39th Annual New Year's Day Marathon Benefit Reading

Photograph: Ted Roeder
40th Annual New Year's Day Marathon Reading
The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church, East Village Tuesday January 1 2013 14:00
What better way to banish that New Year’s Eve hangover than with verse and good food? On the first afternoon of the year, 140 of the city’s best poets, artists and performers gather at St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery and, one after another, recite their work to a hall full of listeners. Among the many podium-takers this year are composer Philip Glass, storyteller Edgar Oliver, Bowery Poetry founder Bob Holman, and poets Eileen Myles and Anne Waldman. Local joints catering the 11-hour event include Grandaisy Bakery, Porto Rico Importing Co. and more.
Venue name: The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church
Contact:
Address: 131 E 10th St
New York
10003
Cross street: at Second Ave
Transport: Subway: L to First Ave, 6 to Astor Pl
Price: $20