2015 Earth, Cosmos & Life Calendar

2015 Earth, Cosmos & Life Calendar

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An absolute stellar year with many Moons and holidays that occur on weekends, and several great convergences. An Imbolc/Candlemas/Groundhog Day Full Moon, a Spring Equinox New Moon, a Beltane Full Moon, and a Full Moon Thanksgiving and Christmas. The biggest convo of them all in Sept: Supermoon – Full Harvest Moon – and a Lunar Eclipse in the perfect hours …

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No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. ~ Robin Williams

North Texas Wild: Hope is a thing with feathers at Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

North Texas Wild: Hope is a thing with feathers at Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

North Texas Wild: Birds of all feathers ‘heal’ together at Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center North Texas Wild is a monthly column by Amy Martin showcasing the ‘wild’ side of DFW. Feb. 21, 2015 By Amy Martin Photos by Chris Jackson Wild bird rehabilitation sounds so romantic: nurturing the winged wounded back to health, then releasing them to fly away through blue …

Remembrances and Condolences for Stuart Kraft

Remembrances and Condolences for Stuart Kraft

Remembrances and Condolences for Stuart Kraft Collected from Facebook   Art & Seek eulogy Dallas Morning News coverage   Cindy Bennett So sorry for your loss. Marc Bennett & I loved Stu & will miss him camping at our ranch with his doggies; Bella & Marley.   Gae Asbury Benson‎ I first met Stuart at “Celebration of Fitness”, a tiny …

Wayne Brady: right comic, wrong room

Wayne Brady: right comic, wrong room

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Mix Master The super talented and always funny Wayne Brady is the right comic for the wrong room at Verizon Theatre. by Amy Martin published Monday, February 16, 2015 Grand Prairie — “How can you review comedy? It’s so subjective.” It’s a matter of chops. Are they trying something different? Are they pushing their material? Was the set a jumbled …

Texas Faith: Who inspires you?

Texas Faith: Who inspires you?

Question via Rudolph Bush Last week, I had to scratch my head and admit to my friends who contribute to this blog that the well was dry. I had no questions that I thought were worth asking them. So I asked them to submit questions. And good friends that they are on our journey, several quickly chimed in. I chose …

Stuart Kraft: celebration service

Stuart Kraft: celebration service

Celebration of Life for Stuart Kraft November 16, 1954 to February 2, 2015   Friday, February 20 6 to 10 pm   Sammons Center for the Arts 3630 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75219 Important: See parking and directions notes below   6 pm — music circle, talking & sharing, drinking & eating, looking at Stu photos & art 8 …

Remembering artist Stuart Kraft

Remembering artist Stuart Kraft

Remembering Artist Stuart Kraft, Creator of Booker T’s “Pegasus” – And So Much More Amy Martin   |   February 3, 2015   4:13 PM Art&Seek Guest blogger Amy Martin is senior comedy critic for TheaterJones, North Texas Wild columnist for GreenSource DFW, and Texas Faith panelist at the Dallas Morning News. She created the acclaimed SolstiCelebration interfaith gatherings and Moonlady News alternative news service.   …

Almost 5: An Office Life (Circus) Story

Almost 5: An Office Life (Circus) Story

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It’s 5 O’Clock Everywhere Circus Freaks offers a wordless piece of circus arts and music, Almost 5: An Office Life (Circus) Story, at the Bath House Cultural Center.   Dallas — Office workers deepen their relationships throughout a workday as they wile away the boredom by using juggling, floor acrobatics, and general clowning. Such is the slender plot upon which …

North Texas Wild: Nature news for the wintertime blues

North Texas Wild: Nature news for the wintertime blues

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Jan. 19, 2015 By Amy Martin Brrrr! Not the greatest of hiking weather this time of year. Here are some options to get your nature on without getting cold, plus ways to help support parks… a sneak peak on Texas’ upcoming state park located west of Fort Worth… and guide book recommendations for wintertime arm-chair adventures. HIGH-DEFINITION PLANET Perot Museum …

Amy at Texas Faith: Taking offense in the name of faith

Amy at Texas Faith: Taking offense in the name of faith

Question by Rudolph Bush The murderers of 12 people in the office of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo justified their actions as revenge for offenses against their Islamic faith. The magazine’s cartoonists reveled in their role as secular provocateurs in the tradition of Voltaire. There is no question that their cartoons were offensive, and not only to Muslims but to …

Nicole Stewart Schlesinger: Oral Fixation

Nicole Stewart Schlesinger: Oral Fixation

Nicole Stewart Schlesinger: Story Fancier How the lover of personal stories created one of the fasting growing performance events in Dallas, Oral Fixation: An Obsession with True Life Tales. by Amy Martin published Sunday, January 18, 2015 Photos: Robert Hart/TheaterJones Everyone has a story to tell, and if it’s a good enough story brightly told it might end up on …

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