Thursday, July 05, 2007

Peace On A presents: Urayoán Noel & special guests (Ad)

Peace On A


Urayoán Noel & special guests

Sunday, July 8th 2007 4PM
recommended donation: $5

curated by Paolo Javier & Thom Donovan at:

6th & B Garden
@ 6th St. and Avenue B

about the presenters:

Urayoán Noel is the author of *Kool Logic* / *La Lógica Kool* (Bilingual Press)—a “books of 2006” selection by the Puerto Rican newspaper El Nuevo Día—as well as two volumes of poetry in Spanish: the post-industrial object-book *Las Flores del Mall* (2000) and *Boringkén*, which is forthcoming with spoken-word cd from Ediciones Callejón. He has performed throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, as well as in the Dominican Republic and Perú, and his rock/ spoken-word collaborations with composer Monxo López are featured on the dvd *Kool Logic* sessions. His essays, articles, interviews, reviews, and translations of Latin American and Latino poets have appeared or are forthcoming in Rattapallax; Rain Taxi; Mandorla; Teachers and Writers; and Centro: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, and he is currently completing, with Guillermo Rebollo-Gil, a bilingual anthology of Puerto Rican poetry since the 1960’s for Terranova Editores. Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, he is a doctoral candidate in Spanish and Portuguese at NYU and lives in the South Bronx, where he co-directs the arts organization ‘spanic Attack and fronts the sometimes rock band El Objeto (Opa, Objet Petit A).

Double (Consciousness) Dactyl

Higgledy Piggledy
Booker T. Washington
Screamed “Up from Slavery!”
Making some noise
Wrote a polemical
Dog-eared by W.
E.B. DuBois.

Peace On A is an events series devoted to emergent work by writers, artists, performers and scholars. Past presenters at Peace on A include Alan Gilbert, E. Tracy Grinnell, Cathy Park Hong, Paolo Javier, Robert Kocik, Wayne Koestenbaum, Douglas Martin, Eléna Rivera, David Levi Strauss, Andrew Levy, Kyle Schlesinger, Jonathan Skinner, Sasha Steensen & Charles Valle. Scroll down Wild Horses of Fire weblog ( for back advertisements, introductions and reading selections.

“*Here*, you said and say, is
where we are. Give back

what we are, these people you made,
*us*, and nowhere but you to be.”
~ Robert Creeley


*photos courtesy Bill Coffel

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