Forklift, Ohio Issue #21 (Winter 2010)

Forklift, Ohio - Issue #21


Melissa Barrett * Sarah Blackman * Jessica Anya Blau  * Devon Branca * Francesca Chabrier * Christopher Cheney * Paula Cisewski * Adam Clay * Evan Commander * Nina Corwin * Peter Davis * Russell Dillon * Patrick Dunagan * Adam Fell * Nicholas Gulig * Joanna Hershon  * Daniel Khalastchi * Cindy King * Chrissy Kolaya * Brendan Lorber * Anthony Madrid * Clay Matthews * Karyna McGlynn * Ben Mirov * Mel Nichols * Timothy O'Keefe * Alexis Orgera * Cate Peebles * Matthew Pitt  * Matt Reeck * Tomaž Šalamun * Selah Saterstrom  * Jenn Scheck-Kahn  * Ed Skoog * Nate Slawson * Abraham Smith * Michael Thomas Taren * Thera Webb * Andrew Well


Eric Appleby, Publisher/Designer
Matt Hart, Editor-in-Chief
Brett Price, Poetry Editor
Merrill Feitell, Fiction Editor
Tricia Suit, Managing Editor/Test Kitchen Director

Peruse & purchase online at ForkliftOhio.com


Eagle2Squirrel Variety Hour - MPMF show & new CD!

New CD out tonite (cover design by yours truly) ... come to Subway Bar & Lounge @ 10pm. Check em out! (Bonus: CD includes members of 7 Speed Vortex joining E2S on, what else, track 7 -  'Sound of a Nation')

A Jockey Club Reunion '08: A Tribute to Shorty CD available now

This CD was recorded and mixed by yours truly. I didn't move to Cincinnati until after the Jockey Club disappeared, but through this project I became a fan of these bands and their music. Thanks to Chuck, Betsy & Aurore for asking me to be a part of this. -Eric

New from Aurore Press Recordings, a live CD from "A Jockey Club Reunion '08: A Tribute to Shorty" recorded live on November 22, 2008 at the Southgate House in Newport, KY.

The CD features the best of the bands who performed that night including The Thangs, The Libertines US, SS-20, BPA and The Reduced. Plus live spoken performances from the people who were there!

Proceeds benefit "Handsome" Clem Carpenter and his Family!

How to get it?


GET LIT at the Northside Tavern - Wed April 29 - Happy Hour 5pm - Reading 7-9pm

Featured readers: Mary Biddinger, Nickole Brown, Evan Commander, Adam Fell, Caki Wilkinson. Join us for Happy Hour, featuring FREE Forklift chili and drink specials from NST. See you there.


Gregory Corso Festival Events (Feb 3-7, 2009)

Forklift, Ohio #20 (out Feb. 12, 2009) will contain previously unpublished poems from Gregory Corso's final manuscript, The Golden Dot. Meanwhile, check this out:

I Gave Away the Sky
A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Poet Gregory Corso

Curated by Matt Hart and Evan Commander

Muse Sick
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall
$5 Door / Cash Bar / Doors at 6PM
Advanced seats can be reserved at Shake It Records and Coffee Emporium
An evening of music with jazz legend David Amram and Jane Carver. This performance of Jane Carver's new arrangement of David Amram's score for Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie's film "Pull My Daisy," will feature a live performance by jazz legend David Amram, as well as musicians from the University of Cincinnati's College Conservatory of Music.

The Nightest Night: A Reading Honoring the Poetics and Poesy of Gregory Corso
Thursday, Feb. 5 - 7PM - Reed Gallery / University of Cincinnati. DAAP
Featuring readings by Adam Clay / Evan Commander / Scott Dennis / Peter Davis / Matt Hart Lesley Jenike / Catherine Wagner / Tyrone Williams

Corso: The Last Beat
Friday, Feb. 6, 5:30 p.m., DAAP 4400
An advanced director's screening of the feature-length documentary directed by Gustave Reininger, narrated by two-time Academy Award-nominated actor and novelist Ethan Hawke and featuring Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs and poet, performer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Patti Smith, as well as Corso himself. A reception will follow the film.

For more information please contact: Evan Commander: evancommander@mac.com / 513-307-5055 or visit www.igaveawaythesky.com

For more information about David Amram visit: www.davidamram.com
For more information about Corso: The Last Beat visit: www.corsothefilm.com


Forklift, Ohio Issue #20 (Winter 2009)

Forklift, Ohio - Issue #20


Tony Aarts * Seth Abramson * Samuel Amadon * Joshua Beckman * Lindsay Bernal * Edmund Berrigan * Ana Božičević * Maud Casey * Todd Colby * Evan Commander * Oscar Ames Cowgill * Darcie Dennigan * Stuart Dischell * Dobby Gibson * Maggie Ginestra * Steve Healey * Bob Hicok * Jeremy Hoevenaar * Christopher Janke * Andy Jen * Sally Keith * Rauan Klassnik * Ben Kopel * Amanda Lichtenberg * Tony Mancus * Anthony McCann * Nina McConigley * Sara Michas-Martin * Sierra Nelson * Stephanie Reents * Mary Ruefle * Jeremy Schmall * Fred Schmalz * Lauren Shapiro * Jill Stoddard * Tricia Suit * Mathias Svalina * Chad Sweeney * Steven Toussaint * Paul Violi * G.C. Waldrep * Sasha West * Patti White * Dean Young


Eric Appleby, Publisher/Designer
Matt Hart, Editor-in-Chief
Brett Price, Poetry Editor
Merrill Feitell, Fiction Editor
Tricia Suit, Managing Editor/Test Kitchen Director

Peruse & purchase online at ForkliftOhio.com


Inauguration Celebration: The Blue Ball - Tue Jan 20 @ Northside Tavern

Celebrate one of the great traditions of Democracy (and my birthday!) at ...


TUE JAN 20 - 8 PM - NORTHSIDE TAVERN (back room)

NO COVER - Bring donations for the Freestore Foodbank

FORMALWEAR encouraged (but optional)

DANCE PARTY w/ DJ Apryl Reign

FREE EATS from Melt, The Hideaway, & Sidewinder

PLUS Political Trivia, Games, Surprise Guests & more...

Organized by CincyRocksObama.com (the group of local musicians, fans & friends who brought you the Election Night party at the Tavern)

See you there!