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Cristin to host Urbana Finals

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Come one, come all to the NYC-Urbana Finals hosted by Cristin and Shappy. The show — which pits some of the country’s best performance poets against each other — starts at 7:15pm, but show up early for good seats and free Marvel loot (they are the judging team this year!) For more information on the Finals, please check out the Bowery Poetry Club website here.

Cristin Interview featured in Premier Issue of “Scene Missing Magazine”

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Finally, the first hardcopy issue of “Scene Missing Magazine” is available! Read SMM’s interview with Cristin, as well as interviews with literary demi-gods Chuck Klosterman, Steve Almond and Zoe Trope, indie comic artists Adrian Tomine, Johnny Ryan and David Reed, comedians Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Harry Shearer, Patton Oswald, Louis CK and pal poets Beau Sia, Derrick Brown, Mike McGee and Taylor Mali. You can purchase this amazing indie mag here.

Cristin to perform at the University of Arkansas

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Cristin will be making her Arkansas debut at RZ’s Coffeehouse in the Arkansas Union, thanks to the great folks at the University of Arkansas. The show starts at 7pm to 9pm, and will include a performance by Cristin and perhaps a student slam as well. For more information on RZ’s Coffee house, please see the Arkansas Union website here.

Cristin to Perform at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA

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Cristin is thrilled to be returning to her home state of Pennsylvania and performing for the swell kids at Franklin and Marshall College. Cristin will perform an hour long set of poetry at Ben’s Underground, and will stick around to judge at the student slam which follows. Is there any truth to the rumor that Cristin’s Philly-based parents will be there? Only time will tell! Show starts at 8pm sharp. For more information and directions to Ben’s Underground, please see their website here.

Cristin to Perform at Small Offering: Tsunami Relief Benefit

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0Please join Cristin, Shappy and incrediblely diverse group of artists for a night of music, refreshments, and poetry at the Small Offerings: Tsunami Relief Benefit. The show, curated and hosted by Ishle Yi Park (Poet Laureate of Queens, New York) will feature performances by Cristin, Shappy, Edward Garcia, Suheir Hammad, Bassey Ikpi and Hal Sirowitz among others. A silent auction and raffle will be held, and informational brochures will be available. Bring your friends, your heart, and your wallet, and make your own small offering. The show is being held at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop (16 West 32nd Street, 10th floor) on Wednesday, January 12th, 2005, 7-9pm. Doors open 6:30 with a sliding cover of $10-$20. ALL proceeds will go directly to non-profit organizations helping with tsunami relief. For more information, please email desk@aaww.org.

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