BREAKING IDOLS

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“The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God has been turned into a play but is it based upon short stories  written by  George Bernard Shaw. The title story is a satirical allegory relating the experiences of African  black girl, freshly converted to Christianity who takes literally the biblical injunction to “Seek and you shall find me.”[2] and attempts … Read More

A PROGRESSIVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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Young humans are sponges and thankfully at the Wickliffe Progressive School  in 43221 they are taught the 3 “C’s”  CIVILITY, COMMUNITY AND COMPASSION that are the foundation of the progressive education gotten at this school.  As progressive educators they believe that it is THEIR RESPONSIBILITY to raise social consciousness by encouraging the school’s community to examine AND ACT UPON issues … Read More

MOMMY MOMMY AND DADDY DADDY

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  GABRIELLE BURTON AND HER 4 SISTERS ( 5 Sisters Productions)  are again delving into the drag queen world in a documentary project called Drag Queens Made Me a Better Parent. Using the successful platform that their award winning film Kings Queens and In-Betweens created, they will be able to use the mass legions a folks who have contacted them after the … Read More

Caregivers Share their Voices

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We met Ms. Breau last year, who wished to give and share the voices of caregivers taking care of their own loved ones. It was a how-to workshop program entitled Caregivers Share.  PFW found this to be an important area to cultivate as providing caregivers, who are often only family members (many times also aged) support and tools.  Knowing that they are … Read More

NEW YORK CITY HERE WE COME!

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  THE COLUMBUS CHILDREN’S CHOIR (CCC) accompanied with the Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra will showcase their repertoire to be performed in Carnegie Hall in sendoff performances in Columbus which all will be free and open to the public. PFW provided a 2017 grant to CCC when this program was first announced last year. The free concerts will include multiple premieres, including a … Read More

The Regeneration Project- Religion and Science Meet

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  The Mission of Ohio Interfaith Power & Light is to empower a religious response to climate change and to promote energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy.  This deep connection between ecology and religion and seeks to mobilize a religious response to global warming. Co-founded in 2007 by an engineer, Keith Mills and a nun, Paula Gonzales, a Sister of Charity who … Read More

You Can Hear Us NOW! WGRN LP FM 94.1

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  WGRN LP FM 94.1 WGRN LP FM 94.1 WGRN LP FM 94.1 WGRN LP FM 94.1 Puffin West’s continued 2x’s daily sponsorship of Democracy Now!  (DN) with Amy Goodman can be heard loud and clear on WGRN.   The One hour flagship news program can be hears forth mornings and evenings at 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. during the busiest drive times.  DN, … Read More

GREEN OASIS

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The City of Columbus will have the very first community park dedicated to social justice in 2018. This new green space will be part of the creative Campus area is the Discovery District that includes the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus College of Art and Design and the campus of Columbus State. The First Congregation Church, United Church of Christ … Read More

TO OUR CHILDREN WITH LOVE

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  Now part of the Columbus College of Art  and Design, the Columbus International Film and Animation Festival will present their annual Saturday Morning Cartoons from  around the world featuring the best in non-violent children’s animation.  Bring your children to either CCAD  on March 24th  and look for a Saturday morning showing at the Drexel Theatre  as well. This year … Read More

The Conservatory Invites you to PLAY

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  Blooms & Butterflies, a dynamic, playful ecosystem created by internationally acclaimed artist, designer, experimenter Theodore Watson whose work is born out of the curiosity and excitement of designing experiences that come alive and invite people to play in his interactive 3-D space at the Franklin Park Conservatory beginning Franklin Park Conservatory  beginning March 10-November 11th.  Visitors will experience a very … Read More