New York, NY, April 22, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Brownstone Poets presents poets Philip Beitchman and Michael Schwartz on Tuesday, May 15 at 7 p.m. at the Linger Café & Lounge. Linger for a few hours and enjoy the quaint and cozy café ambiance conveniently located near several subways and Downtown Brooklyn. Feast on tapas and delectable pastries and cookies. The café’s creative menu varies from week to week. Relax with a glass of wine or beer, a cup of coffee or herbal tea while listening to great poetry. There’s an open mic as well. Poetry does grow in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.
The Brownstone Poets presents:
Philip Beitchman and Michael Schwartz
Tuesday, May 15
Starts at 7 p.m. – Sign up at 6:45 p.m.
Linger Café & Lounge
533 Atlantic Ave. (between 3rd and 4th Avenues)
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Take the N, R, or D to Atlantic Avenue/Pacific Street
2, 3, 4, 5, B, or Q to Atlantic Avenue
F to Jay Street and change for the R at Metro Tech and get off at Avenue/Pacific Street
G to Hoyt-Schermerhorn and walk along Hoyt Street to Atlantic Avenue
$3 donation + food/drink (wine and beer available) - Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
A scholar, translator and teacher, Philip Beitchman, born in 1939, published four monographs in the humanities: I Am A Process With No Subject (University Press of Florida, 1988); Alchemy of the Word: Cabala of the Renaissance (SUNY Press, 1998); The View From Nowhere: Essays in Mysticism, Literature and Philosophy (University Press of America, 2001); and translated many others, including works by Jean Baudrillard (Simulations, Fatal Strategies), Paul Virilio (Aesthetics of Disappearance) and Robert Redeker (Depression and Philosophy). His recent publications are the Theatre of Naturalism: Disappearing Act (Peter Lang, 2011) and Getting Back, his first book of poetry (2011, Lulu).
Michael Schwartz is an artist of the page, stage, and screen, and is also a college professor. Among the awards he's won for his writing, was the Interpreting Brooklyn grant from the Brooklyn Historical Society, for his poems, short stories, monologues, and songs. One of his poems will be published in the upcoming Spiny Babbler, an anthology book of New York poets. Schwartz has been performing his work on a continuing tour throughout the land often on the sand at the edge of the sea.