Thursday, October 27,
- reading at Yellow Door in Montreal. Entry is free.
Sunday, November 11,
2012, from 3 to 5pm at the Casa del Popolo, 4873 St. Laurent, is
the launch of the disc and book,
"annunciations". At 8:30 that evening, there will be a concert at
the Sala Rossa, directly across the street at 4885 St.Laurent,
featuring live performances by Christian Calon, Ned Bouhalassa, Andy
Williams and Fortner Anderson. Three new videos of my poems by Montreal
videographer Eric Gaucher will also be presented. Entry to both
events is free.
Sunday, October 30th,
2011, 5 to 7 pm and at 9pm - the launch of both a new book and disc,
"solitary pleasures" at
the Casa del Popolo. A concert will follow at 9 pm at the Sala Rossa.
The address of the Casa is 4873 St. Laurent. The Sala Rossa
is across the street at 4848 St, Laurent.
Concert tickets are 10$.
October 20, 2011
- reading at the Visual Arts Centre in Westmount. Entry is free.
2011 - performing at the Western Front Gallery in Vancouver. The
performance will open the LIVE Biennale performance art festival.
The festival website
2010 - performing in Normand Guilbault's "Riel/Plaidoyer Musicale" at
the 5th edition of the Festival Folk de Quebec. The concert will take
place in the chapel of the Musée
de l'Amérique française at
21h00. The address is 2 côte de la Fabrique.
Tickets are 15-25$. The festival website
12th, 2010 - video performance at the 7th edition of the poetry
Gabriola festival on Gabriola Island in British Columbia. The video
presents a newly commissioned piece. For more information go
to the Poetry Gabriola website, www.poetrygabriola.com.
- performing the "La salle des pas perdus" at the 26th edition
of the International Festival Musique Actuelle in Victoriaville with
Alexis O'Hara, Khyro, Michel F. Côté, Bernard Falaise, Luciane Pinto
Brigitte Henry Entry is 28$.
•In early March 2009, one
of my letters will be seen in an exhibition of hand-written letters. A
group show - "Le Arie del tempo", curated by Luisella Carretta in the
Sala Lignea in the Berio Library (Genoa, Italy). View the exhibition
Arie del tempo.
11th to February 28, 2009, recent drawings and collage work
will be exhibited at the Luz gallery in Montreal, 372 Ste. Catherine
West, suite #418. The opening will occur on Saturday, February 14.
•April 14th to
May 28, 2008 - my collage work will be exhibited at the december 1st
gallery in Berlin in a group show with Australian artist Lee Salomone
and the Berliner painter Silvia Sarseno. See the website here: (http://www.december-1th.de).
The address in Berlin is: december 1st contemporary art gallery,
greifswalder str. 217. The opening will occur on April 18th at 8pm.
2008 - for one night only at the Ex-Centris theatre we will perform the
multi-media show which premiered at the Berlin poetry festival. It is
entitled "Raum der verlorenen Schritte" or "The Room of Errant Steps",
or "La salle des pas perdus". Fellow Montreal writers and performers in
the show are D. Kimm, Alexis O'Hara and Michel Vézina. Bernard Falaise
and Michel F. Côté will provide the music. Luciane Pinto will dance,
and Brigitte Henry from Montreal will be the vj. See her website here (http://www.brigitte-henry.com/),
and see the festival website for more information including time, venue
and ticket prices. Festival
2008 - I will host an event at the Festival voix d'ameriques. The
featured performer will be John Giorno. See the Festival website for
more information including times, venue and ticket prices. Festival voix d'ameriques
2007 - At this event I will be presented the first "Voice Electric/La
voix électrique" award for career acheivement in literature in
performance. The award is intended to honour a poet performer
for their personal achievement, their originality, for their
contributions to the genre at the national and international level. For
more information on the prize, read the press
release or visit the website of les
Filles électriques. French
Press Release English
•Thursday, November 8,
2007 - reading at the Yellow Door in Montreal. Entry is free.
•Monday, June 25, 2007 -
8:00 pm at the Berlin
poesifestival at the Kesselhaus, Kulturbrauerei in Berlin.
This is a multi-media show entitled "Raum der verlorenen Schritte" or
"The Room of Errant Steps". Several Montreal poets, writers, musicians
as well as a dancer and a vj will perform in the event. Fellow Montreal
writers include D. Kimm, Alexis O'Hara and Michel Vézina. Bernard
Falaise and Michel F. Côté will provide the music and Luciane Pinto,
dance, Frank Esposito from Paris will be the vj. Tickets are 7 Euros.
•Monday, June 18, 2007 -
9:00 pm at the 13th
International Poetry Festival in Genoa, Italy: in the Cortile
Maggiore of the Palais Ducale. Free entry.
•Thursday, April 19, 2007
- 8:00 pm at the Calgary
International Spoken Word Festival: "Bilingual Tongues" event
at the Auburn Saloon - #163 115 9th Ave SE
$10.00. with Tchitala Nyota Kamba (Calgary), D. Kimm (Montreal),
Genevieve Letarte (Montreal), Geneviève Robichaud (Victoria), Gisèle
•April 11 -- 9pm, reading
at the Calgary
International Spoken Word Festival: "Poetry sPeaks" event at
the Club, Theatre Complex in Banff with Jill Battson (Toronto), Klyde
Broox (Toronto), Ian Ferrier (Montreal), and Cheryl L'Hirondelle
•March 6 reading at the
Drake Hotel in Toronto in "Poetry, Process, Preformance" series.
•"he sings" charts on free103point9
Internet radio: #24 in January 2007, #11 for the month of December, #32
•October to December
2006: "he sings" charts from October 31st to December on CFRO, Co-op
Radio, in Vancouver, #17 on October 31, #17 on October 31,#10 on
November 7,#10 on November 14, #26 till December 5th.
• November 2006, "he
sings" charts on CKUT in Montreal, #26 on November 21.
•September 22, 2006,
reading at the Festival
internationale de la litérature at the Lion D'or at 20h30.
The show is called "L'eau qui brule" and I'll be reading with a dozen
Quebec poets. The address of the Lion D'or is 1676, Ontario East,
corner Papineau. Tickets are 15$.
•September 18, 2006, the
launch of a CD single "He sings" at the Casa del Popolo. The show
starts at 21h.
•August 30, 2006 "Poets
Against War" reading and benefit at the Casa del Popolo. Show begins at
20h and tickets are 5$.
•June 1, 2006, reading at
the Marché francophone de la poésie for the conference "Poésie et
Performance". 9 h 30 à 17 h : Conference and debate -- "Poésie et
at the Maison de la culture Plateau-Mont-Royal, 465, avenue du
•May 31, 2006, speaking
at the Marché francophone de la poésie at the conference "Poésie et
Performance". 19 h : at O Patro Vys, 356, avenue du Mont-Royal East
•May 30, 2006, a "5 à 7"
launch of the DVD "Écrits et chuchotements" of selected performances
from the Festival voix d'amériques at le divan orange, 4234 St-Laurent,
Montréal (just north of Rachel) 5 to 7 pm. Free
•April 2006, "six silk
purses" charts two weeks on CFRO, Co-op Radio, in Vancouver, #17 on
April 11 and #15 on April 18th.
•March 2006, "six silk
purses" charts #10 on CHRY-FM in North York, Ontario. It charts # 14 on
CFRO in Co-op Radio in Vancouver.
•February 2006, "six silk
purses" charts three weeks on CJSF-FM in Vancouver, reaching #5 on
•January 2006, "six silk
purses" charts #18 on CHOU-FM in Ottawa, #25 on CKDU in Halifax, and
#22 on CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario.
• December 6th, "six silk
purses" charts on CHOU-FM (number 20) in Ottawa and at CKUT-FM (number
23) in Montreal.
• January 15th, a new
mini-CD will be launched at the Wiredonwords
reading at the Casa.
Wiredonwords appears at the Casa, the third sunday of every month.
• December 1st read at
Star Lounge in Ottawa, Ontario with poet Eddie Garnier
• Read Wednesday,
November 16th at the Rime
Club, 1130 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, B.C.
• Read Thursday, November
17th the first night of the Gabriola
Poetry Festival on Gabriola Island, B.C.
• October 30th was the
release of the new CD, "six silk purses" on the Wiredonwords
label. Performed with the big band; Chantal Dumas on effects, Alexander
MacSween and Alexandre St-Onge on laptops, Fabrizio Gilardino playing
field recordings, Sam Shalabi on guitar and Christof Migone on