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*Note: Some workshops and intensive trainings require advance registration and per-person fee: these are noted in descriptions or marked with an asterisk.
June – July 2014
El Siglo de Oro! Join an exciting exploration of the music and culture of Spain through Early Music. Morning classes for voice, recorder, viol, lute, [...]
Welcome all to World Fellowship with an introduction and overview of what’s happening this week. Featuring Early Music Week Faculty and a get-to-know-you activity or [...]
YOUTH, NATURE & THE CITY Monday – Saturday Afternoon meditative exploration of our environment using watercolors and ink. Led by Mike Malbrough, illustrator and director [...]
Music History: What was El Siglo de Oro all about? Early Music Week faculty members inform the greater public on what it was all about. [...]
Peregrine Players! A once-a-year concert performance by the fun, talented, inspiring members of the Early Music Week faculty.
Jewish Medieval Music and Cross-Cultural Borrowing in Arab Spain & the Ottoman Empire Discussion with Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi, student historian, musician and divinity student.
Paul Ross teaches English Country Dance while Early Music Week faculty play harpsichord, viol, recorder, and more… All are welcome!
Fun Night! followed by Who but Andy Davis? An early start for Fun Night – A supportive friendly atmosphere for folks present to share their [...]
Tweens, Teens and Community Mapping Using memory and cognitive mapping, explore how empowered youth can make positive change in communities. Molly Rose Kaufman, provost of [...]
Learn English Country Dance with Paul Ross to the tunes of the Early Music Week faculty!
Building the Zero Waste Movement Alex Freid, founder and director of the Post-Landfill Action Network, a non-profit network of student leaders working toward zero waste [...]
One Drop of Love: A Daughter’s Search for Her Father’s Racial Approval This multimedia solo performance piece written and performed by Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni – [...]
Singing with Courage Workshop Jon Arterton facilitates singing freely with ease, strength and confidence. For experienced and novice alike. Celebrate your unique voice in a [...]
Mass Incarceration: Not In Our Name Incarceration rates in the US are the highest in the world and disproportionately impact poor and minorities. Founders of [...]
Latin America’s Twenty-First Century Radical Left Steve Ellner is editor of the book “Latin America’s Radical Left: Challenges and Complexities of Political Power in the Twenty-First [...]
Venezuela after Chavez: Will the Process of Change Continue? Steve Ellner is editor of the book “Latin America’s Radical Left: Challenges and Complexities of Political Power [...]
Power and Breath This most basic, fascinating, and fruitful function provides the focus of this retreat with Josh Schreiber Shalem. www.discover-yourself.com/retreats
Alternative July 4th: How I express My Love of Country A discussion with Robert Shetterly, an artist and writer who lives in Brooksville, ME. He [...]
Friday Fun Night! Join the star-spangled stage at the Schmauch Meeting room to share your talent or share your enthusiastic appreciation for others’ talent and [...]
People-centric Alternative Paradigms of Development in India. Somnath Mukherji is a social activist with Association for India’s Development, a volunteer organization that partners with grassroots [...]
Thea Hopkins This critically acclaimed Boston performing songwriter calls her music “American Short Story Folk”: concise, striking narratives, they tell of American romance and tragedy [...]
Mt. Chocorua Writing WeekImmerse yourself in one of three tracks. Sunday night introduction, followed by Mon-Fri, 10am-noon sessions for registered writing workshop participants. Fri, 2pm [...]
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP Explore how art and the science of light translate what the eye sees into images. Nature photographer Gina Bilander provides morning sessions for [...]
Spectacular Disasters: Learning about Global Capitalism from Bangladesh’s Garment industry The “sweatshop” problem was successfully addressed by the middle of the 20th Century, but fires [...]
Intro & Overview Welcome, introductions and warm-ups for the Mt. Chocorua Writing Week and more!
Writing Against the Odds Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, is a poet, workshop facilitator, therapist, curator and founder of The Calypso Muse Reading Series, and The Glitter Pomegranate [...]
Writing Our Hot Planet Words can change minds and build a movement for climate justice. Novelist Ellen Meeropol and nonfiction writer Robert Meeropol wrestle with [...]
Guatemala: A Storyteller’s Journey World Fellowship Co-Director Andy Davis did human rights work in Guatemala for 3 years during the final period of that country’s [...]
Memory and the Written Word New York based poet and actress Pamela Sneed will present work from two new collections: a memoir titled Parts of [...]