Inspired by the women she met at the Omega Women and Power Conference, WMC’s Jamia Wilson explains why their visions of spirituality belong at the heart of feminism.
Publisher comments regarding Angles of Approach: It’s unusual to call a book of poetry a ‘page turner, ‘ but this collection, with the knocking and jostling of words that mark the peculiar rhythm and appeal of the prose poem, is just that. Iglesias has an uncanny ability to capture whole sweeps of history in a few lines, while her eye and ear for the quotidian result in the characters pulling us from one remarkable incident to another as if they had physically taken us by the elbow, whispering urgently.–Marie Harris
Holly Iglesias is the author of Souvenirs of a Shrunken World and a critical work, Boxing Inside the Box: Women’s Prose Poetry.
We invite you to join us in bringing film to the mountains. Asheville Cinema Society (ACS) aims to inspire, enhance awareness of, and support new and seasoned filmmakers. It is a membership organization attracting a broad and diverse audience. Carefully selected motion pictures include not yet released films from the top major studios, little known gems of the independent filmmakers, past classics and a variety of shorts. Asheville Cinema Society
Documentary Film, Spirituality, Biography, GOD IN HUMAN FORM: The life and work of Avatar Meher Baba
by filmmaker, Peter Nordeen of Asheville, North Carolina USA
God in Human Form is a comprehensive yet concise biographical documentary of the renowned spiritual personality, Avatar Meher Baba (1894-1969).
MARCH is National Women’s History Month The overarching theme for March 2010 is Writing Women Back into History In 2010, in celebration of our 30th Anniversary, we’ll highlight themes from previous years, ones that recognize a different aspect of women’s achievements…
Asheville Community Theatre, located in the heart of downtown Asheville, has a history of artistic excellence that spans six decades. ACT remains an institution committed to providing quality entertainment for a reasonable price. While best known for our large-scale musicals, ACT also offers classic comedies and dramas, contemporary pieces, and children’s theatre productions in our 399 seat Mainstage auditorium. Our second performance space is 35below, an intimate black box theater which produces smaller, unconventional works, music and cabaret performances, and play readings of new and local pieces.
ACT and 35below
“A wounded deer leaps the highest.”
HIS HANDS, HIS TOOLS, HIS SEX, HIS DRESS
Edited by Catherine Reid and Holly K. Iglesias
Alice Street Editions, Harrington Park Press, 2001.
$22.95, 200 pages.
At least once during the holiday season I hear a radio story or watch a TV segment that depicts turkeys as dimwitted, noodle brained creatures, too stupid to figure out how to eat or stay warm. Could this really be true?
“You ever eaten a Sugarloaf?” he asked. I shook my head. I was a hospice nurse and this gentleman, I’ll call him Zeb, was my patient. We’d been talking about our favorite apples, but this sounded more like a coffeecake. “What about a Sheepnose June?” he tried again. I’d never heard of it.
Six-year-old Mehran Rafaat is like many girls her age. She likes to be the center of attention.
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With holidays approaching, it reminds me of the time Murphy, my silver-white trotting horse, and I were hired to drive Santa in Seattle’s Sea Fair parade.
“If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.”
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Out of more than 500 Nobels ever awarded in the sciences, less than 40 have been awarded to women. That 3 Nobels were awarded to women this year represents a sea change in the Nobel Committee’s decision-making as the successful result of a behind-the-scenes campaign to represent women more equally.
Rebekah Spicuglia, Media Manager for The Women’s Media Center
Author’s Statement: My name is Jamila Stevenson and I am a sophomore at Warren Wilson College where I am studying Gender and Women’s Studies (GDS) and Environmental Studies (ENS) with a concentration in environmental education.
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