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KNOWSGAY NO5 – Heroes and Role Models opens on Thursday, September 10, 6-9:30 PM

The Bureau is happy to announce our next exhibition: KNOWSGAY No5 – Heroes and Role Models Reception: Thursday, September 10 from 6:00-9:30pm The exhibition will run from September 10 – November 8   Three part exhibition: • Presentation of KNOWSGAY No5 • Timeline Exhibition of all previous issues of KNOWSGAY • Exhibition of original artwork related to KNOWSGAY [...]

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Review of Peter Nickowitz’s Cinema Vernacular by Anthony Thornton

In Cinema Vernacular, playwright and screenwriter Peter Nickowitz treads precarious ground: poetry’s consistent flirtation with film. One is tempted to catalog the dilettantes of contemporary poetry who have handled the subject with all the subtlety of an atom bomb. It would be wasted space, considering Nickowitz has written a lush yet taut collection of poetry [...]

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Anthony Thornton reviews Emji Spero’s almost any shit will do

In their latest collection, Emji Spero resuscitates the philosophical rhizome from its trendy and torpid academic state and Occupies it, capital O intended. Spero’s source texts include not only those of Deleuze and Guattari, but Judith Butler’s Violence, Mourning, Politics and articles on swarm behavior and mushroom culture. In the wrong hands this could result in jumbled [...]

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Gifts from the Bureau!

  Looking for gifts to bestow upon the beloved queers in your life? Come on down to the Bureau! We’ve got lots to choose from, and we’re happy to wrap your gifts!   Bureau Gift Certificates make excellent gifts if you can’t decide what to get that special someone.