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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Peter Chelnik's "Prairie Fire Jazz Poetry" Sun, Aug 8 at 6 p.m.

Next Prairie Fire Reading Sunday August 8

SUNDAY 8/8 - 6pm (sign up 5:30pm)

Peter Chelnik's "Prairie Fire Jazz Poetry"


Brant Lyon (poet/jazz keyboard)


Ronnie Norpel (poet/writer)


Bob Feldman (sax)


Host PETER CHELNIK (poetry)


The Open Mic

314 W. 54th St. (bet. 8th & 9th Aves.)
Hell's Kitchen, NYC 10019
Beckman Theater 2nd Floor
(212) 581-3044

By Subway: C or E to West 50th Street
Walk north to West 54th Street, west to theatre

Admission: $5

Brant Lyon writes poetry, prose, and music. His anthologies include “A Cautionary Tale: Seven New York Performing Poets” (Uphook Press, 2008), Beauty Keeps Laying Its Sharp Knife Against Me” (Logochrysalis Productions, 2008), “The Company We Keep” (Poet Warrior Productions, 2003). His journals include Big City Lit, Lullwater Review, Rattle, Rogue Scholars. He is an editor of Uphook Press, contributing editor of BigCityLit, and curator of the poetry and music reading series, Hydrogen Jukebox, in NYC. For more information, go to logochrysalis.com.

Ronnie Norpel is a performance poet, actor, photographer and jock with a deep passion for the Phillies, where she spent seven seasons as a ballgirl and fan accommodation manager. In New York, “Ronnie G” was the muse and collaborator of Warhol Factory superstar Gerard Malanga, whose phot of Ronnie, “Marble of Light,” was included for the exhibition and catalogue, Artists of the Warhol Circle Then & Now. She studied acting in Hollywood and worked at the Zero One Gallery. Today, Ronnie reads monthly in NYC with the Upper Left Side Writers and Poets. Other readings include the Lower East Side Festival, the SynonymUS collective at Nuyorican Poets Café, and the Wild Angels at St. John the Divine.

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