Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Friday, March 4th @ 7:00pm, feat. Stephen Ratcliffe, Patti Trimble and Susan Stone

Please join us on Friday, March 4th @ 7:00 pm
for a night of sound, visual and language art, 

feat. Stephen Ratcliffe, Patti Trimble (w. Peter Whitehead), 
and Susan Stone

Admission is FREE.
Wine, Lagunitas beer and snacks will be served.

Studio One Art Center | 365 45th Street | Oakland, CA | 94609

Here's a map

AND many, many thanks to our generous sponsors!
Lagunitas Brewing Co.
Clorox Company Foundation 
Friends of Oakland Parks and Rec.

Stephen Ratcliffe’s most recent book is Painting (Chax Press, 2014).  His Selected Days (Counterpath) won the Poetry Center Book Award in 2012.  An ongoing daily poems-plus-photographs from sound of wave in channel can be seen at Temporality (  He lives in Bolinas, and teaches at Mills College.
Patti Trimble is a poet, essayist, and visual artist living in California and Sicily. Her poetry is widely published and she performs lyric poems in the USA and Europe. She was co-founder of the Tuolumne Poetry Festival and her writing received grants from the Lannan Foundation, Poets&Writers, Djerassi Residency, and a Pushcart nomination. Two 2014 CDs of spoken word/poems/music are out on Out of Round Records: Hello Heaven! Poems from Arabic Sicily, with Tunisian singer Ramzi Harrabi, (new translations); and In The Middle of the Night of the Road of My Life I Found Myself in a Tangled Wood, with musician Peter Whitehead. Bob Holman calls this CD, "a Classic Right Now." as the poems tell the lyric news about several kinds of wilderness. Patti also writes for the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival and offers lectures and workshops at Point Reyes Field Institute and various OLLI programs

Susan Stone has produced radio drama, soundscapes, and storytelling series for public radio since 1980, including documentary features for The Modern Language Association, Australian Broadcast Corporation, the Soros Foundation, and West German Radio. Her original mixed-media texts and scores for theater, dance, and independent film have been awarded for story and sound design.

Investigative interests drew her from invention to the radio documentary form focused on the recorded experiences of people living on the front lines of deeply felt human experiences, whether impacted by war, natural disasters, or the fatal beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge. Thanks to a United States Artist/Rasmuson fellowship, she created an oral history project ( based on the recorded readings, writings and art of incarcerated youth, with whom she works as a mediator in restorative justice programs.