Further Rockpile Adventures: David Meltzer and Michael Rothenberg On The Road Again

David Meltzer and Michael Rothenberg On The Road Again

Wednesday, Sept. 8th, 7:00 pm

Arts at the Olean Public Library
with David Meltzer and Michael Rothenberg

Olean Public Library
134 North 2nd st.
Orlean, NY 14760
1 (716) 372-0200


Thursday, Sept. 9th, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Poetry Class with David Meltzer and Michael Rothenberg
Liberal Arts Faculty Commons
Free and open to the public

Rochester Institute of Technology
One Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623
1 (585) 475-2411


Thursday, Sept. 9th, 7:00 – 10:00 pm


Finger Lakes Community College
with David Meltzer and Michael Rothenberg
and Fingerlake Community College Student Musicians.

ROCKPILE is a collaboration between David Meltzer — legendary poet, musician, and essayist — and Michael Rothenberg, poet, songwriter, and editor of Big Bridge Press. In the tradition of the troubadour and with the spirit of collaboration, the duo will perform poetry, composed on the road, with FLCC student musicians.

Fingerlakes C. C.
4340 Lakeshore Dr.
Canandaigua (whew!), NY
1 (585) 394-3500


Friday, Sept. 10th, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

The Flying Squirrel Poetry Series presents An Evening of Radical Poetry with Janine Vega, David Meltzer, Sam Abrams and Michael Rothenberg featuring the jazz/blues sounds of The Overcompensator. To be followed by a poetry jam at Clarissa’s Jazz Club next door at 9 pm

Flying Squirrel Community Space
285 Clarissa St.
Rochester, NY 14608
1 (585) 415-7808


Saturday, Sept. 11th, 2:00 pm
Wheeler Hill Poetry Reading
with David Meltzer and Michael Rothenberg
Celebrates publication of Rothenberg’s
My Youth As A Train (Foothills Publishing)
Hosted by Michael Czarnecki & Foothills Publishing

Czarnecki Homestead on Wheeler Hill

(607) 566-3881


Tue., Sep. 14, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.


Talking Leaves…Books & Just Buffalo Literary Center present

Visiting poets David Meltzer & Michael Rothenberg
with Buffalo’s Other Side Jazz Trio
$8 general, $6 students/seniors, $5 HW, JBLC, & TLB members

After their coast-to-coast U.S. tour in 2009 www.bigbridge.org/rockpile, poets David Meltzer and Michael Rothenberg return to Buffalo to continue their celebration and exploration of music and poetry collaboration, making and breaking new ground in an exclusive performance with Buffalo’s very own Other Side featuring Douglas Dreishpoon, Kelly Bucheger, and Danny Ziemann.

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