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poetry and jazz projects created and hosted by

GOLDA SOLOMON

 

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upcoming goldagigs and workshops

gigs

Saturday, April 9, 2016, 7 - 9 pm

PO'JAZZ on HUDSON
see flyer

THE SOUND RHYTHIUM EXPERIENCE
with MICHAEL TA THOMPSON
and featuring JASON KAO HWANG, violin

hosted by
Golda Solomon, words

Donation $10 (no one is ever turned away)
Doors open at 6:30
BYOB & snacks always welcome

Blue Door Art Center
13 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY
www.bluedoorartcenter.org


Sunday, March 20, 2016, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

PO'JAZZ on HUDSON
Back to the Hollow!

with poets Golda Solomon, Cheryl Boyce Taylor,
and EJ Antonio

Kelvyn Bell, guitar
JD Parran, multi-reeds

Admission $10

The Hudson Valley Writers' Center
300 Riverside Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY
www.writerscenter.org


Saturday, March 12, 2016, 7 - 9 pm

PO'JAZZ on HUDSON
see flyer

BERTA MORENO JAZZ QUARTET
Berta Moreno,
tenor saxophone
Kelly Green,
piano
Maksim Perepelica,
double bass
David Hardy, drums
special guest Golda Solomon, words

Donation $10 (no one is ever turned away)
Doors open at 6:30
BYOB & snacks always welcome

Blue Door Art Center
13 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY
www.bluedoorartcenter.org


Sunday, December 13, 2015, 4:30 pm

PO'JAZZ on HUDSON
Back to the Hollow!
see flyer

Xanath Caraza, poetry
Michael TA Thompson,
soundrhythium
Ken Filiano,
bass
and
Celia Reissig-Vasile , poetry
hosted by Golda Solomon, words

Admission $10

The Hudson Valley Writers' Center
300 Riverside Dr, Sleepy Hollow, NY
(at the Philipse Manor train station)
www.writerscenter.org

 


workshops

ARTSPEAK WRITING WORKSHOPS

This popular creative writing series continues to grow and evolve. Each ArtSpeak will be co-hosted by Blue Door Gallery poet-in-residence Golda Solomon and a special guest poet and/or musician. New themes, voices, poetry/writing forms are explored within the context of the current gallery exhibition. The leisurely workshop unfolds with sharing of writers and topics of interest, raw explorations of writing into responding to the art, and culminates with From Page To Performance. The community is invited as audience and readers, along with the workshop participants. The gallery becomes stage as we offer, From Page To Performance.

Partially funded by Poets & Writers

Upcoming workshops:

  • Saturday, April 9, 1:30 - 5:00 pm
    ArtSpeak/From Page to Performance with Golda Solomon
    Co-host: writer/performer Kristin Prevallet
    with violinist Rosi Hertlein

    • 1:30 - 2:00 Art walk-a-bout
    • 2:00 - 4:00 Workshop
    • 4:00 - 5:00 From Page to Performance* reading featuring the workshop co-hosts and participants
  • Saturday, March 12, 1:30 - 5:00 pm
    ArtSpeak/From Page to Performance with Golda Solomon
    Co-host: artist/poet/musician Jill Austen
    with violinist Rosi Hertlein

    • 1:30 - 2:00 Art walk-a-bout
    • 2:00 - 4:00 Workshop
    • 4:00 - 5:00 From Page to Performance* reading featuring the workshop co-hosts and participants
  • Saturday, Dec 5, 1:30 - 5:00 pm
    ArtSpeak: Poetic Responses to Art with Golda Solomon
    Co-host: poet Ed Toney
    with violinist Rosi Hertlein

    • 1:30 - 2:00 Preview art and ekphrastic writing instructions
    • 2:00 - 4:00 Writing and Sharing
    • 4:00 - 5:00 From Page to Performance* reading featuring the workshop co-hosts and participants, and community readers
  • Saturday, Nov 14, 1:30 - 5:00 pm
    ArtSpeak: Poetic Responses to Art with Golda Solomon
    Co-host: teaching artist Marcus John
    with violinist Rosi Hertlein
  • Friday, Oct 23, 4:30 - 6:30 pm
    ArtSpeak: Poetic Responses to Art with Golda Solomon
    Co-host: musician/poet: Rosi Hertlein
    Followed by Po'Jazz on Hudson from 7 to 9
  • Saturday, Sept 19, 1:30 - 5:00 pm
    ArtSpeak: Poetic Responses to Art with Golda Solomon
    Co-host: poet/vocalist: Andrea Wolper
    • 1:30 - 2:00 Preview art and ekphrastic writing instructions
    • 2:00 - 4:00 Writing and Sharing
    • 4:00 - 5:00 From Page to Performance* reading featuring the workshop co-hosts and participants, and community readers

*From Page to Performance is open to the public. We welcome you as audience!

To sign up for a writing workshop, email info@bluedoorgallery.org or sign-up in person at Blue Door Gallery. For more information, call Golda toll-free at 1-877-529-9528.

Blue Door members $20; nonmembers $25
(please note that scholarships are always available -- no one is turned away.)
Suggested donation for From Page to Performance only: $5

Blue Door Gallery: 13 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY
www.bluedoorgallery.org


LEARNING TO SEE CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

The Brenda Connor-Bey Learning to See™ Legacy Workshop Series

FROM PAGE TO PERFORMANCE

3 Tuesdays: July 7, 14, & 21, 2015
1:30 - 3:30 pm at Greenburgh Public Library
(Local History Room, 2nd Floor)

Golda Solomon, Instructor, Poet and Spoken Word Performer will encourage writers to jumpstart and expand their writing and use their "out-loud" reading voice and personality. For beginner to experienced writers. Non-judgmental approach to writing. Participants are encouraged to invite family & friends to final class for an informal reading.

Funded by the Theodore Young Community Center, the Friends of the Greenburgh Library, and Greenburgh Arts & Culture Committee

Workshops are free and open to the public.
call 914-721-8235 to register (contact: Diana Lennon)

http://www.greenburghartsandculture.org/The_Brenda_Connor-Bey_Learning_to_See_Legacy_Serie.html

Greenburgh Public Library
300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY 10523


 

 

 

 
 
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