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Harryman Raskin & Robair at Tom's Place

  • Tom's Place 3111 Deakin Street Berkeley, CA USA (map)

 Carla Harryman, Jon Raskinand Gino Robair will present poetry and music in various inventive ways that which will include:

"Gardener of Stars, an Opera" as improvised score and radical reimaginingof Harryman’s 2001 novel, a work “more fantasmagoric poem than fictional narrative” tracking the paradise and wastelands of utopian desire.  
The evening will also include Gino Robair on prepared piano with Carla Harryman performing excerpts of Harryman’s Occupying Theodore W. Adorno’s “Music and New Music” commissioned by dOCUMENTA 13. “The music/I/Have been listening/To has been/Pretty Dark/Theez Daze”

As well new works under development.
Jon Raskin - mini synthesizers, concertina, homemade electronics …. and speaking voiced
Carla Harryman - poetry, speaking voice
Gino Robair - prepared piano and electronics

Later Event: April 22
Rova + 1 & 2