The Fuse Factory: Help us meet our funding goal! To donate, please visit: https://www.power2give.org/
campaigns/204 / Frequency Fridays is the Fuse Factory's annual performance series featuring sound artists and sound poets, experimental electronic musicians, instrument makers, and avant-garde composers. For the past five years, we have brought emerging and established musicians and artists from around the US and Europe to expose central Ohio audiences to sound's many creative dimensions in the form of pioneering works. For documentation of Frequency Fridays performances from 2010-2015, please visit our website: thefusefactory.org. / Our goal is to raise $5000 to match a project grant awarded to us by the Greater Columbus Arts Council (thanks, guys!). As an extra bonus, every dollar we raise via Power2give will be matched with $.50 by the GCAC Fall Match fund, courtesy of the City of Columbus. / Because of your generosity, Frequency Fridays will continue to grow, thrive, and shape Central Ohio's cultural landscape - thank you!
Seth Josephson will be contributing as a Buddhist to the 2015 CCH Interfaith Memorial Service on Tuesday, December 22; at 7:00pm - 8:00pm; at Trinity Episcopal Church on Capitol Square, 125 E Broad St, Columbus, Ohio 43215 / Please join the Columbus Coalition for the Homeless at Trinity Episcopal Church as we honor those homeless individuals who have passed away over the previous calendar year. This annual interreligious service brings together representatives from the Jewish, Muslim, Christian, Humanist, Buddhist, Sikh, and Universalist traditions in order to memorialize an often forgotten and marginalized community. We hope to see you there on the evening of the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year.
Rentals: If you're looking to rent space for work or events contact Seth at email@example.com, or talk to any studio-mate you'd like to work with. On the ILLIO side, we ask for $15 (weekdays) or $20 (weekends) per hour. We also negotiate trades in improving the space.
Weekly at ILLIO:
Sundays, 2-3:pm (except Dec. 6th, and Jan. 10th)
Sunday Yoga Flow with Angela
Enjoy a yoga flow with Angela who is a recent graduate from the Yoga on High Teacher Training Institute. No cost. Donations, warmly encouraged, will go towards props for the studio.
Most Sundays, 6-7:00pm
Sacred Shimmy - Advanced Tribal Belly Dance
This class is designed for the dancer with some mastery of Levels One & Two who feels ready to develop her dance into something greater. Teacher permission is required to attend. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org w
ith any inquiries.
Ongoing, most Sundays from 6:00 - 7:00 PM. $15 drop in, $60 three class pass.
Weekdays, 6:00am - 7:00am OR 9:30 - 10:30am
Living Well - MOVE
Small group training is ongoing, in a convenient drop-in setting. Each day has a varied focus and approach to fitness. You choose your own adventure and decide how many and which days you join the group! Group size could vary from 2-8 participants, giving you a semi-private training experience with greater attention to your technique and abilities, and an individualized and goal-centered training program.
Check out the weekly schedule below:
Try your first session for free! Session Passes are available. Passes are valid for two months from the date of purchase, and are for individual use only.
8 Sessions (~1x/week) $80 $60
16 Sessions (~2x/week) $128 $96
24 Sessions (~3x/week) $168 $126
Drop-In $12 $9
livingwellcolumbus, www. livingwellcolumbus.blogspot. com Questions? Email ErinLSJohnson@columbus. rr.com or call/text 614.306.9634
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 8-8:45am
Buddha Teaches Buddha - Morning Meditation
Bringing in the day on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays through the year with a 20/25-minute seated meditation, a short sutra service, and a Dharma-sharing check in. Hosted by Seth Josephson and friends. A poem may be read. Most sit on floor cushions, chairs also available. Those new to the practice are welcome. For more information contact seth.josephson@gmail.
Open Yoga Practice hosted by Angela
A time to share yoga practice together as a community. Stick around for meditation (see above). No cost. Donations warmly encouraged. Angela is a recent graduate from the Yoga on High Teacher Training Institute.
Queer Yoga's Tuesday Tadasana
Queer Yoga's Tuesday Tadasana
Queer Yoga is Columbus's first queer-focused yoga class that offers professional yoga instruction in a designated Safe(r) Space. We endeavor to cultivate an atmosphere of acceptance and community in all we do, from sun salutations to post-yoga snack time. Whether you are new to yoga, or you can complete a headstand without assistance, you will find something to challenge and deepen your practice.
Class fees are $6 for ALL participants. Everyone is welcome. Bring a mat if you have one. Classes are currently taught by Kelly Klein or Lauren Strawn.
Yoga for Older Adults with Liz Harzoff
This class will focus on a gentle Vinyasa-style practice. It is designed for middle-aged and older adults. However, anyone who is interested is welcome to attend. The class is led by a teacher-in-training and will concentrate on relaxation, flexibility, strength, and balance. There is no cost for the class, although donations to help pay for the space being used will be gratefully accepted. Bring a yoga mat or large towel and wear clothing in which you can comfortably move. For more information: Liz Harzoff, (614-561-6074) or email@example.com.
Vinyasa Yoga with Catherine Bagent
Come as you are. Beginner to intermediate level vinyasa flow class. Catherine is finishing up my teacher training at Balanced Yoga. Please donate what you can to help cover the cost of the space.
This event is a reading to raise money for Bookspace, a bookstore/community event space coming to Columbus! After the reading, we will have lots of incredible books and zines for sale if you want to stick around, as well as snacks and drinks. This is a community event--I would love to hear from people what they would like to see from an independent bookstore in their neighborhood. We will be taking donations to help get a brick-and-mortar location, hopefully within a year. Please come to help support independent bookstores! For more info on Bookspace, go to bookspacecolumbus.comReaders:Rachel LeeLainie RiniMadison GibbsCharlie Pugsley$5 suggested donation(also if you have books you'd like to donate, that would be wonderful!)
Fuse Factory Frequency Friday:
Our December 2015 Frequency Fridays show features experimental/improv musician Bhob Rainey (MI), experimental percussionist Ryan Jewell (CMH), experimental space rock trio Tone Elevator (CMH), and experimental electronic music duo Gabriel Beam + Michael Kimaid (OH). Admission: $10, $15 for 2. Doors open 8pm. BYOB, all ages. Our Frequency Fridays 2015-2016 season is supported by a grant from the Greater Columbus Arts Council.About the performers:Bhob Rainey is an award-winning composer / performer, saxophonist, and sound designer. In 1998, with trumpeter Greg Kelley, he founded the duo Nmperign, which quickly became a model for a new phase of non-idiomatic improvisation often referred to as “lowercase” or “EAI” (Electroacoustic Improvisation). In 2000 he founded The BSC, an improvising large ensemble, in which he developed techniques for an improvisational discipline that were eventually outlined in his 2011 publication, Manual. Throughout the late 1990′s and early 2000′s he performed globally and collaborated with numerous improvisers of both the (then) current and previous generations, including Axel Dörner, Andrea Neumann, Günter Müller, Michel Doneda, Lê Quan Ninh, and many others. More about Bhob RaineyRyan Jewell is a musician, improviser and sound artist currently living in Columbus, Ohio.tone eLevator is a semi-regular, free-form, cathartic noise event improvised and captured live using an ever changing arsenal of instruments, machines, and gadgets.KBD is a trio of experimental musicians who have been playing together since 2006.Updates and more info: https://www.facebook.com/
Saturday, December 5th, 9:00am
Living Well - MOVE - 8 Nights of Hanukkah
If you’ve done these before, you know that these are challenging and rewarding workouts and a great way to have a little fun with friends. If you’re new to group exercise or I haven’t seen you in a while, I promise to be kind! The temps will be cold, and if we’re lucky the snowflakes will fly – it adds to the drama, spirit, and bragging rights! This is the 10th Annual 8 Nights Of Hanukkah, so many of you are familiar with these workouts, and I can’t wait to do them again! If you’re not sure what it’s all about… let’s just say that you’ll burn off some cookies and your sore legs will remind you to back off the latkes and wine! We will be both inside the studio and outside. Weather is always a factor in outdoor classes, but please know that I will ALWAYS have safety in mind and plan exercises and classes accordingly.Please RSVP to the Facebook event, https://www.facebook.com/
events/459214554269639/ or email or text me to let me know you’re coming. Camaraderie, teamwork, and motivation from friends are key to group exercise, so tell your friends – all are welcome!$10Can’t wait to see you!Live Well,Erin
Saturday, December 5th,
Fuse Factory Workshops
11:00am-12:45pmHow the Squid Sings (It Screams)Workshop instructor: Bhob RaineyWorkshop fee: $17.50This workshop will focus on sonification. In particular, we’ll look at translating the electrical behavior of squid neurons into sound waves. We’ll see how this particular translation carries its own, idiomatic timbres and phrasing, and we’ll make a musical piece focusing on these qualities. For context, we’ll examine some historical sonification techniques and talk about what goals one might be pursuing when employing sonification.No previous experience in electronics, computer programming, or playing an instrument is required. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own headphones and laptop.Note: To preregister for the workshop, please visit http://thefusefactory.org/
1:00-4:00pmIntroduction to SuperColliderInstructor: Bhob RaineyWorkshop fee: $37.50SuperCollider is a powerful environment for sound synthesis and algorithmic composition, but many newcomers encounter a steep learning curve. This hands-on workshop will get you up and running with SuperCollider, exploring classic synthesis techniques and, tying into the previous lecture, implementing some sonification strategies. Attendees will get a sense of what particular strengths SuperCollider has in comparison to Max/MSP, PD, etc.No previous experience with electronics, computer programming, or playing an instrument is required, although some experience with sound editing is helpful. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring a pair of headphones and a laptop with SuperCollider installed.Note: To preregister for the workshop, please visit http://thefusefactory.org/
Sunday, December 6th, 1:00-3:00pm
Wake Up Sangha - Finding peace within the burning house
Join us for our December Sangha meeting. There will be sitting meditation, walking meditation, a reading, and sharing from the heart.
"You must find peace within the burning house." - Kodo Sawaki
Wake Up is an active global community of led by young mindfulness practitioners, aged 18-35, and inspired by the teachings of Zen teacher and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh. We come together to practice awareness in order to take care of ourselves, nourish happiness, and contribute to building a healthier and a more compassionate society. All ages are welcome at our gatherings.
Also, I (Seth) will be aging out of Wake Up's core community at the end of January, so I will be hosting just two more monthly Sangha meetings. If you are 18-35 and are interested in helping organize Wake Up Columbus, let me know, I'm happy to support from outside. We will also check in about organizational thing at this and the January meeting.
Saturday December 19th,
Living Well - MOVE - 12 Days of Christmas
If you’ve done these before, you know that these are challenging and rewarding workouts and a great way to have a little fun with friends. If you’re new to group exercise or I haven’t seen you in a while, I promise to be kind! The temps will be cold, and if we’re lucky the snowflakes will fly – it adds to the drama, spirit, and bragging rights! This is the 12th Annual 12 Days Of Christmas, so many of you are familiar with these workouts, and I can’t wait to do them again! If you’re not sure what it’s all about… let’s just say that you’ll burn off some Christmas cookies and your sore legs will remind you to back off the egg nog and wine! We will be both inside the studio and outside. Weather is always a factor in outdoor classes, but please know that I will ALWAYS have safety in mind and plan exercises and classes accordingly.
Please RSVP to the Facebook event, or email or text me to let me know you’re coming. Camaraderie, teamwork, and motivation from friends are key to group exercise, so tell your friends – all are welcome!
Can’t wait to see you!
Sunday, January 10th, 1:00-3:00pm
Wake Up Sangha - Everything we need is already here
Dear friends,Join us for our January Sangha meeting. There will be sitting meditation, walking meditation, a reading, and sharing from the heart."We all have the tendency to struggle in our bodies and in our minds. We believe that happiness is possible only in the future. The realization that we have already arrived, that we don't have to travel any further, that we are already here, can give us peace and joy. The conditions for our happiness are already sufficient. We only need to allow ourselves to be in the present moment, and we will be able to touch them. What are we looking for to be happy? Everything is already here. We do not need to put an object in front of us to run after, believing that until we get it, we cannot be happy. That object is always in the future, and we can never catch up to it. We are already in the Pure Land, the Kingdom of God. We are already a Buddha. We only need to wake up and realize we are already here." (Thich Nhat Hanh, from "Cultivating the Mind of Love")Wake Up is an active global community of led by young mindfulness practitioners, aged 18-35, and inspired by the teachings of Zen teacher and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh. We come together to practice awareness in order to take care of ourselves, nourish happiness, and contribute to building a healthier and a more compassionate society. All ages are welcome at our gatherings.
Saturday, January 16th
[MIIIIM], OHIOAN, and Castles Burning
Saturday January 23rd, 7:00-10:00pm
Full Moon Dance Party with Sacred Shimmy Bellydance
January's Full Moon is known at the Wolf Moon in honor of the hungry beasts who howled outside the villages at this deep point of Winter. Join us for a dancing and drumming celebration to shake off the stiffness of the season and reconnect with your inner fire.
Dancers, musicians, and movement artists are invited to perform, and audience members and onlookers are invited to applaud, ooh, and aah to your hearts' content.
Our live musicians will be available to make spontaneous magic for those who would like accompaniment, and recorded music is also welcome if that's what moves you best. This supportive halfa-style environment is suitable for dancers of all levels from beginner to experienced. Please contact me if you would like a spot in the show.
Open dancing will also be offered for those who might not like to perform but still want to make an offering to the moon.
Doors at 7:30 PM. Show beings promptly at 8:00 PM.
Admission: $5. All attendees are required to pay admission, regardless of participation in the evening's performance.
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