Urban poetry

…. I think Joyce would deeply understand where Philip Harvey, one of this city’s leading Joyceans, is coming from. I suggest the following recently published article is in the zone, broad church and embracing, Joyce so cheerfully mapped: see http://www.eurekastreet.com.au/article.aspx?aeid=29189 Congratulations on a fine essay, Philip, full of its own poetry, and with an implied practical policy…….

Synchronicities

Bloomsday was fortunate, through its theatre director, Brenda Addie, to secure the talents of Deborah Kayser, singer, and Nick Tsavios, contrabass, and Paul Goddard, an actor for its most recent fundraiser. It was a concert style performance with three elements: Nick and Deb sang their own composition, ‘Me Eba/ I Am Eve’, a medieval Irish poem which…

Rapture in Three Keys

Our first fundraiser for 2012 Bloomsday is Rapture in Three Keys, a program that combines Deborah Kayser and Nick Tsavios’s original music, and in particular their setting for an ancient Irish poem, ‘I Am Eve’ with Paul Goddard’s reading of two exquisite poetical Oscar Wilde stories. Patrons have met Nick and Deb’s music in recorded…

Bloomsday’s new lease of life…

After a highly acclaimed 18th Bloomsday, Joyce and the Nation, which featured a staged version of the Cyclops Chapter of Ulysses (An Irishman and a Jew go into a Pub…), Bloomsday enters its 19th year invigorated. We have a greatly expanded committee, including long-time patrons who have stepped up to serve other patrons, Imelda Carthy and Adrian Beavis, …