Re: [homebirth-65] BIRTH Play and discussion in June

From: user 3.
Sent on: Sunday, May 27, 2007 11:42 PM
this sounds great. I'm certainly interested in going.
Pass along more ifo if you don't mind. Thanks
megan
--- Kerry Maiorca <[address removed]> wrote:


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A special announcement from Kerry Maiorca, Organizer
of The Chicago Homebirth Meetup Group

Hello everybody,

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.

Thanks,
Kerry

Kerry Maiorca
Bloom Yoga Studio
www.bloomyogastudio.­com

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Hello friends,
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
information.
 
Please feel free to pass this email along!
 
thank you,
Julie Lambert
Leader, ICAN of Chicago
[address removed]
 
Organizer/Producer, BOLD in Chicago 
Be BOLD in September 2007! 
http://www.birtho...­ 
"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

 
 
BIRTH
a play by Karen Brody
Friday, June 22, 2007, 2pm

Around the Coyote Gallery Arts Complex ,1935-1/2 W.
North Ave. ,Chicago
Tickets: $5 

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
credit cards.

 

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,
[masked]

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,
Chicago,[masked]-YOG­A

 

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
www.birthonlaborday.­com.

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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