 10/19-10/25

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This week, Chinua Achebe speaks, n+1 in conversation with Reihan Salam and Ross Douthat, Jonathan Lethem reads, composer/drummer Bobby Previte with Psychedelic Furs’ Knox Chandler, photographer Jeff Wall presents more urban decay, “junkyard bohos” Huggabroomstik play, CMJ Music Marathon begins and Renée Fleming sings at the Met. MONDAY 10/19: Chinua Achebe, whose first book in […]

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Notable New York, This Week 10/12-10/18

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MONDAY, October 12, 2009 – SUNDAY, October 18, 2009 This week in New York, The New Yorker Festival hits town. And yes, while the “Humor Revue,” “About Towns,” and “Kaffeeklatches” seem to have been sold out before they were on sale, there’re still some good readings and “Screen Gems”  available, and a slim, if precariously […]

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Wild Things Take NY, The Spike Jonze Special

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In conjunction with the national release of Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are, 10/16/09, the first feature film Jonze has directed since Adaptation (2002!), there are a lot of Wild Things happenings around New York. (Also, his company Girl Skateboards is releasing a limited edition Where the Wild Things Are Board Series. And check […]

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Monofonus Takes on Marfa

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Monofonus Press, an Austin-based record label and multimedia organization, is heading to the deserts of Marfa, Texas this weekend to stage an elaborate video-art presentation at the 4th annual Trans-Pecos Festival of Music and Love at El Cosmico, hosted by hotelier to the in-crowd Liz Lambert. Liz Lambert called on Morgan Coy, founder of Monofonus, […]

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Invstigations into Voice: Robert Lepage’s Lipsynch

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A woman who can’t speak leans her bandaged head towards a microphone and hums. After recording a live loop, she plays it back and hums again–this time a little differently. She does this again and again, layering sound over sound, until she has composed something that lies between Gregorian chant and Icelandic post-rock. While this […]

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Notable New York, This Week 10/5-10/11

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MONDAY, October 5, 2009 – SUNDAY October 11, 2009 This week in New York, Stephen Elliott reads from his memoir The Adderall Diaries, which has its East Coast Launch with n+1, Spike Jonze week in New York, Sufjan Stevens performs, Arthur Jones hosts The Post-It Note Reading Series, Opium Magazine hosts Live Relaunch, Todd Solondz’s […]

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Notable New York, This Week 9/28-10/4

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This week in New York, Charles Simic reads, Spin Mag hosts Salman Rushdie, The New York Film Festival opens, Philip Seymour Hoffman stars in Peter Sellars’ production of Othello and Robert Lepage’s “Mindblowing” Lipsynch begins at BAM. Monday, September 28, 2009 – Sunday, October 4, 2009 Monday 9/28: Tosca. The Metropolitan Opera’s new production of […]

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Notable New York, This Week 9/21-9/27

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As the New York Bureau Chief, I thought it might be a good idea to round up some notable literary and cultural events going on around New York that I think readers of The Rumpus would be interested in. So, I’ll start with some nightly, and sometimes daily, notables for this week: Monday, September 21, […]

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Don’t Miss the 2009 Brooklyn Book Festival: Sunday September 13

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Reasons to attend the 2009 Brooklyn Book Festival: 1) it’s one of the most hip, smart and diverse American literary events, 2)  because Ben Marcus, Sarah Manguso, Thurston Moore, Heidi Julavits and Tao Lin are just some of the stars and emerging writers who will be talking/reading, 3) panels will talk about DFW , rappers […]

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Uncommon Catharsis

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Macro Sea has reportedly laid plans to put dumpster pools in strip mall parking lots in Brooklyn to demonstrate the creative re-use of refuse bins. The project is part of Macro Sea’s broader vision to denude the American strip mall of its common characteristics and curate the space through collaboration with architects and artists, such […]

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Animatio Absurdus: The Rumpus Interview with Arthur Jones

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Gored by a banana on a barroom floor, a man lies supine as a nun slaps a midget, a down-and-out Santa drinks hard and a sullied beauty queen totes a severed head

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Journal Highlight: Guernica, The Believer and Cabinet

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Guernica talks to Fatima Bhutto, 27-year-old poet and Pakistan’s heir apparent, about the death of her father in one of Pakistan’s famous “encounters,” the two sides of Benazir and why Obama legitimizes the Taliban. In “Dancing About Architecture,” Arthur Philips’s essay in the July issue of The Believer, Philips offers a worthy apology for writing […]

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Journal Highlight: Triple Canopy Issue #6

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Among the many offerings of Triple Canopy Issue #6 “Urbanisms: Model Cities,” are three standout pieces. “What is the Antique in Truro: A Portfolio” is a stunning collection of Adam Davies’ photographic portraits of American cities that have endured mass exoduses after the collapse of their mainstay industries. In “Infrastructure for Souls” Joseph Clarke compares […]

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Arthur Jones will Illustrate Your One-Sentence Story

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This summer, writer, illustrator and animator Arthur Jones will illustrate your one-sentence story with one Post-It Note. Jones, who has taken his Post-It Note Series on a cross-country tour, and whose yellow sticky notes have given darkly comic life to the stories of David Rakoff and Jonathan Goldstein will now illustrate yours. The animator of […]

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Journal Highlight: Monkeybicycle Issue #6

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Short fiction is often spoken of in terms of genre, a genre of ephemeral writing that is erased from the mind as quickly as it was most likely written. But the fallacy in this is that genre presupposes a style and tendency. But short fiction doesn’t necessarily “tend” the way romance tends toward the quest, […]

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The Latest Talks from TED

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TED, or Technology, Entertainment, Design, began as a conference in 1984 that brought together leaders in those three fields with the mission of spreading ideas. Now, the annual conference challenges presenters to give “the talk of their lives” in 18 minutes. And while attending the talks can be cost-prohibitive for most, the talks can be […]

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BEA Breakdown: What’s Going On and Where

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BookExpo America is back in New York at the Jacob Javits Center with a show, conference and special events. What’s nice about Book Expo is that all the booksellers come to town, the bookstore owners and employees from across the country. These are good people. lovers of books, holders of light. Here’s a list of […]

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Elizabeth Wurtzel on the Mental Instability of the Founding Fathers

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In “The Pop Culture Clause,” Elizabeth Wurtzel’s essay in the new issue of Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, Wurtzel asserts that American culture has produced Elvis, blue jeans and the gold rush because the Framers of the Constitution had the prescience to pen the Intellectual Property Clause of the Constitution, also known as […]

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The Modest Mogel and the Grey Lady

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David Geffen, one of Hollywood’s most hallowed players, has roused the newspaper industry with his recent offer to purchase a large stake in the the New York Times. On May 11, Fortune Magazine revealed that Geffen was shopping for the 19% share held by the hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners. No deal was dealt. And […]

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Work, Change, Pride

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Having to face the strain and fill time in between jobs has, for many, become a matter of survival. On this topic, Charles Darwin had this to say, “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” A recent series of articles in […]

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