Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Space 7:10 Schedule June-December 2007

Schedule __So Far__ for June—December 2007
(as of May 22)

All events at Space 7:10
963 Bonifant St. in downtown Silver Spring

Photo by Kyi May Kaung
J. Tomiko Anders, Tom Thomas, Mary Thomas

June 5 through July 7
Exhibit: Artwork by Ka Lai Lou, Avian Anderson, and Sohee Oh, students of the Visual Art Center, Albert Einstein High School. Co-sponsored by Alchemy

Friday, June 8, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Reception for Visual Art Center students

Friday, June 15, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Live Music and Text performed by cellist Kit Mason and poet-musician Greta Ehrig

Friday, June 22, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Performance by the movement company, DanceAntonini: “Café Crumble Cake,” a blend of movement phrases, structured improvisation, visual props, and a mixture of music scores.

Friday, July 6, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Ocio Jazz

July 10 through August 11
Photographs by Nancy Coviello: Images of Italy

Friday, July 13, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Reception for Nancy Coviello

August 10, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Dr. Kaung’s Salon: Essence Pierce, whose work with Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma based in Baltimore was featured in the February issue of O: The Oprah Magazine.

August 14 through September 1
Paintings by Matewos Legesse

August 17, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Reception for Matewos Legesse

August 24, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Dr. Kaung’s Salon: Meena A. Nayak to read from her new novel, Endless Rain (Penguin), which is set in Kashmir. Meena teaches Creative Writing and Mythology at Northern Virginia Community College.

August 31, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Dr. Kaung’s Salon: Kyi May Kaung reads from her new dramatic monologue “With or Without Womb.”

September 4 through October 6, 2007
Empowered Women International Group Show,

September 7, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Reception for EWI Artists

September 14, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Dr. Kaung’s Salon: A discussion of Robin Hood interspersed with several songs led by Stephen D. Winick, a writer and editor at the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress.

September 28, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Dr. Kaung’s Salon: A discussion with Elaine Kessler about the work of Women's Education Project in Uganda.

October 5, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Live Music: Hurricane Howie Feinstein, Louisiana roots music

October 9 through November 12, 2007
Claire Ackerman: Reading Faces, ink, watercolor, and collage portraits

October 12, 6:3 to 8:30pm
Reception for Claire Ackerman

November 13, 2007 – January 4, 2008
Kanchan Balse and Laurie Breen, paintings and collages

November 16, 6:30 to 8:30pm (tentative)
Awards Reception, Space 7:10 at Kefa Café Poet in Residence

December 7
Reception for Kanchan Balse and Laurie Breen

About Space 7:10 and Kefa Café
Founded in 2004 by artist Tom Block, Space 7:10 at Kefa Cafe offers a small gallery, a salon series, an intimate performance space. Amy Kincaid, an artist and consultant to nonprofits on fundraising and management, currently curates the space. Kyi Kaung, a poet and a political economist with an interest in international literature, activism and art, organizes and facilitates the ongoing Dr. Kaung’s Salon. Kefa Cafe owners Lene and Abeba Tsegaye have created a friendly atmosphere, strong sense of community, and successful small business. The cafe’s menu includes organic, free trade gourmet coffees, gelato, quiche, soup, sandwiches, and pastries.

Mon-Thu: 7am-6pm Fri: 7am-9pm Sat: 8am-5pm