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Ray Manzarek & Michael McClure are set to release their all new album “The Piano Poems – Live From San Francisco” on Oglio Records August 14th, 2012.
This video clip from the Oglio Home Video release “The Third Mind” gives a short history of these two great artists and their collaboration.
St. Jerome, the patron saint of translators
Every September 30th, readers, writers, and publishers mark International Translation Day by honouring the translators who help bring great literature of all kinds to new audiences. At Talonbooks, we are particularly privileged to work with many of Canada’s most pre-eminent literary translators. On this day, we say thank you and submit a few intriguing passages on the art of translation.Wednesday September 17, 2014 in Meta-Talon
Daniel Canty in his London studio, September 2014. Photo by Michael Yaroshevsky
Daniel Canty, author of Wigrum (2013) and Les États-unis du vent (to be published in English by Talonbooks in 2015), is currently in London, England at the Studio du Québec, where he is in the midst of a six-month residency. He wrote us a few rather Wigrumian lines from across the pond…Thursday September 11, 2014 in Meta-Talon
By Janet Rogers
Peace in Duress is the latest collection of poetry by Mohawk spoken-word artist Janet Rogers, who is the current poet laureate of Victoria, BC. Today on Meta-Talon, listen to seven poems from Peace in Duress, two of which are accompanied by their textual counterparts from the book.Monday August 25, 2014 in Meta-Talon
In the below scene, taken from the first act of Christina, The Girl King, Queen Christina has a frank discussion with Descartes during their first meeting. This discussion catalyzes the dilemma Christina is to face, later in the play.
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