The Firehouse Gig

Here are some stills of Nicole Peyrafitte’s gig this past Saturday at the Firehouse in Brooklyn. After an excellent first set by the two superb double bass players Michael Bisio and Ken Filinao, Nicole joined the duo &  they played a breathtaking second set, which also featured appearances by Firehouse artistic director Sandra Sprecher on piano & la Grande Dame of the piano, Connie Crothers. I shot some amateurish videos which … Read more The Firehouse Gig

Nicole Peyrafitte Live!

RRM at Caffè Lena December 2011 [phot0 Caroline Isachsen] After the very successful premiere of her & Miles Joris-Peyrafitte’s film “Mirage” (here) Nicole Peyrafitte will (in her own words) “be switching robes on Sunday September 30, 4PM for a much anticipated gig with Michael Bisio. The beautiful Lower Manhattan 6BC Garden will provide an incredible setting to perform a new installment of Remember-Reflect-Mark, a site/theme specific series of performances that generates music, voice & markings. The first installment of R-R-M was … Read more Nicole Peyrafitte Live!

Poems & Poetics from “Bi-Valve”

Yesterday Jerome Rothenberg published a selection of new works by Nicole Peyrafitte on his poems and poetics blog (& thus also on the Jacket2 version of the blog, here). The opening header & pix here below: Nicole Peyrafitte: Poems and Poetics from “Bi-Valve” JEROME ROTHENBERG [Nicole Peyrafitte’s move from the French Pyrenees to the United States came in 1987, and from California to New York in the 1990s. She … Read more Poems & Poetics from “Bi-Valve”

NYC Premiere of Nicole Peyrafitte’s New Multi-Media Performance!

Monday Evolving Series LES Gallery 1st floor @ Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center 107 Suffolk Street (between Delancey & Rivington)  Tickets:  $11 per set / $16 for 2 / $20 all night  Students/Seniors :  $8 per set / $12 for 2 / $18 all night  Monday April 23 CREATIVE SOUNDS OF DISSENSION 7.30 pm / NICOLE PEYRAFITTE “BI-VALVE” A new body of work that includes paintings & texts. 8.30 pm … Read more NYC Premiere of Nicole Peyrafitte’s New Multi-Media Performance!

ON THE ROAD WITH BOB HOLMAN

Ram Devineni put this notice on the Buffalo Poetics list;  I’m very sorry I had to miss last night’s fiesta presentation at the Bowery Poetry Club. But I want to repeat the notice here as those videos are indeed very worthwhile watching: Dear Friends: I am excited to announce the first travel/poetry series airing on LINK TV. The show, ON THE ROAD WITH BOB HOLMAN follows the popular slam … Read more ON THE ROAD WITH BOB HOLMAN

Christian Ide Hintze (1953-2012)

Ide Hintze, poet & performance artist, who also created the Schule für Dichtung in Vienna 20 years ago, passed away yesterday. Anne Waldman, who sent me the little remembrance below just informed me of these sad news. At the bottom of the post a video of Hintze performing at the international poetry festival in Novi Sad, Serbia, August 2008. for Ide Hintze:  I remember Ide’s unique creative eccentricity, his curious … Read more Christian Ide Hintze (1953-2012)

Nicole Peyrafitte @ Robert Kelly Celebrations

Here is Nicole Peyrafitte‘s performance at the Film Anthology Archives  in NYC on May 7, 2011, as part of “Logic of the World: The Poetics of Robert Kelly: Celebrating His 75th Birthday & His 50 Years Teaching at Bard College,” sponsored by The Brooklyn Rail, presented by Jonas Mekas and hosted by Phong Bui. You can find a batch of performances form that day on Opie & Anthony’s Uncensored … Read more Nicole Peyrafitte @ Robert Kelly Celebrations

Nicole Peyrafitte performs Robert Kelly

 Logic of the World: The Poetics of Robert Kelly 17—Nicole Peyrafitte   PART 17—Nicole Peyrafitte: “Songs” from the day-long event at the Anthology Film Archives in NYC on May 7, 2011, as part of “Logic of the World: The Poetics of Robert Kelly: Celebrating His 75th Birthday & His 50 Years Teaching at Bard College,” sponsored by The Brooklyn Rail, presented by Jonas Mekas and hosted by Phong Bui. … Read more Nicole Peyrafitte performs Robert Kelly