Event Photo Gallery 2008-2010

Poets at the Chopin Poetry Reading, Loyola University Chicago, November 13, 2010: Sharon Chmielarz, Kathabela and Rick Wilson, Maja Trochimczyk and guests from Chicago. The photographs from the event are posted in a Picasa Web Album.

At Healing from the Ashes exhibition, with Sundial by Ruth Dutoit

"Healing from the Ashes" - art exhibit of artwork based on artifacts from houses destroyed by Station Fire, Sunland. After reading "Sundial" based on artwork by Ruth Dutoit, October 17, 2010. For more photos from the exhibit see Healing from the Ashes - Picasa Web Album.

Maja Trochimczyk, Lloyd Hitt, Paul Krekorian

Art Auction at McGroarty Arts Center, Tujunga, after reading an occasional poem, "Dreaming of Elsewhere" on September 19, 2010. To read the poem and see more photos visit Poetry Laurels blog: Poetry for an Art Auction.

Poets at Pacific Asia Museum's Audio Tour, July 31, 2010

Audio Tour of Pacific Asia Museum, July 31, 2010. Poets and musicians from Poets on Site group celebrated the award for their Audio Tour, given by the American Association of Museums. L to R: Susan Rogers, Erika Wilk, Maja Trochimczyk, Pauli Dutton, and Mira Mataric. For more pictures see the album by Kathabela Wilson on Faceboook or the event's album by Maja Trochimczyk on Picasa Albums.

Poet Laureate Ceremony

Maja Trochimczyk as Poet Laureate of Sunland-Tujunga with 
		Joe DeCenzo, April 2010

Maja Trochimczyk, Poet Laureate of Sunland-Tujunga, with Joe DeCenzo who was the master of ceremonies of the Passing of the Laurels at the McGroarty Art Center, Tujunga, on April 25, 2010. Certificates of Congratulations from State Senators Bob Huff and George Runner, and Los Angeles Councilman Paul Krekorian. For more photographs, see its Picasa Photo Album.

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Maja Trochimczyk with Marlene Hitt, first Poet Laureate of Sunland-Tujunga and poet Elsa Frausto, April 25, 2010, McGroarty Art Center, Tujunga. For more information about Poet Laureate activities, see the section Laureate of this website, or read about poetry events on my Poetry Laurels Blog.

Chopin with Cherries

Maja Trochimczyk, Wojciech Kocyan, choreographer Edward
 Hoffman, May 2010

Chopin with Cherries II: Poetry and Music at the Ruskin, May 8, 2010, Ruskin Art Club, Los Angeles. Reading from the anthology Chopin with Cherries (Moonrise Press, 2010) and concert of Chopin's music. (L-R): Pianist Wojciech Kocyan, Maja Trochimczyk and choreographer Edward Hoffman. The poetry reading and concert by pianist Wojciech Kocyan was hosted by Maja Trochimczyk, editor and featured 14 poets: Gretchen Fletcher, Millicent Borges Accardi, Georgia Jones-Davis, Donna Emerson, Erika Wilk, Laura Mays Hoopes, Mira Mataric, Maja Trochimczyk, Kath Abela Wilson, Kathi Stafford, Marian Kaplun Shapiro, Beata Pozniak Daniels, Taoli-Ambika Talwar, and Susan Rogers. The festivities ended with a polonaise to Chopin's music, led by Edward Hoffman, choreographer of the Krakusy Polish Folk Dance Ensemble. See more photographs at Chopin II Photo Album (Picasa web album).

Poets and musicians at the Chopin with Cherries I: An Evening of Poetry and Music, South Pasadena Library Auditorium, April 11, 2010 (L-R): pianists Kristi Chiou, Stacy Chiou, and Anna Nizghorodtseva, poet Russell Salamon, pianists Dr. Neil Galanter and Sue Zhou, poets Mira N. Mataric, Erika Wilk, Lois P. Jones, Kathabela Wilson, Marilyn N. Robertson, Rick Lupert, and Radomir Luza. Seated: poets Maja Trochimczyk, Susan Rogers, artist Monique Lehman, and poet Peggy Castro. Read program details in a Word program file: Chopin in South Pasadena.
View more photographs in the Chopin Photo Album (Picasa web album site).

Maja Trochimczyk at Pacific Asia Museum, February 2010 Maja Trochimczyk, February 2010

Reading "Six Variations on a Screen" for a Japanese screen at the Pacific Asia Museum, February 13, 2010. Reading from "Chopin with Cherries," at Azusa Pacific University, February 16, 2010.

Poets from Chopin with Cherries event with Maja Trochimczyk

Poets at Azusa Pacific University's "Fryderyk Chopin in Music and Poetry," February 16, 2010. Erika Wilk, Mira Mataric, Susan Rogers, Taoli-Ambika Talwar and Maja Trochimczyk read their poems from Chopin with Cherries: A Tribute in Verse, February 16, 2010. Photo by Gene Schultz, Jr.

The Spiritual Quartet

The "Spiritual Quartet" reading at The Church at Ocean Park, Venice, May 1, 2010 (L to R): Taoli Ambika Talwar, Susan Rogers, Lois P. Jones and Maja Trochimczyk, with a toast of spring water. See more photographs from this event at its Picasa Photo Album.

Other Readings in 2010

Maja Trochimczyk at Susan Dobay's Poetry Salon, February 2010 Maja Trochimczyk with Susan Dobay, February 2010

Reading "Mamma and Me" written to Susan Dobay's artwork, at her Scenic Drive Gallery in Monrovia, March 6, 2010. Maja Trochimczyk with Susan Dobay.

Maja Trochimczyk with Susan Rogers, Pacific Asia Museum, February 2010 Maja Trochimczyk at Hyunsook Cho's Exhibit, Pacific Asia Museum, February 2010

Reading "Circles in Crimson" inspired by artwork of Hyunsook Cho, at a Southern California Haiku Study Group event at Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, February 20, 2010. With Susan Rogers in the Museum's courtyard.

Maja Trochimczyk at Hyunsook Cho's Exhibit, February 2010

Reading "Circles in Crimson" inspired by artwork of Hyunsook Cho, at a Southern California Haiku Study Group event at Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, February 20, 2010.

Maja Trochimczyk, Santa Monica, 7 February 2010 Maja Trochimczyk, Santa Monica, 7 February 2010

Reading "The Music Box" from Rose Always, after featuring at Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA, February 7, 2010

Readings in 2008-2009

Maja Trochimczyk, September 2009
APC Fine Arts Gallery, Torrance, Poets on Site Book Presentation,
26 September 2009, Painting by Minoru Ikeda ("Always").

with Susan Rogers, Taoli-Ambika Talwar, and Minoru Ikeda, September 2009
APC Fine Arts Gallery, Torrance, Poets on Site Book Presentation,
26 September 2009, with Minoru Ikeda, Susan Rogers and Taoli-Ambika Talwar.

Maja Trochimczyk with Seated Buddha from Burma, Pacific Asia Museum, September 2009
Pacific Asia Museum, Poets on Site Audio Tour,
22 August 2009, with Buddha sculpture and Susan Rogers.

Maja Trochimczyk
Poets on Site event - Audio Tour of the Permanent Collection, Pacific Asia Museum, 22 August 2009

Maja Trochimczyk at the Small Press Festival
Small Press Festival, Santa Monica, 23 May 2009. Rose Always reading, Pasadena, September 2008

Photographs by: Richie Albert, Anna Harley-Trochimczyk, Renee Hoffmann, Taoli-Ambika Talwar, Michael Angerman, Lois P. Jones, Mira Mataric, Jola Maranska-Rybczynska, Susan Rogers, Gene Schultz, Jean Sudbury, Kathabela Wilson, and other friends.

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