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Thursday, August 13, 2009

Drunken Boat at the Hygienic on Saturday Night

Hygienic Art
83 Bank St., New London, (860) 443-8001
August 15, 2009, 7—10 p.m.

Drunken Boat Founding Editor Ravi Shankar with friends.

International online arts journal Drunken Boat celebrates its tenth anniversary with a multimedia blowout on Saturday night at the Hygienic Arts Park. DB Founding Editor Ravi Shankar promises an evening of literary alchemy and intermedia performance featuring Mat Bevel, from the Surrealistic Pop Science Theatre in Tucson, AZ and the maestero of “a gizmotronic fanfare of spunk, funk and kinetic junk,” as well as rare video footage of Charles Olson, father of the Maximus Poems and the Black Mountain School, Harlem native and vocal deconstructor Latasha Natasha Diggs, a short film from Guggenheim Fellow and stereoscopic projectionist Zoe Beloff, and literary stylings from the translator of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Adam Golaski, Larissa Shmailo the 2009 New Century Music Award Winner for spoken word with jazz, electronica, and rock, web artist Steve Ersinghaus, PEN/Faulkner award winner and screenplay writer Sabina Murray and New London’s own native son, novelist and frequent contributor the New York Times, Rand Richards Cooper.


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