The Living Arts: Creative

Living Arts Weekly: Passover

April 10, 2022 PASSOVER AT KULANU PLAYGARDEN From Yael Raff Peskin At its core, Judaism is an oral tradition, where stories are treasured and passed on from one generation to the next — l’dor v’dor. The story of the Exodus–from slavery to liberation–is the core story we tell and re-tell. It is THE story of the Jewish people. …

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Living Arts Weekly: Twelve Points of View

January 9, 2022 Do you, like me, experience this time in midwinter as being sort of a time-out-of-time?  Particularly if you have been celebrating sacred festivals, spending time with family, perhaps having more candlelight than usual, eating special foods, snuggling up together to watch a favorite movie, telling and reading stories, reaching out more to …

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Living Arts Weekly: Autumn Resources from WeNurture

November 7, 2021 This week’s blog post is from Chinyelu Kunz of WeNurture: Here’s what’s recent on the Stories for Children Podcast Lorenza’s Grandmother A beautiful and tender story about a little girl named Lorenza who dearly misses her grandmother who has crossed the rainbow bridge. One autumn morning, Lorenza was feeling sad because she …

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Living Arts Weekly: A Spring Story

March 14, 2021 The little brown bulb went to sleep in the ground, In his little brown nightie, he slept very sound. King Winter, he roared and he raged overhead, But the little brown bulb didn’t move in his bed. When Springtime came tip-toeing over the lea, Finger to lips, as soft as can be, …

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Living Arts Weekly: Dye Magic

October 18, 2020 I found I could say things with colors and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way. Things I had no words for.  – Georgia O’Keefe   The kids were really eager to see our results from last week’s solar dyeing project. One of them asked immediately upon arrival, “What do the …

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