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Co-Chairs: Raymond Nat Turner: upsurgejazz@gmail.com  (646) 683-1446
                     Tim Sheard: sheard2001@gmail.com  (917) 428-1352

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New York, NY 10018
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NWU Picnic a Breeze

Nineteen people attended the National Writers Union, New York Chapter’s annual picnic on Saturday, August 23, at Riverside Park in Manhattan. The ambiance was perfect. The Hudson River, shimmering blue like Apache jewelry, offered bountiful breeze, and the trees, limbs stretched out like tents and dressed in grand, garden-green, served as shade from the sun; […]

Poem: Cali Quake—whose fault is it?

Cali Quake—whose fault is it?   If an earthquake comes shocking, shaking, rattling and rolling Cali is it Yogi Bear, Hugo Pinell’s parting words?  It rained forty days and forty nights the week Bunchy was assassinated…   If an earthquake comes shocking, shaking, rattling and rolling Cali whose fault is it? Round up the usual […]

The Dissident Arts Festival- Day 2

As reported by John Pietaro… On Day two, August 16, we moved The Dissident Arts Festival to ShapeShifter Lab, a beloved home of new music for years now. What a gift to have two spaces that have equally caring, professional and considerate staff members. We opened this day with a jaw-dropping piece of multi-media art, downtown […]