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Trickhouse Live: An Integrative Arts and Performance Series
w/Brian Blanchfield, Jen Hofer, & Molly McCloy

Tuesday, October 16
7-9 p.m.
$5 Suggested Donation


Trickhouse Live is co-organized by TC Tolbert, Assistant Director of Casa Libre and Noah Saterstrom, founder/ curator of Trickhouse.org.

in·te·gra·tive adj \ˈ in-tə- ˌ grā-tiv\
combining and coordinating diverse elements into a whole

Trickhouse Live is an integrative arts series that brings together people working with words, images, sounds, videos, and a variety of performances. The series serves as a venue for visiting artists to interact with local artists and for the borders between genres and mediums to be permeable. Trickhouse Live is a physical world extension of the online cross-genre arts journal, Trickhouse.org which is based in Tucson.

Performer Bios

Brian Blanchfield is a poet and nonfiction writer whose poems and essays have appeared recently in The Nation, The Brooklyn Rail, Boston ReviewMaggy, Lana Turner, The Poetry Project Newsletter, Denver Quarterly, A Public SpaceThe Paris Review, in the buses and trams of cities in the Mountain West, and in the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts at Harvard (as part of a show by his sometime collaborator Jesse Aron Green). Other collaborative work, interviews and dialogues are forthcoming in Like Starlings, Evening Will Come, and Chicago Review. He is the author of Not Even Then, a book of poems published by University of California Press.

Jen Hofer is a Los Angeles-based poet, translator, social justice interpreter, teacher, knitter, book-maker, public letter-writer, urban cyclist, and co-founder of the language justice and literary activism collaborative Antena. Her translations include the homemade chapbook En las maravillas/In Wonder (Libros Antena/Antena Books, 2012); Ivory Black, a translation of Negro marfil by Myriam Moscona (Les Figues Press 2011); sexoPUROsexoVELOZ and Septiembre, a translation from Dolores Dorantes by Dolores Dorantes (Counterpath Press and Kenning Editions, 2008); lip wolf, a translation of lobo de labio by Laura Solórzano (Action Books, 2007); and Sin puertas visibles: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by Mexican Women (Ediciones Sin Nombre and University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003). Her recent and forthcoming books are available from a range of autonomous small presses, including Atelos, Dusie Books, Insert Press, Litmus Press, Palm Press, and Subpress. Most recently she has been hand-sewing quilted poems; her installation “Uncovering: A Quilted Poem Made from Donated and Foraged Materials from Wendover, Utah” is currently on view at the CLUI.

Tucson writer Molly McCloy holds an Nonfiction M.F.A. from The New School and has won two Moth Story Slams. Her work has been published in NerveSwink, and Slate. Find out more at  www.mollymccloy.com.






Past Events:

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April 2012

March 2012

February 2012

January 2012

December 2011

October 2011

October 2011

March 2011

January 2011

December 2010

November 2010

October 2010

September 2010


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