With the serialization of The Malady of Islam taking up all weekdays (& will do for another couple of weeks), I’ll use Saturday’s post to list other items/events of interest. 1) A Review of Breathturn into Timestead in The Arts Fuse: Fuse Poetry Review: “Breathturn into Timestead” — A Magnificent Guide to the Enigmatic Poetry of Paul Celan Feb 25 2015 Once you have wrestled with Paul Celan, not against but … Read more Celan, Peyrafitte, Howe, Meyer.
¡ T O D A Y ! BOISE STATE MFA READING SERIES Friday October 3rd, 2014: Pierre Joris, The Cabin Literary Center, 801 S. Capitol Blvd, 7:30 p.m. * * * EVERGREEN COLLEGE READING Olympia, WA Monday 6 October Talk on Paul Celan (9:30 to 11 a.m.) & Poetry Reading (1 to 2:30 p.m.) both are in: Lecture Hall 5, The Evergreen State College * * * X San Luis Potosí … Read more UPCOMING GIGS
Just out from Mindmade Books. Writes Guy Bennet, the publisher: One of the major Occitan writers of the latter half of the 20th century, Bernat Manciet (1923–2005) was the author of numerous works of poetry, fiction, drama, and non-fiction, and editor (for some thirty years) of the revue Òc. This 1958 poem, a hallucinatory verbal meditation on the death of the American actor, captures the “brutal, sharp, abrasive, wily, loutish, irascible, … Read more Bernat Manciet’s “Ode to James Dean”
Check out the new issue of PEEP / SHOW, featuring the visual sequence o r b i t l i m i t s by Lori Anderson Moseman, introduced by Nicole Peyrafitte who writes: Lori Anderson Moseman’s compositions always offer particularized insights into the familiar… the center mass is always deeply felt —purposely, playfully, thoughtfully, consciously & unconsciously located outside the expected body. [ctd here].
This Thursday (Jan 30th) our good friend Denis Brun is having a “Finissage Cocktail” to close his first solo show in New York. You can stop by anytime between 6-9PM BUT if you want to hear Nicole Peyrafitte’s send off to him make sure to be there by 7PM. Address: Giacobetti Paul Gallery 111 Front St, New York, NY 11201
UCSD New Writing Series: Pierre Joris and Nicole Peyrafitte Event Type: Poetry Reading Event Date and Time: October 23, 2013 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Description: UCSD’s New Writing Series is excited to announce a double reading from Pierre Joris and Nicole Peyrafitte on Wednesday, October 23rd at 4:30 in the SME Performance Space Room. Pierre Joris is the author of over 50 books of poetry, translations, anthologies, & … Read more San Diego Area Events
NP Sete 07 27 2013 from Tawil Productions on Vimeo.
Improvised sunrise reading at Voix de la Méditerranée Sète 5AM — July 23rd 2013. Nicole Peyrafitte: Voice & Poetry; Pascal Delalée: Violin; Salvador Paterna: Guitar; Trumpet: Michel Giroud, a.k.a. Coyote; Video Capture: Pierre Joris. NP-Sete 07 23 2013 01 from Tawil Productions on Vimeo.
Here is the first of several videos I shot last month at the Sète “Voix Vives — de méditerranée en méditerranée.” More to come.
If you’re in the South of France these weeks & like poetry & performance, do not miss the Festival “Voix Vives de Méditerranée en Méditerranée” in Sète. More than a hundred poets & performers from just about every country around the Mediterranean will do their thing for 7 days — morning, noon & night. I’ll be there, for the pleasure of seeing some old friends and to accompany Nicole … Read more Nicole Peyrafitte @ Festival Voix Vives in Sète