Eric Acosta and friends explore GOOS I through reading and singing, at the Underbelly Reading Series.
Recorded on Friday, April 22, 2022 at Kezira Cafe in Seattle, alongside the Jim O’Halloran Trio (Jim O’Halloran (Flute), Dean Schmidt (Bass), and Ehssan Karimi (Drums)).
I had the opportunity to see The Microphones play at the Capitol Theater in Olympia this past Sunday. I managed to capture the recording in full and it’s available here:
“Winter Treatment, Part One” was performed last night with the Jim O’Halloran Trio at Kezira in Columbia City. Here is the recording, which I think turned out quite nicely:
I very much enjoyed a recent performance with the Jim O’Halloran Trio (specifically Jim on flute, Osama Afifi on bass, and D’Vonne Lewis on drums). The call and response format was new for me. Here is a low res recording (thanks GoPro!) that at least captures the gist of it.
Excited to post my last performance of poetry alongside Jim O’Halloran and friends, at Kezira Cafe in Columbia City, Seattle. While the poem has nothing to do with its predecessor, Return to Rain, it is the spiritual successor. Note the details in the video’s description: The Fiend of Leschi, a poem performed by Greg Bem with the Jim O’Halloran Trio. Recorded at Kezira Restaurant in Columbia City, Seattle, on 11/19/21. Device used: Galaxy S21+. Edited
On January 31, 2020, Sherwin Bitsui with Elee Kraljii Gardiner read at the Richard Hugo House and I had the pleasure of listening from the front row. Below are the tracks from this event, which included a conversation/Q&A after each poet read. Part 1: Elee Part 2: Sherwin Part 3: Conversation
From the January 17, 2020 event at Seattle Town Hall: A Scribe Called Quess?: Dismantling the Colonial Legacy. Learn more about Quess at his website. Nikkita Oliver performed poetry and interviewed Quess after the talk. The recording (MP3) is 101 minutes:
The 2020 MLA Offsite Reading, which featured mostly poetry, occurred at Town Hall Seattle yesterday. There were many readers, and most of them read for 2 minutes or less. The event was broken into three parts, with three hosts. The recording, which I made happen with my new H6, is below. Audio is minimally edited, as usual, but at least complete. I have listed all of the poets along with the host. The event is