Three Rooms Press presents THE MONTHLY at Cornelia Street Cafe
Women in Love
Radical New Ideas and Poems on Sex, Power,
Soul and Eros in the Month of Love
Cintra Wilson | Hettie Jones | Alyssa Pinsker
Lily Scarborough Heehs | Rachel Chapple, PhD
Amber Atiya | Sarah Herrington
Emily Linstrom | Diane O’Debra
Hosted by Kat Georges
Friday, February 1, 2013, 6 pm
Cornelia St Cafe, NYC
29 Cornelia Street | between W. 4th & Bleecker | 212-989-9313
Beat-era original Hettie Jones faces off with Cintra Wilson (“the Dorothy Parker of the cyber age”) to divulge radical ideas about love, sex, power, soul and eros with an eclectic line-up of women writers and performers as Three Rooms Press presents “Women in Love,” Friday, February 1, 6 pm at Cornelia Street Cafe.
The event features performances and readings by nine passionate, irreverent and intense women artists, burlesque dancers and cultural influencers.
Performers include Cintra Wilson (Author, Caligula for President: Better American Living Through Tyranny; columnist for Salon.com and The New York Times); Hettie Jones (author, “How I Became Hettie Jones” (a memoir of the ‘beat scene’), co-author, “No Woman, No Cry” (a memoir project with Bob Marley’s widow, Rita), former chair, PEN Prison Writing Committee; Rachel Chapple, Ph.D. (Writer, artist, designer, cultural anthropologist and Founder of the online art and storytelling initiative real-stories-gallery.org); Alyssa Pinsker (Moth Storyteller, NBCC book critic, global correspondent for Huffington Post, stand up comic, teacher and writer); and Emily Linstrom (Fiction writer, burlesque bombshell, performance artist).
Additional performers include Lily Scarborough Heehs (Writer, Spectacle, Tenuous Confessionalist, Poet, Fiction Writer, Bookslut, Nerdface); Amber Atiya (poet and performance artist); Sarah Herrington (big-apple farmer, dharma bum punk, author of Always Moving); and Diane O’Debra (Improv performer and poet).
The reading is part of THE MONTHLY at Cornelia Street Cafe, a new monthly reading series hosted by Three Rooms Press, in which a unique blend of writers, artists, and performers explore contemporary ideas and culture. The series is curated by Three Rooms Press co-director Peter Carlaftes. Kat Georges (author, Our Lady of the Hunger, and co-director of Three Rooms Press) hosts.
Showtime is 6 pm. Admission is $12 which includes a free wine, beer or soft drink. Cornelia Street Cafe is at 29 Cornelia Street, in the West Village, between W. 4th Street at Bleecker (http://corneliastreetcafe.com/).
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