BOB HOLMAN IS AVAILABLE FOR READINGS, WORKSHOPS, SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS, FILM SCREENINGS, AND MORE
June 9, 2017 - June 25, 2017
What happens when society crumbles? A reminder to reflect of our past as we contemplate our ways forward. A show filled with music and poetry transformed into scenes, action and projections. Is there a ray of hope? Based on poetry by Pavlo Tychyna, by Serhiy Zhadan and songs from rock group Zhadan & the Dogs.
Tuesday June 6th, 6:30- 8:00pm
Bob Holman hosts the annual meeting and awards ceremony of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. Join us on Tuesday, June 6th for GVSHP's Annual Meeting and Village Awards. This annual event highlights and celebrates the invaluable people and institutions who make our neighborhoods some of the most interesting and exceptional in the city. The event is FREE– reserve tickets here.
Friday June 2nd, 2pm
The Power of the Word: How Do We Use It?
Princeton University, Room McCosh 60
Saturday June 3rd
Holy! Holy! Holy! Allen Ginsberg's Birthday Party at HOWL Arts, with film screenings, musical performances by Ed Sanders, Steven Taylor, Ernie Brooks, Bear 54 and readings by neighborhood stalwarts Bob Holman, Hettie Jones, David Henderson, Basil King, Ginsberg’s personal secretary Bob Rosenthal and many more surprise guests.
Brooklyn Performance Combine, at The MUSE, 350 Moffat Street, Bushwick featuring the return of Norte Maar’s acclaimed durational performance mashup of poets, painters, performers, and a meteorologist. Tickets available here
Sunday June 4th, 3:30pm
It Can't Happen Here: a poetry reading that will have you simmering like a tender volcano. Catch Andrei Codrescu, Catherine Bowman, and Bob Holman at Bowery Poetry, and get ready to be rocked. Advance discount tickets available online here, $15 on the door.
Wednesday 31st May, 5:30pm
Wednesday 31st May, 5:30pm
May 4-14th 2017
ALONZO KING: LINES BALLET, ENDANGERED LANGUAGES PERFORMANCE
Performance Premier: May 4th
Performance Gala: May 6th
Post performance artist talk with Alonzo King May 7th
May 21, 2017 3:30 PM
Yehuda Amichai: A Celebration of Poetry at Bowery Poetry
April 1st 7-9pm
Release party for Word: An Anthology, MC'd by Bob Holman at Howl! Happening, 6 East 1st St
April 13th, 7.30pm:
Taube Atrium Theater, San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building
April 19th, 5pm
Reading and talk at Marist College: the Art Gallery in Steel Plant , 7pm poetry slam
April 27th 7pm
The Poetry Project’s 50th Anniversary Gala hosted by Bob Holman
March 23rd & 24th, 2017
Residency/Workshop, Cleveland Institute of Art. Performance 3/24. With Eszter Balint.
March 11th, 5pm, 2017
USDAC Poetic address to the nation
Day of Poetry, Texas Tech university
Psychedelic Poetry: An Evening of Poems About Mind–Altering Adventure, The Alchemist's Kitchen
"The Education of the Poet" and KHONSAY screening at CCNY's MFA Creative Writing Program
Friday June 10th, 8pm, Judson Memorial Church
"For Billy Bang": Bob Holman performance in collaboration with Todd Nicholson on bass. Based on the repertoire they performed with Billy Bang, 2002-4, as Bang-Holman.
BEAT AND BEYOND: A GATHERING
Monday June 6th, Howl Happening
6.30 PM: Michael McClure and Bob Holman: Appaloosa Deck
Holman and McClure create a spontaneous reading from the Appaloosa Deck, four decks of 32 cards handmade by McClure. The performance celebrates a collaborative series of prints between McClure and the artist Amy Evans McClure, a joint project that marries short poems and paintings by the husband and wife team.
8.30 PM: Bob Holman & Mink Stole star in 33 & 1/3 Cornelia Street, A Staged Reading of a New Play by Alvin Eng. Alternating between Bohemian Greenwich Village and a 70s Women's Studies lecture by accidental feminist icon and painter Alice Neel, 33 & 1/3 CORNELIA STREET dramatizes the conflicts of spiritual vs. commercial ownership of art and personal stories. The play explores the conjoined legacy of urban legend/proto-Beat poet Joe Gould and celebrated The New Yorker journalist Joseph Mitchell through the vortex of Neel's groundbreaking 1933 portrait of Gould.
Wednesday June 8th, St Mark's Poetry Project
8.00 PM: The Finale of Beat & Beyond Hosted by Bob Holman & Stacey Szymaszek
With readings from: Steve Cannon, Len Chandler, David Henderson, Bob Holman, Hettie Jones, Michael McClure, Margaret Randall, Ed Sanders
'LANGUAGE MATTERS' SCREENINGS
Tues., February 2, 2016 – Honolulu, HI, 12:00 PM – University of Hawaii at Mānoa: Linguistics Lunch
Thurs., February 4, 2016 – Honolulu, HI, 8:30 AM and 12:30 AM – Punahou School Classroom visit
Thur., February 4, 2016 - Honolulu, HI, 7:30 signup, 8:30show PM Hawai'i Slam Feature at Kealoha's monthly slam. Hawaiian Brian's 1680 Kapiolani (2nd Floor above 24 Hour Fitness)
Fri. February 5, 2016 - Hon0lulu, HI, 5:00 PM - Pū'ā Foundation: Language Matters screening + Panel Chaminade Theater 53140 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816
Thur. February 11, 2016 - Hilo, HI, 4:00 PM - University of Hawaii: "ʻŌlelo ʻAne Halapohe I Nā Mele Hou, Endangered Languages in New Poetry; Hawaiian, Sami, Welsh & Others" Bi-lingual Hawaiian-English Poetry including screening of Khonsay. Larry Kimura and others
Fri., February 12, 2016 – Hilo, HI, 7:00 PM – Hilo Palace Theater: Language Matters Screening
Thur., February 18, 2016 – Kahului, HI, 10:30-11:45am – University of Hawaii Maui College: Khonsay: Poem of Many Tongues Screening and Poetry Reading, KLMA; 1:30-2:45 Advanced Creative Writing Class in Hale 218
Fri., February 19, 2016 – Haiku, HI, 7:30 PM – W.S. Merwin Conservancy: Language Matters Screening + Panel Discussion featuring Larry Kimura, Puakea Nogelmeier, Kēpa Maly, Keali'i Richel, Kī‘ope Raymond, Leilei Ishikawa, Kaimana Brummel
Hawaii events sponsored in part by a grant from the Ford Foundation
January 21, 2016 - NY, NY 7:00 PM - Samuel Jablon's Poets Sculpture, group performance
December 4, 2015 - New York, NY, 7:00 PM - NYU Bobst Library: Alvin Eng's "33 1/3 Cornelia St"
November 23, 2015 - San Francisco, CA, 7:30 PM - Secret Show (contact for details)
November 20, 2015 - San Francisco, CA, 7:00 PM - The Beat Museum: Ginsberg’s Karma
November 1, 2015 - New York, NY, 7:00 PM - Bowery Poetry Club: Fantasy Reading Series with Carter Edwards
October 27, 2015 - Providence, RI, 12:00 PM - Brown University: Language Matters Screening and Q&A
October 21, 2015, Southampton, NY, 7:00 PM - Stony Brook University: Writers Speak
Alaska dates supported in part by the Ford Foundation and the Doyon Foundation
September 17, 2015 Juneau, AK, 7:00 PM - UAS Egan Lecture Hall: Language Matters Screening/Q&A
September 19, 2015 - Juneau, AK, 7:00 PM - Kindred Post - Tiny Post Office Concert Series featuring Nora Marks Dauenhauer, Christy NaMee Eriksen, Dee Jay DeRego
September 22, 2015 - Kotzebue, AK, 6:00 PM - Northwest Arctic Heritage Center: Iñupiaq-English Poetry Workshop with Tim Argetsinger & Tiffany Creed
September 23, 2015 - Kotzebue, AK, 7:00 PM - Northwest Arctic Heritage Center: Language Matters Screening and Q&A at the National Parks Service Film Series
September 25, 2015 - Barrow, AK, 7:00 PM - Tuzzy Library: Language Matters Screening and Q&A
September 26, 2015 - Barrow, AK, 7:00 PM - Tuzzy Library: The Poetry of Endangered Languages Workshop
September 27, 2015 - Arctic Village, AK, Times TBA - Arctic Village School Visit, Language Matters Screening/Q&A
September 28, 2015 - Ft. Yukon, AK, Time TBA - Ft. Yukon School visit, Language Matters Screening and Q&A
October 1, 2015 - Fairbanks, AK, 7:00 PM - UAF Schaible Auditorium: Language Matters Screening and Q&A
October 2, 2015 - Fairbanks, AK, Times TBA - Effie Kokrine Charter School: Class visits and workshops, followed by district-wide Poetry Slam
October 3, 2015 - Anchorage, AK, Time TBA - Alaska Native Heritage Center: World Music Festival - Language Matters Screening/Q&A
October 4, 2015 - Homer, AK, 6:00 PM - Bunnell Street Arts Center: The Poetry of Endangered Languages - Reading and Selections from Language Matters
October 6, 2015 - Anchorage, AK, Time TBA - Alaska Pacific University Kellogg Campus: Joan Kane Chapbook Release Celebration
October 9, 2015 - Kodiak, AK, Time TBA - Kodiak Public Library: Poetry of Endangered Languages Workshop
October 10, 2015 - Kodiak, AK, 7:00 PM - Kodiak Public Library: Language Matters Screening/Q&A
October 12-13, 2015 - Anchorage, AK - First Alaskans Insitute: 2015 Elders and Youth Conference at Dena’ina Convention Center
October 14-17, 2015 - Anchorage, AK - Alaska Federation of Natives: 2015 AFN Conference at Dena’ina Convention Center