the Café Gallery

Below are videos from a December 17, 2014 (12/17/14, or 20141217)
evening of poetry at the Café Gallery, at Gallery Cabaret...





the open mic
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Janet Kuypers reads David Hutt’s poem
appearing in the v126 issue of Down in the Dirt magazine, titled a Rural Story
Excavation
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Janet Kuypers reads John Grey’s poem
appearing in the v252 issue of cc&d magazine,
titled Beyond the Gates
a Graveyard Visit
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Janet Kuypers reads Madison Gardler’s poem
appearing in the v252 issue of cc&d magazine,
titled Beyond the Gates
of Ink
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Janet Kuypers reads Donald Gaither’s poem
appearing in the v126 issue of Down in the Dirt magazine, titled a Rural Story
Sea Scape
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Janet Kuypers performs a series of her
haiku poems
(read to “Dead Man” sampled background music)
including the haiku poems love, opening, force, free, jobless, job, the poem “depression” read as two separated haiku pieces, judge, defenses, bear, difference, ants and crosses, enemies, sort, behind, everyone, end, universe, explosions, and mister
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
love
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
opening
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
force
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
free
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
jobless
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
job
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Janet Kuypers performs her poem
(broken down into 2 6 second long haiku poems)
depression
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
judge
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
defenses
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
bear
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
difference
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
Ants and Crosses
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
enemies
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
behind
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
everyone
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
end
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
universe
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
explosions
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Janet Kuypers performs her haiku poem
mister
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the Café Gallery




    There is also a 4 CD set of the final performances from J. Kuypers at the Café, collected into this release. This 4 CD set of live performances are included in “hmmm” includes not only recordings from 2010 and 2011, but it also contains recordings of different performance art shows, including her final show ever performed at the Café on 212/1771/11, titled “hmmm”. Bonus tracks in this 3 CD set even include live recordings from Cafe Ballou, Cafe Mestizo, Beach Poets, and more... You can order a copy of this all original music and poetry at many online locations, including amazon.com and amazon.co.uk.

 
“hmmm” - 4 disc set live at the Café



 
Dobro Veče - 3 disc set

    There is also a (more recent) 4 CD set of performances from J. Kuypers at the Café, collected into this release. This 4 CD set of live performances are included in Dobro Veče (“Good Evening” in Serbian) includes not only recordings from 2006, 2007 and 2008, but it also contains past Poetry Wheels, and recordings of performance art shows like Twitter Inside at Regina’s Place in Logan Square 5/21/10. Bonus tracks include live recordings from at the Chicago State University Power Networking for Success show, as well as Café Ballou (Waiting4the Bus). You can order a copy of this all original music and poetry at many online locations, like iTunes.



    There is also a 3 CD set of performances from J. Kuypers at the Café, collected into this release. This 3 CD set of live performances are included in live at the Café includes not only recordings from 2003, 2004 and 2005, but it also contains recordings of two performance art shows — A Night of Firsts from 06/22/02, and Stripped from 06/07/05. Bonus tracks in this 3 CD set even include live recordings from Coffee Chicago, Molly Malone’s, and even recordings from the Chicago Poetry Fest on both years, 2004 and 2005! You can order a copy of this all original music and poetry at many online locations, including iTunes.

 
Live at the Café - 3 disc set




Janet Kuypers’ “40” “40”
(iTunes release) Sexism and Other Stories (Janet Kuypers)

“40” is a CD of the live performance art show at “the Café” in Chicago 06/22/10, with bonus clips from other live poerformances at the Café.

Janet Kuypers’ “40” Also get “40” direct as an amazon dot com CD


Seeing a Psychiatrist (3 CD set) Seeing a Psychiatrist
(3 CD set)

Janet Kuypers - Seeing A Psychiatrist

Seeing a Psychiatrist was originally a 2008 performance art show (with music from the HA!man of South Africa), but in 2010 an 3 CD set was released of all of the material in this show, plus bonus tracks. The links provided here are to track sales from iTunes.

the 2009 Poetry Game Show (audio CD set) the 2009 Poetry Game Show (audio CD set)

Janet Kuypers - The 2009 Poetry Game Show

the 2009 Poetry Game Show was originally a 2009 performance art “game show”, but in 2010 an 3 CD set was released of all of the material in this show. The links provided here are to track sales from iTunes.


SIN - Scars Internet News SIN: Scars Internet News

Janet Kuypers - SIN (Scars Internet News)
9/20/05 live Chicago performance art show

How Do I Get There? CD, 2005 performance art How Do I Get There?
Janet Kuypers - How Do I Get There?

live performance art show, 2/15/05


Dreams, 02/03/04 performance art Dreams

Janet Kuypers
performance art show 2/3/04

Changing Gears Changing Gears
Janet Kuypers

studio CD and live performance art show 6/17/03


The Other Side The Other Side

Janet Kuypers
Chicago poetry performance art show 10/21/03

Death Comes in Threes Death Comes in Threes

Janet Kuypers

Chicago poetry performance art show 3/18/03



the Cafe







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