Entries by blackbirdlabs

Aside 8 at the Red Room, March 2015

Sound was the thread that connected The Red Room Aside 8, and the voices, the melodies, the tunes would carry us through time, space and individual experiences to a place we call creativity. Our well-travelled troubadour, Rose Goossen, was the first to take the stage with her inamorata Madame La guitar. As soon as she […]

Reflections on Aside 8

Impressions from Aside 8 – Sound For me, it was all about sound. The hum of conversation between old and new friends amongst the mutterings of setting up and technical concerns. The pluck of a moon lute. The clearing of a throat before plunging into the poetic landscape of someone’s mind. The laughter and music […]

Listen Up @ the Empire House, New York, Feb 2015

Across the seas to what many consider the hub of creative expression, Listen Up @ the Empire House ran in Brooklyn, New York as an outstanding success. Thanks to the members of the Empire House and friends, we enjoyed an intimate evening of musical and poetic passion. With 35 attendees within the confines of our […]

Red Room Radio Redux, March 2015

From the desk of Ruth Giordano ~~ We had a wonderfully “Mad Tea Party” at Aside 8@The Red Room on March 14. In fact, the whole evening went swimmingly. If you missed us at Aside, you can catch us at our next event: teatime poetry-reading at the brand new eatery NakedFood. Do you love poetry? […]