Thursday, January 29, 2009


Hi everybody,

Sorry to have to do this, but tonight's I GAVE AWAY THE SKY Reading to celebrate the poetics and poetry of Gregory Corso is cancelled due to the weather and road conditions.  However, we are re-scheduling the reading for next Thurs. 2/5 @7PM in the University of Cincinnati's Reed Gallery. We're sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, and we hope to see you out at the reading next week.

Also, please don't forget about the other I GAVE AWAY THE SKY events:

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall - Muse Sick
$5 Door/ Cash Bar/ Doors at 6PM
Advanced seats can be reserved at Shake It Records and Coffee Emporium

An evening of music with jazz legend David Amram and Jane Carver. This performance of Jane Carver's new arrangement of David Amram's score for Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie's film "Pull My Daisy," will feature a live performance by jazz legend David Amram, as well as musicians from the University of Cincinnati's College Conservatory of Music.

Friday, Feb. 6, 5:30 p.m., DAAP 4400 - Corso - The Last Beat
An advanced director's screening of the feature-length documentary directed by Gustave Reininger, narrated by two-time Academy Award-nominated actor and novelist Ethan Hawke and featuring Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs and poet, performer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Patti Smith, as well as Corso himself. A reception will follow the film.

For more information please contact: Evan Commander: / 513-307-5055 or visit

For more information about David Amram visit:
For more information about Corso: The Last Beat visit:

Thanks for all your support,

Matt Hart and Evan Commander,
I Gave Away the Sky Co-Curators

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