|Bright Bird: Programs and events
during the Art of Sister Mary Corita Kent exhibition.|
|| 7:00 PM
||Gallery Opening of Sister Corita’s
catered by Green Market.
| ||8:00 PM
||Gallery Talk by Alexandra Carrera, Curator
of the Corita Art Center, Los Angeles, CA.
|September 22 ||2:00 PM
||Luminata: Refugee women tell their stories.
Susana de Leon: Mexica dance chief of Quetzal, Coatlicue,
and human rights attorney speaks about women’s human rights.
(Sponsored by Mujeres Unidas Women United, Latina women’s group).
| ||7:00 PM
||Music and Culture
of the 60’s with Henry Gwiazda. Storytelling by audience
members, facilitated by Duke Schempp.
|September 29 ||2:00 PM
Hearts: Social justice and art making workshop for children,
by Jill Johnson-Danielson, artist and Corita project coordinator,
with Rose Hammond, artist and program coordinator ofthe Spirit Room.
| ||7:00 PM
||Art of Advertising:
With Christopher Mohs, president of Frostfire Creative and publisher
of OPEN magazine. (Dessert donated by|
|October 5 |
||Midwest Regional Premier of the play, Little
Heart, a staged reading, by Irene O’Garden,
of New York City; about Sister Corita’s life and work,
presented by Theatre B. Audience talk by playwright Irene O’Garden
performance. Opening night reception catered by Nicole’s Fine Pastries.
||Little Heart, the play,
by Theatre B, audience talk following.
|| 2:00 PM
the play, by Theatre B, audience talk following.
||2:00 to 4:00 PM
||Giving Voice: A Theater Writing Workshop,
with Irene O’Garden, Little Heart playwright,
focusing on voice, social justice, and the monologue. $10.
|October 13||2:00 PM
and Art: An interactive workshop with Sister Andrea Arendt
of Presentation Sisters, Fargo; followed by
PM||Mindfulness Meditation by Mary Struck.|
|October 13||7:00 PM
Bear: “Ancient Ways, New World.” by
this Native American musician and storyteller extraordinaire. CD
release event for “Morning Star Whispered,” the new CD
featuring Keith’s flute music and stories.
|October 20 ||2:00 PM
Communication Workshop: with Sonja Kjar and Carol Ratchenski.
Local non-profit organizations share experiences.
||It Smells Like 60’s Spirit: Music
by Raven Darkcloud and poetry reading sponsored by
Red Raven Espresso Parlor, with refreshments catered by Red Raven.|
Voice of Corita: Spoken word performance by Cindy Nichols.
|October 27 |
||Closing Convening: Corita’s
Interactive Wall of Boxes, a social justice project for everyone; on Broadway.
Bring a cardboard box, the bigger the better; paint provided. There will
readings; musicians Bubba Brown and
Josh Anderson; contact juggler, Ashraf
Kamel, and a whole lot of joy!
||There will be various
non-profit organizations in attendance at each event to share their experiences,
and to describe their functions and opportunities.
This schedule is subject to change; for the latest information,
contact the Spirit Room
website at www.spiritroom.net
or People Escaping Poverty Project website at