Author: Barbara

Theater of War Productions

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

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The Forty-Year-Old Version

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

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Upaya Zen Center

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

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Theater of War

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

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White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

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

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