Special Mission Creek POROI Seminar
L I S A J A N E P E R S K Y
Journalist, Artist, Photographer
A chapter from her memoir in progress
(The Voice of The Baby Scorpion)"
Thursday, April 7, 2016
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Obermann Center, 111 Church St
Persky's memoir contains the adventures of a girl growing up Bohemia in the years between the Beat Generation and the Blank Generation. Set mostly in Greenwich Village, but also in Miami, Paris, Puerto Rico, San Francisco and Detroit, this story includes the following accoutrements and accompaniments of American pop culture: road trips, a talking parakeet, yellow sandwiches, Yoko Ono, drag queens, an orgy, The Mafia, a meat grinder, The Vagina Painting, an apartment-dwelling rooster, Dick Nixon, Coca-Cola™, small acts of resistance, the farm report, a near-death experience, good clothes and many, many records.
During the 2016 Mission Creek Festival the writer, actress and photographer Lisa Jane Persky will appear at a reading, film screening, writing workshop, and artist talk that is centered around her photography show at the Englert Theatre's Douglas & Linda Paul Gallery.