I thought this was fun. Enjoy (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUDIoN-_Hxs).
If you are not on the mailing list, here is another offering from Theater of War Productions. I have attended several events; they have all been powerful. Poetry for the PandemicThursday, November 12, 20207:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST “An evening of readings and a dialogue among distinguished poets and young poets of tomorrow— a
A reminder that you can follow election results at the Upaya Institute and Zen Center tonight starting at 7:30 Mountain Time. Here’s more information on the event and registration details: https://mailchi.mp/upaya/october-27-2020-programs-highlights-1052590?e=5b3c0c9d30.
I watched this comedy on Netflix. Writer, director and star Radha Blank won the top directing prize at Sundance for her film. The headline from a Guardian Review (https://www.theguardian.com/film/2020/oct/11/the-40-year-old-version-review-radha-blank-sundance) calls the film “razor-sharp satire.” The reviewer goes on to report that, “It’s a sharply observed comment on the ways women of colour are encouraged to
I was introduced to the Upaya Zen Center on this blog. I have been inspired by many of their offerings. Natalie Goldberg has been a favorite author of mine for years. I thought this program, Sit, Walk, Write sounded like it might be of interest to some of you. Here are a few words from
Some of us have attended productions hosted by this group. I find it a very powerful way to frame important issues using the arts. Here’s a link to find out more, and, if interested, sign up for this upcoming performance/discussion: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/theater-of-war-for-frontline-medical-providers-msf-tickets-120424692497. Tickets are free. Theater of War Frontline MSFOctober 7, 20201pm-3pm (EDT) This event is
I was introduced to this book during an OnBeing interview with the author. The interview was very thought provoking and motivated me to read White Fragility. DiAngelo writes for a White audience. She is an experienced diversity workshop facilitator, and she and her colleagues work primarily with corporations and educational institutions. White Fragility is a
I found the photographs and article about this artist’s work very powerful and thought provoking: https://www.motherjones.com/recharge/2020/09/portraits-of-survival-covid-and-community-strength-through-an-artists-eyes/.
I recently read my first graphic novel, What Did You Eat Yesterday?, which is also a manga. That term was new to me. I discovered manga refers to comics or graphic novels originating from Japan. This particular story is the first in a series about a gay couple living in Tokyo. Shiro Kakei and Kenji
A retrospective of Dorothea Lange’s photography is currently on exhibit at the MOMA, although, sadly, the museum is still closed due to COVID 19. You can visit the MOMA to learn more about Lange and view photographs from the exhibit online at https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/5079. “Migrant Mother,” an iconic image of the Great Depression, is one of