PERFORMANCES

Photograph of Deletta Gillespie, a middle-aged Black woman looking at the camera with a slight smile. She has shoulder-length dreads, and is wearing a necklace of grey and amber beads with above a bronze spiral. She is wearing a raspberry-colored shirt with gold bead edging around the scoop neck.

THE MAGIC CITY MASSACRE • Streaming online June 19, 2020 at 7:30 EST

selections of the play by DELETTA GILLESPIE
Post-show discussion will follow and include DARYL DAVIS, noted for his work convincing Klansmen to leave and denounce the KKK.

Situated in the fictional Museum of Conveniently Forgotten History, “The Magic City Massacre” tells the story of one of the most prosperous black communities in the history of the United States, how Tulsa came to be the site of the worst incidence of civil unrest second only to the Civil War, and why almost one-hundred years later, most Americans still don’t know about it. Your exhibit guide is JUSTICE, a docent....
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2020 WORKSHOPS

WRITING FROM STILLNESS, SPEAKING FROM SILENCE: Contemplative Practice for Writers

WRITING FROM STILLNESS, SPEAKING FROM SILENCE: Contemplative Practice for Writers

with JUANITA ROCKWELL
FOR 2021, 2 NEW 2-DAY VERSIONS OF THIS ONLINE WORKSHOP WILL BE OFFERED MAY 15-16 & AND JULY 10-11, WITH AN ADVANCED TRAINING JULY 18-19.  More info coming soon.
The world is begging us to find new ways of being together, being in the world, being creative, being with ourselves. In this online workshop, you will learn contemplative practices of body, energy and mind, and how to integrate them with writing prompts structured to undo restrictive habits of writing and thinking. Together, these new habits can become a daily practice of access to the stillness and
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FIRST PERSON: Crafting Your Story for Performance

FIRST PERSON: Crafting Your Story for Performance

with GERARD STROPNICKY, Co-Founder, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble
Dates TBA
Why do some stories – some performances – spark your imagination, set fire to your soul, and leave you transformed, while others just sit there? Is it the content, or the telling? The framing, or the style? Can story be employed to bring laughter, or tears, or understanding, or lasting social change, or…
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