Monthly Archives: April 2014

Robert Karimi Hosts an Evening of Very Spicy Poetry at the Lowertown Reading Jam

The titillating title of the latest Lowertown Reading Jam (April 23) went for high stimulation–sex, food, and the simmering anger behind microaggressions. Robert Farid Karimi, a local poet and performer known as “the People’s Cook,” composed the evening and even brought food to the menu at Black Dog Cafe (a dash of za’atar to olive […]

Good Grief: Robert Bly and Friends at Carol Connolly’s Readings by Writers

Good grief. If there is such a thing, we experienced it the other night during a poetry reading by Robert Bly. There was a sense in the packed audience at Carol Connolly’s Readings by Writers event at Saint Paul’s University Club that this was a rare occasion, one where grief was discussed but discussed with good […]