Thursday, October 8, 2009

Martha Colburn's films + Mudang Rouge at DROM, Oct. 28

Really looking forward to this night:

Electric Literature presents:
Electric Nights featuring Miho Hatori and authors Michael Cunningham & Jim Shepard

$12 General Admission

Electric Nights

A night of creative cross-pollination, genre mixing, drink mixing, and message mixing to celebrate the release of Electric Literature No. 2

Electric Literature is a bi-monthly collection of five short stories that capture readers and leads them somewhere exciting, unexpected, and meaningful. Our mission is to use innovative distribution and new media to return the short story to a place of prominence in popular culture.

Wednesday, October 28th, 7:30pm – 10:30pm (doors – 7pm)

Electric Literature presents Electric Nights featuring Featuring Miho Hatori’s NEW OPTIMISM, authors Michael Cunningham and Jim Shepard, and the films of Martha Colburn with MUDANG ROUGE

Admission: $12, Drink specials all night long.

At DROM, in the heart of the East Village
85 Avenue A, (between 5th St & 6th St) (212) 777-1157

7:30 - The films of Martha Colburn with live musical accompaniment by MUDANG ROUGE

Jerry Lim - kayagum & guitar, Evan Rapport - sax, Chuck Bettis - electronics & throat, + special guest Josh Blair - percussion.

8:30 - “Reading That’s Bad For You”

Featuring: Michael Cunningham, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Hours, and author of A Home At the End of the World, and Specimen Days.

Jim Shepard, author of six novels, including Project X, and three story collections, including Love and Hydrogen and Like You'd Understand, Anyway, which was nominated for the National Book Award and won The Story Prize.

9:30 Miho Hatori’s NEW OPTIMISM

Featuring Miho Hatori, former vocalist of Cibo Matto, aka “Noodle” in Gorrilaz

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