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bitter banquet CD release concert

fo’c’sle presents: powerdove’s “bitter banquet” CD release concert
Institute of Advanced Uncertainty
296 Ivy Street

San Francisco
Doors 6:30pm, start 7pm
Admission free

The evening begins with a poetry reading by the distinguished poet Jane Hirshfield, who will be reading poems addressing themes of certainty/uncertainty, social justice, the crisis of the biosphere, and the opulence and perplexities of our shared existence. Then, a live performance of "Bitter Banquet," Powerdove's lush, Euripidean song-cycle, composed and performed by Annie Lewandowski (voice/electronics) with improvisers Fred Frith (guitar) and Theresa Wong (cello, voice).

The performers will be staged in a winterscape diorama by Elkhanah Pulitzer and Chad Owens.

Later Event: January 18
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