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Maelström Festival


Since 2007 Maelström—a Belgium-based publisher, artist, agent of ideas and propeller of acts—has organized an annual festival of poetry, theater, visual art and music in Brussels. This May, for the first time ever, Maelström will ignite the cultural skies of New York City with a three-day creative party featuring such renowned artists as Jerome Rothenberg, Nicole Peyrafitte, Pierre Joris, and Dwayne Morgan, as well an international palette of phenomenal emerging artists, as we present The First Annual Maelström festival in New York City.

Thursday, May 27 at 7–11pm
The Invisible Dog, bring your own chair

Friday, May 28 at 6–8pm
Cornelia Street Café, plus one free drink

Saturday, May 29 at 7–9:30pm
Bowery Poetry Club, featuring Belgian specialties

May 27–29

Thursday, May 27 – $5
Friday, May 28 – $7
Saturday, May 29 – $5

The Main Gallery
51 Bergen St.

Earlier Event: April 30
My Dinner with Bernard Frechtman
Later Event: June 4
Omnivore New York