Another week, another BOMBalert brought your way full of past BOMB notables currently making headlines. Click through to check out a handy list featuring info on Rona Pondick‘s new show, Mary Gaitskill‘s upcoming talk, Atom Egoyan‘s intriguing new movie featuring some intriguing actresses, and more. If you’re looking for things to see and do this week, we got your back, dear reader.
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RISD’s Museum of Art has a forthcoming exhibition, Pat Steir: Drawing Out of Line, which starts February 19th. Also, to complement this upcoming exhibit, next Friday there is an event, The Primacy of Paper, which will feature works from artists Kiki Smith and Sol LeWitt. Robert Pollard is set to release a new solo album, We All Got Out of the Army, on February 16h. Click through for more…
An installment of WNYC’s signature series The NEXT New York Conversation, Pen America’s Breakout: Voices From The Inside began with a brief introduction about Pen’s Prison Writing Program and its involvement in prisons by Jessica Hagedorn whose novels include Dream Jungle; The Gangster of Love, and Dogeaters, and then moved swiftly into readings of poems, stories, journal entries, and the memoirs submitted to Pen’s Prison Writing Competitions by incarcerated people.
Our friends at PEN America are hosting a big event next Monday, November 9, at WNYC’s Green Space to benefit PEN’s Prison Writing Program. Breakout: Voices from Inside, their second annual benefit reading and reception, featuring readings by Mary Gaitskill, Eric Bogosian, John Turturro, Patricia Smith, Jamal Joseph, Lemon Andersen, and others. As an installment of WNYC’s signature series “The NEXT New York Conversation,” this event will be broadcast and live-streamed, allowing incarcerated men and women with radio and/or internet access to listen to the event and join our audience.
The Brooklyn Book Festival is happening this Sunday, Sept. 13 and features an amazing line-up. BOMB will be there with our own event, as will be many past BOMB interviewees: Paul Auster, Jonathan Lethem and Mary Gaitskill (also interviewed 1990) in conversation, Colson Whitehead, A.M. Homes, Richard Price, Francine Prose, Cornelius Eady and Paul Muldoon.There will also be a panel discussion on the late, great Mahmoud Darwish. For those who cannot make it, there is Colm Tóibín’s excellent new novel Brooklyn. Across the Atlantic in London, Richard Nelson has adapted Nabakov’s Lolita into a 90-minute monologue at the National Theatre. A flurry of gallery openings the next few days: Kara Walker at Sikkema Jenkins, Allen Frame at Gitterman Gallery, Maya Lin and Sol LeWitt at PaceWildenstein, Jessica Stockholder at the Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery and Mike Kelley and Michael Smith at Sculpturecenter.
Lisa Cooley’s creative vision for her gallery, Lisa Cooley Fine Art in New York City’s Lower East Side, showcases her pleasurable perception.
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