Fire Monkey Arts Salon II: Primordial Word with Anne Waldman, Steven Taylor, Harry Einhorn, & Barbara Bash; New York City
Please join us for our ongoing dharma art event The Fire Monkey Art Salon. The Fire Monkey Art Salons are designed to offer a playful way to gather and celebrate! These offerings will be followed by rich conversation about art and ritual in everyday life inspired by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.
$20 suggested donation
Shambhala Meditation Center Of New York
118 West 22nd Street, 6th Floor, Main Shrine Room
New York, NY 10011
(between 6th and 7th aves)
Featured Dharma Artists
Poet Anne Waldman, founder of The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University with Allen Ginsberg and Diane diPrima. Anne was awarded the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation for Lifetime Achievement in 2015.
Musician Steven Taylor a member of the seminal underground rock band the Fugs. Steven was nominated for a New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award for his work with Douglas Dunn, Charles Atlas, and Anne Waldman on Aubade. Steven currently teaches in the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University.
Calligraphy Artist Barbara Bash who collaborates with musicians, storytellers, and dancers to explore new forms of visual learning.
Vocalist Harry Einhorn, can be found performing experimental theater (The Cell, Robert Moss Theater, The Tank), directing/adapting/devising site-specific work (Highline, Central Park, Madison Ave.), composing chamber music (Rubin Museum, The Cell), singing in professional church choirs (St. John Divine), playing in bands, and teaching about Himalayan Art (Rubin Museum).