OCTOBER 17, 2008 NEW YORK CITY — The Buckminster Fuller Challenge prize conferring ceremony plus four days of Fuller-inspired events will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Chicago, IL June 13-16th 2009.
The winner of the 2009 Buckminster Fuller Challenge will receive the $100,000 cash prize and the stunning OmniOculi sculpture at a conferring ceremony at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The conferring ceremony will coincide with the seminal retrospective exhibition Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe presented at the MCA from March 14th to June 21st, 2009. In addition to the conferring ceremony at the MCA, the Buckminster Fuller Institute is organizing events throughout the week from panel discussions, to design workshops, to networking and social events. We will release a full event schedule and other details in the coming months.more»
The critically-acclaimed documentary film I.O.U.S.A.
was conceived of, co-written and executive produced by Agora Financial's Addison Wiggin. In July 2008, the film was acquired by The Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
It was featured in a Live Premier with Warren Buffet, Pete Peterson and David Walker in 400 theatres around the nation on August 21st, 2008. If you missed the event, you can read a transcript of the national town hall meeting here.more»
Hosted by Dominic Allamano, Shiloh Boss, and Jeff Golden "When the voices of all ages are shared, the real wisdom of the community is heard."
I attended the “Inter-Generational Cafe Dialogue” produced by the Regeneration Project along with about 100 other people of all ages. We began this inspiring conversation by stating our name and age. 'Twas an evening of youngers and elders alike sharing their visions of what's possible for this community. As an elder I was inspired by the hopefulness of young people and their spoken desire to honor their elders and reconnect.more»
The community came out in force for a fundraiser/benefit for EarthDance and the local premiere of a new film produced and directed by the creators of "1 Giant Leap" - an incredible, masterpiece of a film laced with music from cover-to-cover.
Following the success of their first double Grammy nominated film & album, What About Me? is the latest offering from 1 Giant Leap. This visionary project took Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman to over 50 locations as they explore through music, the complexities of human nature on a global scale, and aims to reveal how we are all connected through our creativity and beliefs, but most of all through our madness.more»
By Marilyn Mandala Schlitz, Ph.D., Cassandra Vieten, Ph.D., Tina Amorok, Psy.D
"There is a huge and rising hunger on the part of just about everybody for authentic experience and reconnecting with what's deepest and best in ourselves in an ever accelerating and complex world." --Jon Kabat-Zinn
Last week I attended an evening lecture by two dynamic and brilliant women from the Institute for Noetic Sciences
(IONS), the organization founded by the Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell after his journey to the moon. Since then they've been studying and researching the science of consciousness and spiritual experiences. This is a profound synthesis of ancient mystery schools with modern science.more»
In this world we create, one who surrenders to discouragement or hesitates is lost in a sea of their own resistance and fear. You and I can push endlessly against the wall of our own resistance until we are exhausted and give up, or we can effortlessly create the reality we prefer.more»
Reviewed by Ginny St. John.
A self-described "curious, shape-shifting, little explorer moving through the vastness of our Universe," Elena Tonetti is an extraordinary gift to the rest of us on this planet! Her mission: to transform the world through new birthing practices and, for those of us many years PAST being birthed, personal transformation through a special "recoding" process she presents in her teachings entitled, "Birth into Being".more»
To step into the unknown and go where others fear to tread takes courage, interest and curiosity. It takes imagination and boldness. It takes making a decision. To dive below the tip of the iceberg and become the sovereign creator of your own reality is exhilarating. It is exciting beyond belief. In the Success Education Course and Leadership Training Programs, our participants learn all the attributes of successful leadership.more»