Green Kill Live Stream – Ron Withers, Mike Jurkovic, Bruce Weber

Date(s) - 10/15/2020
8:00 pm

Virtual Event Only


Green Kill Live Stream presents writers Ron Withers, Mike Jurkovic, Bruce Weber on Thursday, October 15, 8 PM on Youtube.
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Mike Jurkovic
A 2016 Pushcart nominee, Mike Jurkivic’s poetry and musical criticism have appeared in over 500 magazines and periodicals (Main Street Rag, North Dakota Quaterly, Raven’s Perch) with little reportable income. Full length collections, AmericanMental, (Luchador Press 2020) Blue Fan Whirring, (Nirala Press, 2018); smitten by harpies & shiny banjo catfish(Lion Autumn Press, 2016) Chapbooks, Eve’s Venom (Post Traumatic Press, 2014) Purgatory Road (Pudding House, 2010) Anthologies: Reflecting Pool: Poets & the Creative Process (Codhill Press, 2018); Like Light: 25 Years of Poetry & Prose (Bright Hill Press, 2018); 11/9 Fall of American Democracy (Independent, 2017)); WaterWrites: A Hudson River Anthology, and Riverine: Anthology of Hudson Valley Writers (Codhill Press, 2009, 2007) Will Work For Peace (Zeropanik, 1999). President, Calling All Poets, New Paltz, Beacon,, NY. Music features, interviews, and CD reviews appear in All About Jazz, Van Wyck Gazette, and Maverick Chronicles 2018-present. Featured poet: London, San Francisco, NYC, Albany, Baltimore. Tuesday night host of Jazz Sanctuary, WOOC 105.3 FM, Troy, NY. Was a monthly contributor to Elmore Magazine, 2008-2016; Folk and Acoustic Music Exchange, 2003-2010; Chronogram, 2005-2007. His column, The Rock n Roll Curmudgeon, appeared in Rhythm and News Magazine, 1996-2003. His photo-visualizations have been published sporadically and exhibited twice in the Hudson Valley.
He loves Emily most of all.
Bruce Weber
Bruce’s work has appeared in numerous magazines, as well as in several anthologies. including Up is Up, But So Is Down: Downtown Writings, 1978-1992 (New York: New York University, 2006), Riverine: An Anthology of Hudson Valley Writers (New Paltz, New York: Codhill Press, 2007). He has performed regularly in the tri-state area, both alone and for many years with his former performance group, Bruce Weber’s No Chance Ensemble, which produced the CD Let’s Dine Like Jack Johnson Tonight. He recently produced the six hour event Brain Storms: The Hudson Valley New Year’s Day Spoken Word/Performance Extraganza, held at The Beverly in Kingston on January 1st, 2020.
Ron Dionysius Whiteurs
Born in the Bronx, brought up in the hills of Mahwah NJ, R. Dionysius Whiteurs has lived in the New Paltz-Rosendale region since 1966. With an MA from SUNY New Paltz, he taught English at that institution in 1970-71 and went on to a long career as unofficial “Poet Laureate” of IBM Publishing in Poughkeepsie (1980-1989). While working at IBM in the mid-1980’s, he appeared as guest consultant with Anthony Fast in two broadcasts of classical music on the Vassar College radio station show, “Treasures from Captain Classics Collection.” One broadcast featured the music of Franz Peter Scubert, and the other broadcast featured the music of Karl Maria von Weber.
R. Dionysius performed regularly at the Rosendale Creative Space Co-Op from 1989 to 1992; He performed annually at the Cave Readings at the Widow Jane Mine in Rosendale from 1991 to 1997; He starred in the Igneous It performance Ox Necks in Tweed on April 3, 1992; He performed at Fountain House, NYC, and slammed at the Nuyorican Cafe, NYC, during these years; He performed at the Woodstock Guild’s Byrdcliffe Barn as part of Summerjazz (FM Artist’s Coalition) in 1992; He performed as main feature poet at the Outloud Festival in Claryville in 1994; He formed the absolutely amateur rock n’ roll band “Glory-Hole Bishops of the Holy See” in which he starred as lead singer and song writer; He recorded four poems and interviews in 1993 for the Steve Charney Show (“Knock-on-Wood”) on WAMC Albany Public Radio; He featured in the brief biographic film Trapped in Amber by Bart Thrall of Big Time Records (2006); He hosted the 19th Annual Hudson Valley Poet’s Fest in the Widow Jane Mine (2009); He was a featured poet at the 2010 Albany Word Fest; He was a featured poet at the 17th Annual Bowery Poetry Club Spoken Word; He was a featured poet at Sound, Sight, and Motion (2011) in New Paltz, and he has been published in the Rondout Review, Abraxas Magazine, The Poets Gallery, Chronogram, Hunger Magazine, Wuzz Buzzin (Switzerland), Arabesque (Shivastan Press), The Home Planet News, Heyday Magazine, Lifeblood, and in And Then Magazine


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