Isn’t Everything Poetry? – Poetry Readings

"Isn't Everything Poetry?" is a monthly event featuring poets, authors and spoken-word performers. It is hosted by Curious Fox Books. Situated in the heart of Neukölln, the poetry evenings have become a popular feature in the Berlin cultural life. Expats and locals from nearby and faraway come to listen to poetry and sometimes step up … Continue reading Isn’t Everything Poetry? – Poetry Readings

Isn’t everything Poetry with Ilia Kitup and Alistair Noon and guests

"Isn't Everything Poetry?" is a monthly event featuring poets, authors and spoken-word performers. It is hosted by Curious Fox Books. Situated in the heart of Neukölln, the poetry evenings have become a popular feature in the Berlin cultural life. Expats and locals from nearby and faraway come to listen to poetry and sometimes step up … Continue reading Isn’t everything Poetry with Ilia Kitup and Alistair Noon and guests

Isn’t everything poetry? Readings with Ken Shakin, Robert Stastny, Ida Loggert and many anonymous others

The Curious Fox Book shop on the Flughafenstrasse in Berlin presents regular poetry evenings. Before the break invited poets read their poems, after the break poets in the audience, mostly announced by their first name step up, and cheered by the audience, read their short serious, intimate or hilarious poetry. I don't know how the … Continue reading Isn’t everything poetry? Readings with Ken Shakin, Robert Stastny, Ida Loggert and many anonymous others

Reading of H.P. Lovecraft’s Fungi from Yuggoth

Curious Fox Book Shop in Berlin hosted a reading of The Fungi from Yuggoth, H.P. Lovecraft's poem cycle of cosmic horror. Poet Adam Flint narrated the 36 sonnets with live sound by composer Francis Heery. Adrian Shephard was there to record it all.   You want to submit your works or tapes/CDs/Vinyls released by you … Continue reading Reading of H.P. Lovecraft’s Fungi from Yuggoth

The Bookshop

'Another Country' In the documentary you hear voices. Normally it comes with images. The real image can only be seen and felt in the bookshop itself. As an alternative you might take a book, open it, listen and start dreaming.   The blurb and credits say A secondhand English bookshop in Berlin's Kreuzberg district comes … Continue reading The Bookshop

Sister Chain and Brother John, live at the Roter Salon, Berlin

Adrian visited a red saloon, and this is what happened: "It's a Monday evening in Berlin and post-Victorian duo Sister Chain and Brother John launch their new vinyl single 'Staying in Soho' (yes a 7 inch single!) at the Roter Salon, a subsection of the legendary Volksbühne. The place is adorned in sumptuous red and Brother John … Continue reading Sister Chain and Brother John, live at the Roter Salon, Berlin

Isn’t Everything Poetry – January ’17 Poetry Readings at Curious Fox Book Store in Berlin

I like these evenings. And I was never there. But it is one of those happenings in town of which I think that they should exist; they should exist for ever. It is the same with people who write long letters on paper and send them to friends who might live around the corner or … Continue reading Isn’t Everything Poetry – January ’17 Poetry Readings at Curious Fox Book Store in Berlin

Curious Fox Poetry Evening parts 1 and 2 – Isn’t everything Poetry?

Once there is nothing left to hate time has come to smile at your bank account and donate donate donate Every now and again I see the concept 'post-internet.' I am sure it means something, and the combination of the words 'post' and 'internet' is surely daring. Still. There are things between heaven and earth that internet … Continue reading Curious Fox Poetry Evening parts 1 and 2 – Isn’t everything Poetry?

Adrian Shephard – Books and Corks

When in a train heading north, I saw headlines pass at the bottom of the screen. One of them said that a gigantic toxic cloud was drifting over Berlin. I had apocalyptic visions of people dying in the streets, and thousands and thousands on the road, who tried to escape a certain death. Never could … Continue reading Adrian Shephard – Books and Corks