ABGers, show by a former member:CONNIE EHINDEROParallel Perspectives: 11 ViewsThe Gallery at theARTS & CULTURAL COUNCIL277 N. Goodman StreetRochester, NY 14607For more information, call 585-473-4000Opening ReceptionFriday January 7, 5 - 8 PMExhibit Open to the PublicJanuary 6 - January 27, 2010Gallery HoursMonday – Friday, 10 – 4 PM
WRITERS and BOOKSSent by Kitty Jospe[I had passed it along to be posted 2 days ago but I have not seen it yet]Event One -- Saturday 1/8 : 3-10 -- Writers and Books, University Ave.If you like poetry, I hope you will consider attending the Writers andBooks' open house on Saturday which is celebrating their 30th anniversary.Poetry, Potluck and Pinot !This is free, and marks the kick-off for celebrating 30 years of W&B, and ifthe spirit moves, bring a dish to pass or a bottle of Pinot (noir, grigio,gris, etc.) in a sharing poetry, food and wine.Invite your friends – the more, the merrier.Here is the current schedule for readings: (more poets are being added allthe time)4 p.m.: M.J. Iuppa, Sally Bittner-Bonn, Michael Czarnecki, Linda Allardt5 p.m.: Jim Longenbach, David Michael Nixon, Donna Marbach, Wanda Schubmehl6 p.m.: Kitty Jospe, Wendy Low, Anne Coon, Vincent Golphin7 p.m.: Pat Schwartz, Sam Abrams, Sarah Freligh, Karen VanMeenen, NormDavis8 p.m.: John Roche, Aaron Fagan, Charles Cote9 p.m.: Henry Padron, Rick PetrieEvent Two: Saturday 1/15: 2-3:30, Pittsford Community LibraryCome for a free presentation by Miriam Lerner of the video, she and DonFeigel of RIT directed, "The Heart of the Hydrogen Jukebox". You might haveheard me explain one of the episodes of Ginsberg reading "Howl" to deafstudents and asking how the interpreter signed "Heart of Hydrogen Jukebox"-- and how the intricacies of translation go beyond signs into total bodygesture. Only 6% of a message comes from actual words -- and this film andMiriam's talk will provide a variety of performance and literary styles ofpoets. Free, and followed by refreshments, so the library asks that you rsvp -- orlet me know, as I arranged for the event.