World Without Walls with musician and songwriter Brian McFall
Tuesday 26 February, 2019, 7 p.m.
Glasgow Literary Lounge
The Calton Bar, 415 London Road, Glasgow G40 1AG
A WORLD WITHOUT WALLS: Featuring ‘The Life of Brian’ with Musician and Songwriter Brian McFall
Calling all poets, warriors, misfits, dancers, writers, film makers, mystics, artists, troubadours, flaneurs, sole adventurers, and musicians. Cheeky Besom Productions in partnership with the World Poetry Movement and the grand Colombian poet, Fernando Rendon recently dedicated the month of February to world-wide events with the title, A WORLD WITHOUT WALLS. Bring us your poems, stories, art, films, myths, songs and legends to share in an open mic. To secure a 5-7 minute slot: Contact Ruby McCann
This month at Glasgow Literary Lounge Cheeky Besom Productions will be showcasing: ‘The Life of Brian’ with Musician and Songwriter, Brian McFall for the first half hour. McFall shares his creative process, songs that tell his story, and discusses current affairs and how they inspire and relate to the songs he writes.
The approaches he uses to write and get his creative juices flowing will be up for discussion in a Q&A with Host, Jim Ferguson.
This is a FREE Event for All
A WORLD WITHOUT WALLS
By Jack Hirschman
The call has come out of the World Poetry Movement (WPM) through the Colombian Poet, Fernando Rendón, who dedicated the month of February to events organized in the same amount of countries that make up the planet, under the title A World Without Walls.
This title was conceived in zigong, China, last spring by Francis Combes, from Paris, France, who are among the many members of the WPM who has come to read poems with Chinese poets in a great poetry festival in Zigong, invited by The Poet Majia, Chinese poet and Vice President of the union of writers of China
A World Without Walls has both physical and metaphorical meaning. The first, of course, is related to situations such as the construction of concrete and steel, who knows what material the president of the United States wants to use, a billionaire criminal who qualifies Guatemalan and poor Mexicans as criminals, when all those people want is to be able to escape the gangs and violence of their countries, created largely by the corporate violence of the United States, in support of the fascist governments of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Or take the walls of the human police that is now preventing migrants from entering Germany, after an opening for some years by Angela Merkel.
Or Italy, at the beginning open to Africans and Albanians, now closing their borders.
Or any number of other countries.
Why is there this insensitivity to the brothers and sisters in this life?
Is it simply the fear immigrants will eventually invade a particular nation?
Look, the time of the industrial proletariat is over. Electronics and robotisation have created a new class of homeless, part-time and full-time workers. Ironically, the globalized capitalist class has created a situation in which every day millions of people learn to work with people, smartphones and androids, etc. Indeed, the planetary is born and is growing by millions on all continents every day and the demand of this planetary is a world without walls, because in reality its members, the people of the world, are already in that world; they are in contact with friends in other countries by just pressing a button. They live beyond the United Nations or Nationalism, which nowadays are nothing more than ancient formations controlled by corrupt governments based on corporate money.
The people of the planetary in fact, with events like a world without walls, will be on the way to fulfill the essence of the dream of the original founders of the United Nations in San Francisco: the end of war around the world. The creation of a world government that shares and distributes the wealth of the world with generosity and sensitivity in the process of creating an equality that is nothing more than the word love in the eyes of everyone because they also recognize every human being as a brother or sister. However, they don’t know what to do. And to that end, it is expected that everything that is in sight of these words, make the decision to perform the event of a world without walls organized with other poets, brothers and sisters, throughout the month of February 2019 , and we went from the word to the organization of the planetary, so that this dream of the World Poetic Movement (WPM) is a call of international attention to all human lovers in humanity on all sides.
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