Winter 2021

January 22, 2021
Talking Gong, Susie Ibarra

Talking Gong by Susie Ibarra

Album Release on New Focus Recordings , available worldwide to buy/stream
digital and limited edition vinyl

Composer and percussionist Susie Ibarra releases a portrait album featuring solos, duets and trios with her new trio. Talking Gong with Claire Chase and Alex Peh will be released in digital and limited edition vinyl formats. Ibarra’s work melds influences from her Filipina heritage with her uniquely virtuosic approach to the drum set and sound collage.

 Talking Gong, Susie Ibarra


February 5 – March 31, 2021
Ione’s 26th Annual Dream Festival


World-wide dream action theater including performances, virtual music and literary launchings, art exhibitions, round table discussions, citywide and international ephemeral and long lasting dream events.

The Ministry of Maåt provides Spiritual, Educational and Holistic support for women and the full spectrum of cultural and gender identities. MoM nurtures creativity in multiple art forms as a foundation of the organization. We consistently wish to honor Black and Brown Histories and Futures.

The Ministry of Maåt (MoM) is a 501c3 Charitable Organization incorporated in the State of New York in 1997.

“Dream Community is a beautiful thing. It is our deepest source of creativity and our deepest form of democracy. We are all automatically members of this community, and we share the dream dimensions whether we are rich or poor, young or old. We dream in Angola and we dream in New York City. We dream in all weathers and through all the varying events and emotions of our lives. We are all dreamers. Because of this, dream sharing is an extraordinarily effective way of communing with other humans.” Ione (Excerpt from Listening in Dreams