Chiesa barocca di San Giuseppe Scalze a Napoli— "Divining Triptychs"
Nov
22
4:00 PM16:00

Chiesa barocca di San Giuseppe Scalze a Napoli— "Divining Triptychs"

Divining Triptychs: Printmaking, Dance, and Poetry Across Millennia:
works by Robert Woods, Lucinda Weaver, and Alan Bern
November 22, 2018
Live performance: 
Friday, November 22, at [time]

[price if there is one]

[name of Napoli sponsor organization] will host a multimedia exhibition and live event featuring the work of poet and storyteller Alan Bern; dancer and choreographer Lucinda Weaver; and artist Robert Woods. All three have been working along parallel lines and weaving their work together in site-specific collaborations. Woods and Bern have worked together under the fine publishing imprint Lines & Faces (linesandfaces.com) for more than forty years. Weaver, who danced with the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, has performed together with Bern for fifteen years as PACES: dance & poetry fit to the space. On November 22, 2018, at [time], Bern and Weaver will perform a dance/poetry collaboration based on Lines & Faces broadsides, illustrated by Robert Woods, that feature Bern’s translations of Dante and his poem “Dialogue,” a dramatic exchange between Hildegard of Bingen and St. Francis of Assisi. 

Live performance: 
Thursday, November 22, at _____[time]
[price if there is one]

BIOGRAPHIES:

Lucinda Weaver grew up dancing in Berkeley, California. She studied at the University of California at Berkeley with David Wood and in New York City, where she met Margaret Jenkins who invited her to be a founding member of the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company in San Francisco. She then lived in Europe where she worked and performed as a solo dancer/choreographer. Currently, she is on the guest faculty of the Accademia Teatro Dimitri, a physical theater university in Switzerland.

Robert Woods worked as a printer for over thirty years at Madison Street Press in Oakland, California. Robert trained as both a fine artist and craftsman at the University of California at Santa Barbara and with a number of practicing artists. He is a painter, sculptor, wood engraver and printmaker. 

Alan Bern is a recently retired Children’s Librarian from the Berkeley (California) Public Library. He worked in public libraries in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 25 years in a variety of jobs. He is a poet and has two books published by Fithian Press: No no the saddest (2004) & Waterwalking in Berkeley (2007). A third book, greater distance and other poems (2015) was published by his own press, Lines & Faces, a press and publisher specializing in illustrated poetry broadsides, collaborating with the artist Robert Woods, linesandfaces.com. Alan is also a performer working with the dancer, Lucinda Weaver, as PACES: dance & poetry fit to the space and with musicians from Composing Togetherhttp://composingtogether.org/workshops/48-my-words-my-music


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BAC— Divining Triptychs: PACES performance number one
Mar
16
7:30 PM19:30

BAC— Divining Triptychs: PACES performance number one

This multimedia exhibition and live event feature the work of poet and storyteller Alan Bern; dancer and choreographer Lucinda Weaver; and artist Robert Woods. With deep roots in Berkeley, all three have been working along parallel lines and then weaving their work together in site-specific collaborations. Woods and Bern have worked together under the fine publishing imprint Lines & Faces for more than forty years. Weaver, who danced with the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, and Bern have performed together for fifteen years as PACES: dance and poetry to fit to the space. Bern and Weaver will perform a dance/poetry collaboration based on broadsides by Bern and Woods that feature Bern's translations of Dante and his poem "Dialogue," a dramatic exchange between Hildegard of Bingen and St. Francis of Assisi. 


$15 Advance/ $20 at the door; $10 BAC members and youth


Reception will follow the performance. All funds donated to the Berkeley Art Center by the performers.

 

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Mar
11
3:00 PM15:00

Berkeley Art Center— Poetry Reading and Panel Discussion

Enjoy poetry readings by members of a North Berkeley writing group: Rebecca Radner, Glenn Ingersoll and Alan Bern. Special guest John Altman, Santa Barbara translator, will read from his translations of Neruda. After the reading, the poets will talk about marketing and publishing, sharing stories about their own struggles, pet peeves, and delights. Q & A and discussion will follow: audience participation will be most welcome.

For more info, please go to http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/

For questions, contact Alan Bern, 510 684-0931 or abbern@gmail.com

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Mar
10
3:00 PM15:00

Berkeley Art Center— "Composing together" music/poetry family

Collaborate with composers to create music that amplifies the meaning and power of words. Poet Alan Bern and professional musicians will lead step-by-step activities to compose unique, expressive poetry and then pair it with music that fits the mood. Brings everyone's voice to the table and the stage by using poetry to explore issues of self-identity, relationships with nature, our place in the world, and silly things that just make us feel good. All funds donated to the Berkeley Art Center by the performers.

http://composingtogether.org

Open to all ages. Sliding donation $5-20

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Berkeley Art Center— Divining Triptychs: Printmaking, Dance, and Poetry Across Millennia: works by Robert Woods, Lucinda Weaver, and Alan Bern
Mar
7
to Mar 17

Berkeley Art Center— Divining Triptychs: Printmaking, Dance, and Poetry Across Millennia: works by Robert Woods, Lucinda Weaver, and Alan Bern

Lines & Faces Illustrated Broadside Exhibit

This pop-up exhibition features the work of poet and storyteller Alan Bern and artist Robert Woods, who have worked together under the fine publishing imprint of Lines & Faces for more than forty years. The illustrated broadsides will be on view during galley hours (Wednesday through Sunday 11 am to 5 pm). Admission is free. Partial funds from sales of broadsides will be donated to the Berkeley Art Center by the artists.

Berkeley Art Center, 1275 Walnut Street, Berkeley, CA 94709

http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/

Two performances by PACES: dance & poetry to fit the space

Lucinda Weaver, who danced with the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, and poet Alan Bern have performed together for fifteen years as PACES: dance and poetry to fit the space. Bern and Weaver will perform a dance/poetry collaboration base on broadsides by Robert Woods and Alan Bern.

Friday, March 16, at 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 17, at 4:30 pm

$15 Advance/ $20 at the door; $10 BAC members and youth


Receptions will follow each performance. All funds donated to the Berkeley Art Center by the performers.

(more info below listed with calendar dates)

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Lines & Faces broadside exhibit
Mar
10
to Apr 1

Lines & Faces broadside exhibit

Robert Woods, Artist/Printmaker and Alan Bern, Poet/Translator

linesandfaces.com

March 10 - April 1, 2017

Monday - Friday 10 am - 4pm

Saturday and Sunday 12 pm - 4pm

 

In conjunction with Divining Triptychs performance:

Printmaking, Dance, and Poetry convene in a visit across millennia with Hildegard von Bingen, St. Francis of Assisi, and Dante Alighieri

Friday, March 10, 2017 , 7:30 pm Saturday, March 11, 2017, 4:00 pm

small reception will be held following each performance.

 

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Divining Triptychs— a Paces presentation
Mar
10
to Mar 11

Divining Triptychs— a Paces presentation

Divining Triptychs: Printmaking, Dance, and Poetry convene in a visit across millennia with Hildegard von Bingen, St. Francis of Assisi, and Dante Alighieri

 

A performance by PACES: dance & poetry fit to the space -- Lucinda Weaver dancer/ choreographer and Alan Bern poet -- is based both on Bern's new book of poetry, greater distance and other poems, and on new Lines & Faces broadsides (images by artist Robert Woods and translations and poetic interpretations by Bern) based on the DIVINE COMEDY of Dante. These broadsides will be displayed along with other Lines & Faces work in a Broadsides Exhibit in the Gualala Art Center through April 1, 2017.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Evening performance followed by Opening Reception for the Broadsides Exhibit, including readings from Alan Bern's book greater distance and other poems

 

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Late afternoon performance followed by Reception for the Broadsides Exhibit, including readings from Alan Bern's book greater distance and other poems

 

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greater distance— a Paces presentation
Sep
8
7:30 PM19:30

greater distance— a Paces presentation

Paces: dance and poetry to fit to the space, the  collaborative partnership of dancer & choreographer Lucinda Weaver and poet & storyteller Alan Bern will present a performance based on Bern's new book of poetry, greater distance and other poems, published by Lines & Faces in December, 2015.

Bern will read the central section of the book, and he and Weaver will perform a dance/poetry collaboration based on a poem from the book, Dialogue, a dramatic dialogue between Hildegard of Bingen and St. Francis of Assisi.

A raffle will be held for one of the broadsides Bern received when he was awarded the 2015 Littoral Press Broadside Contest, from several stations in the Leggenda di San Francesco d'Assisi by Giotto di Bondone.
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