Today, Sunday, Feb 2 from 3-5 PM, Angela Alaimo O’Donnell we’ll be one of two featured readers at Carmine Street Metrics. The event will take place at Otto’s Shrunken Head, 558 E. 14th St. Angela has published three collections of poems, Saint Sinatra (2011), Moving House (2009), and, most recently, Waking My Mother (2013), and two chapbooks MINE (2007) and Waiting for Ecstasy (2009). Her work has been published in many journals and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, the Best of the Web Award, and the Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Imaginative Writing.
The Persuasions will be performing at the Studio Theater at Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx, NY on Thursday, February 6, 12:15pm. “They Still Ain’t Got No Band But They’re Still Making Music After All These Years” – A Celebration of Life, A Capella Music, and History. This event is sponsored by the Dept. of African & African-American Studies.
Honor Finnegan will be performing at the Irish Arts Center’s “Sunday’s at 7 on Feb 9th, 7pm . A great night of comedy with Honor providing the music. Curated by Fiona Walsh and Ann Design. Tickets for members is $10 and $12 for non-members. 553 W 51st St. NYC.
Singer Tara O’Grady will be at Why Not Jazz Room, 14 Christopher Street, in NYC’s West Village on Sunday, February 9, 9-11pm. $10 at the door. She will be joined by Pete Kennedy on guitar and David Shaich on bass. At the corner of Christopher St and Gay St in the West Village, a lovely coffee shop sits on the corner and plays records on a turn table. And below the turning and churning of Etta James and Colombian beans, nestled below the street, is a tiny jazz club where one can escape the cold and imagine the Village of Bob Dylan’s days.