sponsored by Charles F. Troxel, DDS Restorative & Esthetic Dentistry
Internationally-known playwright, screenwriter & director, Calvani
screens his short film The View From Up Here, starring Melissa Leo,
about an encounter between a Syrian refugee, resettled in a New Jersey
apartment building, and a suspicious neighbor. A discussion about
islamophobia and ethnocentrism will follow along with a Q&A.
Called “one of the most innovative songwriters working today,”
(Chicago Tribune), Werner crafts lyrics as sharp as thistles, and every
bit as funny as they are on point. A giant on the acoustic scene, Werner
is by turns wry and passionate on stage, and famous for her live shows.
sponsored by At Home in Key West
Blue Heaven concert series
Michelle Johnson, yogi, anti-racism trainer and activist, leads participants
through a day focused on understanding systems of power,
privilege and oppression. The day includes embodied practice (breath
work and some movement), storytelling, plus a look at personal, cultural,
and institutional racism, a history of the race construct, a look
at internalizations of racism, and privilege and planning for action.
sponsored by Prana Spa