Friday Oct 30, 7pm
@ 5941 Maccall St (@ 60th St)
North Oakland
near Ashby BART
please BYOB
costumes encouraged…

*Area Sneaks* is a Los Angeles-based journal edited by Joseph Mosconi and Rita Gonzalez which seeks to encourage dialogue between the worlds of visual art and poetry.

The Bay Area launch of Area Sneaks 2 will include:

A video presentation by artist Hillary Mushkin
A screening of Marie Jager’s short film *The Purple Cloud*
Readings by Therese Bachand, Mathew Timmons & Ara Shirinyan
Poetry by Demosthenes Agrafiotis read (and translated) by John Sakkis

…and possibly even more surprises!

The second issue features interviews with artists Edgar Arceneaux and Analia Saban; portfolios by artists Jody Zellen and Demosthenes Agrafiotis; a forum on Visual Poetry conducted by K. Lorraine Graham that includes contributions by Robert Grenier, Johanna Drucker, Peter Ciccariello, Jessica Smith, William R. Howe and Derek Beaulieu; poetry by Aaron Kunin, Elissa Gabbert, Kathleen Rooney, Will Alexander, Richard Kostelanetz, Ara Shirinyan, Mathew Timmons, Doug Nufer, Franklin Bruno, Harold Abramowitz and Amanda Ackerman; and artist-poet collaborations between Jen Hofer & Hillary Mushkin as well as Nick Moudry & Kerry Tribe.