Friday, October 04, 2013

Arizona Theatre Company's Café Bohemia presents Intermezzo


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Arizona Theatre Company Presents Intermezzo

Poetry, Prose and Performance Live at The Temple Lounge



TUCSON, Ariz. (Sept. 30, 2013) – Arizona Theatre Company's (ATC) Café Bohemia presents Intermezzo, the show between the shows, opening on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Temple Lounge at The Temple of Music and Art. Intermezzo is Tucson's newest and most appealing opportunity to hear the work of celebrated and innovative writers, poets and performers of the Southwest and beyond.


The 2013 - 2014 season of Intermezzo will consist of monthly readings and performances curated by Tucson writer and literary editor Brian Blanchfield. The season opener will bring together two of Tucson's most accomplished and experimental writers, Boyer Rickel and Aisha Sabatini Sloan.


Boyer Rickel is a recipient of poetry fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and Arizona Commission on the Arts, his poems and stories have appeared in more than sixty print and online journals and anthologies. Since 1991, he has taught in the University of Arizona’s Creative Writing department. Rickel’s publications include two books of poetry, “Remanence” (Parlor, 2008) and “Arreboles” (Wesleyan, 1991); a memoir in essays, “Taboo” (Wisconsin, 1999); and a poetry chapbook, “Reliquary” (Seven Kitchens, 2009). 


Aisha Sabatini Sloan earned a Masters of Arts in Cultural Studies and Studio Art from New York University, and a Masters of Fine Arts in Nonfiction from the University of Arizona, where she has taught for the past six years. Her essays have been published in Ninth LetterIdentity Theory, The Michigan Quarterly Review, Callaloo and The Southern Review. Her collection of essays, “The Fluency of Light: Coming of Age in a Theater of Black and White,” was published by the University of Iowa Press in 2013.


Tickets will be sold for $5 each at the door prior to each performance. For additional performance details or to view the Intermezzo calendar, please contact Brian Blanchfield at or 213-200-3245.


The Temple of Music and Art is located 330 S. Scott Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85701.


About Arizona Theatre Company:

Touching lives through the power of theatre, Arizona Theatre Company (ATC), is the preeminent fully professional theatre in the state of Arizona. Boasting the largest seasonal subscriber base in the performing arts in Arizona, ATC is the only resident company in the US that is fully based in two cities providing its wide array of programming and community outreach across the region. Now in its 47th season, more than 130,000 people a year attend our performances at the historic Temple of Music and Art in Tucson, and the elegant Herberger Theater Center in downtown Phoenix. Each season of home-grown productions reflect the rich variety of world drama—from classics to contemporary plays, from musicals to new works—along with a wide array of outreach programs, educational opportunities, access initiatives and new play programs. Designated The State Theatre of Arizona, ATC is led by Artistic Director David Ira Goldstein, Interim Managing Director Jessica L. Andrews and a dedicated Board of Trustees.  




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