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History-Making Women and the Women's Media Center

Written by Women's Media Center on . Posted in WOMEN LIVES

This year, the Women's Media Center celebrates 10 years of working to make women visible and powerful in media.In honor of this milestone we have pulled some articles from our WMC Features archives that tell the stories of history-making women — mothering change -- on the road to equality.

The good, bad, and ugly in NC environmental bills

Written by Jean Cassidy on . Posted in ENVIRONMENT

The Good: One action which caught our favorable attention was the House Environment Committee’s approval of HB 571, "Implementation of Carbon Dioxide Regulations." The bill itself was content-neutral on what those regulations should be, but it would mandate that the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) conduct a stakeholder-involved process to draft a North Carolina plan in response to the federal Clean Power Plan.

Anam Cara Theatre Company presents Birdy by Naomi Wallace, adapted from William Wharton’s 1978 novel

Written by Anam Cara Theatre on . Posted in PERFORMING ARTS/ MUSIC/ THEATRE

Anam Cara Theatre Company

When a shell-shocked World War II veteran enters a “complete regressive state,” taking on the mannerisms and behaviors of a bird, his childhood best friend is brought to the asylum to help remind Birdy of his humanity. Adapted from William Wharton’s 1978 novel, Birdy confronts the aftershock of war, enlists the power of memory, and confirms the power of friendship. As beautiful as it is disturbing, this is a tale of transformation that pushes the boundaries of human experience and identity.   June 12, 13, 19 & 20, 2015

Girls Rock Asheville Camp June 22-26

Written by Girls Rock AVL on . Posted in LIFESTYLES@HOME

Girls Rock Asheville (GRAVL) is a nonprofit camp dedicated to empowering girls, trans* youth and ladies of all backgrounds and abilities through music education. As mentors, we provide a supportive space to encourage campers to express themselves through performance, positive identity development, musical experimentation, peer collaboration and DIY production.


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