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Read Jim Nisbet's essays Saturday Morning and Media As Culture: The State of the Fiasco, published in Exquisite Corpse.

For mp3 files of performed works by various artists click here.

[Includes The Visitor and The Golden Gate Bridge.]

Homepage historical archive: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen.

Department of DARRELL GRAY

For "Actualism -- A Manifesto" by Darrell Gray, click here.

For "Nature", a poem by Darrell Gray, click here.

For a poem "in memoriam Darrell Gray", by Jim Nisbet, click here.

For an essay by Anselm Hollo, mentioning Gray, Sklar and Actualism, click here.

Basil Bunting reading from a sonically tweaked but totally great Briggflatts here.

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Herebelow the curious will find archived what survived and/or
we're allowed to use from the 2005 season of

Three Months of Sundays: Readings & Performance

Hosted and coproduced by Jim Nisbet and Sweetie's Bar & Cafe
March-April-May, 2005

>> Click on highlighted readers to listen <<
>> (Files are MP3.)

March 6 Jim Nisbet & Barry Gifford
Jim & Barry were there but,
due to technical difficulties, no open mike recording.

March 13 August Kleinzahler
A fabulous reading and,
due to technical difficulties, no recording whatsoever.

March 20 Eddie Muller
Another fabulous reading. Big ovation for Eddie,
buzz in the cafe & out front on the street for 2 hours afterward,
due to major visitation by San Francisco mystery scensters,
lovely Beckett recitation, accapella Irish song & bodacious poetry from the open mike.
Due to technical difficulties,
no webcast & no recording.
Faith may or may not be the answer.

Death of Robert Creeley
March 21, 2005

March 27 Easter Sunday (No reading.)
...during which break Tim will be pursuing
Remedial Field Recording & Audio Techniques 101.
Stay tuned.

April 3 Rebecca Solnit
Success! We have a recording of a sublime reading by Rebecca,
recalled to the mike by an enraptured audience not once but twice.

April 10 Jack Pulaski
Now we're rolling...

April 17 Joanne Kyger & Don Guravich

April 24 Kim Addonizio

May 1 Diane di Prima (Recording unavailable.)

May 8 Al Young

May 15 Dominic Stansberry
(standing in for Bobbie Louise Hawkins)

May 22 Jack Hirschman

May 29 David Meltzer

Well, that's it for this year. We at Sweetie's would like to salute and to thank
our 14 featured readers, 116 signers-up for the open mike (19 readers
followed David Meltzer to the microphone on our final night), and some 500 audience members,
as well as the folks at Poets & Writers, Inc., volunteers & staff,
whose numbers add up to community.

By the way, at some point this calendar and asscociated MP3s
will be moved to the ARCHIVES Department.

475 Francisco, btw Mason & Powell
San Francisco

Good food, good drink, free pool table.

. This series was sponsored by Poets & Writers, Inc. through a grant
it received from the James Irvine Foundation.

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