Monday, January 31, 2011

Coon Bidness Literary Magazine

January 31st, 2011, 7pm
Coon Bidness Literary Magazine
Launch Party

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The Kitchen
512 West 19th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues,
New York, NY 10011

Admission: FREE so ya'll can FREE your minds peoples

Deftly blending writing, art, and politics, Harlem-based literary publication Coon Bidness hosts an evening of readings, video, mash-ups, and performances by contributors to their inaugural CRITICAL ASS issue which features work by Wangechi Mutu, Michael A. Gonzales, Iona Rozeal Brown, Miles Marshall Lewis, Douglas Kearney, Marilyn Minter, L'Oreál Snell, Sanford Biggers, avery r. young, Krista Franklin and Siddhartha Mitter.

Founded and edited by writers and musicians Greg Tate and LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Coon Bidness—named after an album by the conceptual jazz composer Julius Hemphill—hangs out dirty laundry and celebrates a renegade African cosmopolite spirit in a well-woven series of surreal short stories, Facebook threads, poems and scintillating visuals.

The evening will feature readings and performances from Xaveria Simmons, Edwin Torres, Paloma McGregor, Ataa Papa, Urayoán Noel, Lucman Brown, Quincy Troupe, Paula Henderson, Iona Rozael Brown and others.


Admission: FREE so ya'll can FREE your minds peoples
The Kitchen
512 West 19th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues,
New York, NY 10011


For more info on the magazine, go to: http://blackadelicpop.blogspot.com/2010/09/coon-bidness.html

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