Tag: Diane di Prima

08/22/14

Diane di Prima

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“Diane di Prima, revolutionary  activist of the 1960s Beat literary  renaissance, heroic in life and  poetics: a learned humorous  bohemian, classically educated and  twentieth-century radical, her  writing, informed by Buddhist  equanimity, is exemplary in imagist, political and mystical  modes. A great woman poet in  second half of American century,  she broke barriers of race-class  identity, delivered a major body of  verse brilliant in its particularity.” — Allen Ginsberg

06/14/12

Rex Announces 2011 Award Recipients

The Rex Foundation congratulates Diane di Prima, FAIR Fund, and the San Francisco Mime Troupe Youth Theater Project, 2011 recipients of the Ralph J. Gleason Award, Bill Graham Award, and Jerry Garcia Award. The Ralph J. Gleason Award honors the memory of the late music journalist, whose openness to new music and ideas transcended differences […]

02/07/12

2012 Grantees

Arts and Healing Initiative 2626 33rd Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-452-1439 Uclartsandhealing.net The mission of Arts and Healing Initiative (AHI) is to facilitate the use of the arts in the community as a vehicle for empowerment and transformation. Arts-based therapeutic programs offer accessible, nonverbal and universal tools for improving health by reducing stress and […]