“Now that the Times-Picayune and the weekly newspapers have cut all but the most perfunctory book coverage, Room 220 is the only place to find serious (and also irreverent) discussion of literature in New Orleans.” — New York Review of Books

We Cast a Shadow: Reading with Maurice Carlos Ruffin

Reading: MAR 18, 7-9pm @Antenna RM220 will host a reading by New Orleans writer Maurice Carlos Ruffin of his debut novel, We Cast a Shadow, about a father’s obsessive quest to protect his son—even if …

Gulf Coast Playwrights – Meet & Read

Gulf Coast Playwrights Meet-and-Reads are monthly gatherings in which writers bring their works-in-progress to be read aloud for feedback. Generally sections between 10-30 pages are read by participat…

RM 220 Presents: The Practice of Diaspora (A Salon)

FEBRUARY 22 3718 ST CLAUDE AVE.   7PM- 10 PM RM 220 invites you take part in a special salon in celebration of Black History Month. Titled for Brent Edwards Hayes’ seminal work, we will explore …

Shrine and Sound: Yeelen Film Screening

Shrine and Sound is a series of interactive artist talks and events exploring the depictions of the sacred in popular culture. The second installment will feature the a seminal classic in African cine…

We Cast A Shadow: Book Launch At Ace Hotel

A couple Tennessee Williams Literary Festivals ago, I sat in the audience of a panel made up of notable UNO Creative Writing Workshop graduates. Talk quickly turned to the fact that panelist, Maurice …

BOW’T – NEW ORLEANS by Rhodnie Désir & Spirit McIntyre

Tonight, 8PM, Cafe Istanbul, $15 2732 St. Claude Ave The international project BOW’T TRAIL (UNESCO Slave Route Label) is an innovative choreographic, documentary and interactive experience that …

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