[OutVoice] WHEN WORDS COLLIDE! LGBT poets sound off! 3/26 NYC

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Thu Mar 22 13:54:19 EDT 2007

("What are WORDS for?!?!" - Dale Bozzio, MISSING PERSONS)

I'll tell ya - 

URBAN PRODUCTIONS has put together a brand new slammin' LGBT poets evening 
for WE THREE PRODUCTIONS' Poetry Series at Telephone Bar's LIBRARY LOUNGE in 
NYC.   Admission is FREE and don't be late if you want a seat - our last show was 

Monday, March 26th at 8 P.M.
We Three Productions Present Biweekly Readings of
Poetry and Prose in
The Library Lounge at The Telephone Bar
149 2nd Avenue @ 9th Street
www.telebar.com or telreadings at gmail.com
Subway: 6 Train to Astor Place, F Train to 2nd Ave., L Train to 3rd Ave.
Erika Kulnys is a singer-songwriter, composer, poet, and activist who has 
been travelling 
the world for ten years as an anthropologist, ethnomusicologist, and 
performer.   She 
graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Oberlin College with a double major: Creative 
Writing and 
Music Composition for Social Change and spent 2005-6 travelling the world in 
search of 
political folk-fusion musics on a Watson Fellowship. She has published three 
original CDs 
of folk music, one of contemporary classical music, and has had poems 
published in 
Vespertine Press, Phoebe, Poetry International, Enchiridion, The Plum Creek 
Review, and 
Shooting from the Hip. She was a finalist for the Kent State Wick Chapbook 
and for Phoebe's Greg Grummer Poetry Award, selected by Anne Carson.
Leslie "BUTTAFLYSOUL" Taylor, poet/spoken word artist, host, vocalist, actor, 
producer and 
director, native of Chicago, Illinois makes his home in New York City. 
"ButtaFlySouL" has 
been featured on 98.7 Kiss FM, Boston Comedy Club, Blue Stockings, Club 
Decades, and 
the BET/Pantene Totally You Tour with Nikki Giovanni. He has also been 
featured at a host 
of poetry venues, churches, and universities. His spoken word artistry has 
also won him 
the Nuyorican Glam Slam Championship as well as the opportunity to open for 
recording artist Donnie. He is currently one of the contributing writers for 
the Signifying 
Harlem Literary Journal and featured poet for the Nubian Heritage on line 
magazine. He 
prides himself on having the distinction of being one of the esteemed members 
of the 
Peabody Award winning Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam family.
A   renaissance man, baron.'s talent spans photography, graphic arts, music 
songwriting, journalism, and performance poetry. As a performance poet, 
baron.'s style is 
vivid and captivating. His brutal and heart-wrenching depiction of urban life 
audiences again and again, yet a careful listener can quickly discerns an 
message of love. baron.'s work is truthful, honest and passionate. Baron's   
debut CD 
"Troubled Man" involves listeners in a multi-layered experience - at once 
political, and emotional. Marrying his unique performance style to hip-hop, 
house, blues, 
and r&b, baron.'s "Troubled Man" is one eclectic and powerful spoken-word CD.
Robert is the author of the poetry book Abominations; proud founder of Gay 
Worldwide and contributing arts & culture writer for AfterElton.com and 
StonewallSociety.com. Robert is the recipient of the 2003 PRIDE IN THE ARTS 
Literary Award for his poem "Fable"; and again in 2005 for his poem "Who We 
luv - 
robert urban - founder

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