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Join us for Deep Play!

International Contemplative Dance Practice Day Tuesday March 13, 2018, 6:00 - 9:00 pm Leaven Community, 5431 NE 20th Avenue, Portland, OR  97211   Facilitated by Damaris Webb and members of the Portland Play Pod from Be Space Open to all interested in creative physical expression, this workshop is intended to support a wholesome way of being an artist in the world while strengthening our internal compositional eye. Yielding to deep play, we evoke our individual kinesthetic delight with an awareness of the group, showing us a path to manifesting spacious, confident and balanced improvisational performance.   This event is FREE (donations gratefully accepted) and open to the public, PLEASE email oliveoyle@gmail.com to register so we know you plan to attend!

Elegant Structures

from Beth Lorio for A Teaspoon of Water We play like kids making up games in the backyard. We jump off of the solid knowns into the discovery of this moment and this moment and this…

The Dharma of Patti Smith

“We give up aggression, both toward ourselves, that we have to make a special effort to impress people, and toward others, that we can put something over on them.” -Chogyam Trungpa "Why do we perform? It is above all for the entertainment and transformation of the people. It is all for them." -Patti Smith

The Saloniere’s Manifesto

The first of a series from A Teaspoon of Water collaborator Beth Lorio about the tradition of Salon. "Of the purpose of Poetry, Horace says: to inform or to entertain. I can do him one better."

A Teaspoon of Water and the Third Mind

The basic problem in artistic endeavor is the tendency to split the artist from the audience and then try to send a message from one to the other.  -- from the Dharma Art Letter, by Chogyam Trungpa If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water. -Loren Eiseley 

Lisa Stanley

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