Posts Tagged ‘GainVille Café’

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GV—Red Wheelbarrow Poets—January 31

January 21, 2020
Arthur Russell, musical guest, and Frank Rubino, featured poet

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.

7 PM, GainVille Café
17 Ames Avenue
Rutherford. 201-507-1800.

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GV—Book Launch, Jaco Bday Salute—Nov 15

November 6, 2019

The Magic Circle series returns to GainVille Café Friday, Nov. 15 for our annual Jaco Pastorius birthday salute and the launch of a great new book of poetry.

Featured reader will be DAVID MESSINEO and his new book of poems TWENTY MINUTES OF CALM. David is the longtime publisher of Sensations Magazine and the author of nine books of poetry.

Musical feature will be a birthday salute to JACO PASTORIUS featuring bass great and Jaco devotee JENNIFER VINCENT.

You don’t want to miss this!
A $9 cover includes coffee/tea, dessert.

Also featuring the RED WHEELBARROW POETS and the long-running BRING YOU’RE A GAME open mic.

7 PM, GainVille Café
17 Ames Avenue
Rutherford, 201-507-1800

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Gainville Reading Series Starts 11th Year with Mary Ma and Acoustic Joe!

June 17, 2019
Mary Ma and Acoustic Joe

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.

7 PM, GainVille Café
17 Ames Avenue
Rutherford
201-507-1800

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GV—Electric Poetry & Music, Anton Yakovlev’s Book Launch—May 31

May 13, 2019

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.

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GV—POW 3 Celebration—March 29

March 21, 2019

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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.

A $9 cover includes coffee/tea, dessert.

7 PM, GainVille Café
17 Ames Avenue, Rutherford
201-507-1800

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GV—Claudia Serea book launch-Jan 25

January 7, 2019

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Twoxism
, a new book by Claudia Serea & Maria Haro

Claudia Serea and Maria Haro are launching their book, Twoxism, published by 8th House Publishing, Montreal, Canada, at Gainville Cafe on Friday night, 01/25/2019, at 7PM.

Twoxism is a 116-pages, full color book of poetry-photography collaborations with photographer Maria Haro. See more info here.

Musical guest: John Dull.
Hosted by Mark Fogarty.

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 book is also available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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GV-Don Zirilli book launch—Nov 30

November 27, 2018

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New book by Don Zirilli

Don Zirilli launches his book, Heaven’s Not For You, published by Karen Kelsey Davies at Kelsey Books, at the Gainville Cafe on Friday night, 11/30, at 7PM.

Musical guest: Afro-Peruvian jazz singer Corina Bartra.

Please join us!

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.

Buy the book on Amazon.

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GV-Jim Klein book launch—Nov. 9

November 5, 2018

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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.

Read excerpts, details, and advance praise at Errant Pigeon Press: https://www.errantpigeon.com/the-preembroidered-moment

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GV – It’s Here! Red Wheelbarrow 11 Launching

September 12, 2018

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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 The Red 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 The Red 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.

An $9 cover includes coffee/tea, dessert.

7 PM, GainVille Café
17 Ames Avenue
Rutherford
201-507-1800

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GV – Lauren O’Brien and Claudia Serea

June 14, 2018

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.

GainVille Café
17 Ames Avenue, Rutherford
201-507-1800.