Monday, May 04, 2015

"The Sum Of Uncountable Things": Collaborations,Interactions, Conversations With The Poetry Of Denver Butson At Court Tree Collective

Court Tree Collective, the small gallery and event space at 371 Court Street between Carroll Street and First Place in Carroll Gardens continues to amaze with its varied, always interesting programing.

Throughout the month of May, the gallery will be hosting The Sum Of Uncountable Things, collaborations,interactions, and conversations with the poetry of Denver Butson.

Court Tree Collective in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn is proud to host the sum of uncountable things: collaborations/interactions/conversations with the poetry of Denver Butson, a rare collision of poetry with other arts in a gallery setting. (Wine graciously provided by Deadly Chaps Press. Dumplings on opening night provided by Kar Yee from Kar Yee Noodle Shop)

Bringing together thirteen visual artists (painters, sculptors, inventors, and filmmakers) for the month-long exhibition, launching a book also called The Sum Of Uncountable Things (Deadly Chaps Press, 2015), hosting fiction and poetry readings, and staging two music/poetry performances, as well as a

poetry reading with actors, Court Tree is thrilled to offer poetry as it is not usually experienced . . . not only in conversation with art on the walls but also in interaction and collaboration with performing artists.

During the exhibition, Court Tree will host several related events:

May 5: Fiction reading with Michael Carroll (Little Reef and Other Stories) and Patrick Ryan (Send Me), and Poetry by Denver Butson with actress and activist Rhonda Keyser. 7pm – 9pm

May 14: Poetry Reading: Brooklyn Poets (TBA). 7pm – 9pm

May 28: Poetry and Music: Denver Butson with Master Guitarist Marco Cappelli. 7pm – 9pm

May 29: Poetry and Music: Denver Butson with Grammy-nominated violist Mat Maneri. 7pm -9pm
* Wine and Cheese provided graciously from Smith and Vine and Stinky Bklyn.

For more on the event, click here.  To stay in touch with Court Tree Collective, follow the gallery on Facebook here.

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