We’re pleased to announce that YBCA has EXTENDED The Bowls Project to October 3rd. More programming to come. In the meantime, here’s a taste of what’s happened at The Bowls Project to date.
The Bowls Summer Slideshow
The Bowls Summer Retrospective: Review the summer programming as you listen to “Oh Barren One.
Dome Opening Celebration!
Jewish Music Festival–dome open all day!
InkBoat: Butoh in (and on) the dome
Jewlia: Shamanistic Shabbat
Marika Hughes solo
The Bowls Project CD Release Party (inside YBCA Forum)
Women of the Real Vocal String Quartet play medieval madrigals and Malian love songs
Alleluia Panis and the women of Kularts lead a ritual that Balances the Elements
Cornelius Boots Multi-Reed Shamanistic Extravaganza
Amy Kassiola leads a workshop on demon-proofing your home with amulets.
Faun Fables: Songs about the domestic world
Unlocked: the sacred geometry of the African diaspora in braids
International Body Music Fest preview and fundraiser: Keith Terry, Evie Ladin, Derique McGee, Alex Feng30 min shows @ 6, 6:45 & 7:30
One Taste leads a workshop about sacred orgasm
Susan Duhan Felix speaking on contemporary Blessing Bowls: Origins & Present Day Uses
Rachel Valfer-Sills of Qadim plays Iraqi Jewish music, sacred and secular
Kismat-Mahal Kirtan Ensemble leads ecstatic chant
Pamela Reitman from Makor Or and Everyday Zen leads Jewish meditation
Susu Pampanin Middle Eastern percussion ensemble
Sharanya (R)evolutionary Shakta Tantra honoring Kali Maa, the Dark Mother
Screening meditative work by film artist Shezad Dawood in the dome, with ChoHo performances
Maggid Jhos Singer teaches chants and songs in the Jewish mystical tradition
Osamu, Cuban rock star, unplugged!
Sisters Sara Femme and Maya Magination lead a botanical celebration of labia and plants
Dan Cantrell and Lily Storm
Orisha Girls from Satya Yuga: sing the Bowls safely toward its next journey
Conspiracy of Venus
J Byrd Hosch the Singing Cowgirl
We have loved the angelic voice of this Texas angel for many years and hope she will sing a reprise of “Mama’s Prayer” for us.
Closing Night! 6PM til late. Poetry, Music and Film
Led by poet Judy Grahn, Lunarchy will be presenting wok based on bowls and the descent of Inana. Sing down Babylon!
The Bowls Project: Conversations in the Desert by Shezad Dawood
Imperial Silence: Los ABCs by John Leanos
A Biography of Lilith by Lynne Sachs
New work by Erika Chong Shuch and Ishan Vernallis from their residency at the DeYoung
Accompanied musically by Dohee Lee, Jason Ditzian and Max Baloian
The Orisha Girls lead our closing ritual on Harvest and Ancestors