photo by Ted Barron
Sparkle Street Social & Athletic Club, Part 3
Readings by Mike DeCapite, Vincent Katz, and Luc Sante
Video by Ted Barron
Sunday, June 12th, 2016 / 4 PM / FREE
Howl! Happening gallery
6 East 1st St. between Bowery and Second Ave.
we know that streets only
connect us, but what matters
is how the sky looks, how
buildings reflect it, the certain
smell of an air, a day, and
there’s never enough
you go walking through it
Join us for the final installment of Sparkle Street Social & Athletic Club’s acclaimed spring series, with writers Mike DeCapite, Vincent Katz, and Luc Sante, and photographer/filmmaker Ted Barron.
Ted Barron has exhibited his work extensively in the U.S., and his photographs have been seen in numerous publications, including The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Rolling Stone, Bald Ego and Yeti. He’s shot cover art for albums by Steve Earle, Amy Rigby, and Laura Cantrell. In 2011 he collaborated with writer Drew Hubner on the book East of Bowery. He has written about music and edited the website Boogie Woogie Flu, and he is a DJ at WFMU.
Mike DeCapite’s published work includes the novel Through the Windshield, the chapbooks Sitting Pretty and Creamsicle Blue, and the short-prose collection Radiant Fog. His work has found many other outlets, including the magazines 3:AM, CUZ, Evergreen Review, and Vanitas, and numerous public readings.
Vincent Katz is a poet, translator, critic, and curator. He is the author of 12 books of poems, including Swimming Home (Nightboat Books, 2015) and Southness (Lunar Chandelier Press, 2016). He collaborated with photographer Rudy Burckhardt on two books about New York City, and curated several Burckhardt exhibitions, including Street Dance: The New York Photographs of Rudy Burckhardt, for the Museum of the City of New York. He teaches at the Yale School of Art and lives in New York City, where he curates the Readings in Contemporary Poetry series at Dia: Chelsea.
Luc Sante’s books include Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York, The Factory of Facts, Kill All Your Darlings: Pieces 1990–2005, and The Other Paris. He has lectured on four continents and contributed to many publications, from ephemeral zines to ornamental coffee-table anvils.