The Homegrown String Band performs original acoustic arrangements of the traditional music that has become part of the popular roots and folk rock canon. All the songs the band presents have stood the test of time by not only surviving, but thriving and flourishing for hundreds of years via the folk process and oral tradition. Many popular rock bands were founded by avid listeners and students of traditional music. People like Jerry Garcia and Bob Dylan were very well versed in American blues and bluegrass as well as the folk traditions of the British Isles.
We are all actors in a real-time cultural and environmental drama. It can be scary and confusing, but also rewarding and incredibly creative, and we need hope and a vision. Susanne’s recently-published book, Deep Living, offers that vision. The author will talk about putting meaning and quality back into everyday life by creating win-win scenarios. This requires a shift in values, away from “profit above all” quantification, and our usual win-lose scenarios, to a value-based culture that is cooperative, sustainable, compassionate, and transparent. Deep Living urges re
The smooth, fluid movements of Tai Chi have been practiced from ancient times as a means to calm the mind and rejuvenate the body. In this six-week series, instructor Ron Gee will cover standing mediation techniques, Qigong exercises and basic Yang-style Taijiquan postures.
This workshop will run for six consecutive Mondays; please register for each individual class.
Beyond the usual radish and tomato, let’s expand our repertoire and grow a greater variety of vegetables and fruit for a healthier you. Organic Gardener Gar Wang will review the fundamentals of organic gardening and discuss the benefits of growing out-of-the-ordinary plants, suitable for the home garden.
The Sugar Blues workshop is designed to permanently change peoples' relationship with sugar. Learn the causes of sugar cravings and as well as practical tools for dealing with them. We will look at the biochemistry of the body and how sugar works to disrupt it. It's not about deprivation - it's about freedom: the freedom to eat foods you love and have sweetness in your life, without the side effects or the guilt.
In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.
We are all actors in a real-time cultural and environmental drama. It can be scary and confusing, but also rewarding and incredibly creative, and we need hope and a vision. Deep Living offers that vision. With the help of anecdotes, insight, a subtle sense of humor, information, and cultural criticism Deep Living shows how to find meaning and spirit in our most fundamental connections, those with nature, with food and how we grow it, with each other, and with our bodies, but also proposes a grander vision for these seemingly turbulent times.
Join Ruth Landstrom, Ph.D., for ideas on how to bring mindfulness to everyday life.
Mary Collura, local documentary film maker & Sesquicentennial Creative Director, invites everyone in Warwick to share their memories of the 1967 Centennial. Bring pictures, souvenirs, film strips or just your stories! Participants will have an opportunity to appear in ENCAPSULATE, a documentary about the 1967 Time Capsule and events leading up to its unearthing on Saturday, August 5, 2017.
* Encapsulate is made possible with from funds Orange County Art’s Council’s Ten Year Anniversary Community Arts Grant Program