Wednesday, May 16, 2007

New Yipes : 5.27 : Sailers : Clark : Alvarez

7 pm Sunday May 27
at 21 GRAND
416 25th St
@ B'way

CYNTHIA SAILERS is the author of Rose Lungs (atticus/finch 2003) and
Lake Systems (Tougher Disguises, 2004). Recent poetry has appeared in
Bay Poetics, Vanitas, Small Town and The Recluse. She co-curated the New
Brutalism Reading series and New Yipes from 2004-2006. She is currently working
on a doctorate in psychoanalytic psychotherapy and beginning a dissertation on
narcissism and perversion in pathological groups.

JEFF CLARK was born in southern California in 1971. He attended UC Davis
for football, immediately quit, played baseball for a few months, and not long
after became involved in writing and the Davis music community. He was one
half of Buick ( ) and also drummed on Slowest Eye,
the last studio album of the Popealopes. Went to Iowa for poetry, then moved to
San Francisco, where he lived from 1995 to 2000. From 2000 to early 2004 he lived
in Oakland, and now lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan, with his partner, the poet Christine
Hume, and their daughter, Juna Hume Clark. After eleven years with Oakland design
studio Wilsted & Taylor, Clark does book design as Quemadura (
His own books are The Little Door Slides Back (Sun and Moon, 1997; reprint FSG, 2004),
Music and Suicide (FSG, 2004), and 2A (Quemadura, 2006), a book written in
collaboration with Geoffrey G. O'Brien.

ALFONSO ALVAREZ has collaborated with a number of musicians and filmmakers
to create multi-projector shows with live musical accompaniment. His films have
screened in many high-end warehouses, bars, galleries and film festivals locally
and around the world. He recently co-produced a 6 projector, live music show for
the Illuminated Corridor show on the Great Wall of Oakland at West Grand and

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