[5.10.06] [Utahna Faith]
OVER HERE: SOME LIT EVENTS IN U.S. CITIES THIS WEEK
Christian Champagne performs his Cirque de Dogris, "a satirical romp through the political landscape of post-Katrina New Orleans." Saturday, 7 October, 8pm, Liuzza's by the Track, 1518 North Lopez, New Orleans. $10.
Avanti Popolo! Italian-American Poets Divorce Columbus, Embrace Humanity, featuring readings from Diane de Prima, Giovanni Capone and Tommi Avicolli-Mecca (Editors of Hey Paesan: Writing by Lesbians and Gay Men of Italian Descent), James Tracy, Giancarlo Campagna, and Belly Dancing by Monica Berini. Monday, 9 October, 7pm. City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Avenue (at Broadway), North Beach, San Francisco. 415-362-8193. Free.
Kelly Link and Shelley Jackson read from their fiction collections. Sunday, 8 November, 7pm. KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (upstairs), New York.
Travis Jeppesen and Joshua Cohen, editors of Blatt Magazine, read in the Bookslut Reading Series. With Mark Danielewski. Wednesday, 11 October, 7:30pm. Hopleaf Bar, 5148 North Clark Street, Second Floor, Chicago. 773-334-9851.