Be|Art|Now: Earl Lectures 2015

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{a public conference for activists, artists, & progressive people of faith}

The 112th Earl Lectures and Leadership Conference

January 29-31, 2015
10:00am Thursday- 4:00pm Saturday

 

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Co-create and experience performances, exhibits, worship space, & public arts. 

Be|Art|Now, the 112th Earl Lectures and Leadership Conference, brings you into conversation and reflection with theologians, artists, communities, and art itself

Performances, exhibits, worship space, public arts, and liturgies invite you to step inside revolutionary spaces where arts are transforming the world, and to explore innovative ways to integrate art into your vocation and spiritual life.

Featuring performances and lectures by scholars, artists and activists, including

Michael Franti {musician, filmmaker}

Adriene Thorne {pastor, dancer}

Frank Burch Brown {scholar of arts and religion} 

Jinho "The Piper" Ferreira {playwright, musician, police officer}

Tim Holmes {sculptor, philosopher}

Rossitza Schroeder {assistant professor of arts and religion, PSR}

Experience Bay Area community arts immersions at the Clairon Alley Mural Project, the Andy Goldsworthy installation at the Presidio, InterPlay movement and theater in Oakland, Youth Spirit Artworks job training program in Berkeley, or The Faithful Fools of San Francisco.

On-site experiential workshops include sessions by Taiko drummer Elaine Fong,hip hop artist YaNi Davis, poet and prose writer Maisha Z. Johnson, pastor and musician Bishop Yvette Flunder, Yiddish dancer Bruce Bierman, music scholar David Aarons, composer and conductor Anne Hege, and dancer Carrie Ahern.

BE there. {no arts experience required}

For more information, contact Earl Lectures Coordinator Maren Haynes at mhaynes@psr.edu or call 510.849.8218. Follow the conference on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for daily updates, community events, and inspiration.

Register for the entire conference for $199.00 or events can be ordered a la carte on the public events page.

Discounts available for students, artists, and arts non-profit staff. See our registration page for details.  

Thanks to our sponsors!

BBI