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And the Angels Sigh by Christine Vozella

From the 2010 Fall edition “And the Angels Sigh” was presented by the Encore Dance Ensemble of Massachusetts at the Sacred Dance Guild Festival Concert, July 27, 2010. Christine, who also performed in the piece, reflects on finding the sacred

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Embodying the Journey: A Lenten Worship by Katharine Harts

we’re called to action in ritual. We’re called to be movers and shakers, cultural transformers—and that’s an embodied thing. We have a creative and wonderful God, and worshiping through movement helps us possess the good news of gospel through the whole body.

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DID YOU KNOW? by Pamela White

The first time the term “dance” appears in the Bible is in Judges 21:21 And see, and behold, if the daughters of Shiloh come out to dance in dances, then come you out of the vineyards, and catch you every

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Skyloom Dancers and the World Day of Prayer by Shirley Blancke

On Friday, March 5, 2010, Skyloom participated in a World Day of Prayer service, written by the women of Cameroon, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Concord, Massachusetts. Wearing brightly colored West African cloths as skirts, and colored scarves wound around

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Historic Notes by Toní Intravaia May 1958

Ted Shawn says: ”the duty of the artist is to shed light into the darkness of men’s souls. Feel always that a charge is laid upon you—to send your audience away uplifted, joyous, stimulated to create, given courage to face burdens daily. And

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