A salon-style presentation of readings from acclaimed writers and conversations about their work hosted by Maria Bowler.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17
Poet and Critic MICHAEL ROBBINS
in conversation with Maria Bowler
The Cave at St. George’s
209 E. 16th St (east of 3rd Ave)
Side courtyard entrance
Cave readings is curated and hosted by Maria Bowler - a writer and the Assistant Digital Editor at Commonweal Magazine
Cancelled due to scheduling conflict. Stay tuned for rescheduling.
Brilliant, illuminating criticism from a superstar poet—a refreshing, insightful look at how works of art, specifically poetry and popular music, can serve as essential tools for living.
How can art help us make sense—or nonsense—of the world? If wrong life cannot be lived rightly, as Theodor Adorno had it, what weapons and strategies for living wrongly can art provide? With the same intelligence that animates his poetry, Michael Robbins addresses this weighty question while contemplating the idea of how strange it is that we need art at all...