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Sat. Jan. 26 noon: short novel PASSION ACCORDING TO GH @ Orleans Cafe/Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist Multi- Disciplinary Arts Center

Join us Saturday, January 26th, noon to 1:45p at Orleans Coffee inside Zeitgeist art center. We'll discuss the 1964 Clarice Lispector short novel "THE PASSION ACCORDING TO G.H.". Translated from the Portuguese. 130 small pages of text. *** Free PDF of first half of the book at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_VktTAfUihYcFZnUV9lMFRPT3NUMjhET042bFlweG5hTnl3/view?usp=sharing Second half at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_VktTAfUihYZ1hsOEtaZ1hMV2F4M1lDYURwQzFWZ2E3U0lV/view?usp=sharing 102 sheets if you print out. *** Only people who have read most of the book may attend the discussion. Guy and Dan are co-hosting. For more info, contact Guy Henoumont anytime at[masked] or at [masked]

Sat. 7p: Cocteau's surreal 1950 film "ORPHEUS" + discussion @ Guy's apt.

GUY's APARTMENT in Mid-City/Faubourg St John

Continuing our series on fairy tales and myths ... Join us this Saturday, January 26th, for a 7 pm showing of the 1950 film "ORPHEUS". Written and directed by Jean Cocteau, with Jean Marais. 1 hour 35 minutes. Drama/Fantasy/Romance. In French with English subtitles. [Rottentomatoes' critics' approval rating of 96%: " 'Heavy with symbolism and deliberately paced, Orpheus may not be for everyone -- but as an example of Jean Cocteau's eccentric genius, it's all but impossible not to recommend."] PLOT: A poet in love with Death follows his unhappy wife into the underworld. TRAILER at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ciOWebRF3Y *** Popcorn and bottled/filtered water will be provided. Please bring other light refreshments if you can. Or leave a few dollars in the tip jar... Seating is limited, you MUST rsvp. Nora and Guy will facilitate a discussion after the movie. Doors open at 6:30. If you arrive at 7:15, the movie will have started. For more info, contact Guy Henoumont anytime at[masked] or at [masked].

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