Keith Holyoak’s “My Minotaur” CD Launch and Holy Oak Exclusive Music Performance.

Date and Time: Friday September 27, 8.00 pm to 10 pm

Location: bG Gallery (Bleicher/Golightly/Gorman Gallery) 1431 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, Ca 90401, ph 3104519983

Parking: Public parking lot is available at 4th and Broadway just
2 blocks from the gallery. Parking is also available under the
gallery building, for $14 .

Summer is about to end but performance nights at bG Gallery will

On September 27th, the gallery will feature Holy Oak’s first
performance in LA since 2011 and will launch Keith Holyoak’s
latest CD “My Minotaur”, out this month through Broken Electric

The night will begin with a performance of poems and music from
the CD and a CD signing, and end with an exclusive performance
by Holy Oak.

Keith Holyoak, cognitive scientist, is a poet, and translator of classical Chinese poetry, and was raised on a dairy farm in British Columbia, Canada. Keith’s poems and translations have been published in numerous literary magazines in North America, Europe, and New Zealand. His spoken-word poetry CDs have been produced by Broken Electric Records. A collection of his translations, Facing the Moon: Poems of Li Bai and Du (Oyster River Press), appeared in 2007. The first collection of his own poems, My Minotaur: Selected Poems 1998-2006, was published by Dos Madres Press in 2010.

Fresh from North by Northeast performances this summer
Montréal-based, Holy Oak will perform a stripped down set,
including a preview of his newest release completed last spring.

Neil’s songwriting is influenced by Townes Van Zandt, French
symbolist poetry, and the acoustic blues music of Mali. In collaboration with a wide array of other musicians Holy Oak’s performances and recordings included Brendan Reed (Arcade Fire and Clues) Matt Shane (Think About Life), Dave Bryant (Godspeed You! Black Emperor), Jon Crellin (Shape & Sizes), Katherine
Peacock (Mussaver and Coal Choir), Jamie Thompson (The
Unicorns, Esmerine
), Charlotte Loseth (Sea Oleena, Holobody),
and Joe Grass (Lhasa de Sala, Joe Grass Band).

Sponsored by: Broken Electric Records

Contact: Airom