Tuesday, August 25, 2009

DG WILLS: Last Friday!

Tomás Riley
Friday night's reading at DG Wills was incredible! Great vibe, great venue, great peeps, great afterparty! Here are a few pictures from that evening.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Back-to-Back Readings!--Thurs and Fri

Tomás Riley
author of Mahcic


Manuel Paul Lopez
author of Death of a Mexican and Other Poems

It's going to be a rockin' lunch hour on Montezuma Mesa when Tomás Riley (author of Mahcic, and one of the heroic Taco Shop Poets), Manuel Paul Lopez (author of Death of a Mexican & Other Poems and the troubadour of the Imperial Valley and more) appear here at SDSU!

Hepner Hall 221, SDSU
AUGUST 20, 2009

free and open to the public!

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Things to Do on A Wednesday in August

1. Drive truck to beach
2. Unravel tangled ipod ear buds
3. Drop beach cruiser from bed of truck
4. Ride along beach boardwalk
5. Think to self how obnoxious the sun
6. Stop for breakfast at local cafe
7. Order chilaquiles and savor the side of chipotle sauce
8. Move truck (2 hr. parking sucks)
9. Untangle ipod ear buds
10. Ride to local spot to watch US vs Mexico
11. See Donavan nearly get smacked during his corner kick attempt with large cups of who knows what, but somehow do know what
12. Muse over the game's outcome
13. My left and right hand shake, displaying good sportmanship
14. Untangle ipod ear buds
15. Press shuffle
16. "Seed Toss" by Superchunk
17. Jump on bike, wondering if my 2 hour parking is up (forgot to notice the time when I moved my truck)
18. No ticket
19. Pack bike, untangle ipod ear buds from bike basket
20. Jump onto the driver seat
21. Drive into the freeway that waits for me

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Austin Vida Live: XYX part 1

"You missed such a great show last night," is what I recently heard. It was the day after XYX played SD, and the same night they were scheduled to play Calexico. Goodness. Part II from this segment is incredible. What a sound!

Austin Vida Live: XYX part 2


Walls are
relief in lifting
themselves. Let

you also
lift yourself,
selves, shelves.

-Robert Creeley

Monday, August 3, 2009

Quickly Approaching!

Vollman and the Imperial Valley

I found this originally at Professor Nericcio's place. Vollman aims to capture the dynamics of the Imperial Valley, a work that has a lot of us excited. I really want to get my hands on this book.