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Tune in:  Our programming keeps expanding and changing. Sign up to receive invitations, updates on additions, cancellations, rain dates, etc. 

Next up:

Upcoming Events

Autumn is here!​ 

  1. Second Sunday Mmmwhah! Creativity Gatherings  | Oct 13 See details below.  | Note: Nov 10 will be a special event...  

  2. Monthly Circle Singing, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 16... 6-8 pm | See details >>

  3. Music, Movement, and Writing with the Light, photography stroll, Oct 22 | See below

  4. Fall Poetry Jam | Oct 27  | See below

  5. CLEAT: Creative Living Embodied Arts Training >>

Stay tuned for the launch of other wonderful, fun, life-enhancing offerings.

Photo for "Emergence: a Mmmwhah! Ensemble " by David Silver

Fall 2019

"Mmmwhah! Fall Poetry Jam"

Next up: Oct 27, 1-3 pm

Boulder Locations TBD. RSVPs required.

$20 at the door | $15 in advance via PayPal

(Please indicate on PayPal which events you'd like to attend.)

 

Calling all poets, lovers of poetry, musicians, artists, and movers! 

Let's share poetry, create poetry, encourage our poetry to breathe

into the music, art, and movement realms, and feast upon the

poetic sensibility together.

           Expect your creativity to be deeply nourished.

 

Bring a short poem or two, excerpts from longer poems, musical instruments, voices, and your beautiful, soulful, curious selves. Potluck finger foods / beverages welcome, but not required.

Art created by Lisa Michot at a Mmmwhah! Gathering

Photo of our first Poetry Jam by David Silver.

Mmmwhah! Gatherings

Second Sundays 

  

Next up:  Oct 13, 2-4 pm

Location: Ceraso Studio & Gallery, 294 Doric Dr., Lafayatte  Pls RSVP

 

Gather with our fellow artists, musicians, dancers, writers, photographers, and other creative spirits to inspire and nourish the muses in all of us.  Join in the free movement, art-making, and live, improvisational music, or just listen / observe / take it all in as nourishment under a gently guided structure. Musically, we will ask one musician to lead each piece, rather than everyone playing all the time in a big jam: Spaciousness over density. 

 

Our Mmmwhah! Gatherings are improvisation as a form of play that can actually alter our sense of well being and self image by learning how to be uninhibited around spontaneity. This gathering is all about play and letting go... everyone enters with a willingness to be silly and from there enter into the profound. You don't need any experience to benefit from this afternoon event. We're here to play. There's no wrong way to do that...


- $20 at the door / $15 in advance via PayPal

- Please register asap. Limit of 20.

- Doors close 15 min after our start time, so we can set our collective intention. 

Photo by Adam Griff

Mmmwhah!'s core practice is one of deep listening, being fully present in the moment, within an ensemble context. It is a relational practice. Our home ground is as Active Listener / Witness / Well-wisher, who is attuned to "What will serve?"

 

"What will serve the music? the movement? the art-making? Ultimately, what will serve the larger composition? and the whole room?"

 

Photo by Chris Brown 

Music, Movement, and Writing with the Light

a photography stroll through the Newlands Neighborhood

  

Oct 22, 4-5:30 pm

RSVPs required for starting location

and any changes due to weather

Join a trio of Mmmwhah! Ensemble members for the only Fall 2019 photography stroll with live music, movement, our cameras, and guidance from a contemplative perspective.  Bring your cameras, even just your cell phones, as well as your beautiful selves.

Facilitated by Mmmwhah! Ensemble members Merlyn Holmes, Bill McCrossen, and David Silver, three-time winner of Boulder County's Open Space photo contest.


- Free to residents of the Newlands Neighborhood

- Others welcome | $15 in advance via PayPal

- RSVPs required. 

Photo by David Silver. See more pics >>

Photos by Merlyn Holmes

Every Wednesday:  Art & Activism | 9:30am @ Silver Sage Cohousing, 1650 Yellow Pine, Boulder

Art and Activism go together like Coffee and Bagels.  Join us each and every week to tend the state of our nation and write postcards and make phone calls.  It's way more fun doing this together! Coffee and bagels, postcards and stamps provided. Facilitated by Sandra Bierman.

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