San Francisco Poets
Micah Ballard and Cedar Sigo

Friday March 3, 2006 at 8:00pm

Followed by a reception featuring DJ LASR

HIGH ENERGY CONSTRUCTS is pleased to present an evening of “the best minds” of a new generation of San Francisco poets, Micah Ballard and Cedar Sigo, who will read selections from their work. Books and other ephemera by the authors will be available for purchase.

Micah Ballard’s poems have appeared in a variety of publications. His recent books include: Bettina Coffin (Red Ant Press), Scenes from the Saragossa Manuscript (Snag Press), In the Kindness of Night (Blue Press), Emblematic (Old Gold), & Negative Capability in the Verse of John Wieners (Auguste Press). He is currently the director of the Humanities B.A. Program at New College of California & is working on a book of collaborations entitled Death Race V.S.O.P.

Cedar Sigo is the author of Goodnight Nurse (Angry Dog Press, 2001). His Selected Writings, published by Ugly Duckling Presse, was originally released in the spring of 2003, and a second edition was printed in 2005. His poems have appeared in The Poker, Yolanda Pipeline's Magazine, New York Nights, The Blind See Only This World: Poems for John Wieners, 6x6 and Blue Book, among others. Forthcoming is a book of collaborations, Deathrace V.S.O.P. He has studied at the Naropa Institute’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, and currently lives in San Francisco, where he is the editor of Old Gold Press.

HIGH ENERGY CONSTRUCTS is a new Chinatown-based exhibition and performance venue dedicated to the presentation of work by emerging and established visual artists, performers, filmmakers, writers, thinkers, and others who engage or make difficult given notions of form and/or genre.

Gallery hours: Thurs. – Sat. 11am – 6pm

High Energy Constructs
990 North Hill St. Suite180
Los Angeles, CA 90012



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