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Michael McClure
jams & reads with
Detroit performance poet
M.L. Liebler

Saturday, August 27, at 7:30
Poetry Flash at Cody's
Cody's Books
2454 Telegraph Avenue (at Haste)

Cody's: 510-845-7852 / Poetry Flash: 510-525-5476
$2 at the door

Verse Theater Manhattan presents

V K T M S, a play by Michael McClure

directed by James Milton
549 West 52nd Street (btwn. 10 & 11th), Third Floor, NY
MAY 5 ­- MAY 29
Thursday-Saturday at 8PM, Sunday at 7PM $15

Michael McClure
Reading at the London Review Bookshop
Tuesday, August 3, 2004

London Review Books

The reading takes place at 7pm at LRB, which is located at 14 Bury Place, London.

For tickets, please contact the London Review Bookshop. You can reach them by email at books@lrbshop.co.uk, or by telephone at 00 44 (0)20 7269 9030. The LRB website is located at http://www.lrb.co.uk.

Litkicks 24-hour Poetry Party
to include new poems
by Michael McClure

The Litkicks 24 HOUR POETRY PARTY will take place completely online, starting at Friday, july 23, 12 noon EST & will last exactly 24 hours. Michael McClure has contributed several new poems for this event.

The Litkicks staff tell us, "We're going to do some writing challenges, listen to some music, talk about stuff. We asked a few writers to contribute new work for us to present to the world during this event, and we're particularly proud to introduce a very cool set of new poems by Michael Mcclure of Oakland. There are more surprises coming which we'll talk about later."

See LITKICKS.COM for complete information on this exciting event!

BY Michael McClure

based on James Shirley's The Cardinal
directed by Melissa Hillman


Magic Theatre

Landmark Building D
Fort Mason Center, San Francisco

Award-winning playwright and Magic Theatre founder Michael McClure returns to the Magic!

Michael McClure, recipient of three Obies, has premiered over 20 plays at the Magic, and the Award-winning Josephine the Mouse Singer. He now returns to the Magic with an imaginative take on James Shirleyıs Elizabethan revenge tragedy The Cardinal.

Free to Magic subscribers. $10 suggested donation for others.
For reservations, please call (415) 441-8822.

For more information please visit www.magictheatre.org/pages/news_spr04.shtml#redsnake.

Michael McClure at SUNY Ulster, Tuesday April 20, 2004

Michael McClure will be reading and speaking at Suny Ulster College
1. Discussion of Art and Nature at 10:30 am in Vanderlyn Student Hall.
2. Reading (very old and new unpublished poetry) will be in the Quimby Theater at 7:30 p.m.
Both events are on the Stony Ridge Campus.

Ray Manzarek and Michael McClure

will be performing their music and poetry
at the
University of Colorado at Denver
Thursday April 22nd
855 Lawrence Way, Denver
in the Kenneth King Center
6:00 p m curtain

Michael McClure & Jerome Rothenberg
Thursday, March 18, 7pm
City Lights Books, San Francisco

Jerome Rothenberg and Michael McClure celebrate the release of Maria Sabina: Selections, translated by Jerome Rothenberg, & published by University of California Press.

Visit the City Lights Books events webpage for more information.

20 Questions with Michael McClure and a previously unpublished 1986 poem, "The Dante Canto Illustration (4)" have just been published in the 5th Anniversary issue issue of MILK MAG. Check it out!

Clay Canvas by Amy Evans McClure
Something of India: A Time Morph by Michael McClure
Glimmers of India: Clay Canvases by Amy Evans McClure

has just been published at BIG BRIDGE. http://www.bigbridge.org/chapbook2.htm

Terry Riley Composer Terry Riley and Michael McClure are wrapping up a CD of poems from PLUM STONES and from Michael's "beast language" poems in GHOST TANTRAS. It will be released in Spring 2004.

Terry Riley starred at the recent San Francisco Jazz Festival, where the Kronos Quartet performed the premiere of his new piece SUN RINGS.

The Fall 2003 issue of Threepenny Review features Michael McClure's "Seven Things About Kenneth Rexroth." It's available from The Threepenny Review, P.O. Box 9131, Berkeley, California 94709. Price is $7 + $5 shipping. Or, check your local bookstore.

Michael McClure's "Suite for John Ashbery" has just been published in SAL MIMEO #3.

SAL MIMEO is available from Larry Fagin, 437 E 12th St. #18, New York, NY, 10009

Rod Phillips' book, MICHAEL McCLURE, has just been published by Boise State University, as the latest in their Western Writers Series. This critical exploration of Michael McClure's oeuvre includes biographical information & context interwoven through Phillips' thoughtful examinations of McClure's books.

The book is available for $10 through Empty Mirror Books.

Phillips is also the author of FOREST BEATNIKS & URBAN THOREAUS.

Michael McClure's new collection of poems, PLUM STONES: CARTOONS OF NO HEAVEN was reviewed by John Aiello in the August issue of the online magazine, The Electric Review. Check it out here.

Ray Manzarek


Ray's new website, RayManzarek.com has just been launched. There you'll find information on the Doors 21st Century, a discography, information on books, video, appearances, & events.

Love Her Madly DVD

Ray's movie, Love Her Madly, has just been released on DVD. You can get all the details or order a copy here.

The Doors 21st Century

We've gathered a few recent reviews of The Doors concerts:
Wallingford, Connecticut
Boston, Massachusetts
Chicago, Illinois

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