Mark + Judith Australians talk about love, life and Judaism: MIRIAM HECHTMAN asks Mark Morris and Judith Belnick about their journey through life Mark Judaism didn’t play a prominent role in my childhood in London. My mum and dad separated when I was five. Mum had converted to Judaism but Dad was never very interested… Continue reading Both Sides Now – Mark + Judith
Poetica – feat. Jessica Chapnik Kahn + E for Echo
Just in time for Mother’s Day – join us. Tickets here.
Theme for the open mic is M O T H E R – how ever you would like to interpret this. Bring your words, your thoughts, your voices, your joy and your heart ache. All is welcome.Jessica’s book MADRE will be available for purchase on the night. You can pre-book a copy via DM.
Poetry: Jessica Chapnik Kahn
Jessica Chapnik Kahn is an Argentinian-Australian singer-songwriter, actor and writer. She has worked in theatre and TV, played in the bands of some of Australia’s finest artists, and released two solo albums under the moniker Appleonia. She is the author of children’s book Lenny and the Ants and poetry collection MADRE, and co-author of the biography A Repurposed Life.
Music and words: E for Echo
E for Echo formed in 2016 in the inner-city cultural hub of Redfern, Sydney…
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POETIC CITY POETRY CINEMA
Poetic City’s Poetry Cinema brings you a selection of poetry films and videos from Canberra, Australia and the world! Join us on Lonsdale Street Braddon for a few minutes or stay to watch the full 40 minute program. The program will play for 3 sessions each night:- Session 1: 6.30pm- Session 2: 7.10pm- Session 3:… Continue reading POETIC CITY POETRY CINEMA
JOANNE FEDLER – UNBECOMING
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUX1GGPeSdU&t=2386s A recording from Gertrude and Alice Bookstore author event, an evening with Joanne Fedler, hosted by Miriam Hechtman, founder of Poetica, at our cosy little bookstore in Bondi Beach. The night was all about celebrating the release of Joanne's latest novel Unbecoming, and this was the first of two sold out events with the… Continue reading JOANNE FEDLER – UNBECOMING
RONNI KAHN + JESSICA CHAPNIK KAHN – A REPURPOSED LIFE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBX0vwTJ2Ho A recording from Gertrude and Alice Bookstore author event, an evening with Ronni Kahn and Jessica Chapnik-Kahn, in conversation with, founder of Poetica, Miriam Hechtman, at our cosy little bookstore in Bondi Beach. The event one of two sold out events organised in celebration of the release of Ronni's biography, A Repurposed Life. Watch… Continue reading RONNI KAHN + JESSICA CHAPNIK KAHN – A REPURPOSED LIFE
MARK MORDUE – BOY ON FIRE – THE YOUNG NICK CAVE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXt-CAONDYc A recording from Gertrude and Alice Bookstore author event, an evening with Mark Mordue, hosted by the founder of Poetica, Miriam Hechtman, at our cosy little bookstore in Bondi Beach. The event was in celebration of the release of Mark Mordue's biography on The Young Nick Cave: Boy On Fire. Watch it now!
THE ICE BLOCK CHALLENGE
https://plus61j.net.au/panel4/ice-block-challenge-new-question-pesach/ MIRIAM HECHTMAN: The Jewish Climate Network is asking Australian families to put an ice block next to the Seder plate to remind us of the melting ice caps caused by human activity THERE’S NOTHING LIKE performance art to tell a story, especially a story that might instil fear but also motivate and inspire. And there’s… Continue reading THE ICE BLOCK CHALLENGE
BOTH SIDES NOW – ANDI + SARA
https://plus61j.net.au/panel4/never-hid-fact-daughter-whose-partner-female/ Australians talk about love, life and Judaism: MIRIAM HECHTMAN asks Andi and her mother Sara about their journey through life. (PLUS61J MEDIA)Dr Andi (Chani) Salamon, 45, is a teacher and researcher at Charles Sturt University, and has an 11-year-old son. Andi’s mother Sara Salamon, 69, is a customer service guru for Westfield in Chatswood.… Continue reading BOTH SIDES NOW – ANDI + SARA
Both Sides Now – Dulce + Gerry
Dulce Carolina Muñoz Garcia, 39, is a feminist and National Convener of Mums4refugees. Gerardo Navarrete Avalos, 40, is a 4WD buff and marketing executive for an insurance company. Dulce and Gerry both grew up in Mexico and came together to Australia in 2008. https://plus61j.net.au/panel6/dulce-far-fearless-person-know/ DULCE Gerry and I have been together for 20 years, married for 13.… Continue reading Both Sides Now – Dulce + Gerry
https://youtu.be/BaU7NcdDh7s In Utero Why are we here?My just turned seven year old asks meAs her eyes flutterWith the beckoning of sleepOf dreamsWhere the biggest questions are probably answeredOr not askedI tell her it’s a very good questionMany thoughts to considerMany feelings, many ideasBut I sense her fearShe’s always treaded in the deepIn my womb I… Continue reading In Utero