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08 DEC 11: Rabbit Tales: Bumbling Along

on Mon, 12/05/2011 - 21:16

Rabbit Tales December!
Doors at 7:30, show at 8:00.
$3 suggested donation
BYOB
Theme: Bumbling Along

 

Readers:

The son of a single mother nurse, Eric Nelson came of age in the
concrete jungle of New Jersey, eating iron ore and spitting outgrenades
of Mickey’s Malt. Nelson’s fiction and non-fiction hasappeared in Volume
1 Brooklyn, We'll Never Have Paris, ConstellationMagazine and Zine
World; and his book of short stories, The Silk CitySeries, was released
in 2010 by Knickerbocker Press. Nelson is alsoco-curator of the reading
series, Fireside Follies, in Brooklyn, and avolunteer at ABC No Rio, , and af
ounding member of the 1441 WritersCollective. He is currently trying to
sell his first novel and hasread up and down both Coasts.

Kate Hill Cantrill’s writing has appeared most recently in Mississippi
Review, Quick Fiction, Cake Train, Matchbook, Sleepingfish, The
Believer, Wigleaf, and others. She’s been awarded fellowships from
Yaddo, Jentel, VCCA, and the James A. Michener Fund. She curates the
Rabbit Tales reading series for Rabbit Hole Studios in Dumbo. She can be
reached at <rabbittalesdumbo@gmail.com>.

 

Artist/Presenter:

Born and raised in New England, Marcie Paper is an artist currently
living and working in Brooklyn.She makes both paintings and
stop-animated films that investigate the track and significance of
short-term memory.Marcie has a background in art therapy and has worked
in the mental health field as both a caregiver and art director for
people with mental illnesses.She received her MFA from the University of
Massachusetts, Amherst in 2006 since then she has attended a number of
residencies, and has shown her work nationally.

http://www.marciepaper.com

 

Musician:

Steve Espinola is a mostly-piano-playing singer-songwriter, though he
deviates to 19-string electric tennis racket and melodic shortwave radio
on occasion. He lives in Brooklyn, NY and tends to perform in New York
City. He is a home recording enthusiast, instrument maker, flash
animator, sound editor, neighborhood activist, and cat worshiper. He's
been writing, performing and self-releasing his music since the early
1980's. He is constantly humbled by inspired beginners. As a sideline,
he is recording and archiving current musicians live onto 78 rpm
acetates and plastic picnic plates, so that music lovers in future
post-electric generations may play them on hand-cranked Victrolas

07 DEC 11: Christian Carbat Carana (live) + "Alphaville" by Jean-Luc Godard

on Fri, 11/25/2011 - 15:27

 

On the event of the end of the year 2011, and the beginning of the notorious year 2012, next Wednesday December 7th Rabbithole will be screening Jean-Luc Godard's 1965 dystopic sci-fi film Alphaville opened with a live performance by artist Christian Carbat Carana .

 

8 pm:

Christian Carbat Carana... thought for a moment to have been the nephew of Philip strauss kahn has in fact no other relation other than being part French...CC Carana was born in 1972 in a sort of Basket in France..

Visited by a chimp while still in that basket, the chimp was chased away... Years later a very young

VIDEO: Phillip Stearns CFL feedback performance

on Sat, 11/19/2011 - 00:25

17 NOV 11

The artist Phillip Stearns delivered a lecture on experimental electronics, circuit bending, and using sound to create imagery and vice versa.  Through feedback loops running from mixer to compact fluorescent bulbs and back to the mixer, and with no other sound generating instrument, Stearns is able to create musical composition as in the video above.

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