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Ted Owen

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" background_size="initial"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="LAB Description" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" background_size="initial"] Life.Art.Being Integrative Arts Festival Full Moon Village Community Drum Circle with Ted Owen Friday August 4, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Be Space @ Vibrant Studios, 1532 SW Jefferson Street The moon is nearly full and our village is gathered. Bring your drums, shakers, hands & feet! Some instruments will be available, and there is ALWAYS room for more. Drumming together gives us the chance to listen and share in a way that is utterly accessible, connective, and deep fun for everyone. Register in Advance for Full Moon Village: $10 [/et_pb_text][et_pb_divider color="#0bacc1" show_divider="on" divider_style="solid" divider_position="top" hide_on_mobile="on"] [/et_pb_divider][et_pb_text admin_label="Ted Bio" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" background_size="initial"] Ted Owen is a board-certified music therapist and long-time professional drummer and percussionist with a bachelor’s degree in music performance. Ted lives and breathes rhythm and likes nothing better than spreading the joy of music to anyone he encounters – especially by playing drums (and if you ask him nicely, he’ll also play guitar or keyboard). Ted is a true problem-solver. Present him with any sort of problem – from

context is decisive.

An invented context is essentially a realm of possibility.  Joe DiMaggio, MD Two weeks ago I had the privilege of attending a training institute onPositive Community Norms in beautiful Big Sky Montana, followed by a week of deep watering at Naropa in Boulder with Barbara Dilley and the Contemplative Dance Practice tribe. Both of these places are storied and significant to me -- my astrology friends would appreciate the Saturn cycle that seems to link them. Montana was a central part of my Naropa senior project, Gaia's Witness, which entailed a month of backpacking with a troupe of women, bearing witness to and creating performance from the toxic and complicated abandoned copper mine, the Berkeley Pit. When I left Naropa in 2000, it was with a tremendously rich set of questions and disciplines -- all combining to foster a radical view of human sanity and its role in creating a more compassionate and inspiring world.  Fast forward to 2013 (the time of my Saturn opposition for those who are keeping track) and we are here in Portland with the lovely Be Space just pushing up through