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ESTRELLAS EN EL FUEGO!/STARS IN THE FIRE!
Set Design by Su Polo © 2013
The Alternative New Year’s Day Spoken Word/Performance Extravaganza
20th ANNIVERSARY!

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Saturn Series Poetry Reading & Open Mike meets Every Monday Night!
Thanks to those who came to visit my sculpture:
Umbrella Reliquary II for FIGMENT NY on Governors Island Sat & Sunday June 7-8, 2014 only. http://newyork.figmentproject.org/
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Saturday April 4, 2015..."Su Polo and Poet Friends" will be featured at The Riverside Poets Reading at the Riverside Library, 65th & Amsterdam, from 3-5 pm.
Hosted by Anthony Moscini - This is a lovely reading with open and Su will be featured with several Poets from the Saturn Series poetry reading. (More info to follow)
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SHADOW OF THE GEODE / SOMBRA DEL GEODE
Thanks to all who came out or worked to present this great event on January 1, 2015 at the the
Alternative New Year's Day Poetry Extravaganza at Nuyorican Poets Café, 2PM - Midnight - http://alternativenyd.org/
150 poets read for 3 minutes each in this extraodinary night of NYC poetry & performance. FREE Admission. Bring books to donate for Books Through Bars, Please purchase a beverage at the bar.

Set Creation by Su Polo and C.D. Johnson
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Thanks for all who made this night a great success! Tuesday, Jan. 20th at 6 -7pm and Tuesday March 24, 2015... 7:30 - 9:30 pm
See below for additional engagements of this successful show!

Tapping into NY: Writers R Tappers 2!
- Next Date TBA ... 7:30 - 9:30 pm at Three of Cups lounge, 5th Street on 1st Ave.
Ghost City Tour – Come share your stories, poems, monologues, memories about your favorite NYC places that have disappeared.
Hosted by K, Music & Stories by Su Polo and Fred Simpson, Stories & Poems by Ron Kolm, Alice Klugherz, Armand Rulman - Special Guest Jill Rappaport
7:15 pm – Open Mike Signup - 15 open mike slots, plus Features - Show starts 7:30 SHARP, ADMISSION: $5
Three of Cups Lounge 83 1st Avenue Downstairs (@ 5th street) - Vintage East Village establishment: great pizza and Italian food and drink
For more information, contact: kradisman@yahoo.com and tentatively Tuesday, April 21, approx. same time
at Three of Cups
Check back for more specific info to come.
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!!!Thanks to all for a wonderful year at Saturn!!!

Next reading is March 30

Saturn Series Poetry Reading & Open Mike

March 30, 2015... AT
Shades of Green Pub & Restaurant
8pm NYC

Featuring: Larry Litt, Eleanor, Lorin Roser, Mindy Matijasevic

About Lorin Roser...
Lorin Roser is a multimedia artist, composer and animator whose work has the expression of mathematics utilizes algorithms in his compositions and physical simulations in his 3D architectural  animations exhibited at Plum Blossoms, Crossing Art, Flushing Town Hall. His recent music is created with realtime manipulation of polynomials began years ago. His animated video and painting series called Mythical Montage, are a "unique interplay... evoking new cyber forms that are montage into an abstracted mental way. As a musician, Roser has performed at CBGB's, Emily Harvey Foundation with Larry Litt, White Box with Elliott Sharp, events for curator/performance artist A. Schloss at Remote and Puffin Room. His architecture works into his drawn sounds as well.
www.cloudspace.com  search: https://soundcloud.com/strangeattractor  also see his animations on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/user852895

About Mindy Matijasevicr...
Mindy Matijasevic, a Bronx woman, teaches, writes, acts, and does stand-up comedy. She performed in the 3rd Annual Unboxed Voices Short Play Festival this summer. She has read her poetry throughout NYC, most recently in the Dance of the Word event at the Cornelia Street Café. Mindy writes and performs her stand-up comedy which has been called "alarming, especially to husbands and other tradition-bound people."
She writes a regular blog on Tuesdays the most recent can be seen here: http://www.shesofunny.org/2015/03/heres-to-luigi.html and has been performing with the "Divorced Divas of Comedy."

About Larry Litt...
Larry Litt is a New York City born writer, poet and performer. His shamanically inspired poetic rituals are created to address historical and contemporary spiritual, political and social issues while suggesting how to strengthen the natural world around and within us. His work is documented in video and photography.
In the 1993 Venice Biennale Litt performed the “VIDEO-MUDANG“ ritual, sharing the award winning German Pavilion with Nam June Paik and Hans Haacke. He has since performed this tribute to fluxus art worldwide. It tells the story of Korean and fluxus artists who integrated their personal shamanisms into contemporary art. His reprise during the “Fluxus Mediale Festival“ at Anthology Film Archives was hailed by critics as an interdisciplinary arts achievement.
In his “BURN THE FOX“ ritual, Litt asked participants to burn the books of Rupert Murdoch and his conservative political pundits appearing on Fox News television. Soon afterwards the Fox TV network began to make big mistakes in their political and corporate fascist news reporting. Mr Litt still hasn’t apologized. Litt has a special interest in destroying the insidious book hoax “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.”  His “HATE BOOKS” “HOLY FIRES” full scale theater ritual performance, along with its talismanic collage series, has been seen at the 2007 Moscow Biennale, in New York City"s at Emily Harvey Foundation’s Blago Bung festival, Zurich’s Cabaret Voltaire, Berlin’s Momentum at Bethanien, Istanbul Bienniale and at New York City’s MagnanMetz Gallery.
“WE DON'T CARE WHO YOU ARE; LONG AS YOU GOT MONEY!" A Mock Fundraising Art Auction for and by Artists was performed at Long Island City’s Dean Projects on May16, 2011. A photo installation and video accompanied the performance.
Y Gallery in Jackson Heights NYC was the scene of Litt’s original ritual “MAKING GOOD LUCK-ARTISTS SUCCESS RITUAL" which asked artists to declare their desires for a New York gallery exhibition. Gallery locations were chosen from The Monthly NY Gallery Guide, shamanically empowered by Larry Litt, then burned to send their desires in a cloud of smoke to the gods of art’s chaotic nature. Live drumming rhythms awakened the Supernatural Forces of Art that decide who gets what shows. A mobile environmental performance titled, “STEEL CUP ART CARRY” is dedicated to reducing the world’s waste paper and discarded plastic cups at art gallery and museum openings. Reusable steel cups are given to participants at art events. They can carry them to openings for the rest of their lives.
Since 2001 Litt has written and produced 30 short films as part of his “THE BLAME SHOW“ series. These films publicly examine everything from September 11th apocalyptic politics to religious hypocrisy and the global oil crisis. The videos were seen on Time-Warner cable television from 2005 to 2007.
Beginning in 2008, Pratt Institute’s Pratt Manhattan Gallery annually invites Larry to produce an annual political election night performance event titled Pratt Falls. It topically and poetically combines art and politics with artistic wit and fun.
Larry Litt has performed in all eight “Blago Bung“ festivals including at Zurich’s Cabaret Voltaire anniversary celebration with original sound, music and word art projects. “TRIBUTE TO CABARET VOLTAIRE“ was performed at NYC“ Emily Harvey Foundation and will be performed in Riga, Latvia on May 22, 2014.
Larry Litt is represented by MagnanMetz Gallery in Chelsea NYC.

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A Night of Extraordinary Wordsmiths. Sign up to read your poetry in the open mike
at
Shades of Green Pub & Restaurant
125 East 15 Street, NYC - In the back Room - Please purchase a drink and or food to support our reading at this venue.

Between 3rd Ave. & Irving Place... Take the 6NRQL to 14th Street



Listen to an archive of an interview with poet Susan Lewis by Bud Smith on Blog Talk Radio. Susan's recent book: State of the Union and Bud's: Toll Booth. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theliteraryunderground/2013/09/24/the-unknown-show-w-bud-smith
Now In Our 20th Year! Every Monday Night
Also, Please see Ptr Kozlowski has posted the first video from May 5th up on YouTube. More to come. Thank you Ptr!
This is of Jay Chollick's great Feature at Saturn Series Poetry Reading on May 5, 2014
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_P_fmKltBTA
also, This is the video of Peter Blaxill's great Feature at Saturn Series Poetry Reading April 21, 2014  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYTfZmd5Nao
Saturn Series Poetry Reading & Open Mike meets Every Monday Night!

Saturn Series Poetry Poetry/Spoken Word Reading
Every Monday Poetry Open Mike NYC, now in its 21st Year.
@
at Shades of Green Pub & Restaurant
125 East 15 Street, NYC
Between 3rd Ave. & Irving Place... Take the 6NRQL to 14th Street


Starts at 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm, Sign up at 7:45.
5 minutes /person Open Mic plus 2 features.

Open mike surrounds features.
$3.00 donation requested plus a drink or Food purchase to support this great venue.
Celebrating our 21st year of Poetry Every Monday Night
Open Mike readers each have 5 minutes to perform their work
Plase arrive on time. (if you arrive after the features start you may have only 3 minutes to read.)

UPCOMING FEATURES...
Next Monday
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April 6 with Maria Lisella, Blair Reeve and John J. Trause

* Monday, October 20 with Chocolate Waters and Kofi Forson at Shades of Green Pub & Restaurant
* Monday, October 27 with Michael J Visceglia / Francine Witte / Ron Price
* Monday, November 3 with Claire Trevien (in from the U.K.) and Howard Pflanzer
* Monday, November 10 with Sheryl Helene Simler and George Wallace
* Monday, November 17 with with Godfrey L. Brandt and Steve Bloom
* Monday, November 24 with Bob Barci and Arlene Cassarino
* Monday, December 1 with Ptr Kozlowski and Peter Chelnik
* Monday, December 8 Mitch Corber with Florace Raines, Lehman Weichselbaum and Bob Kramer
* Monday, December 8 Mitch Corber, Florace Raines, Lehman Weichselbaum and Bob Kramer
* Monday, December 15 with Anoek van Praag, George Spencer, Cheryl Moskowitz
* Monday, No Reading - December 22 Postponed to January: (with Larry Litt, Lorin Roser)
* Monday, No Reading Dec. 29

January 1, 2015 - See you at the Alternative New Year's Day Poetry Extravaganza
at Nuyorican Poets Café, 2PM - Midnight - http://alternativenyd.org/

* Monday, January 12 with Linda Lerner and Anoek van Praag
* Monday, January 19 with Music; and All that Jazz Features: Anthony Moscini, Fred Simpson, Bernard Block
* Monday, January 26 CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW, MOVED TO NEXT WEEK
* Monday, February 9 with Kathryn Adisman - aka “K”, Ron Kolm and Thaddeus Rutkowski
* Monday, February 16 with Eve Packer and Singer/songwriter Robin Greenstein
* Monday, February 16 with Singer/songwriter Robin Greenstein
* Monday, February 23 with Bob Givens and Eve Packer
* Monday, March 2 with LinDel Sandlin and April Jones
* Monday, March 9 with Vicki Lorio and Pete Dolack
* Monday, March 16 with Isaac Wheeler poet and Mark Aaron James, singer/songwriter on guitar
* Monday, March 23 with Fred Simpson and ERICA Mapp
* Monday, March 30 with Larry Litt and Lorin Roser and Mindy Matijasevic
* Monday, April 6 with Maria Lisella, Blair Reeve and John J. Trause
* Monday, April 13 with Richard Pearse and Priscilla Galligan
* Monday, April 20 with Jill Rapaport and Chuck Joy
* Monday, April 27 with Ellen Lytle and Michael Lytle
* Monday, May 11 with Su Polo and Taurus Poets Party

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• Wed. Nov. 6 at CANCELLED till further notice

and Every FIRST Wednesday Music Open Mike
Artists' Lounge Music Showcase
& open mike @

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Food and Drink available!
A MUSICIANS, SINGERS & SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE

Open Mic & feature Performances - Focus on original pieces. One or 2 songs per person/group (depending on size of list). Hosted by Su Polo
Please bring instruments ready for quick set up.

1Drink Minimum at the Bar, $3 suggested donation WE PASS THE HAT for musicians
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Featuring on First Wednesdays - 2012
Sign up @7:30 Starts at 7:30 PM

Special features
Plus Feature artists to perform with open mike performers mixed in between.

MUSIC OPEN MIKE STARTS AT 7:30 pm followed by our Featured Performers
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LINEUP...
7:30 - Open Mike
8:15 - TBA
9:00 - TBA
9:40 - TBA

*Please note times are estimated with open mike mixed in.

Previous Showcases... Thanks to our features on ...

SEPT. 4: Nelson Alxndr , The Willie Wolf Band with Anne DeAcetis (who all brought the sound system for all to use and made this night able to happen) and Philip Lynch. And what a great night it was!

August 7... Ed and Greta Tristram presenting the Good vs. Evil show!, Vinny Leary of The Village Fugs and Tom Fitzpatrick

Thanks go out to our features on July 3 - with Honor Finnegan, Karen Dahlstrom of Bobtown, Ariah Noetzel, and Stuart Markus of Gathering Time.

This was a pre- Falcon Ridge Folk Festival event! Showcasing three recent Emerging Artists from the festival and one new gal from NYC. We're hoping to excite you about singer/songwriters AND this great folk festival! The 2013 festival will be held August 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. http://www.falconridgefolk.com/

and thanks to our other previous performers...
June: Michelle Fury and Val Kinzler, Paul Sachs & Paul Fairall May 1: Vinny Leary of the NY Fugs with Ed Tristram & Greta Tristram and Chris Lowe,
Thanks to Chris Lowe, Karen Hudson and Randy Burns on April 3
Thanks to Chris Lowe, Yukio Tsuji, Sara Galas and Philip Lynch for a great night in Jan.
Thanks to Daniel Cohen, David Massengill and the Willie Wolf Trio for a great night in Feb.