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November 2018

Peter LaBerge & Rebecca Foust Falkirk Center

November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Falkirk Cultural Center, 1408 Mission Ave
San Rafael , CA 94901 United States
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Rebecca Foust, the Marin County Poet Laureate, is the author of four books of poetry: Paradise Drive (2015), which won a Poetry Society of Virginia Book Award, a National Indie Excellence Award for Poetry, a San Francisco Book Festival Award for Poetry, and a Royal Dragonfly Award for Poetry; All That Gorgeous Pitiless Song (2010), winner of a Many Mountains Moving Press Book Prize; and God, Seed: Poetry & Art About the Natural World (2010), a collaboration with artist Lorna Stevens that won a Foreword Reviews Book of…

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December 2018

Flight of Poets: Pairings for the Senses

December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, 551 Broadway
Sonoma, 95476 United States
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$25 - $35

The best of California art, poetry, food, and wine all come together at our 3rd annual Pairings event. Meet Sonoma winemakers, chefs, and artists along with our featured "Flight of Poets": Julia Bouwsma, Joseph Rios, Sam Sax and Melissa Stein. Sommelier Chris Sawyer co-hosts with curators Hollie Hardy and Tess Taylor. Sunday, December 2, 2018 Doors at 5:30pm Sonoma Valley Museum of Art 551 Broadway, Downtown Sonoma Tickets include wine flight & snacks $25 SVMA members, $35 general public This event usually sells out. Advance tickets recommended: http://www.svma.org/calendar/events/pairings-senses-art-poetry-food-wine Featured Poet…

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Cosmopolitan Wanderlust: Rachel Galvin and Harris Feinsod discuss Oliverio Girondo’s Decals

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for the Art of Translation office, 582 Market St #700
San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
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An important influence on Jorge Luis Borges and others, Oliverio Girondo was at the center of Argentine poetry in the twentieth century. His first two books demonstrate his cosmopolitan wanderlust and avant-garde aesthetics. Twenty Poems to Be Read on the Streetcar crisscrosses Europe and the Americas on trams, express trains, and ocean liners. Decalcomania takes the reader on a tour of Spain that cleverly deflates its romantic appeal, but reinvigorates it with a glamour found in Girondo’s intensive wordplay and idiosyncratic flare for metaphor. Rachel…

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January 2019

The Heart of the Goddess: Art, Myth and Meditations on the World’s Sacred Feminine

January 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Copperfield’s Books, 138 North Main Street
Sebastopol, CA,
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The Sacred Feminine is rising all over the planet, and with it, the values of compassion, peacemaking, nurturance and love of the Earth. There is renewed awareness of feminine expressions that have been revered for millenia. Hallie Iglehart Austen shares a wide-reaching selection of art, meditations, poetry, prayers, values, and living lessons of Goddess culture. Respect for the Earth, restoration of community, and regaining the long-lost power of women are inseparable. Immerse yourself in a rich, multi-media experience of Goddesses…

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