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Friday, November 20, 2009

THE POET'S VOICE - The Mythic Journey Readings, Music & Reception


Poets: Yiorgos CHOULIARAS, Christine HEATH, Susan LINDSAY, Rosemarie ROWLEY

Music and Song by Niamh O'BRIEN RHIANNON and Tommy VAUGHAN

THE POET'S VOICE - The Mythic Journey Readings, Music & Reception

Themes include Odysseus & Theseus, Brendan Voyage, Battle of Moytura, Midir & Etain

A Social Evening celebrating the 2nd Anniversary of Mythic Links
VENUE: United Arts Club, 3 Upper Fitzwilliam St. Dublin 2
Register at 7.15 pm; Starts 7.30pm. Admission €10 ( Free Street Parking after 7pm)
Thurs 3rd December

Yiorgos CHOULIARAS Greek poet and essayist who works at the Embassy of Greece. Author of six poetry volumes and essays on literature, cultural history, international relations MORE INTERVIEW :http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/news/content.asp?aid=56228 ; POEMS: http://www.poeticanet.com/en/poets.php?show_cat=30 and http://www.mediterranean.nu/?p=509

Christine HEATH was short-listed for the Hennessy Literary Award, and completed a Masters in Creative Writing in Trinity College Dublin. in 2009. She has has been writing poetry for some time. She sails extensively and enjoys hill walking, and it is from these activities that she has drawn inspiration for the particular poems she will read on December 3rd.

Susan LINDSAY is a co-editor of Lady Gregory's Townhouse (2009), showcase Chapbook of the Galway Arts Centre 's Advanced Poetry Class. She will speak on 'Shifting Narratives:- do we live within a story of Shifting narrative that in-forms our perspectives and lives? She will invite you to explore the relevance of poetry and myth for today.

Rosemarie ROWLEY has published five books of poetry, and has won the Epic Award in the Scottish International Poetry Competition on four occasions. She will read from 'The Wooing of Etain', (published in 'Transverse ' p.91 at http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/complit/Transverse7.pdf ) Rosemarie's website is http://www.rosemarierowley.ie/

Niamh O'BRIEN RHIANNON and Tommy VAUGHAN are acclaimed performers and teachers of singing, tango and musical instruments. Rhiannon will sing ballads and Tommy will play slow airs for low flute, from their repertoire of traditional Irish music. Rhiannon's CD album 'Heartsong of the Phoenix' will be available on the night - her website is http://www.rhiannon.ie/

LINKS : http://www.mythiclinks.com/mythic-links.php?id=37 for Info on Poets (Each Poet will read for 10 minutes)

WEBSITE: http://www.mythiclinks.com