"I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive." - Yoko Ono
"The more we laugh, the more we live." - Paul H. Sladkus … [Continue reading...]
- by thinking about our flag of course.
conversation and demonstration of diverse clothing and wine courtesy of grapefriend. You can expect a surprise too.
Please join us tomorrow:
Flag Day Opening Reception: Wednesday, June 14, 6-9pm
Featuring diverse cultural clothing demonstrations.
Chashama at 485 Madison Ave (South)
New York, NY
(Between 52nd and 51st)
Space provided by Jack Resnick & Sons
Nearest Trains: 6, E, M
Exhibit: June 14 - July 15, 2017
Open Hours: Monday - Thursday*, 12 - 8pm
(* Except for Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th)
Visible through storefront window 24/7.
If you can't make it tomorrow consider the following:
Independence Day Diversity Celebration: Wednesday, July 5, 6-9pm
Featuring diverse food experiences.
E Pluribus … [Continue reading...]
Dr. Grandin didn't talk until she was three and a half years old, communicating her frustration instead by screaming, peeping, and humming. In 1950, she was diagnosed with autism and her parents were told she should be institutionalized. She tells her story of "groping her way from the far side of darkness" in her book Emergence: Labeled Autistic, a book which stunned the world because, until its publication, most professionals and parents assumed that an autism diagnosis was virtually a death sentence to achievement or productivity in life.
Dr. Grandin has become a prominent author and speaker on the subject of autism because "I have read enough to know that there are still many parents, and yes, professionals too, who believe that 'once autistic, always autistic.' This dictum has … [Continue reading...]