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Saturday, April 01, 2006

Larissa Shmailo’s The No-Net World

SongCrew Recording Productions Presents a Poetry CD Release Party!

Larissa Shmailo’s

The No-Net World

Saturday, April 29th, 2 to 4 PM

The Bowery Poetry Club

308 Bowery

(between Houston and Bleecker at the foot of 1st Street)

F to Delancey; 6 to Bleecker

$6 admission

Information: (212) 712-9865

Larissa Shmailo will read from her new poetry CD, The No-Net World, on Saturday, April 29, at 2 PM at the renowned Bowery Poetry Club. Reading with Larissa will be famed Nuyorican Poets Café host and force behind spoken word radio’s new Eadon Place, Keith Roach. Also joining Larissa are Peter Spagnuolo, author of TEN by FOURTEEN, The Squatter’s Midden, and poet resident of the Booklyn Collective; poet, singer, and novelist Iris N. Schwartz, who has been anthologized in An Eye For an Eye Makes the Whole World Blind: Poets on 9/11 and That’s Amore; and poet John Amen, editor ofThe Pedestal Magazine and author of More of Me Disappears. Larissa will be accompanied by guitarist/producer Bobby Perfect (Shackles, The No-Net World). The emcee will be Roxanne Hoffmann (Love and the Vampire.) Music will be provided by BlueBird (Leigh Harrison of Eclectic Chanteuse fame and Bobby Perfect).

“The No-Net World," the title poem of Larissa’s new CD, has become internationally known as a rallying cry for social justice and help for the homeless. Published and distributed by political groups, performed and recorded by other poets, “The No-Net World” was just reprinted appeared in the Christmas 2005 issue of Street News.

On her new CD, Larissa reads a selection of her most widely published poems—a journey from the Mexican coast to Nazi labor camps, from rush hour subways to midnight rooftops in Brooklyn, from upscale SoHo neighborhoods to the future of your own worst nightmares, and back to a changed world.

The No-Net World CD will be sold at the event, and is also available at the St. Mark’s Bookshop, CD Baby, and Tower Records.

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