Plop Cabaret – July 17, 2010 Beacon Hill

From Josie Davis:

Fluff that Pillow … You’re Invited!Plop Cabaret

Pie & Wine on the House.
$10 General Seating

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Anastacia Tolbert is a multifarious mix of grit, sunshine, alphabet juice & butterflies. She is a writer, performance artist, documentarian, teacher and workshop facilitator.

Graham Isaac is a writer who grew up in various parts of Northwestern Washington, getting his BA in Creative Writing from Western Washington University in Bellingham prior to spending two years in Wales, where he earned an MA in Media and Creative Writing. While in Wales he co-founded The Crunch, an open mic night for poetry and prose and partnered with the Southbank Centre and Dylan Thomas Centre on the Global Poetry System project and website. He currently lives and writes in Seattle, interns at ZAPP at Richard Hugo House. Poems of his have appeared in Jeopardy, Roundyhouse and other places.

Paul Nelson founded SPLAB, wrote Organic Poetry, A Time Before Slaughter, interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Robin Blaser, Wanda Coleman, Eileen Myles & writes American Sentences daily.

Wilson Shook is an improvising saxophonist living in Seattle, Washington. Wilson’s music emphasizes focus, texture, chance and exploration. Wilson currently performs solo, as well as with the Gust Burns Quartet, ‘A Saxophone Quartet’ (with Paul Hoskin, Kelvin Pittman and Tyler Wilcox), (with Ben Bennett and Ryan Jewell) and in various ad hoc and piece-oriented collaborations. Wilson is the director of Gallery 1412, an artist collective and performance space, and is a member of the Seattle Improvised Music board of directors.

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About Splabman

Poet & interviewer Paul E Nelson founded SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) & the Cascadia Poetry Festival. Since 1993, SPLAB has produced hundreds of poetry events & 600 hours of interview programming with legendary poets & whole systems activists including Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Joanne Kyger, Robin Blaser, Diane di Prima, Daphne Marlatt, Nate Mackey, George Bowering, Barry McKinnon, José Kozer, Brenda Hillman & many others. Paul’s books include American Prophets (interviews 1994-2012) (2018) American Sentences (2015) A Time Before Slaughter (2009) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (2013). Co-Editor of Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia (2015), 56 Days of August: Poetry Postcards (2017) and Samthology: A Tribute to Sam Hamill (2019) Make it True meets Medusario (2019), he’s presented poetry/poetics in London, Brussels, Nanaimo, Qinghai & Beijing, China, has had work translated into Spanish, Chinese & Portuguese & writes an American Sentence every day. Awarded a residency at The Lake, from the Morris Graves Foundation in Loleta, CA, he’s published work in Golden Handcuffs Review, Zen Monster, Hambone, and elsewhere. Winner of the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from The Capilano Review, he is engaged in a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia and lives in Rainier Beach, in the Cascadia bioregion’s Cedar River watershed.
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