Birbeck College Reading

Birkbeck Contemporary Poetics Research Centre welcomes Pierre Joris and Nicole Peyrafitte A presentation: Poems for the Millennium: Volume Four The University of California Book of North African Literature Followed by Domopoetics  Personal & Shared Artistic Practices A Multimedia performance that meanders dialogically between Pierre Joris’ poems, translations & thinking, & Nicole Peyrafitte’s drawings & videos, voice- & textual work. Tuesday 14 May, from 7pm Room 253 Birkbeck Main Building, Torrington … Read more Birbeck College Reading

AWP Lunar Chandelier Reading

drawing by Elvis Bakaitis   Lunar Chandelier Press Invites you to a reading in honor of Gerrit Lansing  Friday, March 8th, 2013 3:00 pm Poe’s Kitchen at the Rattlesnake Bar & Grill 2nd floor 384 Boylston Street, Boston, 02116 617.859.8555 readers: Lynn Behrendt Daniel Bouchard Julian Talamentez Brolaski Joe Elliot Joanna Fuhrman Brenda Iijima Pierre Joris Gerrit Lansing Eileen Myles Tim Trace Peterson Nicole Peyrafitte Elizabeth Robinson Prageeta Sharma … Read more AWP Lunar Chandelier Reading

Percolating News from Nicole Peyrafitte

Nicole Peyrafitte has been busy 1) preparing for a performance and 2) preparing amazing food. Check it out:  Coming up on her Calendar: Saturday February 9 2PM  Artaud in the Black Lodge (A work in progress) An opera by David T. Little, libretto Anne Waldman Performeuse in libretto reading Culturemart 2013 HERE Arts Center 145 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10013 * * * and here, an … Read more Percolating News from Nicole Peyrafitte

Happy Birthday, Robert Duncan!

Come & celebrate RD’s Birthday on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 8 p.m.  St. Mark’s Church  | 131 E. 10th Street, New York, NY 10003 — There will be cake in the shape of the cosmos.— With the recent releases of Duncan’s H.D. Book, the first volume of his Collected Poems & Plays and Lisa Jarnot’s excellent Robert Duncan: The Ambassador From Venus, A Biography, we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate Duncan’s 94th birthday (b. … Read more Happy Birthday, Robert Duncan!

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!

Free University Poetry Reading

Come to the park! TODAY Friday, September 21 – at the Free University in Madison Square Park from 3pm to 4pm: Poetry Reading with: Ammiel Alcalay, Ana Božičević, David Henderson, Pierre Joris, Sara Jane Stoner, Simone White! The event will be located on the west side of the park, about midway up, in the vicinity of 25th St & 5th Avenue. The location is indicated by the letter “R” on the … Read more Free University Poetry Reading

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!

Ghassan Zaqtan’s Absence in Albany Today

—> Just learned that today’s event has been cancelled! <— For anybody in Albany or surrounds, please go to the events at the New York State Writers Institute at SUNY Albany that should have featured Palestinain poet Ghassan Zaqtan (who cannot be there as the US State Department has refused to give him a visa) but that will feature his translator, Fady Joudah, today Tuesday, 10 April: 4:15 p.m. … Read more Ghassan Zaqtan’s Absence in Albany Today