This Wednesday past, one of my favourite musical groups, Dala, was in Sudbury. I watch their web site for local concert dates, because I just love them. Their pure vocal harmonies and soulful folk really touch me.
Here are a couple of articles, for your reading pleasure:
Donation, in cash or food, was voluntary, but I donated what I would have otherwise paid for a ticket. There are still a lot of people who need the food bank’s services. Should I ever become one of those people, I’d like to think that others would take an interest in helping me.
It’s a great thing to get out and do something artsy, but non-writing related. All work and no play makes Mellie a dull girl 😉 I also learned last year that I have to keep my well replenished. It’s a Julia Cameron thing.
Like any endurance sport, writing is a marathon. And really, it never stops. If you continually draw on your creativity, eventually, that well runs dry. Cameron suggests that you get out and experience the arts as a form of levelling that creative water table.
Art begets art.
On the way out, I saw a group of people in the park doing yoga. There were letters pegged into the ground by the roadside that spelled out Zenlife.
Pretty cool, I thought.
What do you think? Do you have favourite musical groups you like to see? How do you feel about your civic responsibility? What about fresh air yoga? Want to try it? Already have? What was the experience like?