Tag Archives: Peace

September 11, 2011, Blue Mountain Center

Ten years ago today at Blue Mountain Center, the 15 residents in session from late August to late September 2001, already a close community, grew closer still thanks to BMC executive director Harriet Barlow’s extraordinarily guidance through an unnavigable event. … Continue reading

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Peace Piece

Peace Piece (from Everybody Digs Bill Evans, 1958)   The great jazz pianist Bill Evans (1929–1980) was in a studio playing around on the keys while waiting to record his version of “Some Other Time,” from Leonard Bernstein’s musical On … Continue reading

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Droning for Peace

Technicolor Yawn’s DRONE FOR PEACE IN THE KEY OF F, presented here as part of the Olympia Experimental Music Festival and performed in the rotunda of the Capitol’s Legislative Building, manifests as a small ensemble of string players and vocalists, … Continue reading

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East and West, and Peace

This week The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis featured a piece by writer and artist Wendy Brown-Báez on their blog which discusses the power of poetry as a means for peace. The author’s opening includes a mention of a shocking absurdity involving William Butler Yeats’ “The … Continue reading

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