Songs and Stories: Transformation through Rhythm & Word

The Songs and Stories series aims to highlight musicians and artists from within San Diego’s refugee communities. Through lively performances and real conversations the CWM hopes to immerse audiences in the cultures and journeys of a seldom heard segment of the vibrant and diverse fabric of San Diego’s population. 

Free

Women’s Drum and dance cirlce

Arts in Motion 237 E Main St, El Cajon, CA

"A supportive community’s heart beats as one, helping us heal. Being in a community allows us to help others heal." For the past year we've drummed and danced in the intimate space of our women refugee drum circle. These women and children have shared horrific stories of war, abuse, injustice, displacement and lately of hope […]

Free!

Dance of Home

Smith Recital Hall, SDSU School of Music and Dance San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA

A night with live music, dancing, singing, poetry reading, and spoken word performance to celebrate refugee communities in El Cajon - their home, belonging, and legacy with memories of love and empathy. To learn more and reserve a seat, click on the link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dance-of-home-tickets-49514486161 Location: Smith Recital Hall, SDSU School of Music and Dance […]

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Musical Ambassadors of Peace in Tijuana

What good are wings if we don't lift each other up? Musical Ambassadors of Peace travels to Tijuana to dance and sing with our asylum-seeking friends. We bring food, supplies, donations, and our music and love.

Musical Ambassadors of Peace in Tijuana

What good are wings if we don't lift each other up? Musical Ambassadors of Peace travels to Tijuana to dance and sing with our asylum-seeking friends. We bring food, supplies, donations, and our music and love.

Rumi’s Gift with Music

Book Woman 5501 North Lamar #A-105, TX

**This event features the musical accompaniment of Avalee** Ari Honarvar, who was born into a long line of Persian poets and Rumi lovers, will discuss and sign Rumi’s Gift Oracle Cards ($29.99 Red Feather). The set beckons you to join Rumi’s caravan through both the dark and mysterious valleys and the wondrous and dazzling peaks […]

Free

First Aid for the Psyche

First-Aid for the Psyche is an interactive workshop that will offer participants tools and strategies to help them build the resilience that we all need. We’ll discuss everyday habits to increase resilience, practical awareness-building and self-soothing tools, simple approaches for supportive conversations, and strategies for disarming overwhelm. Our communities need service from all of us […]

Mystics Summit 2021

I’m honored to be among more than 40 scholars, teachers, contemporary mystics — including Anne Lamott, Mirabai Starr, Matthew Fox, Andrew Harvey, Krishna Das, and many others — as they impart lessons you can apply in these tumultuous times.  RSVP here for Mystics Summit — at no charge: https://shiftnetwork.infusionsoft.com/go/mys21a22627/a22627 Throughout this landmark summit, you’ll receive not only gems of […]

Free