Rock Journeys and Sublime Madnesses: Community convergence--of arts, music and food--in celebration of global peace, family harmony and cultural diversity.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Peace Jones headlines Traveling Bonfires' “Food Poets Society” poetry, music (and food) show at Vanuatu Kava Bar, Oct 27
band Peace Jones is the main act in the Traveling Bonfires' monthly
poetry, music (with food) show, “Food Poets Society” at Vanuatu
Kava Bar on Oct 27. The event is free to the public.
band Peace Jones, a perennial guest in Traveling Bonfires' events, is
anchored on Paul “Drum” DeCirce's flamboyant flute and ruminative
Also performing in the event are slam poet Riley Schilling and Pasckie Pascua, and a number of guests. The
Traveling Bonfires' centerpiece project is the “Bonfires for
Peace,” a movable feast of family fun and community connectedness
through music, arts and dancing, held mostly at Pritchard Park in
downtown Asheville. The project just concluded its 3-event 2012
summer program, its 10th year in the mountains, last Sept 15. The
organization organized an unprecedented 16 weekend events here in
2004, and more through ensuing years.
Poets Society,” a dinner and poetry/music gathering, is a
brainchild of TBonfires founder Pasckie Pascua. He prepares food,
mostly an “interface of Pacific island cuisine and Western food
choices,” and serves them on donation basis for the benefit of the
organization's community projects.
a veteran journalist and publisher-editor of the Asheville-based The
Indie newsmagazine, is also a parttime cook with training at Gascony
Cookery School in Gramont, France and at the Los Angeles Culinary
Arts & Design School in Santa Monica, California.
Traveling Bonfires has also produced similar outdoor and indoor
events in New York City, Baltimore, Washington DC, Los Angeles, San
Francisco, and in the Philippines where it originated, “instigating
arts and music events and bringing people together in celebration of
peace and multicultural connectedness."
Traveling Bonfires' events enjoyed the support of a number of local
Asheville businesses, organizations, and individuals. Projects have
benefited non-profit organizations that work with at-risk youths,
families of the disappeared, orphans, and disaster victims.
more info, http://ashevilletravelingbonfires.blogspot.com/ or call
Marta Osborne at 828 280 1555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org