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November 2017

Arts of Breath

Wed 15 November 2017 @ 6:00 pm - Wed 14 March 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Elvet Riverside ER142, Durham University, New Elvet
Durham, DH1 3JT United Kingdom
Free

Various dates 2017/18, Durham Arts of Breath is a series of lecture-performances exploring the role of breath in poetry, fiction, singing, dance and visual art. For more information see individual event pages or contact sarah.mclusky@durham.ac.uk  Please also contact Sarah if you could ... Read more...

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January 2018

Singing for Lung Health group

Wed 10 January @ 1:00 pm - Wed 18 July @ 2:00 pm
Free

Every Wednesday 1:00pm, Bristol A free singing group, specifically to help your lung health and breathing, meeting every Wednesday from 10th January 2018.  The Singing for Lung Health group set up by Life of Breath and the British Lung Foundation will continue in the new ... Read more...

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February 2018

Beckett, The Breath and The Choreographic

Wed 21 February @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elvet Riverside ER142, Durham University, New Elvet
Durham, DH1 3JT United Kingdom
Free

Wed 21 Feb, Durham “Grace to breathe that void. Know happiness” (“Ill Seen Ill Said”, 1981). Unusually for Samuel Beckett, the final declaration of this short prose work gestures to a positive closure. However, the simple directive is preceded by ... Read more...

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March 2018

Breath in Fiction and Poetry with Michael Symmons Roberts

Wed 14 March @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elvet Riverside ER142, Durham University, New Elvet
Durham, DH1 3JT United Kingdom
Free

Wed 14 March, Durham For our seventh Arts of Breath event, Michael Symmons Roberts will be reading from his novel, Breath, and from his poetry. He will also (with Prof David Fuller) discuss breathing illness in his family background, and how ... Read more...

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July 2018

The Life of Breath: History, Texts, Contexts

Tue 10 July @ 9:00 am - Thu 12 July @ 5:00 pm
St John’s College, 3 South Bailey
Durham, DH1 3RJ United Kingdom

10-12 July 2018, Durham Breathing is a basic physiological process, yet also has deep cultural, spiritual and personal meaning. However, although breath and breathing are such resonant and urgent subjects, they have never been the subject of systematic cultural or ... Read more...

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