Sunday, August 26, 2007

St.Louis Mag!



Check out the srticle Stefene Russell did on us for St.Louis Magazine here:http://www.stlmag.com/media/St-Louis-Magazine/September-2007/Born-Into-This/

Also below is the most final information for Day of The Dead Beats in November.


Day of The Dead Beats.An evening of ressurection as St.Louis’ finest local poets recite the poetry of the long dead Beat Generation.Readers so far will be:

Mariah Richardson (Actress, filmmaker, poet and playwright): reading Amiri Baraka
Stefene Russell (poet, actress, Senior Editor and writer at St. Louis Magazine http://www.stlmag.comand 52nd City editor): reading Ann Waldman or Diane DiPrima
Joseph Sulier (poet and Get Born organizer): reading Charles Bukowski
Philip Gounis (literary journalist, poet, concert and book reviewer http://www.ihaveatheory.com): reading Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Matthew Questionmark (poet): reading Herbert Huncke
Joe Unfortunate (poet): reading Kenneth Patchen
K. Curtis Lyle (St. Louis Warrior Poet and writer for the St. Louis American http://www.stlamerican.com): reading Bob Kaufmann
Ann Haubrich (co-host of KDHX’s "Literature for the Halibut"): reading Jack Kerouac
Brett Underwood (Writer, producer, gadabout, bartender and Day of the Dead Beats organizer): reading William S. Burroughs
Michael Castro (poet): reading Gregory Corso
Mama Blu: ???
Kevin McCameron (St. Louis Poetry SLAM! master): ??? Reading "HOWL": ???
Aaron Belz (Poet and Observable Readings organizer): Michael McClure
Bob Wilcox (theater and film critic and co-host of dhTV’s "Two on the Aisle"): ???
Agnes Wilcox: ???
Chris King (editor of the St. Louis American and co-founder of Poetry Scores): Kenneth Rexroth
Ken Brown (poet, author, plant man): Bob Dylan
Greg Hazleton (Washington University grad student/English instructor and bartender): reading Gary Snyder

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Ok,lots and lots of big news to get on with.First off,there are a bunch of new pictures from our last reading on August 6th posted here http://www.myspace.com/getbornbeat and videos here www.youtube.com/getbornxvolume1 .Secondly our next reading event will be an extra special one,details below.

Sunday September 16th
@ The Royale ( www.theroyale.com )
8-10 P.M.
Free!

Get Born presents a classic St.Louis poets showcase!

Featuring:K. Curtis Lyle
Philip Gounis
Chris King
Matthew Freeman
Joseph Sulier'
Joe Wetteroth
Mathieu Paul

Also featuring DJ Joe Wetteroth spinning jazz and soul,freedom music,throughout the evening.Come out and enjoy St.Louis' finest food and spirits and dig on some of the greatest poets and poetry St.Louis has to offer.


After that we will have another Duffs reading on Monday October 1st,details to come soon.November will be a huge month for Get Born,to begin with on November 2nd Joseph Sulier and Joe Wetteroth will be participating in the annual Day of The Dead Beats poetry reading at The Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood.The reading features St.Louis' finest poets ressurecting the poetry of our long gone Beat Generation poets.So far the line-up consists of Brett Underwood-William S. Burroughs,Joseph Sulier'-Charles Bukowski,Joe-Wetteroth-Kenneth Patchen,and more TBA.More info. on all of this as it develops.Immediately following DOTDB,Joseph Sulier',Mathieu Paul,Joe Wetteroth,and Jim Swill will be embarking on their first ever reading tour going through the Midwest and up the East Coast,below you will find the tentative dates,if you can provide any help with some of these please pass it along our way.

11/03 Chicago Illinois @ Quimbys Books
11/04 Detroit Michigan @ TBA
11/05 Cincinnati Ohio @ TBA
11/06 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
11/07 New York New York @ TBA
11/08 Day off to visit Lowell Massachusetts
11/09 Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Please keep an eye out for the September issue of St.Louis Magazine www.stlmag.com which will feature a big article on Get Born and also write-ups of other local things worth checking out.Last but not least go order the newest issue of our favorite local comic book Sap,it features a full page poem by Joseph Sulier' on the back cover www.myspace.com/jeff_worm .