Thursday, August 31, 2006

New Yipes: 9/17 : Reddin : Apps : Nath

7 pm
Sunday 9/17
at 21 GRAND
416 25th St @ B'way
6 blocks north of 19th St BART
Oakland, CA
where for lack of $4
none will be turned away

Brought to you by Ugly Duckling Presse:

Elizabeth Reddin is a recorded talking thoughts performer who lives in Brooklyn,
New York City. She also plays music in a story band called LEGENDS. She
teaches math and reading classes to adults who are working on getting their GED.
Her record label, Deerhead Records, will soon be releasing, with the help of UDP
and the universe, a live recording of Midwinter Day by Bernadette Mayer.

Stan Apps is a poet and essayist from Los Angeles. His chapbook Soft Hands
was published by Ugly Duckling Presse and is now sold out. Upcoming books
include a full-length collection, Info Ration, from Make Now Press, and a chapbook,
Princess of the World in Love, from Cy Press. Stan's writing has appeared in
Combo, PomPom, Greeting, Mirage/Periodical, New York Nights and elsewhere.
Stan co-organizes the Last Sunday of the Month reading series at the Smell, and
co-edits, with Mathew Timmons, a fledging chapbook press called Insert Press.
Stan posts essays and provisional thoughts at his blog Refried Oracle Phone at .

Kirthi Nath, a South Asian American artist, explores issues of identity, memory,
and desire in a body of work that speechlessly widens gestures of love. On 9/17
she screens "Letting Go" (shot on location in San Francisco and Torrance) and
"Come On, Big Empty" (made in collaboration with Amanda Davidson). Her films
have shown in several festivals and events including the Moondance International
Women's Festival, the San Francisco Asian American Film Festival, Ladyfest
(Olympia, Scotland, Bay Area and Texas), and a solo show at The Yerba Buena
Center for the Arts. Her writing has appeared in Interlope, Berkeley Poetry Review,
and 30 ft. Honey Slick. Nath completed her MFA in Visual Arts at UC San Diego
and currently lives in San Francisco where she teaches video production and
distribution to youth at the Bay Area Video Coalition. She also has an intense
passion for ladybugs and swimming.


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