Angry Conversations in Canada
Last week I went to Calgary, Alberta, for six performances of my solo show, Angry Conversations With God, at the Fire Exit Theater. (Thank you, Marianne Savell, for recommending me!) Fire Exit’s artistic director, Val Lieske, says their goal is to produce innovative art that feeds the soul and sparks dialog, no matter what the audience’s faith or walk of life. Don’t count on a stage adaptation of Facing The Giants. They do some ballsy work,…
She sat in the back pew. At first, she seemed eccentric: she wore purple a lot, she shuffled in and out. She was at times shy, then ‘out there,’ then she would drill down and look you in the eye. Kind eyes, but eyes that saw into you, then past you and far away. I later found out that she sat in the back pew to pray for everyone in front of her. (Something I could have known if…
Lent Day 8
Lent is a bitch when it brings out the worst in you — albeit, brought out by the worst in others. I thought this summed up my thoughts better than anything else today.
Lent Day 6 – Sandra McCracken
Sandra McCracken may be my favorite singer/songwriter. When I get the chance to hear her live, it’s a gift. Here she is with Leslie Anne Jordan of the Nashville band All Sons & Daughters. Lent may be a time to wrestle in the wilderness. Here’s an oasis.