Ruskin Art Club Event Calendar Archive

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Winter 2006/2007

Sunday, January 14
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
with Red Hen Press

Deena Metzger/Jami Sieber

2pm
$10 /$5 for students & seniors


Saturday, January 27
WORKSHOP

“Negative Capability”
with Laurel Ann Bogen

9:30am4pm
$75


Sunday, January 28
LECTURE-EXHIBITION

“Texts and Textiles:
A Short Survey of the Art of Craftsman Design”

by Ann Chaves

2pm Lecture
3pm Exhibition of antique and contemporary textiles
4pm reception
$10 /$5 for students & seniors
event flyer
(pdf)


Saturday, February 10
WORKSHOP

“The Contemporary Sonnet”
with Tony Barnstone

9:30am4pm
$75

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Sunday, February 11
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
with Red Hen Press

Hélène Cardona
Karen Tei Yamashita

2pm
$10 /$5 for students & seniors


Saturday, February 24
LECTURE

“Making Time:
On the Nature of Los Angeles”

with William Fox

3pm
(books available for signing)
$10 /$5 for students & seniors


Saturday, March 10
WORKSHOP

“Lyric Inspiration in Contemporary American Poetry:
Cinema, Fragmentation and Erasure”
by David St. John

9:30am-4pm
luncheon included $85
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Sunday, March 11
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN

Mariko Nagai/Bob Hicok

2pm
reception follows $10/$5

Friday, March 23
POETRY/PROSE READING

Vanessa Place/Teresa Carmody


8pm
reception follows $10/$5

Saturday, March 24
WORKSHOP

“Eight Ball in the Left Pocket: The Aesthetic Statement”
by Teresa Carmody & Vanessa Place
(Les Figues Press)


9:30am-4pm
luncheon included $75
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Sunday, March 25
JAZZ AT THE RUSKIN

Karen Briggs - jazz violin

3pm
reception follows $15


Saturday, March 31
WORKSHOP

“POP! And Poetry”
(poetry and pop culture)
by Joshua Clover

9:30am-4pm
luncheon included $75

Sunday, April 1
CONCERT

American Composers Forum – LA
Michael Lang, piano
Kerry Walsh, mezzo soprano


2pm
reception follows / free
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Sunday, April 15
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN

Camille Dungy/Kimiko Hahn

2pm
reception follows $10/$5


Sunday, April 22
JAZZ AT THE RUSKIN

Bennie Maupin - saxophone

sorry, this event has been cancelled

3pm
reception follows $15


Thursday, April 26
WORKSHOP

Dinner workshop with Jeffrey Levine
(poet-publisher, Tupelo Press):
“Poetry, Prophecy, Revision and the Publisher’s Eye”


6-10pm
$75 with dinner
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Sunday, September 10
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
with Red Hen Press
Cynthia Hogue & Harryette Mullen
2pm / Reception following.
$10 ($5 for seniors and students)
Thursday, September 14
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Poets Suzanne Lummis & Lynn Emanuel
8pm / Reception following.
$10 ($5 for seniors and students)

Sunday, September 24

POSTPONED DUE TO UNEXPECTED CIRCUMSTANCES
NEW DATE -PENDING

THE EIGHTH ANNUAL “RUSKIN” LECTURE
“ Unsuspecting Souls:
The Disappearance of the Human Being in the 19th Century”
with Professor Barry Sanders
3pm / Reception following.
$15

Saturday, September 30
ALL-DAY WORKSHOP
"Fictions of the Self:
Aspects of Poetic Enactment in Contemporary American Poetry"
with David St. John

9:30am – 4pm / Luncheon provided.
$85
additional information
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Sunday, October 1
JAZZ AT THE RUSKIN
The Greg Poree Trio
3pm / Reception following.
$15
Sunday, October 8
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
with Red Hen Press
Ron Koertge & Katie Ford
2pm / Reception following.
$10 ($5 for seniors and students)
Saturday, October 14
ALL-DAY WORKSHOP
“The Prose Poem”
with Sarah Maclay

9:30am – 4pm / Luncheon provided.
$75
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Sunday, November 5
MODERN MASTERS SERIES
"A Tribute to Federico Garcia Lorca"
with Ralph Angel

2pm / Reception following.
$10 ($5 for seniors and students)
Sunday, November 12
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
with Red Hen Press
Douglas Kearney & Gary Soto
2pm / Reception following,
$10 ($5 for seniors and students)

Sunday, November 19
JAZZ AT THE RUSKIN
Dwight Trible
and Friends

3pm / Reception following
$15
additional information
and visit
dwighttrible.com

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Sunday, December 3
CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT
Cello & Piano Recital
David Speltz, cello
Theodora Primes, piano

3pm
$15
additional information
Sunday, December 10
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
with Red Hen Press
Geri di Giorno & CD Wright
2pm
$10 ($5 for seniors and students)
 
Winter Season
2005/2006

Sunday, September 25, 3pm
THE “RUSKIN” LECTURE & MEMBERSHIP RECEPTION
Gabriel Meyer “Ruskin & the Empathetic Eye”
(Meyer will read from his new book, “War & Faith in Sudan”)
(No charge)

Saturday, October 8, 9:30-4pm
ALL-DAY POETRY WORKSHOP
David St. John
“The Lyric Instant and Poetic Revelation”
($75 – includes lunch and refreshments)
Sunday, October 23, 3pm
JAZZ AT THE RUSKIN
Thom Rotella, Roy McCurdy,
Luther Hughes & Rich Eames

($15)

Sunday, November 6, 3pm
CHAMBER CONCERT
The Monte Vista Trio
Connie Kupka, violin
David Speltz, cello
Theodora Primes, piano
Music of Handel, Kodaly & Brahms
($15)
Saturday, November 12, 7:30pm
MODERN MASTERS SERIES
A Tribute to Donald Justice
Poets Robert Mezey and David St. John

($15)

Sunday, November 13, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Sholeh Wolpe & Dorianne Laux
$10 general / $5 students & seniors
Sunday, November 20, 3pm
JAZZ AT THE RUSKIN
Tom Rainer, piano
Trey Henry, bass
Steve Schaffer, drums

($15)

Saturday, December 3, 9:30-4
Workshop with Cecilia Wolloch
The Pleasures of Pantoum
($75 - includes morning food and lunch)

Friday, December 9, 7pm
POETRY celebration AT THE RUSKIN
Jeffrey Levine and Friends

Tupelo Press Presents
a Reading and Reception
Honoring Los Angeles Poets and
Celebrating the Publication of
Rumor of Cortez by Jeffrey Levine
(Red Hen, 2005)


Join us for readings by:
Jeffrey Levine on poems and clarinet
Ilya Kaminsky Dancing in Odessa
Catherine Daly Locket
David Hernandez A House Waiting for Music
Kate Gale Mating Season

A Reception Will Follow the Readings

Seating is Limited, Come Early
$10 general / $5 students & seniors

Sunday, December 11, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Percival Everett & Kwame Dawes
$10 general / $5 students & seniors
Sunday, January 8, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Janet Sternberg & Li Young Lee
$10 general / $5 students & seniors
Sunday, January 22, 3pm
(cancelled)

LECTURE
Kevin Starr
Sunday, February 5
cancelled

Reading AT THE RUSKIN
Stephen Mitchell Reads from his New Translation
of
Gilgamesh

$10 ($5 for seniors and students)

Sunday, February 12, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Rex Wilder & Marvin Bell

$10 ($5 for seniors and students)
for more information on Red Hen Press events,
please
visit
http://www.redhen.org/ruskinartclub.asp

Sunday, February 19, 3pm
JAZZ AT THE RUSKIN
Zane Musa - Sax
Ryan Cross - Bass
Tony Austin - Drums

$15

Saturday, February 25, 9:30am - 4pm
ALL DAY Poetry WORKSHOP
The Misbehaving Poem
with Molly Bendall

Abandon our preconceptions about the proper poem
through contemporary poems and exercises.

$75 (includes morning food and lunch)
Attendance is limited to 15. For reservations please send a
$35 deposit to the Ruskin Art Club, address above.


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Sunday, March 12, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Leslie Mansour & Kurt Brown
$10 ($5 for seniors and students)
for more information on Red Hen Press events,
please
visit
http://www.redhen.org/ruskinartclub.asp
Sunday, March 19, 3pm
No events due to L.A. Marathon


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Sunday, April 2, 2pm
Poetry Reading
Dana Levin, Deborah Landau

$10 ($5 for seniors and students)

Sunday, April 9, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Joshua Clover & Shelley Savren
$10 ($5 for seniors and students)
for more information on Red Hen Press events,
please
visit
http://www.redhen.org/ruskinartclub.asp

Sunday, April 23, 3pm
Alfred carlson memorial concert
$10 ($5 for seniors and students)

Thursday, April 27, 8:30pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Glyn Maxwell
$10 ($5 for seniors and students)


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Saturday, May 6, 9am4pm
ALL-DAY WORKSHOP
The Art of Book Making

with Tania Baban
$75

Sunday, May 7, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Forrest Gander
Lawrence Bridges

$10 ($5 for seniors and students)
for more information on Red Hen Press events,
please
visit
http://www.redhen.org/ruskinartclub.asp

Saturday, May 13, 7:30pm
Modern Masters Tribute
to
Marianne Moore

$10 ($5 for seniors and students)


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Sunday, June 4, 3pm
The Southwest Museum, Autry National Center
hosts
The California Quartet
http://autrynationalcenter.org
map
$15

Sunday, June 11, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Amy Uyematsu
Leslie Heywood

$10 ($5 for seniors and students)
for more information on Red Hen Press events,
please
visit
http://www.redhen.org/ruskinartclub.asp

 

Winter
2004
Sunday, September 12, 2 pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Frances Payne Adler & Blase Bonpane
$10 general/ $5 students, seniors
reception following

Sunday, September 26, 3pm
TRIBUTE TO COMPOSER ALFRED CARLSON
No charge, open to the public.
reception following
Sunday, October 3, 3pm
JAZZ AT THE RUSKIN
Russell Blake, bass; Dwight Trible, vocals & Greg Poree, guitar
$15
reception following
Sunday, October 10, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Patricia Gray & Cecila Woloch
$10 general/ $5 students, seniors
reception following
Thursday, October 21, 7pm
MODERN MASTERS SERIES
A JAMES MERRILL FESTIVAL
J. D. McClatchy & Stephen Yenser
$15
reception following
Saturday, October 30
ALL DAY POETRY WORKSHOP
“Dramatic Lyric & Dramatic Monologue”
David St. John
$75
luncheon

Sunday, November 7, 3pm
CHAMBER CONCERT
THE MONTE VISTA TRIO

Connie Kupka, violin, David Speltz, cello & Theodora Primes, piano
Featured work Brahms Piano Trio in C Minor, op. 101
$15
reception following

Sunday, November 14, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
A Celebration of Poetry and Music Marilyn Chin & James Regan
$10 general/ $5 students, seniors
reception following

Saturday, December 4
ALL DAY POETRY WORKSHOP
“Ekphrastic Poetry”
Stephen Yenser
$75
luncheon

Sunday, December 5, 3pm
JAZZ AT THE RUSKIN
Zane Musa Trio
(Zane Musa, tenor saxophone)
$15
reception following

Sunday, December 12, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Joy Harjo & Chris Abani
The 2004 “Ruskin” Prize in Poetry Award Ceremony
$10 general/ $5 students, seniors
reception following

Sunday, January 9, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
(Poets to be announced)
$10 general/ $5 students, seniors
reception following

Sunday, February 6, 12 Noon – 5pm
exhibition cancelled

“IN PRAISE OF HANDS”
Estelle Carlson, hand weaver,
Liz Smith, bead weaver
& Jan Napolitan, ceramicist
No charge, open to the public.
reception following

Saturday, February 12
ALL DAY JAZZ WORKSHOP
Paul Jackson, Jr., Greg Poree, guitars
$75
luncheon

Sunday, February 13, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN with Redhen press
Kate Braverman & Chungmi Kim
$10 general/ $5 students, seniors
reception following

Sunday, February 27, 3pm
JAZZ AT THE RUSKIN
Toni Peete, vocals
$15
reception following

Sunday, March 13, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Judy Grahn & Susan McCabe
$10 general/ $5 students, seniors
reception following

Saturday, March 19, 8pm
MODERN MASTERS SERIES
AN ELIZABETH BISHOP FESTIVAL

Susan McCabe
$15
reception following

Sunday, April 10, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Gail Wronsky & Gerald Locklin
$10 general/ $5 students, seniors
reception following

Saturday, April 16, 8pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Mark Wunderlich & Gillian Conoley
(co-sponsored by USC Doheny Memorial Library)
$10 general/ $5 students, seniors
reception following
Sunday, April 17, 3pm
CHAMBER CONCERT
Mark Carlson, flute & Aye Agus, piano
Music of Bach, Poulenc, Enesco & Carlson
$15
reception following

Sunday, May15, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Mark Jarman & Molly Bendall
(co-sponsored by USC Doheny Memorial Library)
$10 general/ $5 students, seniors
reception following
Sunday, May 22, 3pm
JAZZ AT THE RUSKIN
The Michael Melvoin Trio
$15
reception following

Saturday, June 4, 7:30pm
A Spectacular Tribute Event: Shakespeare
Special Guest, Actress Victoria Tennant

Why Shakespeare?
A 20 minute film by Lawrence Bridges
Featuring actors, poets and kids, including: Michael York
Tom Hanks, Martin Sheen, Christina Applegate,
Donald Hall, David St. John, Carol Muske-Dukes

Anthology Readings from
In a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare
(Iowa University Press)

and free Letter Press Broadside of a Shakespearean Sonnet
$15
reception following

Sunday, June 5, 2:30pm
ANNUAL SOUTHWEST MUSEUM CONCERT
James Smith, guitar
Southwest Museum/Autry National Center
(Mt. Washington)
$15
reception following

Sunday, June 12, 2pm
POETRY AT THE RUSKIN
Florence Weinberger & FrancEyE
$10 general/ $5 students, seniors
reception following

Saturday, June 25, 11 am – 2pm
ANNUAL JUDSON STUDIOS PICNIC
Judson Studios
(Highland Park)
$10