New Chamber Ballet: Newness



"We turn not older with years, but newer every day."  - Emily Dickinson “As dancers, Emily Dickinson’s line resonates deeply with us. Fully dependent on the human body as our instrument, we live in constant worry about the irreversible decays of aging. Yet, each day we experience growth, renewal, discovery. Unlike other professions, we experience this ren...

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& Work

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.”  —Plato In an era of music where sound is increasingly processed and made to fit in as noise, Osso brings energy and the alluring, raw sound of acoustic live performance to the fun, dynamic world of indie rock. A...

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Surprised by Imagination



Woven into the gospel is a God that wants to know us personally through experience, through flesh and blood, through matter itself, in awe and wonder. A testament to this reality is the work of poet Christian Wiman. In Wiman’s writing, there lives a devotion to the wonder that words speak volumes more than their normative associations, allowing poetry to hold us in a state at on...

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The Look on His Face

The Look
on His Face

By Rachel The second retreat for this year’s Gotham Fellowship began with a thought exercise. We were asked to close our eyes and imagine the look on God’s face when His gaze came upon us. I sat in the room with my classmates, eyes closed, and I saw a look of disappointment. The only thing sadder than this look was the fact that it made sense to me—it was neither su...

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Innovation Underground


Robyn Shapiro, Director of Community at the Lowline, speaks at the Faith & Work Conference about how imagination and innovation have often led us underground. With beautiful design and inspiring architecture, the Lowline seeks to be the first underground park in New York City using a new type of solar technology.  The Lowline's Kickstarter campaign is HERE. As Direc...

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Innovation: Collaboration and Conflict Required


and Conflict

How does innovation proliferate? Conflict, tension, and failure are key hurdles that any business, team, or innovation must face in order to flourish. So what steps can we take to steward the imagination through human interaction? What makes collaboration click? Author and consultant Nancy Ortberg will give us practical tools for team dynamics, and will explore how...

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