BOOK ART FINAL ART OPENING
Come celebrate the end of the year & our fabulous 2nd year Book Art MFA students at the the Book Art Pocket Gallery’s final art opening: 2ND YEAR MFA (we’re almost there) RETROSPECTIVE! Wednesday MAY 2 at 5:30PM in the Book Art Pocket Gallery (CPM 121) featuring artist books by Rob BORGES, Kat HOWARD, Mirabelle JONES, & Kate ROBINSON. The 2nd year Book Art MFA students are...
EL MONSTRUO EN DAS BALLROOM / AMERICA 2.NO
The students in Guillermo Gomez-Peña’s Poetry Workshop Undergraduate and Graduate classes cordially invite you to a one night only event of unique performance poetry! Gomez-Peña’s spring poetry workshops will showcase their unique, visceral and expressive talents. The eclectic night will include embodied poetry, radical storytelling, conceptual texts, rock & sound poetry, short original films...
POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY
Tomorrow is “Poem in your Pocket day” and to celebrate it local NPR affiliate KALW will be devoting the “It’s Your Call” show to poetry. The show runs from 10 to 11 a.m. KALW can be found on the FM dial at 91.7. What role does poetry play in your life? On the next Your Call we’ll honor “Poem in Your Pocket Day” and National Poetry Month by speaking with...
MAYA'S TOP FIVE PICKS
Or, Top Five Ways To Get Out Of Your Head When You Have Been Writing (And Reading (And Writing)) Much Too Much The end of the semester is nuts for all of us, but a big CONGRATULATIONS to all the second-years who’ve just handed in their theses. This time next year, when I’ve had my head inside a screen for many too many hours each week, I am going to try to remember these things that I...
HOUSTEN'S TOP FIVE PICKS
Dutch photographer Rineke Djikstra has a career-spanning retrospective at the SFMOMA right now. Amazing portrait photography, as well as a couple video installations of Liverpool club kids in the 90s dancing alone for her camera. On our side of the bay, the Berkeley Art Museum has a massive and fantastic exhibition up right now on conceptual art in the 1970s in California. Awesome stuff...
The Place for Writers is pleased to present an end of the year outdoor reading and performance to close out the Spring 2012 semester! On Tuesday, April 24th, we will be hosting an open mic at the outdoor stage behind the Art Museum at Mills College, from 5:15-6:30 pm. This open mic is for all graduate students in the English department and does not have to be tailored to your specific...
2012 ANNUAL REPORT OF SUPERIOR RESEARCH...
Heus Nulla’s exciting new publication of the 2012 Annual Report of Superior Research Laboratories published by Mills MFA Candidate in Creative Writing and Book Arts Rob Borges is available on Blurb. Please read this exciting new feature with information pertaining to musical linguistics and the marvelous medical studies of Subject A and Subject B. Transmission...
STEPHANIE YOUNG'S TOP PICKS
Top 5 scheduling decisions you will need to figure out in the next month or so, aka embarrassment of riches One look at the Shampoo calendar of Bay Area poetry events sort of says it all, but Friday April 13, is a perfectly difficult example: Ted Rees performs at 5:30 in the RE@DS series at the Berkeley Art Museum, meanwhile doors open at 6:30 for Manifest Reading Series #6 with Tom Comitta,...
FINAL CWIP EVENT OF THE YEAR
The year’s final Critical Works in Progress (CWIP) event is this Monday, April 16th! 2nd Year Literature MA David Brodsky will be presenting his paper entitled, “Blood in, Blood out: Traversing Post-apocalyptic Landscapes in Jewish and Black American Fiction.” This paper “seeks to analyze the way contemporary Jewish and Black American authors craft a post-Holocaust and...
POETRY LOVES COMPANY
The Tender Oracle is excited to host the following poets and performers for MANIFEST READING #6 this Friday, April 13! Tom Comitta lives in San Francisco where he is the editor and publisher of calmaplombprombombbalm.com and the co-founder and conductor of SF Guerrilla Opera. His writing has appeared in journals, bookstores, galleries, public space, and online. Nicole Trigg recently moved to...
Erica Baum: ten photographs from Dog Ear...
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LARA'S TOP FIVE PICKS
Top 5 Things to Entirely Rattle How You Look at the World (in no particular order): So this is topic is related to writing, right? I hope? 1) The Occupy Oakland BBQ & Speakout #4! Saturday April 7, 2012. (Rain or shine!) At 18th & Adeline Lil Bobby Hutton (Defremery) Park For 4 consecutive Saturdays, OO is holding collaborative events in different neighborhoods in Oakland....
INTERDISCIPLINARY WRITING WORKSHOP!
The Place for Writers of Mills English Department is excited about the upcoming Interdisciplinary Writing Workshop being held this Thursday, April 5th, from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the Arts Annex room 106. The workshop is open to anyone interested in creative writing! The workshop will be facilitated by Mills dance department, Ann Murphy and Molissa Fenley. Come out for live and filmed dance performance...
KATE ROBINSON IS HAVING A SHOW
MFA in Creative Writing & Book Arts Kate Robinson has a show (details on Facebook) of her own letterpress work opening this Friday at Ritual Coffee Roasters in San Francisco! * These prints are letterform symbols known as “sigils” that attempt to manifest positive action in the lives of their viewers. * Prints will be available for purchase, both as unframed broadsides and...
We hope you can join us for an evening of readings and conversation with Mills College English Department faculty and alumna, in celebration of their scholarship, performance and writing. This evening will also welcome our newly admitted graduate students. Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Reception at 6:30 Readings at 7:00 At the Gathering Hall Lokey Graduate School of Business Building please RSVP...
for the final Works In Progress reading of the semester tomorrow at 5:30 pm in the Bender Room! Zoe Rosenblum: is looking for her keys. Jordan Taylor: wishes he was a dinosaur Adrienne Villa-Stanley: can’t get enough chow mein. Ariel King: has invisible butterfly wings. Soma Mei Sheng Frazier: loves sugar, except in poetry.