[Local events] FWD: Tonight! Lindsay Hill, Paul Longo, Gratillium at INFK
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Tue Jul 26 13:20:14 PDT 2011
from Jamalieh Haley & Donald Dunbar:
/If Not For Kidnap poetry series presents/
with musical guest Gratillium
Tuesday, July 26
3968 SE Mall St., Apt A
Portland, OR 97202
If you show up at 7:30 Tuesday night to If Not For Kidnap you will hear
BEAUTIFUL MUSIC, BEAUTIFUL POETRY, and see BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE. Plus, FEEL
BEAUTIFUL by being part of aural illustration.
There is a donation jar to help the readers out, and provide you with
delicious things. The donation jar also accepts delicious things. All
are welcome -- come and say "hi"!
*Lindsay Hill* was born in San Francisco and is a graduate of Bard
College. His most recently published books are: /The Empty Quarter
/and/Contango/ (both from Singing Horse Press, San Diego). Recent work
has appeared in /Peaches & Bats, New American Writing, /and/Peep/Show/
(peepshowpoetry.blogspot.com). Lindsay lives in Portland with his wife,
the painter Nita Hill.
*Paul Longo* lives in Portland, where he's learning to say "I got it all
in the world," and to keep plants alive. At work he develops medical
devices that stop lethal bleeding. After work he and his friends are
collaborating on the perfect compliment. He has degrees in poetry and
engineering, and was once co-editor of the Sonora Review. His poems have
appeared in Best New Poets and a few other places.
*Gratitillium* was formed in 2008 by Portland folk artist Nick Caceres.
After recording makeshift songs on just his macbook with a built in mic,
Caceres released this 'creation' as a full length debut under the name
/Gratitillium Vol 1/, on local indie favorite Tender Loving Empire
records. A band was etched around the initial album, and after a series
of local shows at venues from the Green House to the Doug Fir and
everything in between, Gratitillium was ready to hit the road in 2010 on
a west coast tour, after releasing the EP/middle album, of full band
versions of six songs off of the initial full length. The album was
titled /Wild Alive, Vol 1.5/ and was a self release, with a release show
held at the Holocene with guests Pancake Breakfast and Tiger House in
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