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An Evening with Rain Taxi featuring Jeff Alessandrelli and Paula Cisewski
Thursday, February 20 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFREE
Join Rain Taxi and The Museum of Russian Art for an evening of absurdism and poetry guaranteed to stave off the winter blues. All exhibitions at The Museum of Russian Art will be open for exploration during the event — a special treat for lovers of literature and art. A reception will follow the event.
This is a free event, but registration is requested. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScAHIGMy2vHngH3frxLU1cuuX1MunbRBbercRSM8xFWsBxAMg/viewform
Jeff Alessandrelli is the author of the full-length poetry collections This Last Time Will Be the First (2014) and Fur Not Light (2019), both from Burnside Review Press. He’s additionally the author of a short poetic biography of the French avant-garde composer Erik Satie, a short essay collection focusing on skateboarding, poetry, and The Notorious B.I.G., and five chapbooks. Recent work by him appears in Poetry Northwest, The American Poetry Review, and The Hong Kong Review of Books. In addition to his own writing, Jeff also runs the literary record label/press Fonograf Editions. He lives in Portland, OR.