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February House Update: Times Gives It a Rave

February House, the new musical play by Gabriel Kahane and Seth Bockley that imagines life at 7 Middagh Street in the early 1940s, when the house was inhabited by a stellar and remarkably disparate collection of poets, composers, and novelists (including a striptease artist who became a novelist while living there) of various aesthetic and […]

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February House Musical Gets Mixed Reviews in New Haven; Comes to NYC May 8

Composer Gabriel Kahane and playwright Seth Bockley have collaborated on a musical play, February House, evidently inspired by Sherill Tippins’ book by the same title, about the house at 7 Middagh Street (demolished to make way for the BQE) that, in the early 1940s, sheltered a brilliant and bizarre collection of poets, novelists, composers, and […]

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Columbia Heights “America’s Most Literary Street”

According to Evan Hughes, in the Daily Beast’s “Book Beast”: Columbia Heights, a short street in Brooklyn, just might be the most literary street in America. Columbia Heights is the closest street to the water in the quiet, leafy Brooklyn Heights neighborhood, and the authors who have lived there, if they were lucky, enjoyed commanding […]

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