2016 May/June

Find Your North Star







Book Review: Two Dogs and a Parrot

Two Dogs and a ParrotWhat Our Animal Friends Can Teach Us About LifeBy Joan ChittisterBlueBridgeWhy do we love pets? Because, through them, we “cling to nature in a world made of g…
Tags: Pets Animals

Music Review: Né So

Né SoRokia TraoréNonesuch From the opening moments of this new album, the African rhythms and captivating voice of Rokia Traoré are powerful and alluring. On this, her sixth album…
Tags: Music Harmony

Music Review: Blackstar

★David BowieCOLUMBIA RECORDSIn a lesser-known tune called “Black Star,” Elvis Presley once sang, “When a man sees his black star, he knows his time has come.”More than half a centu…
Tags: Music Reviews Cancer

Film Review: The Seer

The SeerA Portrait of Wendell BerryLaura DunnTwo Birds FilmDirector Laura Dunn’s documentary portrait of the legendary environmentalist, writer, and farmer Wendell Berry owes as mu…
Tags: Environment Conservation Poetry