June 13: West Coast DADA Salon at Beyond Baroque
Three Rooms Press presents
¡LA DI DADA!
A Highly Eclectic Performance Event Hell-Bent on Blowing Minds –plus the official West Coast launch of MAINTENANT 9: Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art
Saturday, June 13, 2015 | 8:00-11:00 pm
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center
681 Venice Bl. Venice, CA 90291
Prepare for an evening of incredibly provocative, eclectic art and performance on as Three Rooms Press presents ¡LA DI DADA! a wild ride of contemporary DaDa performance and poetry by leading maverick artists.
The event includes the West Coast launch of the internationally-renowned MAINTENANT 9: Journal of Contemporary DaDa Writing and Art (2015, Three Rooms Press), which features more than 150 visual and literary works by artists and writers worldwide and for the first time MAINTENANT is in Full Color Throughout!!!
The event takes place Saturday, June 13, 8-11 pm at Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center in Venice. Costumes encouraged.
Featured performers include Beyond Baroque director and poet Richard Modiano, artist Bob Branaman, artist-poet-musician Exene Cervenka (X, The Knitters), famed playwright-poet Doug Knott (Last of the Knotts), performance poet extraordinaire Linda J. Albertano, LA Dada Maestros Mike M. Mollett and Neal Skooter Taylor, poet Marie Lecrivain, Fluxus artist Bibiana Padilla Maltos, poet-performer Christian Georgescu, poet-musician-playwright Jan Michael Alejandro, Circuitry & Poetry with Mona Jean Cedar & Jeff Boynton, Dada artists Rabyn Blake, Silvia Wagensberg, and Alex Nodopaka, plus special guest performer Cynthia Toronto. Three Rooms Press co-directors and New York-based performance artists Peter Carlaftes and Kat Georges will host.
General admission is $10; discounted admission for seniors, students and Beyond Baroque members is $6. Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center is at 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291, phone: 310-822-3006. For additional information and reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Maintenant 9
Maintenant 9: A Journal of Contemporary DaDa Writing and Art (Three Rooms Press, 2015) is the most recent installment of an annual series published since 2005. The current issue features work by Charles Plymell, Mike Watt, Grant Hart, A.D. Winans, Mark Kostabi, Raymond Pettbon. John M. Bennett, S.A. Griffin, Claude Pelieu, Mary Beach, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Joel Hubaut, Philip Meersman, Luc Fierens, Renaat Ramon, Patrice Lerochereuil and many more. Copies will be available for purchase at the event.
About Three Rooms Press
Three Rooms Press is a fiercely independent New York-based publisher inspired by dada, punk and passion. Founded in 1993, it serves as a leading independent publisher of cut-the-edge creative, including fiction, memoir, poetry translations, drama and art. In addition, Three Rooms Press produces and promotes a variety of literary and cultural events in New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Brussels, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and more, including readings, plays, workshops and concerts. Three Rooms Press books are distributed in the U.S. and internationally by PGW/Perseus.