Live From The Living Room, a featured reading series with an open mic afterwords is held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the Capital District Gay & Lesbian Community Center, 332 Hudson Avenue, Albany, NY.  The next reading is  February 13th, Valentine’s Day with Pierre Joris.

Pierre has two new books of poetry coming out this Spring: Aljibar and Meditations on the Stations of Mansour Al-Hallaj.  Recent publications include Permanet Diaspora, The Rothenberg Variations and Poasis: Selected Poems and a collection of eassays, A Nomad Poetics.  Right now, however is most psyched by the release this week of his CD Routes by Ta’wil Productions.

Sign up is at 7pm with 7:30 start time with host Don Levy  and $2.00 suggested donation.  For more info call (518) 462-6138.  This is a straight-friendly reading.