This month, as Quiet Lightning celebrates five years, we’re proud to present a literary mixtape, an art exhibition, the kickoff to a yearlong ekphrastic project, and a chemical wedding with a magazine premiere:
December 4, 7:30pm (6:30)
The Emerald Tablet, 80 Fresno St.
$7-10, no one turned away for lack of funds
Readings by: Alex Peterson, Katie Wheeler-Dubin, Sarah Carpenter, Peter Bullen, Jeffrey Bussey, Joseph Bodie, Paul Corman-Roberts, Elise Hunter, Jessica Hahn, Daniel Riddle Rodriguez + Simon Crafts
December 5 @ The Emerald Tablet: artist reception from 6pm to 10pm for our first full gallery exhibition, with Maga Rincon, Luis Pinto, Fuzz Grant, Wesley Powell, Tanya Hollis, Adam Carlin, Nigel Sussman, Cate White, Todd T. Brown, and our directors, Sidney Stretz and Laura Ceron Melo. Check out some of their work in the show:
Advance tickets are recommended; between contributors and performers the 91-capacity is starting out ~ half full.
Food menu and full bar available. Come early and admire the magazine, mingle with a bunch of budding brilliant minds, and raise a glass to 5 more years of Quiet Lightning.
- Writing: January 5 literary mixtape to be curated by Sara Marinelli, Shideh Etaat + Evan Karp @ a venue TBD through Wed, 12/17
- Visual art: The first round of our yearlong ekphrastic project through 12/21