Ah, initially I forgot to title this one. Call it “Good, Old Fashioned Round Up, Kind of…”
Steven L. Anderson has an exhibition at Monte Vista Projects (Power Plant – February 22 through March 24) with performances scheduled often, especially this weekend. Perhaps you’d like to visit MVP? 5442 Monte Vista Street, Los Angeles, 90028. Hyperlink here.
Power Plant Events
Friday, Feb. 22 7 – 11pm: Opening reception
9pm: M. Tompkins’ DSotM Live sound collage by Steven L. Anderson Illuminate that dark place between yoga breathing, Darth Vader, and Pink Floyd.
Sunday, Feb. 24
4pm: Improvisational Meditation with Tom McKenzie We begin to trip as a collective on guided imagery That flows from my words At some point I kick it out to the other participants Or they just chime in And become equal players and performers in this Theatrical performance in our minds’ eye This event is limited to 15 participants–sign-up will be posted at Monte Vista
Saturday, Mar. 2
4pm: Reading From Occupy Crackdown Redactions by Robby Herbst A reading of daylighted FBI papers concerning the crackdown of the Occupy movement of 2011. “These documents show that the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are treating protests against the corporate and banking structure of America as potential criminal and terrorist activity. These documents also show these federal agencies functioning as a de facto intelligence arm of Wall Street and Corporate America.” This event is limited to 15 participants–sign-up will be posted at Monte Vista
7pm: Nod On, Nod Off: Dervish of Arcana with Shade Falcon and Friends We break open the cosmic primordial sound of silence with a Tarot card-driven dance jam. This event is limited to 15 participants–sign-up will be posted at Monte Vista
Sunday, Mar. 3
12 Noon: Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan with Charles Sat Shabad Irvin Kundalini Yoga blends many of the aspects of spiritual work into one practice: breathing, postures, meditation, chanting, and deep relaxation. *Please bring a yoga mat. You might also want to bring a cotton or wool blanket or towel, and/or a meditation cushion. This event is limited to 15 participants–sign-up will be posted at Monte Vista
2pm: Re-Wilding Los Angeles, the Positives of Fear Presented by Riah Buchanan The talk will center around the idea of Pleistocene Rewilding, which involves the purposeful introduction of species of animals that existed 13,000 years ago (or similar species), in hopes of creating a truly wild wilderness. It is not about the past, but about a future where humans choose to set up conditions for wild places to exist. *Followed by wilderness listening session. This event is limited to 15 participants–sign-up will be posted at Monte Vista
4pm: Shamanic Journey into the Plant Realm: Communicate with Your Favorite House Plant with Los Angeles Mystery Project As plants perceive that our world is all connected, it is in their interest to help humans achieve balance, health, and wholeness. We will conduct a shamanic journey to contact the spirit of plants to ask for their help and wisdom. *Please bring your favorite house plant. This event is limited to 15 participants–sign-up will be posted at Monte Vista
Saturday, March 9 – Sunday, Mar. 10
1am – 3am, Saturday night/Sunday morning: Time Travel & Midnight Savings with Guru Rugu! Spring forward with Guru Rugu and the Experimental Meditation Center of Los Angeles. An eternity will open up in the space of an hour. When would you like to go visit? This event is limited to 15 participants–sign-up will be posted at Monte Vista
(Above) Two shows at ltd los angeles, through March 30.
Alex Ross at The Rest Is Noise recommends Ruth Crawford Seeger. Yay.
Have I mentioned that Olga Koumoundouros has a show opening on March 2 at Vielmetter? So does Monique Van Genderen. Not to essentialize, but women are rocking on Washington Boulevard this weekend.
Leaving you to the whiles of Scheherazade, and Rimsky-Korsakov…