will i see you there? click for tickets now http://wildgoosefestival.org/tickets/Here is what I'll be speaking on:Frank Schaeffer Frank Schaeffer is an artist and a New York Times bestselling author of both fiction and nonfiction. Frank is a much sought after speaker and has lectured at a wide range of venues from Harvard’s Kennedy School to the Hammer Museum/UCLA, Princeton University, Riverside Church Cathedral, DePaul University and the Kansas City Public L … [Read more...]
ORLANDO? TRUMP? HATE? July 7-10 let’s PUSH BACK! so…please do NOT miss the Wild Goose Festival… now MORE THAN EVER!
Is Hayley Williams Jesus? Here is What Empathy and Co-Suffering Love Looks Like in Action (From a Source You’ll Never Guess!) WATCH, LOVE & CRY
youtube photo Remember that dumb line "What would Jesus do?" Well next time ask "What would rock star (Hayley Williams) do that makes her be Jesus to someone?" ... "Anyway, here’s the video. It’s a short clip from a Paramore concert in Rio Di Janeiro. It’s a clip from a song called “Misery Business,” and it’s only two minutes long, so I’m going to need you to watch it. The clip starts with the band pulling a fan up onto the stage. She lets out a primal scream, and for a moment, she holds the … [Read more...]
photo the GuardianHere's the way to survive so-called "Black Friday"-- It all starts with the Adele Video that now has over 500 million (you heard right) downloads... then there's the hilarious rest... WATCH! ENJOY! SURVIVE! A Thanksgiving Miracle - SNLJimmy Fallon, Adele & The Roots Sing "Hello" (w/Classroom Instruments)Adele at the BBC: lookalike talent contest... When Adele wasn't Adele... but was Jenny!Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest bo … [Read more...]
Are you (like me with my grandchildren) trying to get the good stuff into their heads first ahead of the marketing crap?
I need something from you... pleaseI want your voice in my new book. Please write me an email/letter to email@example.com about what you are doing for your children and/or students to open doors to creativity for them. Also... who opened those doors for you? 10 words to 500... and this is a letter and doesn't have to be perfect, just true and heartfelt. What are you passing on to those you love most? How are you doing it? What bothers you about our culture that you are trying to … [Read more...]
Will you watch this then help? I would love to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.orgDear Family, Will you help me by writing something for me to include in my new book?I’m writing a new book on children, art, and family and what to pass on to those we love most. Will you write me an email today about who and what most inspired you as a child to love art, music, dance, poetry, reading, nature and learning? Will you share what you are doing for and with your children, g … [Read more...]
My friend Dave Felten of Living the Question, did me a huge favor: he took me to a Snarky Puppy concert in Boston last night. Being filled with joy by Snarky Puppy's performance was a terrific experience. They are on a 3-month tour. This was one of their first gigs. If they play with the energy and unreserved empathy they shared with us on the rest of their global tour I wonder if they will survive!Puppy gave us everything-plus. Snarky Puppy serves as a great example of a timeless artistic e … [Read more...]
Last week my granddaughter Amanda (22), and me watched U2 do their stuff in Boston at the TD Garden-- the U2 INNOCENCE + EXPERIENCE TOUR 2015.The music was good (fuck that, perfect) but forget that for the moment. The real story was the production and the energy this old band displayed blowing all conceptions of lazy old rockers resting on their laurels out of the water. George Balanchine never produced a better or more precise ballet. This was rock as choreographed surgical strike.The m … [Read more...]