louderARTS: the reading series
celebrates EIGHT YEARS of poetry and performance
at 13 Bar/Lounge (35 E. 13th St., Union Square)
Monday, April 3, 2006 @ 7 pm
$5 ($4 for students)
featuring KIMIKO HAHN and THOMAS SAYERS ELLIS
… with showcase poets including Oscar Bermeo, Patrick Rosal, Patricia Smith, Rich Villar, Mara Jebsen, Abena Koomson, Elana Bell, Matthew Charles Siegel, Scot Lee Williams, Raymond Daniel Medina, Tara Betts, Bassey Ikpi, Samantha Raheem, Roger Bonair-Agard, Lynne Procope, Marty McConnell, Laura Moran, Emily Kagan, music by Rebecca Hart and more.
Since 1998, louderARTS has provided a nurturing and challenging community for NYC artists, showcased established and emerging poets, and set a standard for excellence in fusing the written and spoken word.
louderARTS’ Monday reading series includes seven formats: SLAM, Pinion, louderEDGE, Raise the Red Tent, GrooveNation, OUTloud, and UPPERCASE. Each format incorporates an open mic and seeks to shape or expand the audience’s understanding of poetry and the world in which we seek to create it.