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Posts made in January, 2008

Next Reading and Book Party! (New York City, again!)

Posted by on Jan 29, 2008 in Ed, Writing | 2 comments

Next Reading and Book Party! (New York City, again!)

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New York City Readings Were a Blast!

Posted by on Jan 26, 2008 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

New York City Readings Were a Blast!

Gathering of some tribes at the Sulu Series at the Bowery Poetry Club, from left to right: Lisa Chen (author of Mouth), Thaddeus Rutkowski (author of Roughhouse and Techted), Nhan (founding member, Peeling the Banana), Vincent Young (founding member, Asian American Writers’ Workshop), Mr. Excitement himself and Bino Realuyo (co-founder of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, author of The Umbrella Country and The Gods We Worship Live Next Door, and editor of The NuyorAsian...

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Time for Tourin’

Posted by on Jan 15, 2008 in Asian American, Ed | 2 comments

Time for Tourin’

Corky Lee’s original photograph used for the cover of “This Is a Bust.” The Pagoda movie theater was torn down in the 80s. Well, I’m about to embark on the first leg of the tour for “This Is a Bust.” Thursday, Sunday and then Tuesday. I’m feeling good, though I haven’t yet decided what parts I’m going to read. Definitely Chapter 1, which is the setup for 1976 and all. Back when I did readings for Waylaid, I would just jump in and start...

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Thumbs-Up for New Colony Six / RJM Band Album “Sides”

Posted by on Jan 7, 2008 in Music | 0 comments

Thumbs-Up for New Colony Six / RJM Band Album “Sides”

(Left, the New Colony Six and RJM Band collection “Sides.” Center, Ray Graffia back in the day. Right, Ray rocking out in November 2007 in New York City.) Here’s the verdict on New Colony Six’s “Sides” album — it’s pretty essential listening for all you garage music fans. Of primary interest to the most Nugget-headed is the unearthing of a monstrous version of “Rap-A-Tap” — apparently the version favored by the songwriters...

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