Opens on May 19, 2017 at 5:30 pm A show featuring 21st-century surrealist art will be held at the Casa Museu Fernando Namora. Svetlana Ratova from Moscow, Nikolina Petolas from Zagreb, Paula Rosa from Lisbon and Santiago Ribeiro from Coimbra are the protagonists of another edition of International Surrealism Now featuring works in small format. The modern surrealism of these… [read this]
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BlazeVOX [books] has published Stephen Bett’s 18th collection of poems, UnWired. The 124-page book is available for purchase at: BlazeVOX Amazon Stephen Bett is a widely and internationally published Canadian poet. While his earlier work is known for its sassy, caustic wit, his more recent books are known for their minimalist subtlety. Many are tightly sequenced book-length ‘serial’ poems. To… [read this]
Walking Among Tombstones in the Fog by Alan Catlin / Presa Press / Perfectbound Paperback / ISBN: 978-0-9965026-4-1 / 72 pages Alan Catlin’s latest collection of poetry reflects both the humanistic concerns of his previous work as well as the expanded tone and vision of a wiser older poet. In Waking Among Tombstones in the Fog, Catlin applies his detailed… [read this]
A.P.D. (a presidential disaster) announces the publication of Inauguration Raga, by Dan Wilcox, a 16-page chapbook of a poem improvised on January 20, 2017. The poem was written from 10:00am to 4:30pm while watching the televised broadcasts of the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States, in a cheap notebook with a free motel ball-point pen. It… [read this]
Fred LaMotte‘s next Poetryoga Playshop and reading will be in Portland, OR on Sunday, February 26, at 2PM, New Renaissance Bookshop (1338 NW 23rd Ave). Find more information, visit the webpage for this event at http://www.newrenbooks.com/poetry-path-to-the-heart. Learn more about Fred and his books on his Amazon author page. You can also read some of his poems here at Empty Mirror.
Show runs through January 2017 (by appointment) Reception Friday Nov. 4, 2016 from 4-7 PM DADA Centennial: Day of the Dead at the International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction Archives Over 160 works by artists from all over the world celebrating 100 years of DADA. 1925 Rosina Street Suite C Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507 505-303-3034 collagemuseum.com Dada, the… [read this]
Mephistos and Other Poems Celebrating the release of his book of new poetry Thursday, November 17th, 7:00 pm CITY LIGHTS BOOKSTORE 261 Columbus at Broadway San Francisco, CA free event, details: http://www.citylights.com/book/?GCOI=87286100617090&fa=events Tuesday, December 6th, 7:30 pm MOE’S BOOKS 2476 Telegraph Ave Berkeley, CA free event, for more info: (510) 849-2087 Sunday, February 5th, 3:00 pm DIESEL BOOKS 5433 College… [read this]
Guy Debord (1931-1994) was the most influential figure in the Situationist International, the notorious subversive group that played a key role in provoking the May 1968 revolt in France. “The Society of the Spectacle” (1973, 90 minutes) is Debord’s film adaptation of his own 1967 book of the same name. As passages from the book are read in voiceover the… [read this]
Don’t miss A.D. Winans and Andy Clausen’s poetry reading at the Beat Museum!
Latif Harris’ new poetry collection, Barter Within the Bark of Trees, is newly released by Duende Press. About Latif Harris Harris grew up in Los Angeles but relocated to San Francisco in 1958 where he joined the Beat scene in North Beach, where he met his lifelong friend, the painter Robert LaVigne. After studying with Robert Creeley in New Mexico… [read this]
Rik Lina sends an announcenent of his new exhibition, Selva Tropical – Canto de Pássaros (Tropical Jungle – Singing Birds) which runs May 16 through July 31, 2015. The location is: Fundação Dionisio Pinheiro e Alice Cardoso Pinheiro AGUEDA – Portugal Here are some images to whet your appetite! Please visit Rik Lina’s website and also his work right here… [read this]
I must have decided that Trout Fishing in America would be the one to represent all that I had read and loved as a teenager. But who had that girl been? And did she notice that the woman on the cover had no name? Ooligan Press has announced the release of Allison Green’s memoir, The Ghosts Who Travel with Me…. [read this]
Come to the Bay Area Book Festival… MICHAEL McCLURE & GEORGE BROOKS on sax FREE CONCERT – POETRY & JAZZ Sunday, June 7, 2015 12 pm – 12:50 pm The Brower Center, in Goldman Theatre 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
The Beat Museum’s “Beatnik Shindig” to be held in North Beach and at Fort Mason Center is the largest Beat Generation Conference to be held in twenty years. The last big Beat event was organized by Allen Ginsberg himself in 1995 at NYU in New York City. The event will run the weekend of June 26, 27 & 28, 2015…. [read this]
A poetry reading in celebration of a new selected edition of the acclaimed Beat poet and former Sonoma County resident Harold Norse will be held at Copperfield’s Petaluma bookstore on Saturday, May 9th at 1:30 PM. Joining the book’s editor and Sebastopol resident Todd Swindell will be renowned San Francisco poets Neeli Cherkovski and A.D. Winans. I Am Going to… [read this]