Creativity


Thanks for the dance, Leonard

MUSIC RISING by Bruce Mason In response to a Leonard Cohen tribute/obituary (“A triumphant soundtrack for our times,” December, 2016) an anonymous Common Ground reader, wrote: the Donald arrives nothing…

About bloody time

– by Karen Pickering and Jane Bennett – We are going to tell you the story of menstruation and menopause from the perspective of thousands of women, but also situate…

Surveillance capitalism

– by Shoshana Zuboff – art by Anthony Freda, anthonyfreda.com When we think about capitalism in the 19th and 20th centuries, the titanic struggles of those eras, of that industrial…

Dragon Jars and Lotus Bowls

– a talk by Jennifer Fahrni – An award-winning artist’s contribution to international culture Jean MacKay Fahrni (1919-2019) I’m normally introducing The Irish Rovers to audiences of 5000, so I…