Sunday, March 22, 2009

Tuesday Moonstone Event--Updates!

Tuesday, March 24, 7pm – Poetry
Robins' Bookstore: 108 south 13th st...13th between sansom and chestnut
Moonstone Poetry Series Presents:
Solo Adam"Naked" Meora and together for the first time with St. Skribbly Lacroix (as the poetic pornstar project) and Rick Szybowski ....
Also Starring: Elliott Levin

Adam Meora is the host and curator for BLAM!! He has been featured for his poetry in Philadelphia at the Tin Angel, Robin's Bookstore, Green Line Cafe, Milk Boy Cafe, Blue Marble Books and more. He has recently been published in The Bathroom, The Fridge Door, The Mad Poets Journal and in The Fox Chase Review. He is the founder of Poetic Arts and Performance Project, a project based in Philly to bring a home to the poetic/collaborative/activist arts. Bob Holman said about his poetry performance, "He broke all rules of decorum." He plans to show off his hairy chest at this reading too. He loves his wife....

Elliott Levin is a Philadelphia born and based poet and musician. In addition to studying musical and literary composition at the University of Oregon, he studied with Michael Guerra of the Philadelphia Orchestra; Cecil Taylor, pianist, composer, poet; Claire Polin, flutist composer; and Odean Pope, saxophonist, composer. Elliott has performed throughout the world with such groups as the Cecil Taylor Ensemble, Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes, New Ghost, Interplay, Talking Free Be-Bop, Odean Pope's Saxophone Choir, Don Preston's Akashic Ensemble, Cee-Knowledge & The Cosmic Funk Orchestra, Alan Silva's Sound Vision Orchestra. He has collaborated in performance with many poets including Miguel Algarin, Bob Holman, Gloria Tropp, Reg. E. Gaines, John Sinclair, Butch Morris' CHORUS OF POETS, Wil Perkins, Frank Messina and David Amram. For the past 25 years, he has been intimately involved in the integral interplay of the language of music, and the music of language.

St. Skribbly LaCroix is a poet and performance artist with a very unique chip on his shoulder.... and in his brain. That chip is a micro-chip, St. Skribbly LaCroix is the first Poet-Robot or Robo-Poet. He's been writing and creating with his innovative and groundbreaking creative programming since 1999. He re-emerged on the Philadelphia scene in 2006 and due to some rogue programming by his creators has wreaked havoc on Philadelphia's "poetry scene" ever since... LaCroix also uses his finely tuned robotics to perform duties as a safe-sex educator and peer counselor for innercity youth, an actor, singer, writer, blogger and founder of a cult.

LaCroix's approach to poetry is both comedic and absurd, he employs a tactic called guerilla ontology, made famous by sci-fi writer Robert Anton Wilson, in which the readers or listeners can never be sure about whether the author is serious in an effort to keep author bias minimal and indivdual thought at a maximum. Consequently, many in th e poetry world, take LaCroix to be unserious about his craft. For those, he's written a poem... Robot mind, robot hands, Robot fingertips/ Robot eyes Robot arms, u can suck my robot................................................

Rick S is a musician, teacher, and new father to Chloe....he kicks some serious T.S. Elliot Ass.


  1. this looks terrific -- thanks for putting this up and i am sorry i will be out of the loop for the next few weeks.

  2. of course, if anyone misses me, come to the east falls library on wednesday, march 25...