The Care Persists Reading II at Caffé Vivaldi NYC

 The Care Persists Reading II at Caffé Vivaldi NYC
The Care Persists Reading II

We celebrate Women’s History Month. Following the positive response of our reading last year, we continue the spirit and inspiration of last year Women’s March and the # MeToo movement toward change. We’re inviting you to our Women’s Reading on Wednesday March 28 2018.
So happy these five amazing poets are part of this reading. Thank you. SM

Sophie Malleret
Sharon Mesmer
Yuko Otomo
Nicole Peyrafitte
Wanda Phipps
Joanna C Valente
 
 The Care Persists Reading II
Wednesday, March 28, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Caffe Vilvaldi
32 Jones Street, New York, NY 10014
 
Sophie Malleret writer/performer originally from Paris read her poetry at Howl Festival, Bowery Poetry, Nuyorican Café, Amherst Library, Reuben Foundation and in Europe, last year in Paris, Marseille, Poetry Festivals in Prague, Brussels & Rotterdam… Developing her bilingual French/English poems. Poems published in Vlak, Maintenent. Also involved in film/theatre.
 
Sharon Mesmer’s newest poetry collection is Greetings From My Girlie Leisure Place (Bloof Books). Four of her poems appear in Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology (2013). Fiction collections are Ma Vie à Yonago (Hachette), and In Ordinary Time and The Empty Quarter, both from Hanging Loose.
 
Yuko Otomo
Japanese origin. A visual artist & a bilingual (Japanese & English)
writer. She writes poetry, haiku, art criticism, travelogues & essays.
Her publications include “Garden: Selected Haiku” (Beehive Press),
“Fragile” (Sisyphus Press), “Small Poems”, “The Hand of The Poet”,
“STUDY & Other Poems on Art” (all by Ugly Duckling Presse),
“Elements” (the Feral Press), “KOAN” (New Feral Press) & FROZEN
HEATWAVE: a collaborative linked poems project with Steve
Dalachinsky (Luna Bisonte Prods). Her poem “The Color(s) of The
Day” was nominated for 2018 Pushcart Award. She regularly writes
for a collective critical writing forum www.Arteidolia.com.
 
Nicole Peyrafitte is a pluridisciplinary artist born & raised in the Pyrenees. She resides in Brooklyn with her husband & often collaborator Pierre Joris.
She is in the final stages of her feature doc-verité  Things fall Where They Lie a 55 minutes film  with Yoko Otomo, Steve Dalachinski, Eric Sarner Katalin Pataki. 
She has a forthcoming book in June:  Land0Scape- Editions Plaine Page 
 
Wanda Phipps, author of Field of Wanting: Poems of Desire and Wake-Up Calls: 66 Morning Poems, has been published over 100 times in English, Ukrainian, Hungarian, Arabic, Galician and Bangla; created theatrical productions with Yara Arts Group presented in Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Siberia, and NYC; curated reading series at the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church and written about the arts for Time Out New YorkPaper Magazine, and About.com. Her website is www.mindhoney.com.
 
Joanna C. Valente is a human who lives in Brooklyn, New York. They are the author of Sirs & Madams (Aldrich Press, 2014), The Gods Are Dead (Deadly Chaps Press, 2015), Marys of the Sea (Operating System, 2017), Sexting Ghosts (Unknown Press, 2018), Xenos (Agape Editions, 2016), and is the editor of A Shadow Map: Writing by Survivors of Sexual Assault (CCM, 2017). They received their MFA in writing at Sarah Lawrence College. Joanna is the founder of Yes, Poetry and the managing editor for Civil Coping Mechanisms and Luna Luna Magazine. Some of their writing has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Brooklyn Magazine, Prelude, BUST, Spork Press, and elsewhere. Joanna also leads workshops at Brooklyn Poets. joannavalente.com / Twitter: @joannasaid / IG: joannacvalente

Caffé Vivaldi

Caffé Vivaldi
The Care Persists Reading March 16th 2017
We celebrate Women History Month, we continue the spirit and inspiration of the January Women’s March, we’re inviting you to our Women’s Reading on March 16th 2017.
So happy these five amazing poets are part of this reading. Thank you.
The Care Persists Reading
Thursday, March 16th, 6:30pm-8pm

Caffe Vilvaldi
32 Jones Street,
New York, NY 10014

 
Sylvia Mae Gorelick
Sophie Malleret
Sharon Mesmer
Yuko Otomo
Nicole Peyrafitte
Joanna C Valente
 
Sylvia Mae Gorelick is a poet, writer, and translator based in New York City. Her chapbooks include Olympians, we are breathless (Poetry will be made by all!, 2014) and Seven Poems for Bill Berkson (Kostro Editions, 2009). Her work has appeared in various anthologies including In|Filtration (Station Hill, 2016) and For Bill, Anything (Pressed Wafer, 2015). The University of Chicago Press published her translation of Nietzsche’s Journey to Sorrento by Paolo D’Iorio in 2016, and her translation of Stéphane Mallarmé’s Le Livre is forthcoming from Exact Change Press.
 
Sophie Malleret writer/performer originally from Paris read her poetry at Howl Festival, Bowery Poetry, Nuyorican Café, Amherst Library, New Museum, Reuben Foundation. In Paris, Prague “International Microfestival”, recently Williams Center for the Arts in NJ. Developing her bilingual French/English poems. Poems published in Vlak, Maintenent …
 
Sharon Mesmer’s newest poetry collection is Greetings From My Girlie Leisure Place (Bloof Books). Four of her poems appear in Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology (2013). Fiction collections are Ma Vie à Yonago (Hachette), and In Ordinary Time and The Empty Quarter, both from Hanging Loose.
 
Yuko Otomo: Japanese origin. A bilingual (Japanese & English) writer & a visual artist. She writes poetry, haiku, art criticism, travelogues & essays. Her publications include “Garden: Selected Haiku” (Beehive Press), “Fragile” (Sisyphus Press), “Small Poems” (Ugly Duckling Presse), “The Hand of The Poet” (Ugly Duckling Presse), “STUDY & Other Poems on Art” (Ugly Duckling Presse) & “Elements” (the Feral Press). Her latest book will be “Koan” (the New Feral Press).  She regularly writes for a collective critical writing forum www.Arteidolia.com.
 
Nicole Peyrafitte is a pluridisciplinary artist born & raised in the Pyrenees & resides in Brooklyn.
Her texts, voice-work, paintings, videos, films, translations & cooking are displayed in a range of multi-lingual & multi-faceted performances.
Latest publication: Bi-Valve
Forthcoming:  Land0Scape
Translations:  Nicole Brossard, Yoko Otomo, Gary Hill, Marcela Delpastre, Bernat Manciet.
www.nicolepeyrafitte.com
Joanna C. Valente is a human who lives in Brooklyn, New York, and is the author of Sirs & Madams (Aldrich Press, 2014), The Gods Are Dead (Deadly Chaps Press, 2015), Marys of the Sea (2016, ELJ Publications), & Xenos (2016, Agape Editions)
 
 
 
 

Cabaret Hérétique Sunday Nov 16 6PM

Cabaret Hérétique Sunday Nov 16 6PM

CabHeretique

 

In the tradition of Cabaret Voltaire, Nicole Peyrafitte’s presents :
CABARET HERETIQUE
Sunday November 16 2014 6PM
BOWERY POETRY CLUB

a voco-musico-poetico-comestible performance focused on
100 years of chansons poetry & food!

This is the premiere of a seventy-five minute show where Edith Piaf can rendez-vous with Henri Michaux & Fréhel with Tristan Tzara. Musical director & pianist Adrian Cohen weaves his distinctive touch on piano & synthesizer throughout Nicole’s hairetikós selections. Vintage videos, original works, special guests & complementary delicious sampling of food are on the menu.  

Nicole Peyrafitte: Born in the French Pyrenees. Her texts, voice-work, paintings, videos, & cooking are showcased in a range of multi-lingual & multi-faceted performances, recordings & publications. Her work is informed & characterized by an artistic quest between two continents & four languages. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, poet Pierre Joris. More info: http://www.nicolepeyrafitte.com/

Adrian Cohen, born in Niagara Falls NY, graduated from the Berklee School of Music in Boston. He opened for artists such as Terence Blanchard, Larry Coryell & K.D.Lang & recently performed with the Charles Neville Quartet at Blue Note in New York. He lives in Brooklyn, NY where he runs a thriving teaching studio. http://www.carrollgardenspiano.com/

With guest readers: Bob Holman, Sophie Malleret, Nada Gordon, Douglas Rothschild, Pierre Joris, Noel Urayoan

Complimentary appetizers by:
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Tickets in Advance $10 here
$15 at the door
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