March 3, 2008, 7 PM
The Odd Mondays Series presents “A Mania of Envy,”
the first dramatic reading of a play-in-progress by
Noe Valley resident playwright and composer Kay Noyes’ once again will delight us with a reading by actors of a brand-new play,
“A Mania of Envy,” derived from a painting by Gericault:
"Madwoman Afflicted with Envy" by Theodor Gericault (1722-23) The Louvre, Paris
Kay Noyes's previous play, “Sailing Septuagenerians,” was presented at an April, 2006, Odd Monday evening, and we can assure you that
"A Mania of Envy” will be equally enthralling!
Kay has had short stories published, and has composed music for a film documentary. Four of her previous plays
have been accepted by the Edward Albee Playwrights Conference.
Actors include Jody McMillan as “Sis,” who enjoys other careers as a teacher and professional dry-point artist; Jim McMillan, attorney, as the
narrator. Retired teacher and clothes designer Marie Barden will play “Carolyn,” and retired businessman Harold Delinsky “Professor Holtz.”
Sis is a librarian who catalogs books by day and catalogs her downstairs neighbor‘s life by night. She enters all information on a large bulletin
board. She loves and idolizes Professor Holtz. Unfortunately, he cannot abide her.
March 17, 2008, 7 PM
The Odd Mondays Series presents Diane LeBow
in a talk and slide show titled
"Women of Afghanistan and the World: Stories and Photos from the Road"
President of the Bay Area Travel Writers and award winning travel writer and photojournalist, Diane publishes widely and is a Professor
emerita of multicultural Women's Studies and Humanities, as well as a world traveler, and has been involved in women's rights work all her
life. more inf at http://www.dianelebow.com
March 31, 2008, 7 PM
The Odd Mondays Series presents Three Short Films from
The Spiritual Cinema Circle subscription series
"Eternal Gaze" - an animated short about the legendary artist
Alberto Giocometti. This film explores the mind and quite
possibly the final moments of is life in his Paris studio.
"Click Three Times" -- Karen has created her own private world in her garage, a world of rainbows, yellow brick rods and fairy godmothers.
As a mentally challenged young adult, it's a good way to escape the
incessant arguing of her parents. This short film shows what happens
when her 'real' Fairy Godmother shows up!
"Bicycles and Radios" -- It's hard to imagine that a first-time filmmaker
could create a work of such beauty and subtlety, but O Nathapon, born and
raised in Thailand, has done just that. This film allows the viewer to
believe again in the mysteries that bring us healing when we most