“The play challenges us to think about those we consider our enemies, and to think of them with compassion and understanding.”
“I may second guess how a song was recorded. But I can say that all that we have done has come from an honest place.”
We live on the stage of my theater now.
In Lowell, America played to a packed, enthusiastic, Centrum Silver-popping crowd who sang along with the band’s impressively deep roster of hits.
All three are singer/songwriters whose individual gifts mesh seamlessly with soaring harmonies and a like-minded empathetic view of the world.
“The abuse in the church has very unique and cruel twists to it. And, as one of the oldest continuous patriarchal institutions in the world, looking at the church helps us to reflect upon how many established institutions, including families, help perpetuate and conceal violence throughout society.”
The Combat Zone is more than simply a captivating exposition of legal proceedings and adjacent matters. It is an incisive, vivid, jarring, and meticulous account of — as the subtitle says — “murder, race, and Boston’s struggle for justice.”
“I always wanted to write about abolition, because abolition is the most successful social movement in American history.”
Viewers are drawn into an active, immersive experience watching the series. They come away with the feeling that poetry is in them.
“By cultivating our capacity for empathetic critical inquiry, Greek myths caution us against entertainers, pundits, politicians, and journalists who are trying to inflame our anger and fear.”