14 January 2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019 Reading

Meeting time will be at 4:30-6 PM. 

L & L Public House, 52 High Street

Guinness, Boddingtons, and Smithwicks  - the new Trinity?





Currently at Book One, Chapter 8 (Page 214).


ADJOURNMENT POEM:  

Harlem, Langston Hughes



If any questions, please respond to this post or contact Joel Gosse 
at 1-608-987-0457, or kbetzgosse1@mac.com.

03 December 2018

Sunday, December 9 Reading of James Joyce's "The Dead"

In observance of the coming holidays/winter solstice, the Finnegans Wake Reading Group will hold a special reading of the short story, "The Dead," at Cafe 43, 43 High Street, Mineral Point, Wisconsin, on Sunday, December 9, 2018, beginning at 4:30 PM.

***please bring cash if purchasing drinks***

Taking place during a Christmas dinner in Dublin at the turn of the twentieth century, "The Dead" is the last story in James Joyce's collection of short stories, Dubliners. Many consider this short story one of the finest short stories written in the English language.  


                                       (Scene from John Huston's 1987 film 'The Dead')


If any questions, please respond to this post or contact Joel Gosse 
at 1-608-987-0457, or kbetzgosse1@mac.com.

13 November 2018

Sunday, November 18, 2018 Reading

To be held at Cafe 43, 43 High Street, 4:30 PM.


***please bring cash for beer/wine***



INVOCATION POEM:  Preludes, T.S.Eliot


Currently at Book One, Chapter 8 (Page 204).


ADJOURNMENT POEM:  The Day John Kennedy Died, Lou Reed



If any questions, please respond to this post or contact Joel Gosse 
at 1-608-987-0457, or kbetzgosse1@mac.com.

01 August 2018

Saturday, August 4 Reading


To be held at the L&L Public House, 58 High Street, 4:30 PM.



Currently at Book One, Chapter 8 (Page 196).


             Anna Livia monument, Croppies Memorial Park, Dublin, Ireland



ADJOURNMENT POEM:  His Fare-well to Sack, Robert Herrick



If any questions, please respond to this post or contact Joel Gosse 
at 1-608-987-0457, or kbetzgosse1@mac.com.

14 July 2018

Sunday, July 15 Reading

To be held at Brewery Creek Brewpub & Inn, 23 Commerce Street, Mineral Point, 4:00 PM CDT:



Currently at Bk 1, Ch7, page 182.

If any questions, please respond to this post or contact Joel Gosse 
at 1-608-987-0457.

14 March 2018

La Fheile Padraig Finnegans Wake Reading


                  


The performance of night music will occur in the afternoon at 4:30 PM CDT, Saturday, March 17, at the heralded L&L Public House, 52 High Street.  

The L&L Public House is capable of providing the finest libations known to humanity for all prospective patrons who have attained the age of liberation from the shackles of sobriety - and it has Jameson - A Libation Pure extracted from the waters of the Liffey itself.

Various Alliterative Liturgical Passages from the book will be read out aloud to elicit an atmosphere of magic and reverie only known in Honorable Confluence to Exist during the sovereignty of night.

Also, opening the convocation will be a reading of the Guinness short story, currently residing in the foundation of the St. James' Gate Guinness Brewery, penned by the recitalist himself. 

Questions? 
Please respond to this post, or contact Joel Gosse at 1-608-987-0457.

15 October 2017

Sunday, October 15 Reading

To be held at Popolo Pizzeria, 20 Commerce Street, at 5:00PM.




Currently at Bk 1, Ch 6, page 162.

Opening Act:
Poems penned by Justin O'Brien

If any questions, please respond to this post or contact Joel Gosse 
at 1-608-987-0457.