The Politics of Living - Episode 24

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Wed, 02/06/2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Hosted by: Vicky Mazzone

Content Contributors

Vicky Mazzone - interview with author Kristin Wilson and interview with theater director Gemma Whelan

ML lauri - Let’s Stop For A Minute

Kristin Thiel - She Ra Solution

Debra Giannini - Song Bite

Technical Assistance

Vicky Mazzone (Executive Producer)
Dennise M. Kowalczyk (Web)

The She-Ra Solution

Maria Teresa Hart - “She-Ra and the Fight Against the Token Girl” The Atlantic, June 16, 2016. Music by SassyBlack “Me and Mines (Cute Chicks)

On the women behind Bow & Arrow and Seven Clans:

Gilbert, Samuel, and Mike Graham - “New Brew: The Native American Women Upending Craft Beer” The Guardian, December 28, 2018

Jumper, Robert. “Brewery Owners Embark on ‘a New Adventure" One Feather, March 12, 2018

Krishna, Priya. “These Native American Breweries Are Bottling Their Heritage” October, November 19, 2018

Manning, Sarah Sunshine. “Two Native American Women Are Headed to Congress. This Is Why It Matters” Washington Post, November 8, 2018

Let's Stop For A Minute

ML lauri -

For Other’s Milk: The Potential of Exceptional Breastfeeding:

Kristin J Wilson
Kristin J. Wilson - YouTube
Kristin Wilson is chair of the anthropology department at Cabrillo College in Aptos, California. She is the author of Not Trying: Infertility, Childlessness and Ambivalence. She previously taught in the Sociology Department of Georgia State University and worked as an ethnographer at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta.  Rutgers University link and her Cabrillo College link.

Four Last Things - Resources:

Link to information about play

Director: Gemma Whelan -

Corrib Theatre 

New Expressive Works, 810 SE Belmont St.  

NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness

Oregon Humane Society 

Additional Information:

WHO:    Corrib Theatre  
WHAT:   Four Last Things   By Lisa Tierney-Keogh    Directed by Gemma Whelan
WHEN:    February 1-24, 2019   Opening Night/Press Night: Friday, February 1 @ 7:30pm   
                  Regular Run: Thursdays-Saturdays @ 7:30pm; Sundays @ 2pm
WHERE:   New Expressive Works, 810 SE Belmont St., Portland RUNTIME: Approximately 90 minutes
ICKETS:   $25 regular price; $20 student/group Accepts discounts for Work for Art and Chinook Book, and participates in Arts for All Brown Paper Tickets: 800-838-3006
Website for ticket purchases:  click here

Thursday Jan. 31: Pay What You Can Preview
Friday, Feb. 1: Opening Night Reception
Saturday, Feb. 2: Post-show talkback with National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)  
Friday, Feb. 8: Post-show talkback with playwright Lisa Tierney Keogh Saturday,
Feb. 9: Post-show talkback with playwright Lisa Tierney Keogh
Sunday, Feb. 10: Post-show talkback with playwright Lisa Tierney Keogh
Friday, Feb. 15 @ 6:30pm: Pre-show reception for the Blind Community patrons
Friday, Feb. 15: Post-show talkback with National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Sunday, Feb. 17: Post-show talkback with Artists/Therapists Emma Bridges, Amanda Soden, Allison Batty Capps

Friday, Feb. 22: 6:30pm: Pre-show reception for Deaf Community patrons
Friday, Feb. 22: 7:30pm: ASL Interpreted Performance, followed by ASL Interpreted post-show talkback SPECIAL EVENT: Waking the Feminists - the movement that radicalized gender equity in Irish theatre  Sunday, Feb. 10 @ 7pm A conversation with Lisa Tierney-Keogh; Dr. Jane Vogel, Founder and President, Advance Gender Equity in the Arts (AGE); Sarah Jane Hardy, Artistic Director, Northwest Children’s Theater & School; and Gemma Whelan, Founding Artistic Director, Corrib Theatre

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I didn't have a choice in the matter. My daughter decided to stop nursing, all by herself, around one year. I was so sad but didn't push the issue and she was just fine with that!