Readings and performances by:
ReDrum & the Whale Redux,
and Stella Haze.
Stella Haze is the solo project of Cristin Miller, a writer and musician who lives in Seattle. Her work emerges from involvement with the improvised and experimental music communities, along with formal training in classical piano, voice and composition. Over the last decade she has performed with a variety of artists in various collaborations including Murderous Copulation of Birds, Seattle Improviser’s Orchestra, and Emma Zunz. Her projects have been supported by Jack Straw Productions, Studio Current, On The Boards, and 4Culture.
RE DRUM (and the Whale Redux) is an upon-occasion performance poetry troupe consisting of Alex Bleecker, Willie James, & Jeremy Springsteed. They have performed at Hugo House’s 100,000 Poets for Change, the 2012 Breadline holiday party, and Smoke Farm’s Lo-Fi arts festival. Their work has also appeared in Stanford University’s Mantis journal. RE DRUM and the Whale Redux is a poetry project exploring the life and myth of whales and the damned who live inside them.
Rich Smith is the author of “All Talk” and “Great Poems of Desire and Other Poems,” both published by Poor Claudia. He grew up in Belton, MO. Learn more at http://richsmithpoetry.com.