Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Welcome 2017 with poetry!

Dance artist Yoshiko Chuma
(photo: Jacob Burckhardt)

43rd Annual 
New Year’s Day 
Marathon Benefit Reading for

Sunday, January 1, 2017
3pm to 2am

St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery

150 poets, musicians, dancers, and other artists
celebrate The Poetry Project's 50th anniversary!

Above: poet Pamela Sneed
(photo: Jacob Burckhardt)
Below: singer/performance artist Justin Vivian Bond
(photo: Ted Roeder)

Featuring the reading’s founder Anne Waldman, 75 Dollar Bill, Penny Arcade, Justin Vivian Bond, Yoshiko Chuma, Andrei Codrescu, Grace Dunham, Douglas Dunn, Andrew Durbin, John Giorno, Che Gossett, Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves, M. Lamar, Jonas Mekas, Thurston Moore, Tracie Morris, Eileen Myles, Edgar Oliver, Tommy Pico, Yvonne Rainer, Reno, Sarah Schulman, Elliott Sharp, Pamela Sneed, Tammy Faye Starlight, Nurit Tilles, Lynne Tillman, Edwin Torres, Rachel Trachtenburg, Hannif Willis-Abdurraqib, Martha Wilson, John Yau, and many more.

Full lineup of performers:

$20 (in advance)
$25/$20 students/seniors (at the door)

Advance tickets:

Food and refreshments will be available. Seating is available on a first come, first-served basis. The Poetry Project is wheelchair-accessible with assistance and advance notice; please call 212-674-0910 for more information.

The Poetry Project
St. Mark’s Church
131 East 10th Street (2nd Avenue), Manhattan

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