Kent ISD program ‘feeds my teacher soul’ – School News Network

Multiple Districts – Ellin Oliver Keene gathered 25 fifth graders from Breton Downs Elementary to read Jeff Gottesfeld’s The Tree in the Yard: Looking Through the Window of Anne Frank. As students settled in, 16 teachers from East Grand Rapids and other ITS districts of Kent took places at the back and sides of the … Read more

Ma Lessie’s Chicken & Waffles brings soul food back to Reading Terminal Market

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – As more people return to town, both commuters and tourists will want to try this bustling new soul food place that has a connection to the previous one. Ma Lessie’s Chicken & Waffles is now occupying the KeVen Parker’s Soul Food Cafe booth. Owner Perry Ison had a longstanding relationship with the … Read more

Booker 2021: A Passage North journeys into the soul of Sri Lanka, Arts News & Top Stories

A passage north By Anuk ArudpragasamGranta / Hardcover / 287 pages / $ 29.95 / Available here5 of 5 A phone call informing Krishan of the death of his grandmother’s caretaker breaks the monotonous routine he has established in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo and sends him on a journey north. Krishan decides to attend the … Read more

Retired teacher, 95, tells family ‘laughter is medicine for the soul’ as she ends life at Dignitas

A 95-year-old woman cheerfully toasted her family at the Dignitas clinic in Switzerland before downing a glass of barbiturates during her assisted suicide. Isabel Higgins, a retired teacher from Woking, Surrey, reassured her daughter that ‘laughter is the best medicine’ as she burst into a fit of giggles 10 minutes before her death. She was … Read more

Worship is good for the soul

Pastor’s pulpit From Rev. Dr. Chad McMullin, First Christian Church Sedalia Posted 10/22/21 As I type this column, a team is working on a machine to wash the exterior of the church building where I pastor. It’s surprising how much dirt and stains are removed! As I … This article is fully available to subscribers. … Read more

Remembering Naomi Shelton, Gospel Queens and Soul Legend

“Was Sie tun müssen, ist Pailletten zu tragen und wie James Brown zu schreien.” — Naomi Shelton Photo: Jacob Blickenstaff An einem ungewöhnlich warmen Abend im Oktober läutete Richard Julian, der Besitzer des LunÀtico, eines Restaurants und Musiklokals in Bed-Stuy, eine an der Wand befestigte Glocke und rief zum Schweigen auf. Als seine Kunden von … Read more

BITS & BYTES: New exhibit at Bernay Fine Art; Berkshire DA town halls; Global Day for Climate Justice; BCC nabs grant for Disability Resource Center; Bennington Museum expands DEI, sponsors Soul Steps

Bernay Fine Art’s new exhibition, “The Best of Both Worlds”, opens on October 29th with an artist reception the next day. Image: Sandy Litchfield, “Tendency To Rise And Fall,” courtesy of Bernay Fine Art Bernay Fine Art opens the exhibition “The best of both worlds” on October 30th Sonya Sklaroff, “Soho Water Tower and Clouds”, … Read more

Ahmed Hankir advocates mental health with art and soul

Dr. Ahmed Hankir erinnert sich genau, als sein Leben den Tiefpunkt erreichte. In der englischen Stadt Manchester, wo er einst davon geträumt hatte, Arzt zu werden, war er obdachlos, lief durch die Straßen und überlegte, sich unter einen Bus zu werfen. „So niedrig war ich, so hoffnungslos war ich“, erzählt er The National. „Das war … Read more