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BOMB’s Winter Party!

First, watch Touching the Art.

Amazing, right? Good news! Casey Jane Ellison is hosting BOMB’s big end-of-the-year blowout. And! Magik Markers is playing. Oh man. When “Body Rot“first appeared I had it on repeat for six months.

Putting this together has been the best part of my job lately. I’m so damn excited. The full details:

BOMB’s Winter Party
Friday, December 18
Pioneer Works
Hosted by Casey Jane Ellison
Music by Magik Markers
DJs Chances with Wolves
Cocktail Hour Hosts Jem Cohen, Lynne Tillman, Ben Lerner, & David Grubbs
Videos by Kalup Linzy & Handbag Dynasty

 

Get a ticket! It comes with plenty of free drinks. And since the party’s a fundraiser to pay our writers and artists, the whole thing’s tax-deductible. Make your imaginary accountant proud.

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The Triple Canopy Party

The well-designed online literary journal Triple Canopy hosted a fundraising party for 177 Livingston last night in association with Light Industry and The Public School (“an open framework,” whatever that means). The event was packed to the rafters, with readings by Ed Park and Lynne Tillman. What followed was my favorite part of the evening, a screening of “Light Music” by Lis Rhodes.

Rhodes’s double projection is a seminal exploration of 16-mm optical sound—the on-screen abstraction is “read” by the projector as audio—and a classic of British expanded cinema.

-Triple Canopy

Although the party and crowd veered precipitously into 1970s loft-party-nostalgia at times, overall it was a fine evening and I look forward to more innovative programming like this. And if the crowd is any indication, there’s a hunger for it out there beyond the insular publishing world.

Ed Park reads

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