Tuesday, November 11, 2008
AUXXX presents in November:
LLL & FRIENDS OF THE FREE STATE - reading live - in ZAAL 100!
Thursday November 27 @ 21:00 ZAAL 100
De Wittenstraat 100
1052 BA Amsterdam
Guru Punk author re-arrives in Amsterdam for a very special evening at Zaal 100!
International poet, classical sarangi musician, scholar, and translator of Rene Daumal and Henri Michaux, Louise Landes Levi has traveled the globe for three decades. Her poetry books include, Banana Baby (Supernova, 2006), Avenue A & 9th Street (Shivastan, 2004), Chorma (Porto dei Santi, 2000) Guru Punk, (Cool Grove Press, 1999), Sweet on my Lips, Love poems of Mira Bai (Cool Grove Press, 1997), The House Lamps Have Been Lit (Supernova, 1996), Extinctions, (Left Hand Books, 1993), and Concerto, (City Lights, Accordian Series, 1988). Rene Daumal’s Rasa was published by New Directions in 1982 and most recently, Toward Totality (Vers La Completude) & Selected Works 1929-1973 of Henri Michaux (Shivastan, 2006) and Toward Totality I / Vers La Completude (Longhouse, 2006). Reviews, essays and poems have been published online in Big Bridge, Jacket, and Rain Taxi, among other publications.
Louise will read from recent work, including:
"BANANA BABY" ( Supernova, Italy),
"DONT FUCK w. THE AIRLINES" ( Il Bagatto, Amsterdam)
and "SWEET ON MY LIPS" (Cool Grove Press, NY)
selections from the Indian woman poetess Mira Bai (15th century - North India)
Also, Hans Plomp will read from his new book and translations of TUKERAM - a contempoary of Mira Bai.
Plus more special guests and musical accompaniment!
AUXXX presents in December:
BLUES AND OTHER VOICES
The London Duke of Blues re-arrives in Amsterdam for more mind tingling blues riffing ...
Wednesday December 10 @ 21:00
Overtoom 301, Amsterdam
Duke Garwood (London) - solo experimental Blues guitarist/singer
Black Motor (Finland) - comprovisational Jazz trio
Whale Oil (Amsterdam) - free improvising rock trio that swim between solid grooves and ever shifting fragmenting poly rhythms to doomed noise and icy spatial scapes
+ DJ Morsanek spinning out the oddest blue platter of tunes