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Dan Hedges has been teaching English in private and public schools for the past ten years.
He is the editor of HUMANIMALZ Literary Journal. His poetry is published in over one hundred
online and print journals. He has been nominated for awards, including the Pushcart Prize.
His poetry embraces the topics of synchronicity, singularity, animal spirits, perennial philosophy,
lucid dreaming, shamanic journeying, bio-energetics, transpersonal psychology, mysticism, the
so-called avant garde, and field-guide aesthetics.
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Legend Tripping at Masters & Pelavin
Reception April 18, 2013; 6-9PM
Masters & Pelavin invites you to join us for a group exhibition with works by Karl Klingbiel, Timothy Paul Myers, Cecilia Vissers, Peter Buechler, Steven Katzman, Norman Mooney, Vincent Valdez, Jeremy Harris, Tara Fracalossi, Jon Rappleye, Julia Randall, Ruth Hardinger, RAE, Cooper Holoweski and Charles Wilkin.
Smashed at Here (Arts Center): Apr 4-6 @ 7pm
Opera on Tap premieres SMASHED: The Carrie Nation Story, an absurd opera about drinking booze (and the people who don’t drink booze).
VILLA DELIRIUM @Barbes: April 26th
“Disturbed Songs for Disturbed Times” Villa Delirium combines eerie traditional folk songs of Germany, Ireland and the Balkans with murder ballads of the American South and heir own startling compositions. With Tine Kindermann – Voice, saw and violin; John Kruth – Voice, guitar, mandolin, banjo and flutes; Kenny Margolis – Accordion and keyboards; Steve Bear – Pots, pans and boxes and Doug Wieselman – clarinets and bass harmonica.
Amon Tobin (DJ set) at Le Poisson Rouge
Portia Munson: Reflecting Pool at P.P.O.W
The AIPAD Photo Show
Drink to Me at Porter Contemporary
Hanno Otten ‘Boulevard’at Janet Border, Inc.
“Washington Square” Launch Party
Jim Houser: Search Party at Jonathan Levine
Festival of Conscience, with Performances of “Another Life” and staged readings of “Extreme Whether”
MOCCA Arts Festival 2013
“Art, Sex, and Power: Tattooed Women Today”
Not Your Sunday Funnies
Mark DeMaio: I Walk The Line
Critical Language: A forum on International Art English
Mappathon @Reverse Space
A WORKSHOP WITH RED NOSE STUDIO
CZECHOSLOVAK-AMERICAN MARIONETTE THEATER in KING EXECUTIONER
F.A.T. GOLD: Five Years of Free Art & Technology
Winnie Truong and Kris Knight at Mulherin + Pollard
Legends of Balkan Brass: Kočani Orkestar with Sazet Band
Hans Benda Something on Water: April 18 – May 25, 2013
Miyako Yoshinaga is pleased to announce Something on Water, the fourth solo exhibition of figurative oil paintings by German artist Hans Benda, on view from April18 through May 25, 2013. A reception will be held on Thursday, April 18 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Uncharted Waters: Friday April 12th
Uncharted Waters: REVERSE 2013 is the inaugural exhibition of work by members of the REVERSE Artist Community, a select group of artists who feature regularly in its exhibitions and programming. Participating artists include: CHi KA, Melissa F. Clarke, Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels, Brandon Friend & Jason Douglas Griffin, Daria Irincheeva and Aleksey Yudzon
The adventures of alvin sputnik: Deep sea Explorer
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer has been on a remarkable journey, touring worldwide and consistently attracting sold-out crowds, rave reviews and prestigious awards. The “ingenious” (The Guardian UK) one-man micro-epic puppet show melds technology and multimedia into a touching story of enduring love and the end of the world.
EXTREME WHETHER by Karen Malpede
A new play about the censorship of climate change science.
5th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival
ALYSON SHOTZ: Fluid State
Zach Harris: Central Park in a No Vex Cave
JOHN DILG AND KARSTEN KREJCAREK AT REGINA REX
Victorious at Aureus Contemporary
Intangible: Carole Pierce
Audiophile: Ava Luna with Lushlife
New York Book Fair at the Park Avenue Armory
MAYDAY MAYDAY : A TRUE STORY BY THE MAN WHO FELL
Letha Wilson: Landmarks and Monuments
We are Winning, Don’t Forget: Jean-Gabriel Périot at the MoMA & North American Tour
Andrei Rubley – 60 minutes
The Calm Before the Storm
LIVE from the NYPL: William Gibson
GREEN FESTIVAL, JACOB JAVITS CENTER, NYC
POLIXENI PAPAPETROU: Stories from the Other Side
A Swarm, A Flock, A Host: A Compendium of Creatures
HEREart exhibit: A Marriage: 1 (Suburbia): April 23-May 4
Step into a double self-portrait steeped with the iconography of the American Dream in Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin’s panorama of visual and performative art, A Marriage: 1 (Suburbia).
A Steady Progress of Nothingness / Basim Magdy at Newman Popiashvili
Newman Popiashvili gallery is pleased to present A Steady Progress of Nothingness, the third solo exhibition at the gallery by Egyptian artist Basim Magdy. The artist will present a film, a slide projection and paintings. Magdy’s titles for his works and exhibitions always play on the idea of human achievement through the ages, but hints at the ultimate failure that occurs with each generation. Highlighting this idea in My Father Looks For An Honest City, 2010, Magdy asked his own father to reenact Diogenes of Sinope’s philosophical statement of carrying a lamp in daytime. Diogenes, who was one of the founders of the philosophy of cynicism, was most known by his repeated act of carrying a lamp in daylight supposedly “looking for an honest man.”
OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES (A TRUE ROMANCE) @ The Public Theater
April 30-June 2, 2013
Snapshots from an enigmatic fairy-tale in which Suzie, the elusive coquette, brings Samuel to his knees – from where he worships a life he only half understands. OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES (A TRUE ROMANCE) is an expressionistic chamber-play that twists emotional heartache into a landscape of continual mental invention, marking the return to theater of a celebrated artist whom The New York Times has dubbed “the Godfather of the American avant-garde.” Presented in association with Ontological-Hysteric Theater.
PEN World Voices: An Evening with McSweeney’s @Joe’s Pub
Join us for a celebration of the art of translation. McSweeney’s contributors will read excerpts from their translations in McSweeney’s Issue 42 –an ambitious experiment which took twelve stories through six phases of translation of a variety of languages, granting each translator a liberal creative license to change the story at will.
The Legend of Apsara Mera
The Royal Ballet of Cambodia comes to BAM with this breathtaking work, featured in the citywide Season of Cambodia festival, with movement constructed by Her Royal Highness Princess Norodom Buppha Devi.
THIRTEENTH PEKING OPERA FESTIVAL
Jackie Meier: Razzmatazz at Nancy Margolis Gallery
Kirra Jamison: Still Point
Scrabble for Cheaters
The How I Learned Series Presents:How I Learned I Might Be Obsessed
Kenny Scharf Kolors
Charles Fréger and Tim Hetherington at Yossi Milo Gallery
DOWNTOWN NEW YORK: a group exhibition of artists who live & work in Downtown NYC
THE STORY OF MY PURITY by FRANCESCO PACIFICO
MFA Open Studios
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Red enameled alligator encases three
cloth sacks of unified survival. Beneath zipper
#1 waits five nickels, bottle of glittered nail
polish, miniature journal, handful of pens, only
one still wearing cap. Skip #2, it is stuck
shut and whatever is in there has been labeled
unnecessary and forgotten. #3 never closes,
most-used, most-important, must remain
accessible, always. Checkbook teeters
against tightly-capped Crazy
Glue, shades sunglasses from potential scuffs
from engraved silver cardholder, coupon folder, ring
of 37 keys, only 3 having known locks or ignitions
to turn. Ringing requires perimeter check. Pockets
bulge, aspirin and birth control semi-hidden
in tightly-snapped front pocket, portable
hard drive and note cards on Roman Architecture
threaten to spill out of left side pouch. Right
must be the never-ending musical bleeping,
incessant blipping of latest high-tech, supposedly
miniaturized, iPhone, trying to pass itself
off as both computer and lifeline when it is really
more crutch and anvil. Last stop, strap with photo
keyring dangling attachment. Favorite snapshot
of herself smiling at the world, makes everyone wonder
who or what was making her laugh that hard.
A.J. Huffman is a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida. She has previously published six collections of poetry all available on Amazon.com. She has also published her work in numerous national and international literary journals. She has is the editor for six online poetry journals for Kind of a Hurricane Press . Find more about A.J. Huffman, including additional information and links to her work at http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000191382454 and https://twitter.com/#!/poetess222.
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As you may have noticed, we’ve been a little absent during your recent Weeks and Weekends. For a variety of very succulent reason we have decided to start condensing listings into a monthly version. Why you may ask? Aside from the volunteer nature of the magazine and the busy nature of our volunteers, we feel less is more and also want to give eventers the opportunity to get longer term exposure on the blog. Likewise, we’re looking forward to covering more events throughout the month. Anyhow, we hope you enjoy! Below are some FAQ’s. Anything you don’t see here that you have questions about please don’t hesitate to to contact us at the22magazine (at) gmail (dot) com
1) So now that you are switching to monthly, when do I have to submit by?
The last day of the previous month. Through Feb, as we transition, we will give some leniency to submissions deadlines.
2) How do I submit?
Same old way. Send us an email at the22magazine (at) gmail with the subject line “Submission, Event”
3) Does it cost anything?
4) I don’t see my event listed after I submitted it?
We try very hard to view every event we get. Some we like better than others, and we do curate listings. Please do not lose hope though, different month means different rules and you never know when you might be the perfect fit.
5) Can I submit if my event is outside of NY?
You can but currently we only list NY (and sometimes nearby) events.
6) I sent my listing but I did not get a confirmation email?
We don’t do confirmations for listings. Sorry.
7) What are some things I can do to help increase my chances of being listed?
Info, info, info. The more the better. Links to an event page with media and press release are amazing. If it’s a theater piece we LOVE preview videos. If it’s music, we LOVE to hear the actual music. If it’s art, that’s right, PICTURES. If it’s writing, we always like a link where we can read some of the author’s work
8) I’m pissed that I wasn’t listed and I want to write you an angry letter. How can I do that?
Well, first, make sure it’s really angry, cause we don’t read medium angry letters. In fact, if you could set it on fire and leave it on our doorstep all the better. Otherwise, we do actually take complaints seriously and will happily have a chat with you about any problems. Please email the22magazine (at) gmail (dot) com Please note, we do sometimes fact check submissions. This is not a personal attack on the event, but simply a professional courtesy to our readers. If you have any questions or concerns don’t hesitate to have a chat with us. Again, we’re looking to provide you and the readers an excellent, trustworthy, reading experience.
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By David Moody
Lord, forgive all my foxiness. Remember us humans, us cruising
to nightclubs and not braking to dead stop, us stepping—
no hand rail—in black pumps and boot-cuts up to the slut box
then forgetting to dance. Us keeping secrets. Our leaving no tip.
Sometimes in a good fuck I speak carpentry—spackle and jack
tape, Jesus rib, caulk. I awoke this morning naked as a jay bird. Buzzed,
wearing glasses, I held on to no one but my body pillow, Sacagawea,
keeping her warm. Almost a godsend, God, almost.
I confess I want guidance. Guide me to the country of Charity,
that hard-knuckled woman, her deep ankle boots. Can she have red
hair or is black a must? I imagine her hips as I often do hips—chisels
and axes that hack at a crowd thralled to some DJ.
This woman shapes through body’s rhythm her own thrumming
god. Fox beast, incisors, torso warped thing. Its own twisted shape a way
of confessing. To choke without a throat, slowly, on praise.
From what is this thing we have gnawed happiness? How
has it tasted all of our lives? God of Smudged Chins. God of
Half-Virgins. We wedge fingernails into the gaps between backboard screws
and corner beams. With a wonderful quickness we know bed as world.
God, what I’m saying is that I suspect heaven
was planned with a right hand drawing blueprints on napkins,
the left hand still-buried in some idle fur.
Forgive me but nightclubs are like your mouth, like my bedroom
with its ceiling too low. The off-kilter whir of fan blades replace
any belief in collar-starch morals. Forgive the room’s stucco.
Forgive the drunk nothings this tile floor revibes. No,
nothing’s wrong with yesterday’s meats. Sometimes, though, I am
little more than gaps found between words—good and then
morning. A click-click that lingers. I cannot tell if its high heels or teeth.
If I am flea, Lord, and not a fox, I insist one thing: you must bite, hard.
David Antonio Moody writes out of Tallahassee where he pursues a PhD in poetics at FSU. Former poetry editor for SawPalm and Juked, David is production editor of Cortland Review and Southeast Review. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Sweet, Eleven Eleven and Spillway.
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Well folks, it’s nearly that time. How do we know? Our inboxes are full, our eyes are strained, and our tentacles are a quiver with pure excitement for what is shaping up to be one of the most amazing volumes yet. As for you, oh dearly talented creative procrastinator, we still cannot wait to see what wonders you shall send us but please keep in mind there are merely ten days left to submit your work! As always submission is 100% free and we are thrilled to meet new amazing people who will always be considered for both the print volume and the blog. Thank you to the wizards of scissors, the mind melting soundscapers, and the scribes of clipped reason who have already sent work and thank you for keeping this project chugging along with your amazing talent. Now go submit!!