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Upcoming events

Sat 5 November 2–3.30pm
Living Revolutionaries: Michael Horovitz and Vanessa Vie
Room 22 of The Dorothy and Michael Hintze Galleries, V&A South Kensington

Join legendary poet, musician and impresario Michael Horovitz, appearing in collaboration with fellow poet, artist, singer-songwriter and musician Vanessa Vie, as they perform an exclusive live set within the museum galleries. Michael Horovitz is one of the country’s foremost troubadours, a revolutionary pioneer from the late 1950s onward, described by Allen Ginsberg as a “Popular, experienced, experimental, New Jerusalem, Jazz Generation, Sensitive Bard.” Michael Horovitz and Vanessa Vie are currently putting together their first mixed genre CD, Lyrical Soulmates.

This gig will be easy come/easy go for visitors. Vanessa & Michael will be performing a range of our individual as well as joint songs, poems, songpoems, original renditions & settings of William Blake’s & other revolutionaries’ various texts – & also presenting discussion + Q&A on revolutionary themes, as part of the ongoing Revolutionaries Exhibition in the V&A.

Admission free for all comers

Sat 19 November 9–10.30pm (doors 6.30pm)
After Dark with Michael Horovitz and Vanessa Vie
Stroud Subscription Rooms

An Evening Of Music, Songpoems and other Wordsounds from the pens, harps & hearts of Michael Horovitz & Vanessa Vie. Michael, one of the country’s foremost poets and revolutionary guru from the Sixties onward, here sounds forth in collaboration with Vanessa, with whom he is currently recording a first joint music and spoken word CD, ‘Lyrical Soulmates’. A finale to the Stroud Book Festival

Tickets £10/£8

Storage space wanted
Torchbearer Michael Horovitz is urgently seeking affordably rented storage/studio space in/within a few miles of Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater and Ladbroke Grove areas. Even poetry, art and music productions are on offer as part payment. If you know of available space, please send details from the Contact page.

January 2011
Inge Elsa Laird: obituary
By Michael Horovitz

Picture-Poems and other Artworks 1963-2008 by Michael Horovitz
Art@42, 42 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3HN

Past events

A perennial celebration of modern day bards … the publicity archive.