"Night News" - an occasional missive from the darkness
art is a community effort - a small but select community living in a spiritualized
world, endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh." -
Alumni of The Nocturnes,
A few quick items of note here:
The roster for this year’s annual Studio Nocturne event – part of San Francisco Open Studios month-long celebration of art in SF– has been finalized. Held at our NEW! Location in Landmark Building ‘D’ of the historic Fort Mason Center, a cultural nexus of the San Francisco Bay Area; October 17-18, 2009, with a special pre-Open Studios reception on Friday October 16, from 6-9pm. Details at http://www.studionocturne2009.com/
case you haven’t heard (and/or already RSVPd us, when the date was ‘leaked'
recently!) – we would like to announce our 18th AlumNight event (now twice-yearly
again), to you, our illustrious Alumni. This is partly a benefit for the Mare
Island Historical Park Foundation, co-sponsored by The Nocturnes Night Photography
Web site, and held at locations on Mare Island - Saturday, October 3, 2009,
from 1:30 pm to 6:30 / 7pm - followed by night photography from 7pm until about
11pm. Visit www.thenocturnes.com/alumni/alumnight18.html
for the details (and we have a few!) - and tell all your nocturnal friends!
Image, left: Bldg. H-1 and H-72, Hospital, Mare Island ©Tim Baskerville
|The deadline for submissions to our latest online show, The Panocturnists has been extended - to October 22, 2009. Please consider entering work - this show promises to be another good one, judged by Chris Faust (www.chrisfaustphoto.com) and with your enthusiasm, participation, and support will lay the groundwork for a new, self-sustaining parallel Web site - www.thepanocturnists.com; a blog - http://thepanocturnists.blogspot.com/; and a Flickr group - http://www.flickr.com/groups/the_panocturnists/|
are now being accepted for our annual trek to Death Valley - 3 nights - from
October 30 thru November 1 - with Tim Baskerville.
Read a review of this workshop in the Los Angeles Times.
Pre-registration is required no later than Ocober 5, 2009.
All the details can be found at: http://www.thenocturnes.com/workshops/deathvalley.html
Image, left: Bad Water, Study 1, Death Valley ©Tim Baskerville
The complete fall schedule of workshops is at http://www.thenocturnes.com/workshops.html
Hope to see you at one
of these events!