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Identity and Culture on the Page: A Writing Workshop About Our Roots
November 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Location: Equinox Terrace
Fee: $75 in advance
“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” – Audre Lord, African-American
“By having roots, you can see the direction in which you want to go.” – Joenia Wapixana, Brazilian
“My parents were very Old World. They come from Brooklyn, which is the heart of the Old World. Their values in life are God and carpeting.” – Woody Allen, Jewish
Culture and tradition play a large part in shaping our individual and group identities. This workshop, which draws upon cultural traditions, rituals and experience, provides an opportunity to write about who we are and where we come from – geographically, historically, and emotionally. Whether whimsical or wise, join in crafting written explorations that take us back to our roots.
Class meets Saturdays, October 27, November 3, 10, 17