Events

BLR Goes "Off the Page..."

Join us for a special evening to celebrate the latest issue of BLR, on the theme of "A Good Life," as actors from stage and screen bring poetry and prose from the issue to life through dramatic readings.


Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 6pm
NYU Langone Health
550 First Avenue, NYC 
Schwartz E Auditorium
(Use the Science Building entrance on 30th Street between 1st Avenue & the FDR)

Free and open to the public


WITH READINGS BY:

Emmy Award Winner ERIN CHERRY received her MFA in acting from Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts. She portrays Brenda on the Emmy Award winning show After Forever (Amazon Prime) and she is the producer and host of Sunday’s With A Cherry on Top which is a health and lifestyle show on Black Culture (You Tube). Cherry is also a private acting coach and teacher at Maggie Flanigan Studio in New York City. You can find her on twitter @cherryacts and on Instagram @Sundayswithacherryontop. 

DEVEN KOLLURI is a New York-based actor and singer. Select Credits: The Boy Who Danced on Air (Abingdon); Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? (The Drama League); Working (Berkshire Theatre Group); The Humans (TheatreSquared). Upcoming projects: A Christmas Carol (Geva Theatre); Well, Ashley... (Web series, Exec. Producer). 


FEATURED WORK FROM THE ISSUE:

“The Emperor of Blue Stone,” a story by Frances Park
“The Gun Goes Off and At First No One Knows Who’s Been Hit,” a story by Ian Baaske
“Our Psychedelic Minibreak,” an essay by Sunny Teich
“Toast,” a poem by Michael Montlack
“Perlmutter Cancer Center,” a poem by Abba Belgrave
“Dear Grim Outlook,” a poem by Ethan Stebbins




Watch performances from previous "Off the Page" events

Watch readings from "Dis/Placement"

Watch readings from "Finding Home: Family & Connections"

Watch readings from "The Art of Memory"

Watch readings from "Writing & War"


Watch "Reading the Body: Live!", from BLR's Off the Page Series 



Read Danielle Ofri's blog about a past BLR reading. 


Please also visit the Bellevue Literary Press events page to see where their writers will be appearing.

 

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