Thursday, September 17, 2009

PEACE TENT Events for Sunday, September 20, 2009

6:00 PM Ringing of Bells

6:05 - 6:35 Kundalini Yoga with Ginger Chulack

Community connections:

6:35 - 7:35 "Bread Baking" performance: LA artists Charlie Hachadourian and Poorang Nori will perform the baking and sharing of traditional "lavash" bread in their "clay hearth on wheels."

Learn more about Relational aesthetics at:

6:35 - 7:00 DRUM CIRCLE with Sue Michiels

Bring your own instrument and join the circle.

Global connections:

7:05 - 7:30 Flamenco Dance with Fatima Mendoza

7:30 - 7:45 Armenian Circle Dance

7:45 -

"May a prayer be uttered from everyone's lips for our benevolent universe, for abundance of harvest of every nation, every race, every order, every class, and every pasture."


PEACE TENT Events for Saturday, September 19, 2009

6:00 PM Ringing of Bells

6:05 - 6:35 Guided meditation with Austin Myers,

Hindu tradition.

We learned breathing techniques and enjoyed half an hour of

silence amidst the hustle and bustle of downtown Pasadena on a Saturday evening.

Community connections: 6:35 - 6:50 Breaking Bread

6:50 - 7:30 Make and Take "Olive" branch as an offering of peace

Personal Connections:

6:50 - 7:15 Positive psychology:

Presentation of the book "Secrets From the Sofa: Psychologist's Guide to Personal Peace"

by Dr. Ken Herman

Look for this reader-friendly guide at Barns and Noble

bookstores. Attendees received a complementary copy.

courtesy of Dr. Ken Herman

Global Connection:

7:15 - 8:45

Viewing of "Baraka" - a visual introduction

to the spirit of the world (104 min.)

You may find a copy of this beautiful film at the Pasadena

Central Library.

Monday, September 14, 2009

PEACE TENT Events on Friday, September 18, 2009

6:00 PM Ringing of Bells
6:05 - 6:35 Guided meditation with Lama Khedrub,
Bodhi Path, Pasadena

Community connections:

6:30 - 7:45 Breaking Bread
Make and Take Olive Branch as an offering of peace.

Personal Connections:
6:45 - 7:15 Personal Journeys to Peace: Leeba Lessin, Maricella Guzman,
Peace Pilgrim by Seamus Knight

7:15 - 8:00 Zumba workshop with Karine Armen

PEACE TENT Events on Thursday, September 17, 2009

6:00 PM Ringing of Bells
(I have collected thirteen bells and chimes from my neighborhood. I invite you to add to this collection by reaching out to your neighbors and asking them to make a peaceful gesture. The goal is to reach 100 by Sunday. They will all be returned to the owners.)
6:05 - 6:35 Guided meditation

Community connections:

6:30 - 7:00 Breaking Bread
Art project with Abira Ali of Wisdom Arts, Pas.

Personal Connections:
7:00 - 8:00 Poetry Circle with writers Shahe Mankerian and Thelma Reyna
(Bring your favorite peace/spiritual poem to read/recite in any language. Don't forget a blanket and a sweater.)

PEACE TENT Events on Wednesday, September 16, 2009

6:00 PM Ringing of Bells

6:05-6:35 Guided meditation
with Lama Khedrub of
Bodhi Path, Pasadena

Community connections:

6:30 - 7:00 Breaking Bread
Peace collage, drawing of peace visions

Personal Connections:
6:35 - 7:15 Yoga workshop
with instructor Ma'at Grant

7:00 - 8:00 Reflective writing workshop with Elana Golden
of The Writing Studio, LA
(Bring your writing tools, a blanket and a sweater, and kleenex...Be prepared to do some
emotional work.)