GOOD NEWS: if you’re the kind of person that likes to buy a poet’s book personally, as well as enjoy a sweet show free of charge, then this will work out NICELY. Come to Groundswell on Thomas and Hamline in St Paul at 6pm, and enjoy some art and soul. Artist people you might see there are:
I’m giving only one instruction to these performers: bring it hard.
Afterwards you’re free to hang out, buy a copy of the book ($15), or just tell the artists that you dug what they brought. The whole thing should be done before 8, unless Danez turns the whole reading into a Baptist revival, which he’s been known to do. Plus, it’s Sunday.