We are thrilled/charmed/humbled and just plain happy to present the 3rd volume of The 22 Magazine. To continue to support such amazing creative efforts in Brooklyn and the world and act as a collector of each contributors story is a role we never imagined we would have the luck to play.

We cannot thank enough all our contributors, interns, volunteers, funders, and everyone else who makes this magazine happen. It is with great honor that we present the contributors for Volume 3/III/Three of The 22 Magazine.


Adam Void
Allison Sommers
Angeline Gragasin
Bradley Ehrsam
Charlotte Greenwood
Gerardo Mena
Iron Dog
Jason Stoneking
Jeff Tigchelaar
Jim Ford
J.J. Cromer
Joseph Daley
Megan Moncrief
Mike Bazzett
Nathan Vernau
Nick Lamia
Nicole Gordon
Penelope Gottlieb
Randy Mora
Ricky Allman
Sarah Boothroyd

Meet our interns!

I’m so pleased to introduce you to two excellent interns who are helping make the magnificence of Volume 3 possible. I’m completely honored to have the brains of these talented folks contributing to the magazine. We’ve had a lot of help over the years but the interns are often in the thick of it, helping to put the behemoth that is the magazine itself together. I cannot thank everyone enough who contributes to this project and particularly these worker bees. Give them a round of applause and if you are interested in jumping into the fray of Volume 3/III/Three check out our intern/volunteer guidelines here.

Bradley Tsalyuk was born in L.A. He attended L.A. County High School for the Arts with a focus on visual arts. He now studies at the Musem of Fine Arts in Boston where he focuses on interdisciplinary art making employing performance, sculpture, installation, and photography.

Carolyn Supinka is a senior at Carnegie Mellon University, studying Creative Writing and Art. She is interested in the relationship between text and visual art, and experiments with a broad range of mediums such as drawing, painting, printmaking, and performance. She also collaborates with musicians to create spoken word performances. Her work has been featured in Dossier,The Oakland Review, Fjords Review, and the Naugatuck River Review.

The Weekend:Dec 2-4.


We’re living in what is commonly referred to as the “Information Age.” With the emergence of social networks, we build new communities by pressing the “Like” and “+1” buttons and becoming fans. As we become increasingly interconnected with the Brooklyn community in these new ways, we find ourselves grasping for a new common ethos. In other words, we are striving to refine and define “better.” On December 2 at Brooklyn Bowl, we will address these issues with talks from the best and brightest minds of Brooklyn and beyond.

OPERA ON TAP/Roulette Sisters.
Opera is fun. Most people don’t seem to realize how much fun it really is. In order to prove it, Opera on Tap has taken its act to barrooms where they found out that beer on tap enhances the operatic experience. The company is made up of young singers and instrumentalists who relish the direct contact with audiences not inhibited in their reactions by the looming menace of giant chandelier.The Roulette Sisters have been turning heads and stopping traffic since forming in the cold winter of 2003. Noticing that their warm velvet harmonies and spicy hot licks were melting the snow outside, the sisters realized that they had started something not only weather-altering but soul-stirring as well. The sexy sisters play a hip-shaking blend of American country blues, traditional songs, popular tunes and old timey music from the first half of the 20th century. With Mamie Minch: resonator guitar, Meg Reichardt: electric guitar, Megan Burleyson: washboard, Karen Waltuch: viola.

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