"Night News" - an occasional missive from the darkness

Vol.16 No.1


"Fortunately, 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." - Allen Ginsberg


Well, here we go - headlong into 2014:

Surprisingly enough, quite a large number of offerings for this time of year. Of course, in Northern California, this is not a "normal" Winter season - unseasonably high daytime temps, cold/frost at night, and dust-bowl-dry conditions. What follows is a rundown of Workshops, Classes, etc. for the first quarter - and into April:


Short Notice here – but here are two items of note:

First of all – there is still room for a few more people for the Introduction to Night Photography, held at Harvey Milk Photo Center, February 6-27, 2014 – see http://harveymilkphotocenter.org/classes/introduction-to-night-photography/

We participate again at this year’s Flyway Festival on Mare Island – February 7-8-9, 2014. We will be “tabling’ at the Expo all three days and offering two mini-Workshops Saturday and Sunday nights, Details here -

Other scheduled events on the horizon:

• Mare Island Nocturne (Harvey Milk Photo Center)   March 1, 2014
• Paint the Light Fantastic! (Harvey Milk Photo Center)  March 8, 15, 22

• Bright Lights, River Nights (Sacramento, ViewPoint)  March 29, 2014

• A History of Night Photography (ViewPoint Gallery)  March 30, 2014

• On-Island AlumNight (on Mare Island)  April 5 (Alumni only)

• Night Photography (RayKo Photo Center, SF)  April 10, 17, and 24

• San Francisco (sites within the GGNRA)  April 11-13, 2014

• Introduction to NPy on Mare Island (ViewPoint Gallery)  April 19, 2014

Plus, some of our usual offerings

• Two NPy Workshops (with  SF Bay Flyway Festival) February 7-9, 2014

• The Light of Ireland (offered thru Strabo Tours)  October 1-11, 2014

• Private Instruction - Dates/times by arrangement

Details for above programs:  
www.thenocturnes.com /workshops.html

That is about it – for now . . . Soon to come, an announcement of NEW late Summer/Early Fall destinations – we think you’ll approve!



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