Lowell Celebrates Kerouac! Poetry & Jazz

Sunday March 9 7pm, donations appreciated!


Steve Dalachinsky – poet [NYC]
More info here and video here.
Yuko Otomo – poet [NYC]
More info here and video here.
Peter Eliopolis – poet, mc [Lowell]
Jenifer Gelineau – violin
Kit Demos – bass
John McLellan – drums
Walter Wright – electronics
Tabula Rasa: [Lowell]
Jeff Lipsky – live art
Zachary – guitar

Steve Dalachinsky will be Mike Flynn’s guest on Almost Acoustic on 91.5FM WUML Lowell this Saturday to talk about his upcoming appearance at 119 Gallery.

Steve Dalachinsky is a New York downtown poet. He is active in the poetry, music, art and music- Free jazz scene.cDalachinsky was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1946. He has been writing poetry for many years and has worked with such musicians as William Parker, Susie Ibarra, Matthew Shipp, Roy Campbell, Daniel Carter, Sabir Mateen, Mat Maneri, Federico Ughi, Loren Mazzacane Connors, Rob Brown, Tim Barnes and Jim O’Rourke. He has appeared at most of the Vision Festivals, an Avant-jazz festival involving many of these musicians. He also appears often at the Knitting Factory. Dalachinsky’s books include “A Superintendent’s Eyes” (Hozomeen Press 2000), his PEN Award Winning book The Final Nite & Other Poems: Complete Notes From A Charles Gayle Notebook 1987-2006 (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2006), a compendium of poetry written while watching saxophonist Charles Gayle perform throughout New York City in that time period, and “Logos and Language”, co-authored with pianist Matthew Shipp (RogueArt 2008) and Reaching Into The Unknown, a collaboration with French photographer Jacques Bisceglia (RogueArt 2009). Dalachinsky’s other publications include Trial and Error in Paris from Loudmouth Collective Press and Quicksand from Isis Press. His spoken word albums include Incomplete Directions, I thought it was the end of the world then the end of the world happened again with Federico Ughi, and Phenomena of Interference with Matthew Shipp. Dalachinsky’s work has appeared in the following journals on & off line: Big Bridge, Milk, Unlikely Stories, Sensitive Skin, Xpressed, Ratapallax, Evergreen Review, Long Shot, Alpha Beat Soup, Xtant, Blue Beat Jacket, N.Y. Arts Magazine, Tribes, The Helix, 6×6, Cannot Exist, Home Planet News, Polisz, Unarmed, The GW Review, Gare Maritime, Alternating Current, Bathtub Gin, 88, The Wandering Hermit Review, Mima’amakim, Lost and Found Times and many others. Dalachinsky has written extensively for the Brooklyn Rail.

Yuko Otomo is a visual artist & a bilingual poet (poetry & haiku). She also writes art criticism, essays & does translation. Her work has been shown in various gallery spaces such as Tribes Gallery, Anthology Film Archives Courthouse Gallery, ABC No Rio, Brecht Forum, Gallery 128 & Vision Festival. She has read her poetic works in Poetry Project at St. Mark’s, PS1, Queens Museum, Bowery Poetry Club, Tribes Gallery, CUNY Graduate Ctr., Lowell Celebrates Kerouac Festival, Jazz @ Home (Paris), Stone Temple (Germany), A-Bomb Memorial Reading (Japan) and more.

Produced by Rick Breault, LCK! and 119 Gallery. Collage by Steve Dalachinsky.

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