Events and readings

March 9/10: Words and Music by Turning Point Ensemble

Excited to be collaborating with Owen Underhill again, next month, on a musical composition with bee poems from Listening to the Bees:

Turning Point Ensemble Words and Music
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With support from Capilano Review, TPE is embarking on a new song project called Words & Music, presented at the Annex on March 9 & 10th, 2019. Words & Music will include a new collaboration between poet Renée Saklikar and Owen Underhill, a new theatrical work by Rita Ueda based on Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea with a libretto by Rod Robertson, and some witty and brilliant songs by the unheralded Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas.”

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Events and readings

air india [redacted]: silence & longing 30 years since flight 182

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Based on the award-winning book of poetry “children of air india” by Vancouver writer, Renée Sarojini Saklikar, this is an international project with music by Irish composer Jürgen Simpson. air india [redacted] is a multi-layered work featuring Turning Point Ensemble, soprano Zorana Sadiq, baritone Alexander Dobson, countertenor Daniel Cabena and moving images. The result is an innovative theatrical experience of music, voice, poetry and projections that will address multiple issues related to the Air India bombing.”

Showtimes: November 6, 7, 10, and 11th at 8:00 pm, Doors at 7:30 pm
Matinee performance: November 8 at 2:00 pm, Doors at 1:30 pm

Location: Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre, SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver

Events and readings

Authors in Conversation: On Absence, Silence, and Longing

Some more details about the Nov 1 event with Aislinn Hunter (hosted by Kathryn Gretsinger) leading up to the premiere of air india [redacted]:

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Hope to see you at this and the Oct 28th’s Panel Discussion, hosted by Naveen Girn.

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