Friday, September 18, 2015

The International Day of Peace Festival

This Sunday, September 20th, in conjunction with the International Day of Peace and the Unity Foundation, the San Geronimo Valley Community Center is hosting The International Day of Peace Festival with live music by Moonalice, The Doobie Decibel System and Knights of Saturn.
There will be guest speakers, activities and food. The festival is free.

The legendary Wavy Gravy will M.C. 

We’re also presenting an art show--What Does Peace Look Like? 
(Photo courtesy Insight Out/ Prison Yoga Project)

This is a  group art exhibit showcasing works by local artists on the subject of “peace”-- tolerance, respect, compassion, reconciliation, justice, equity, communication, equality, kindness; peace-building activities, creating food and shelter and inner peace.

Justine Tot Tatarsky
Artists include Alexandra Adu, Jeffrey Beauchamp, Veronica Buros Kleinberg, Donn DeAngelo, Gaetano De Felice, Art Holman (1926-2015), Michel Kotski, Laura Kadjan Cronin, Dahlia Kamesar, Richard & Judith Selby Lang, Alejandro Lopez, Anne McClain, Sam Parry, Molly Rea, Larry Rippee, Helen Strang, Tot Tatarsky, JeanA Warner and Helen Weber.

Here are a few pieces form the show:

"I Have a Dream" by Helen Strang

  Helen Weber's "The Moon Looked Down".  One of six sequential paintings

Sam Parry's great paper sculpture of the Dalai Lama

A photograph by Donn DeAngelo

Jeffrey Beuachamp

Molly's "Canary in a Cold Mind"

Art Holman (1926-2015)

Donn DeAngelo's "What is Peace"
(Photo taken at Green Gulch Zen Center)

by Judith Selby Lang
The UN has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

The theme of this year’s commemoration is “Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All” which aims to highlight the importance of all segments of society to work together to strive for peace.

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