Thursday, 26. January 2017, Oakland, Disaster by Madison Davis Book Release

from 26. January 2017 - 17:30 till 20:30
Oakland
United StatesOakland801 W Grand Ave94607
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30 people attending
Event description
BOOK RELEASE FOR MADISON DAVIS'S DISASTER
We're having a reading / we're having a show / we're excited to share this new book with all of you.

PERFORMERS
Madison Davis
Fisayo Adeyeye
Wendy Trevino
Out of Pocket (Sharmi Basu & Angel Castellon)


Performer Bios:

//Madison Davis//
Madison Davis writes about family, water, mourning & disaster. Her recent work can be found in Elderly, Hold: A Journal, The Portable Boog Reader, It's Night in San Francisco but it's Sunny in Oakland, & Open House. She lives, writes, and works retail in Oakland, CA. Disaster is her first book.


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//Fisayo Adeyeye//
Fisayo Adeyeye has works published in The Collapsar, The Birds We Piled Loosely, The Wildness, and work forthcoming in Print Oriented Bastards, New American Writing, and This Magazine. He is the current Poetry Editor of Fourteen Hills, a Co-Curator of the VelRo Graduate Reading Series. His chapbook Blackfish was a finalist for the 2015 Best Prize Chapbook Contest (Big Lucks). His first full length book Cradles is forthcoming from Nomadic Press in April 2017.

//Out of Pocket//
A performance that attempts to create a non narrative experience of the vibrational transition and tension between the material and immaterial that occurs within intimacy.

//Wendy Trevino//
Wendy Trevino was born & raised in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. She now lives and works in San Francisco. Her chapbook 128-131 was published by Perfect Lovers Press in 2013. Her chapbook Brazilian Is Not a Race was published by Commune Editions in 2016. Her poems have appeared in various print and online journals, including Abraham Lincoln, Armed Cell, the Capilano Review, LIES, Macaroni Necklace, Mondo Bummer, ELDERLY, and Open House. Wendy is not an experimental writer.

More about the new release: Disaster is an investigation into what is possible when everything goes perfectly wrong; when planes crash, trains derail, and structures collapse. The details are put forward as a way to examine how each disaster is mourned as a catastrophic exception to the order of things. Ultimately, looking at these events creates space to explore the connection between the collective trauma experienced in the wake of a large scale disaster and a personal story of mourning.

Doors @ 5:30
Performances promptly @ 6

Monday, 01. January 2024, Las Vegas, Montalban Project Vegas 30

from 01. January 2024 - 0:00
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15 people attending
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Montalban Project Vegas 30 is a revolutionary once in a lifetime event. The objective of this event is to celebrate the success of advancing further in life. If I may, I would like to personally extend my invitation to you, to come down to Las Vegas, NV, United States, Caesar Palace Lobby in 10 years time. Why 10 years? This event is supposedly meant for the 1994 born generation where we can celebrate the pinnacle of success at our prime time of 30 years old, 10 years from now. Join us now in this meaningful event and see you in 10 years time!
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