7th May - Xing the Line

Star of screen and stage, Richard Parker


Tzar of skean and rage, Gareth Farmer

Reading at

The Leather Exchange, 15 Leathermarket Street, London Bridge, SE1 3HN

Charles Bernstein - 7th May

You are invited to The Judith E Wilson Poetry Lecture

by Charles Bernstein

a poetry reading / performance / talk, entitled

On Election Day (for Emma)

7 May 2009, 5.00 pm - Little Hall, Sigdwick Site, Sidgwick Avenue

Free entry. All welcome.


In conjunction with the lecture the following events will be taking place in the Judith E Wilson Drama Studio, Faculty of English. Free entry. All welcome.

Thursday 7 May 2009, 2 -4.00 pm.
The poetry of Charles Bernstein: talks and discussion

Allen Fisher, 'Readdressing Constructivism and Conceptual Art: aspects of work factured by Charles Bernstein'.

David Nowell-Smith, 'Slurring the / unslurrable ; Satire and Subject in "The Lives Of The Toll Takers"'.

Redell Olsen, 'Absorbing Dysraphism; strings attached: a reading of Charles Bernstein'.

Voiceworks - April 30th / May 7th

Details of the Voiceworks 2009 collaborations between the CPRC Birkbeck and Guildhall School of Music and Drama:

Voiceworks 2009

There will be a performance of the Voiceworks 2009 compositions this week at 13:00 on Thursday April 30th in the Music Hall in the main School building of Guildhall School of Music and Drama (Silk Street Entrance).

This is the third year of this collaboration between CPRC Birkbeck poets and Guildhall composers, singers and musicians.

The concert is free, and there is no need to book tickets - just turn up.

[There will be a second performance in the Wigmore Hall on Thursday May 7th, at 18:00 for 45 minutes - this will also be free to attend, but will require that tickets be booked in advance (this is very simple to do, and again, costs nothing).

See: http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk/whats-on/productions/voiceworks-23314

Perdika Poets - 28th April

Just to let you know that Perdika Poets will be reading at: Trinity College, Cambridge this Tuesday, April 28 at 8 pm. The venue is the Old Combination Room. Admission is free, and wine (also free) will be available in the interval. This year we shall be launching a very exciting first collection, The Small Stones, by the young Jersey poet Tomas Weber. (Perdika subscribers will be receiving their copy shortly). Mario Petrucci will read from his extraordinary i tulips sequence, as well as from his vivid and playful versions of Sappho. Jacqui Rowe will read from her forthcoming collection of Apollinaire translations, and Nick Potamitis and Peter Brennan will present highlights from their Perdika publications. We very much hope that you will be able to attend!

Patted Raw - 24th April

24 April (tonight - at least!)
at 8 pm

Grasp Press Reading Graphic - 28th April

Next Tuesday 28th, friends. Now with Juicy Improv MINDMESH.

Dimosthenis Agrafiotis - 28th April

CPRC reading/film showing/performance/talk at Birkbeck College on Tuesday coming (28th April):

Dimosthenis Agrafiotis

• Reading
• Performance
• Video Presentations: '“24” Pideo–Voetry', 'Α/Ω', & 'Calligraphein'
• Lecture - 'Poetics of the letter and the letter of poetics'

With the participation of Michail Palaiologou (composer from the University of Guildhall, http://www.mpal.org.uk/) and musicians.

Tuesday, April 28th 2009 @ 19.30-21.00 in Room 629,
Malet Street building, Birkbeck College, London WC1E 7HX

[Nearest Tubes: Russell Sq,Euston, Euston Sq, Warren Str]
(see map alink at: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/maps/interactive)
All welcome - free entry - refreshments will be provided

Andrea Brady & Carol Watts - 30th April / 17th May

Andrea Brady
at Parasol Unit on Tuesday 30 April at 7pm:
14 Wharf Road
London N1 7RW

Andrea Brady & Carol Watts + music
at Cafe Oto in Dalston on Sunday 17 May at 3pm:
18-22 Ashwin St
London E8 3DL

Grasp Press Reading in Brighton - 28th April

Chlorine Readings are proud to present
A Grasp Press Reading in Brighton
Featuring Keston Sutherland, Timothy Thornton, Luke Roberts and Francesca Lisette.

Tuesday 28th April, 8pm start
@ The Hope, Queens Road Brighton.
Entry £5 waged, £3 concessions.