Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Good News

I want to thank the San Diego Foundation Creative Catalyst Fund for providing me with a much needed grant. I also want to thank Seema Sueko and the Mo'olelo Performing Arts Company for selecting me for this awesome opportunity to collaborate. This will be the first year that this type of grant is awarded to individual artists and the arts organizations that work with them. I think it's an amazing step, and I hope it continues here in San Diego for a long time. Here's the write-up that appeared in the San Diego Union Tribune on Christmas Day.

Friday, December 23, 2011

One of the cooler songs of 2011. I'm excited to hear everything that 2012 has to bring, to read it, too. To contribute to it in some way or another. Exciting.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Just finished reading Craig Santos Perez's latest from Incorporated Territory [Saina]. It is amazing.

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Prepping for my trip to El Salvador in a couple of weeks. I'm so excited.

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Reading Maldoror. Wow!

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Got some work coming out in Antique Children: A Mischievous Literary Art Journal Thanks Antique Children!

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The Chargers are back!

Sunday, December 11, 2011

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I picked up an album this weekend entitled Sing Me A Song Of Songmy: A Fantasy for Electromagnetic Tape, featuring Freddie Hubbard and His Quintet, Composed by Ilhan Mimaroglu. On the cover of the album is "Massacre in Korea" by Pablo Picasso. This album includes reciters, string orchestra, hammond organ, synthesized and processed sounds. All haunting. Vietnam backdrop. Civil Rights. Poems by Che Guevara, Nha-Khe, Talat Sait Halman, and others. Pow. Never in my ears till this Sat. evening. Poof!

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Wrote 4 new poems this weekend. Here's an excerpt from one: " , "

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