READINGS

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Reading #12 / Issue 12 Flight Party
1.4.2017
Pacific Standard, Brooklyn

starring (in order of appearance)

ALIBI JONES (singing Leonard Cohen’s “Who By Fire”)

ANTHONY CAPPO

FRANCINE WITTE

LELAND CHEUK

the late LEONARD COHEN

RON KOLM

DEIRDRE COYLE

ALIBI JONES (singing Leonard Cohen’s “Bird on the Wire”)

photos by Alibi Jones

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Reading #11 /
Halloween Reading
10.26.2016
Pacific Standard, Brooklyn

hosted by
the late ROD SERLING

starring (in order of appearance)
ALIBI JONES‘ opening song (The Doors’ “People Are Strange”)

COOPER WILHELM

MICHAEL SEYMOUR BLAKE

SHAWN FRAZIER

ALIBI JONES’s mid-show song (Screamin Jay Hawkins’ “I Put a Spell On You”)

JOANNA C. VALENTE

DARLEY STEWART

STEPHEN LANGLOIS

ALIBI JONES’ closing song (Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs”)

photos by Alibi Jones

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FHReading10PosterReading #10
9.21.2016
Pacific Standard, Brooklyn

starring (in order of appearance)

ALIBI JONES‘ opening song (“We’re Going to Be Friends” by The White Stripes)

COOPER WILHELM

NANCY HIGHTOWER

ADAM TEDESCO

ILANA MASAD

the late EMILY DICKINSON

ARMANDO JARAMILLO GARCIA

MONICA LEWIS

STU WATSON

ALIBI JONES’ closing song (“I Wanna Be Sedated” by The Ramones)

photos by Alibi Jones

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Reading #9FHR9poster2
8.3.2016
Pacific Standard, Brooklyn, NY

starring (in order of appearance)

ALIBI JONES (singing “Ain’t We Got Fun”)

ABIGAIL WELHOUSE

BILLY ROBISON

RON KOLM

the late JACK KEROUAC

LELAND CHEUK

JESSIE JANESHEK

ALIBI JONES (singing Harvey Danger’s “Flagpole Sitta”)

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Reading #8 / Issue X Flight PartyFLAPPERHOUSE X Poster
6.22.2016
Pacific Standard, Brooklyn, NY
photos by Alibi Jones

starring (in order of appearance)

ALIBI JONES (singing Lana Del Rey’s “Summertime Sadness”)

DEIRDRE COYLE

MONICA LEWIS

ARMANDO JARAMILLO GARCIA

DEVIN KELLY

the late OSCAR WILDE

WILLIAM LESSARD

JEANANN VERLEE

DOLAN MORGAN

closing song: Green Day’s “Jaded,” performed by Joseph SW Hasan & Joseph P. O’Brien

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Reading #7 / YEAR TWO Flight PartyFHReading7Poster
5.25.2016
Pacific Standard, Brooklyn, NY
photos by Alibi Jones

starring (in order of appearance)

ALIBI JONES singing Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy”

KAILEY TEDESCO

MARY BREADEN

SHAWN FRAZIER

DARLEY STEWART

the late DOROTHY PARKER

ILANA MASAD

RON KOLM

LUIS GALINDO

closing song: REM’s “It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” performed by Alibi Jones & Joseph P. O’Brien

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FHReading6Poster2Reading #6 / Issue #9 Flight Party
3.23.2016
Pacific Standard, Brooklyn, NY

starring (in order of appearance)

opening song: David Bowie’s “Starman,” performed by ALIBI JONES & JOSEPH P. O’BRIEN

WILLIAM LESSARD (“Transmission,” “Grandmother’s Tea,” “Weather” “Advice from Spirit Eater”)

STEPHEN LANGLOIS
 (“Redfield”)

CHRISTINA M. RAU (various poems, including “Leah Davis and the Velvet Underground,” “What it Means to Remain,” “Colony Collapse,” “Flight Log,” “Liberating the Astronauts,” “Washerwomen,” “The Office Mermaid”)

LEONA GODIN (an excerpt from “Likenesses”)

T. MAZZARA (three chapters from novel-in-progress)

JOANNA C. VALENTE (various poems, including “The Witch,” “In This Dimension You Don’t Exist Except Everywhere,” “Body Within Body,” “Those Around You Will Die When You Aren’t Ready”)

the late  CARL SAGAN (announcing the launch of the next Voyager Golden Record in 2017)

ANTHONY MICHAEL MORENA (excerpts from THE VOYAGER RECORD)

photography by Alibi Jones ; complete recording in FLAPPERHOUSE Podcast #2

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FHR#5Reading #5 / Issue #8 Flight Party
1.6.2016
Pacific Standard, Brooklyn,NY

opening song: Neutral Milk Hotel’s “Two Headed Boy,” performed by ALIBI JONES & JOSEPH P. O’BRIEN

starring (in order of appearance)

BUD SMITH
(“Tiger Blood“)

JOANNA C. VALENTE (various poems, including “Chapel of Sacred Mirrors”)

JON SAVAGE (various flash fictions, including “Alpha Males on Planes”)

SHAWN FRAZIER (“How Emma Jean Crossed The River”)

the late FRANZ KAFKA (“The Mobile Skater”)

J.E. REICH (“The Werewolves of Anspach”)

RON KOLM (“Ugly George”)

closing song: The Handsome Family’s “So Much Wine,” performed by ALIBI JONES & JOSEPH P. O’BRIEN

photos by Alibi Jones

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FLAPPERHOUSEReading4FlyerReading #4 / Issue #7 Flight Party
9.23.2015
Pacific Standard, Brooklyn, NY

opening song: PJ Harvey’s “50 Foot Queenie,” performed by ALIBI JONES & JOSEPH P. O’BRIEN

starring (in order of appearance)

BUD SMITH (“Reviews of the Corner Bodega” from Tables Without Chairs)

SHANNON MOORE SHEPHERD (various poems, including “Creature Feature: Caligynachtmare: Dread the Beauty”)

DAVID X. WIGGIN (“Armed & Fabulous!”)

the late F. SCOTT FITZGERALD (an excerpt from the forthcoming sequel to The Great Gatsby)

ANNA MEISTER (three poems froNothing Granted)

T. MAZZARA (“Gelid”)

MICHAEL DÍAZ FEITO (an excerpt from “Ewart”)

closing song: “Is That All There Is?” written by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller, made famous by Peggy Lee; sung by ALIBI JONES

Photography by ALIBI JONES

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FLAPPERHOUSEReading3PosterReading #3 / Issue #6 Flight Party
6.25.2015
Pacific Standard, Brooklyn, NY

opening song: George Gershwin’s “Summertime,” sung by ALIBI JONES

starring (in order of appearance):

JEFF LAUGHLIN (“A Night Without Peace at Bowman Gray,” + various poems, including “What Really Drives You to Drink”)

BUD SMITH (“Dust Bunny City”)

NED THIMMAYYA (“Placenta”)

KAILEY TEDESCO (various poems, including “Her Goodies Are Her Own” and “Emily Dickinson’s Dorm Room”)

STEPHEN S. POWER (“Who Else Would Make a World Like This”)

Dr. M LEONA GODIN (“The Awl”)

closing song / reading: “Coming to Our Senses” by Neil deGrasse Tyson + “Knowledge” by Operation Ivy, performed by ALIBI JONES & JOSEPH P. O’BRIEN

Photography by ALIBI JONES

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FLAPPERHOUSEreading2Reading #2 / YEAR ONE Flight Party
2.18.2015
Pacific Standard, Brooklyn, NY

opening song: Neil Young’s “After the Gold Rush,” performed by ALIBI JONES & JOSEPH P. O’BRIEN

starring (in order of appearance):

BUD SMITH (various poems, including “Reset Your Heart”)

JASPER LO (various poems, including “During a Sandstorm, in a Heat Wave, at Fort Bliss” and “The Burning Moon”)

ERIC SIEGELSTEIN (“Ghost-Sick Jarvis”)

LAUREN SELIGMAN (various poems, including “Dare”)

DIANA CLARKE (“Blood Ties”)

Photography by ALIBI JONES

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FLAPPERHOUSE Reading FlyerReading #1
8.26.2014
Pacific Standard, Brooklyn, NY

opening song: “St. James Infirmary” by Louis Armstrong

starring (in order of appearance):

MILA JARONIEC (novel excerpt from “Desperate Strangers”)

BRENDAN BYRNE (“Human Child”)

JOSEPH P. O’BRIEN (“Reaper Taps”)

J.E. REICH (“I Will Be There But I Will Not”)

T. MAZZARA (“Rebel, Rebel”)

Photography by ALIBI JONES

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