this sounds great. I'm certainly interested in going.
Pass along more ifo if you don't mind. Thanks
--- Kerry Maiorca <[address removed]> wrote:
A special announcement from Kerry Maiorca, Organizer
of The Chicago Homebirth Meetup Group
I'm passing along a message from Julie Lambert about
an exciting upcoming performance and discussion about
birth. It would be fun to get a group together to
attend.....email me if you're interested in going.
Hope you're having a wonderful holiday weekend.
Bloom Yoga Studio
Please come to a performance of the
critically-acclaimed, BIRTH, and meet the playwright,
Karen Brody, after the play or the next day to discuss
the birth climate in Chicago! See details below.
If you can't make it in June, I am
organizing/producing performances of Karen Brody's
play, BIRTH, in Chicago in September as a fundraiser
for ICAN of Chicago. Please email me for more
Please feel free to pass this email along!
Leader, ICAN of Chicago
Organizer/Producer, BOLD in Chicago
Be BOLD in September 2007!
"Now is the time to make maternity care
mother-friendly for mothers today and future
generations of mothers. Now is the time to be BOLD."
~Karen Brody, founder, BOLD
a play by Karen Brody
Friday, June 22, 2007, 2pm
Around the Coyote Gallery Arts Complex ,1935-1/2 W.
North Ave. ,Chicago
Admission is first-come, first-served basis;
reservations will not be accepted.
Box office info line: (347)[masked] (info only).
Box office accepts cash or checks only; sorry, no
Two opportunities to meet the playwright of
BIRTH/founder of BOLD!
Friday, June 22, 2007
directly after the play Karen will hold an informal
talkback about the themes in the play at a local cafe
4.30pm, Filter, 1585 N. Milwaukee ,Chicago,
Saturday, June 23, 2007
Calling all mothers, activists, and maternity care
professionals...Come tell Karen about the birthing
climate in Illinois! (gathering may be videotaped)
Please RSVP to [address removed]
2-5 pm, Sweet Pea?s Studio, 3717 N. Ravenswood,
About the play
Birth is a documentary-style play based on over one
hundred interviews Karen Brody conducted with mothers
across America who gave birth after 2000. It tells the
true stories of 8 women painting a portrait of how
low-risk, educated women are giving birth in America
today. Birth is currently part of BOLD, a global
"theatre for social change" movement to make maternity
care more mother-friendly.
About the playwright
Karen Brody is a mother, playwright, journalist and
birth activist. She is currently the founder of Birth
On Labor Day (BOLD) a global movement to make
maternity care mother-friendly around the world. To
learn more about the play and BOLD go to
About the festival
Chicago HER-RAH! 2007: A Festival of The World's Best
Women Playwrights And Their New Plays , on June 21-24,
2007 at Around the Coyote Gallery Arts Complex,
[masked]/2 W. North Ave. in Chicago, Illinois.
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