Monthly Archives: June 2016

Open Secret, 2nite! “Buh-bye for now!” as we send off some young old friends from Germany…

Open Secret! Wednesdays @ Le Bistrot des Artistes. 6 rue des Anglais, 75005 Paris. Tonight’s theme: “Buh-bye for now!” as we well-wish some young old friends… 🙂 8:30 signup, 9pm show. MĂ©tro Maubert-MutualitĂ© (line 10) or Saint-Michel (line 4). ____________________________________________ … Continue reading

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Comparing Chiaroscuro Techniques: Gerrit Van Honthorst vs Sabine Dundure.

A comparison between “The Denial of St.Peter” by Gerrit Van Honthorst dated 1622 and “The Birthday of  St. Leo Sirois” by Sabine Dundure June 2016.

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LOST IN TRANSLATION – SpokenWord & Ivy Writers joint event this Monday 27th June

IVY WRITERS PARIS / Spoken Word Paris Double Header! 27 June 2016 Ă  18h30 Ivy with the poets : FrĂ©dĂ©ric Forte (Toulouse et Paris/France) Jay Deshpande (NY/USA) and Eve Rifka (MA/USA) Followed by the usual Spoken Word open mic at 20h30 … Continue reading

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Ray Knight to guest at SpokenWord Paris June 20th—Monday’s Theme: The Essence of Cool

Ray Knight is a hip hop artist born and raised in the city of Fresno, CA. He found a love for music from the records his mother played in his youth. His life journey has thus far brought him many places … Continue reading

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Pansy Maurer-Alvarez is our guest at SpokenWord Paris June 13th—Monday’s Theme: Fathers

Pansy Maurer-Alvarez was born in Puerto Rico, grew up in Pennsylvania and did her literary studies at universities in the US, Switzerland and Spain. She now lives and writes (full time) in France. Her latest poetry collections are ORANGES IN … Continue reading

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May, June, Inondations…

As our friend Peter Deaves reminds us, the Seine never made it to Belleville, not even in 1910. Not even to Oberkampf. We are safe here in this underground bunker. We don’t need to move our masterpieces somewhere else as … Continue reading

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‘Rhythmatic Wordplay’ from SpokenWord guest Cha’ves Jamall June 6th—Monday’s Theme: Finding Truth

Cha’ves (Shah-Vez) Jamall is a New York -based conceptual artist and poet who uses several mediums including visual art, movement, and melodic spoken word to further conversations around; mental health, racial inequality, and gender roles. Currently he is working on his first … Continue reading

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Open Secret, tonight, “Opening the book of madness.” Featuring poet & publisher Will Cox, & a surprise bit of blues!

Tonight & all eternal Wednesdays @ Le Bistrot des Artistes, 6 rue des Anglais (but all languages welcome!) in Paris’ Latin Quarter.  A passageway just off of Boulevard Saint Germain – look for the Franprix-in-the-alley! 🙂  MĂ©tro Maubert-MutualitĂ© (line 10) … Continue reading

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