RED WHEELBARROW POETS ROCKING GAINVILLE CAFÉ ON JAN. 31
The Magic Circle series returns to GainVille Café Friday, January 31, 2020, for an exciting double feature of Red Wheelbarrow Poets. FRANK RUBINO will be the featured poet, and ARTHUR RUSSELL, who has featured before at GainVille, will return, as featured musician!
Frank, one of the managing editors of The Red Wheelbarrow and a member of the RWP writing workshop, has been published in such magazines as DMQ Review and Caliban.
Arthur has performed with his guitar several times at GainVille and at the Red Wheelbarrow anthology launch at the Meadowlands Museum.
Also featuring the rest of the RED WHEELBARROW POETS in the long-running BRING YOUR A GAME open mic.
A $9 cover (hardship? See me and I will get you in!) includes coffee/tea and dessert.
The Magic Circle series returns to GainVille Café Friday, June 28 as we begin our 11th year (!) of poetry and music in Rutherford. Our poetry feature will be MARY MA, author of the chapbook Windows, Mirrors. Mary is a disabled, queer, non-binary writer and educator and a member of the Red Wheelbarrow Poet’s’ poetry workshop.
Our musical guest will be guitarist ACOUSTIC APOTHECARY JOE DELGIODICE, who has played in our open many times and in the Tribe of Uncles.
Also featuring the Red Wheelbarrow Poets’ Bring-Your-A-Game open mic. A $9 cover includes coffee/tea, dessert.
ELECTRIC POETRY AND MUSIC, ANTON YAKOVLEV’S BOOK LAUNCH AT GAINVILLE
The Magic Circle series returns to GainVille Café Friday on May 31, celebrating the beginning of summer. ANTON YAKOVLEV will be launching his latest book of poetry, “Chronos Dines Alone.” Among his many accomplishments, Anton is the 2018 winner of the James Tate Poetry Prize. Musical feature will be THE ELECTRIC POET GATHERING with GEORGE PERENY. George will have both music and poetry on tap.
Also featuring the Red Wheelbarrow Poets’ Bring-Your-A-Game open mic. Hosted by the poet Mark Fogarty.
A $9 cover includes coffee/tea, dessert. 7 PM, GainVille Café, 17 Ames Avenue, Rutherford. 201-507-1800.
IRISH, LATINX, AND POETIC CULTURES COMBINE AT GAINVILLE ON MARCH 29!
The Magic Circle series returns to GainVille Café Friday, March 29, at 7 PM. We speak all kinds of creative this time! Our musical feature is Irish piper BRENDAN FOGARTY and Irish vocalist FIONA CONWAY in a popular St. Patrick’s Day encore. Latinx poet and prose writer REBECCA CARVALHO will demonstrate her focus on relationships/sex, wellness, food, and travel/leisure. And workshop poets from the POEM OF THE WEEK 3 anthology will share their best-in-show poetry. Also featuring the Red Wheelbarrow Poets’ Bring-Your-A-Game open mic.
NEW BOOK BY Jim Klein
The Magic Circle returns to GainVille Cafe Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 PM for the launch of Jim Klein’s new book THE PREEMBROIDERED MOMENT (Errant Pigeon Press). Musical guest will be Joe Jacovino.
The Red Wheelbarrow Poets Bring-Your-A-Game open mic with generous reading times follows. $9 includes coffee/tea and dessert.
17 Ames Ave. Rutherford, New Jersey tel. 201-507-1800.
The Red Wheelbarrow 11 is launching at GainVille Café on Friday, September 28, 2018, an event hosted by Mark Fogarty. Mark hosts the GainVille Cafe reading series and is one of The Red Wheelbarrow’ three managing editors.
The feature at both launches is all the poets we are publishing. As your work is in TheRed Wheelbarrow # 11, we would be delighted if you join us and read from your poems that we’ve published.
Each year’s Red Wheelbarrow spotlights and presents an in-depth look at the poetry of one of our community’s members. We are very excited and happy to announce that TheRed Wheelbarrow # 11’s featured poet is Jim Klein. It is a delight and a true honor to showcase Jim’s work this year. Jim is a true poetry hero, the father of our Red Wheelbarrow community, and a master poet at the top of his game.
CHANTEUSE TIME AT GAINVILLE! LAUREN O’BRIEN AND CLAUDIA SEREA
The Magic Circle series returns to GainVille Café Thursday, July 26 (note different day of the week as the Café is closed Fridays in the summer). Glorious NYC chanteuse LAUREN O’BRIEN will be the musical guest, featuring her Shock and Moxie Tour with guitarist MICHAEL SMALE. Featured poet will be our own glorious poetic chanteuse, CLAUDIA SEREA. Also featuring the Red Wheelbarrow Poets’ Bring-Your-A-Game open mic. A $9 cover includes coffee/tea, dessert. 7 PM.