Memorial for Leslie Scalapino, directions on donations
Poetry Project St. Marks Church New York Memorial for Leslie Scalapino Monday, June 21, 2010 8:00 pm
Petah Coyne, Simone Fattal, Joan Retallack, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Charles Bernstein, Susan Bee, Ann Lauterbach, Susan Howe, Paolo Javier, Molissa Foley, Fiona Templeton, Laura Elrick, Rodrigo Toscano, Steve Clay, Rachel Levitsky, James Sherry, Pierre Joris, Judith Goldman, E. Tracy Grinnell and Tom White & others There will be a wine and cheese reception to follow. FREE.
The Memorial follows two performances of Scalapino’s Noh play Flow–Winged Crocodile at Poets House Saturday, June 19, at 7:00pm & Sunday, June 20, at 2:00pm Directed by Fiona Templeton, with Katie Brown, Stephanie Silver and Julie Troost. Dance by Molissa Fenley. Music by Joan Jeanrenaud. Projected drawings by Eve Biddle. Cosponsored by Belladonna and The Poetry Project. $10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poetry Project and Poets House Members
Buddhist funeral ceremony officiated by Abbot Norman Fischer Thursday July 1, 2010 San Francisco Zen Center Green Gulch Farm 1601 Shoreline Highway Muir Beach, CA 94965-9759 for directions and parking: www.sfzc.org/ggf/ 2pm in the Green Dragon Temple; 4-5:30 reception in the Wheelwright Center
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to: The San Francisco Zen Center, 300 Page St., San Francisco, CA 94102 Poets in Need, PO Box 5411, Berkeley, CA 94705 Reed College for the Leslie Scalapino Scholarship, 3203 Southeast Woodstock Blvd., Portland, OR 97202-8199 The AYCO Charitable Foundation, PO Box 15203, Albany, NY 12212-5203 for the Leslie Scalapino-O Books Fund to support innovative works of poetry, prose and art
SF Memorial readings with poets, artists & friends Friday November 19, 2010 (date to be confirmed) Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall University of California, Berkeley Time & further details TBA