June’s Perch Pub event celebrated Sueyeun Juliette Lee’s birthday and recent Pew Fellowship in the Arts award with a packed house and readings by Juliette, Ian Davisson and Ocean Vuong, plus DJ Electrostani bringing on the bhangra! Juliette introduced Ian by calling him a “bleeding bear” with “sexual teeth.” Oh yes, my friends, it was […]
Unleash Your Inner Party Animal at June’s Perch Pub
Join Painted Bride Quarterly on June 11 at 8 p.m. for a special “Happy Birthday” reading at the Perch Pub (1345 Locust St.) by poets Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Ocean Vuong, and Ian Davisson, plus DJ Electrostani bringing on the bhangra! No cover. Drink and food specials. Totally heart-breaking poems. Like, purgative heartbreak. It’ll be like Fellini meets Wong Kar-Wei. […]
May Perch Pub Celebrates Lynn Levin’s Miss Plastique
This recap is long overdue, but even our Week of Writing tizzy could not make us forget May’s exceptional Perch Pub reading! May’s Perch Pub celebrated Lynn Levin’s newest book of poetry, Miss Plastique, with a reading by Hayden Saunier and Lynn herself. Kathy Volk Miller led the introductions, citing not only Hayden’s literary accomplishments, […]
May is Sure to be Sunny with our Perch Pub Reading!
Flowers aren’t the only things blooming in Philadelphia this month! Please join us on May 14 at 8 p.m. for a special reading at the Perch Pub by Hayden Saunier and Lynn Levin, honoring the release of Lynn’s latest book. No cover. Drink and food specials. We promise you’ll leave with a spring in your […]
April Perch Pub Recap aka Chinese Almond Cookie Day
Tuesday’s reading at Perch Pub coincided with National Chinese Almond Cookie Day, and we were not without the sweet. As Kathy Volk Miller introduced Joanna Fuhrman, our first reader of the night, the crowd passed around a box of almond cookies, which KVM described as “thin as communion wafers.” A befitting description considering that by […]
Ward off April Showers with Spring’s First Perch Pub!
Did you know? April 9 is National Chinese Almond Cookie Day! Celebrate by joining us at the Perch Pub at 8:00 p.m. for a reading by Valerie Fox, Johanna Fuhrman, and Christina Hamm. Stay for special musical guest: Liv Carrow! No cover. Drink and food specials. Any holiday is a great excuse for a night out, and we can’t wait to spend it with you!