Posts tagged media
Posts tagged media
“the excuse” at CUPSI semis
at Poetic Theater Productions’ “Love, Redefined” (at Wild Project)
babyface/wowps 2011 by Jonathan Weiskopf, outtake from his book “For Some Time Now”
my dear John,
what other women have known the notes traced into your palms?
did Alice’s fingers coax from you
the same songs you loosened from my throat?
who is Naima?
and why does the melody in her memorial
spill such a longing out of me?
please don’t tell me that you love her,
but do you not?
Questions for John Coltrane, from his saxophone by Safia Elhillo.
Safia Elhillo aka susie knuckles aka ethnic bethanie aka nosering nancy aka delilah aka phyllis aka jawn coltrane aka frida cashflow aka susan switchblade aka elusive lucy aka gilderoy glockhart aka dobby digital, poet
New York City, Feb 12, 2012
photograph by Jonathan Weiskopf
this portrait and 112 others are featured in the book For Some Time Now: Performance Poets of New York City, available here, through my website.
nuyo last night at “Love, Light, & Lyrics” with my bestest
“Alchemy: an evening of music and poetry with Mel and Josh”, Nuyorican Poets’ Cafe.
Mel Hsu- cello + vocals
Jess Best- vocals
Sam Friedman- piano
Mark Bennett- drums
“the index card that susie knuckles carries around in case she ever runs into ol’ dirty bastard”, from The Life and Times of Susie Knuckles
at “alchemy: an evening of music and poetry with mel and josh”, nuyorican poets’ cafe
mel hsu on the cello, jess best on vocals, sam friedman on piano, mark bennett on drums
the book is back up online at www.wellandoftenpress.com! we’re also releasing it in e-book format soon :)
[photo by Joe Ferucci]
from Monday’s feature at the Shirlington Busboys and Poets, by Ridda Kawaja :)
The Premonition- Ken-I feat. Safia Elhillo, from “Death of a King”.
Ken’s a genius and i’m a little creepy.
i think you want the rest of this album: www.deathofaking.bandcamp.com
Well&Often Reader Live @ La Mama Theater :)
footage from the book release last night :) tried to rotate the video but i have no idea if it worked. i wish we’d gotten footage of everyone’s performances because they were actual ACTUAL magic. video courtesy of my cousin walaa :)
have you gotten this yet? No? Here’s some good news- you can get it online without even changing out of your pajamas: http://wellandoftenpress.com/book/the-life-and-times-of-susie-knuckles OR you can put on your fanciest socks and come to the book release party THIS THURSDAY (the 15th) at 6pm at the Nuyorican Poets’ Cafe (236 E 3rd St NYC) and get a copy and hang out and listen to poems and songs and I promise to wear shiny pants. So that’s that.
SO my penpal Safia just released her chapbook, “The Life and Times of Susie Knuckles”. I am absolutely infatuated with her art, so in celebration I drew her, AGAIN! To get a copy, go to her book release party at the Nuyorican Poets’ Cafe in NYC, Nov 15th from 6 to 7:30pm, OR if you can’t make it, purchase it online, here!
Robalu’s WUTANG-RAP/PROLOGUE: Be prepared to drown in ol’ dirty metaphors/ that won’t wash off; your soap ‘bout to be hella bored/ when the tub rings, your shower will get snuffed/ your bathwater can’t sink the craftmanship of Susie Knuck/