The (New) Reading Series at 21 Grand Presents...

An Evening of Performance

with Jules Boykoff and Sally Silvers

Sunday, March 21st
6:30 pm / 5 USD
416 25th St, Oakland

Jules Boykoff is the author of Hegemonic Love Potion (Factory School (AK Press, 2007), and 2009) and Once Upon a Neoliberal Rocket Badge (Edge Books, 2006). His political writing includes Landscapes of Dissent: Guerrilla Poetry & Public Space (co-authored with Kaia Sand) (Palm Press, 2008), Beyond Bullets: The Suppression of Dissent in the United StatesThe Suppression of Dissent: How the State and Mass Media Squelch USAmerican Social Movements (Routledge, 2006). His writing has appeared recently in the Guardian, the Nation, and Counterpunch. Poems have appeared recently or are forthcoming in 1913 and Wheelhouse Magazine. He teaches politics and writing at Pacific University and lives in Portland, Oregon.

Sally Silvers has been making dances for almost 30 years. She has performed and taught (improvisation, composition, repertory) around the world and across the nation. Her theoretical writing, scores, and poetry have appeared in several journals including The Drama Review, an anthology of new writings by women published by Illinois University Press, and many poetry magazines. Silvers has received support for her choreography from the National Endowment for the Arts six times, twice from Meet the Composer/Choreographer Project for collaborations with John Zorn and Bruce Andrews, from the NY Foundation for the Arts, the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, and she received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1988. Silvers is a New York Dance and Performance "Bessie" winner, has co-directed 2 dance films, Little Lieutenant and Mechanics of the Brain, and choreographed 3 musicals for the Sundance Theater Festival in Utah. Since 2006 she has been dancing in the work of Yvonne Rainer.

Sally Silvers' photo credit: Lois Greenfield