|Sent on:||Monday, May 28, 2007 9:13 PM|
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 information.
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: [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, 773-248-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, 1935-1/2 W. North Ave. in Chicago, Illinois.
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