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Read to Resist: Weeks 18 & 19

We at C&R and at Pangea World Theater believe that cultural resistance to the profound violence around us (economic, military, racial, sexual etc) is imperative. Context, analysis and critical thinking are key elements to resisting injustice, as is the art that inspires, delights and pushes us towards empathy and the creation of more humane and sustainable models for our communities and environment.

Read to Resist: Weeks 16 & 17

Whether you’re sheltering in place or marching in the streets; creating art or teaching; parenting or healing, we urge you to read up and spread knowledge and solidarity to those around you.

Read to Resist: Weeks 14 & 15

This section of Call & Response started as Read in Place, a weekly (or bi weekly) reading list to inform and inspire through the months of shelter in place as the Coronavirus shook our world. While the virus has not gone away yet (socially distance and wear your masks, folks!) it has also exposed something … Continue reading “Read to Resist: Weeks 14 & 15”

Read to Resist: Weeks 12 & 13

So whether you are sheltering in place or marching in the streets; creating art or teaching; parenting or healing, we urge you to read up and spread knowledge and solidarity to those around you.

Read to Resist: Weeks 10 & 11

This section of Call & Response started as “Read in Place”, a weekly (or bi weekly) reading list meant to inform and inspire through the months of shelter in place as the Coronavirus shook our world. While the Coronavirus has not gone away yet (socially distance and wear your masks, folks!) it has also exposed … Continue reading “Read to Resist: Weeks 10 & 11”

Read in Place: Weeks 8 & 9

As billions of people worldwide have had their lives upturned by the Coronavirus and as hundreds of millions are under shelter in place orders, many are turning towards reading, reflection (and bing streaming/listening) for sustenance.

Read in Place: Week 7

An eclectic selection of (mostly reading) materials to inspire, inform, entertain, and hopefully generate meaningful dialogue with those around you and those at a distance.

Just Another Indian Dead

Murielle Borst Tarrant is an author, playwright, director, producer, cultural artist, educator, and human rights activist.

Read in Place: Week 6

An eclectic selection of (mostly reading) materials to inspire, inform, entertain, and hopefully generate meaningful dialogue with those around you and those at a distance.

Read in Place: Weeks 3 & 4

As hundreds of millions (if not billions) worldwide are under shelter in place orders, many are turning towards reading/listening and viewing for sustenance. Call & Response shares some suggestions for what to check out online to feed your mind and heart.

Turning Fear & Isolation Into Solidarity & Connection: A Letter from Pangea World Theater’s Artistic Directors.

While there is much work to be done to combat this virus and the chaos it leaves in its wake, it is clear to so many now that much of the crisis we are witnessing unfold is to a large degree the result of a pre-existing societal condition. Therefore, the fight ahead must, for all of us be deeply connected to the overall fight for human rights, for our planet, for justice and equality. And we know without a doubt that art has a profound role to play in the struggle ahead. We at Pangea have always felt ourselves to be cultural first responders. This moment is no different.

Read in Place: Weeks 2 & 3

As hundreds of millions (if not billions) worldwide are under shelter in place orders, many are turning towards reading/listening and viewing for sustenance. Call & Response shares some suggestions for what to check out online to feed your mind and heart.

Read in Place: Weeks 1 & 2

As billions of people worldwide are confined to their houses and turning inward towards reading, reflection (and bing streaming/listening) for sustenance, we at Call & Response and Pangea World Theater decided that it would be worth curating and sharing some of the things we have come across worth diving into. So here it is, an eclectic selection of (mostly reading) materials to inspire, inform, entertain, and hopefully generate meaningful dialogue with those around you and those at a distance.