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Elements of Dream awakening the night
By Alexandra* OneLight*® Authors & Creations
Last edited: Thursday, May 04, 2006
Posted: Thursday, May 04, 2006



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as a complement to the announcement "the uniqueness of a night (announcement with flowers)", posted today on the poetry list, here is a short explanatory article, with
Love&Light&Dreams* to you!

(photo - courtesy of Lello ~ Chardron Bookstore)


Elements of Dream awakening the night

 

Shortly after the release of our book “Universes Beyond the Visible ~ Elements of Dream”, we received a most exciting telephone call from the management of Lello – Chardron Bookstore – a magnificent monument, inaugurated 100 years ago in the city of Porto, Portugal, “as a tribute to the Love of Books” (José Maria Lello).

 

To our delight, soon expanded to the most genuine awe, the manager of this extraordinary bookstore informed us that not only our book was being featured and sold there, but that it would be their pleasure to plan, with us, a special event for the promotion of “Universes Beyond the Visible ~ Elements of Dream”.

 

We then attended a meeting, during which a first draft was drawn, and soon other meetings, including other people - namely belonging to the artistic world – followed. Many ideas were shared and enthusiastically discussed, and the configuration of the event began to take a definite substance and essence – and a very thrilling one, too!

 

We finally settled on a “soirée” that will bring together symbolically, on May 19th, from 10 p.m. through the night, four elements of the Art – dance, expression, music and image – and the four elements of nature, which are the main theme of the book – fire, air, water and earth – in a blend that we have called “Elements of Dream”, like the subtitle of our book.

 

The element “image” will be represented by a display, at the Lello – Chardron Bookstore’s gallery, of photography by Joseph* - including a selection of photos featured in the book and a new and outstanding collection, also around the theme “elements of the universe”; in addition to the photo exhibition, the public will also be presented with a contemporary ballet performance (the element “dance”) enacting the four elements Fire, Air, Water and Earth, to a background of totally new piano pieces specially composed for the event (the element “music”), while texts from the book “Universes Beyond the Visible ~ Elements of Dream” are recited by an actor of the Porto experimental theatre (the element “expression”).

 

The attendance of several other authors and poets from Portugal and Brazil is expected – specifically, of other fellow members of the “Escritas” writing group to which we belong; so, the “soirée” will also include a space open to readings of other poems and poetic prose authored by these writers, to honour them and thank them for their presence.

 

We are feeling extremely happy and grateful for this fantastic opportunity which has been offered to us; and should this event come to be a success, as we hope it will be, the fruits of such achievement will be dedicated, with all our love and encouragement, to all artists of all creative areas and all ages, everywhere – as a reminder of the importance of Dream and of believing, like a poet said, that “Dream is a constant of life… and each time mankind dreams, the world does soar and goes forward, like a colourful ball between the hands of a child” ~ (António Gedeão, in “Philosophical Stone”).

 

May 2006, Alexandra* & Joseph* ~ OneLight*® Authors

 

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To enjoy other spectacular views of the Lello ~ Chardron bookstore, please visit the blog “The Surprising City”, by Carlos Romão, at:

http://cidadesurpreendente.blogspot.com/2005/12/lello-irmo-uma-livraria-deslumbrante.html

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Leland Waldrip 5/7/2006
If earth, air, wind and fire can be harnessed in a gilded cage of dance, expression, music and image, Universes Beyond the Visible ~ Elements of Dream and you have found a pinacle of success. A more worthy and deserving couple for the honor can't be found.
All the best. Love and {{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{hugs}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}
Leland
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 5/5/2006
Now that is a building that would be full of life. If I lived closer I would attend such a fantastic event! Success if yours! Congrats!
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 5/4/2006
I am happy for you and Joseph for your success and future great success in the literary world. That photo is dynamite! That joint celestial.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 5/4/2006
My dear friends, I want to say giganic congrats and it couldn't happen to a nicer couple but I think you know I am already a big fan of yours. My best wishes do go out and I am sure you will be a great hit.

Felix
Reviewed by Peter Paton 5/4/2006
Alexandra and Joseph
I have a hunch that your shared reams together, are only just beginning...:)
The glorious lyrics of the alate and great Karen Carpenter sum it all up for me...

" We’ve only just begun to live

White lace and promises

A kiss for luck and we’re on our way

We’ve only just begun


Before the rising sun we fly

So many roads to choose

We start our walking

And learn to run

And yes! we’ve only just begun


Sharin’ horizons that are new to us

Watchin’ the signs along the way

Talkin’ it over just the two of us

Workin’ together day to day, together

And when the evening comes we smile

So much of life ahead

We’ll find a place where there’s room to grow

And yes! we’ve only just begun "

Peter
Reviewed by A PAX 5/4/2006
Oh my goodness, this is meant to be!!!!
This is so exciting......I wish I could come along!!! Even tho I don't speak the language, just the atmosphere would breathe volumes, and I would love to inhale..........sniff!!!

send me pictures Alexandra!!!
all the best to you both!!!!

love
Anita

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