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Getting There By Charles Shere
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Growing up in Berkeley, 1935-1945, and on a hardscrabble farm in Sonoma county, 1945-1952; college in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Berkeley; early marriage and children; beginning to learn about... More > Modernism, writing, and the composition of music. The first thirty years, 1935-1964. 212 pages; b&w photos.< Less
Concerto for Violin with harp, percussion, and small orchestra By Charles Shere
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In this three-movement programmatic concerto, extracted from an opera based on Marcel Duchamp's painting La Mariée mise à nu par ces célibataires, même, the violin is... More > accompanied by an atmospheric string ensemble and an eccentric, brittle wind and percussion group. Scoring: Solo violin, 2(picc.)-2-2-2/2-2-2-0/harp-pno-3perc./10-6-6-3 Duration ca. 15 minutes Composed 1985; rev. 1989< Less
The Eastside View: 2007 By Charles Shere
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Charles Shere's blog The Eastside View ranges among cuisine, art, music, books, and travel. This (2007) installment includes among other things notes on a month's walking in The Netherlands, on... More > restaurants in Portland, on the theater season in Ashland, and a long review of Alex Ross's book The Rest is Noise.< Less
Sonata: Bachelor Machine By Charles Shere
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Charles Shere's first piano sonata, drawn from his opera La Mariée mise à nu par ces célibataires, même, refers to the lower half of Marcel Duchamp's painting. In three... More > movements, it alternates between abrupt, mechanistic percussiveness and soft, lyrical passages.< Less
The Struggle For Peace By Waris Shere
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In this anthology, writers share their intimate knowledge of the history of the Middle East, experiences with the principal actors and address sensitive political issues that examine America's legacy... More > in that region. Most authors in this anthology agree that the interactions between peoples of different civilizations are increasing and these interactions intensify civilization's consciousness and inter-cultural awareness. The book also illustrates how religion fuels war and bigotry. Neither the violence of terrorists, nor the might of armies can ever succeed in imposing the will of the mighty upon the weak. Those of us who have been involved in this struggle know fully well that methods of achieving peace are varied. The collection of essays put forward by Waris Shere shows how wide ranging the ideas that are being promoted in today's troubled world. This timely collection of essays by a stunning cast of thinkers could not be more relevant.< Less
The Wild Rainbow: Journeying as Woman, Mother and Sage-Femme By Sheree Stewart
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The Wild Rainbow: Journeying as Woman, Mother and Sage Femme’ follows the path of author Sheree Stewart as she journeys through the first 30 years of her life on this beautiful planet,... More > analogously with the journeys of all women who live with love, truth and authenticity. She shares not only her stories, but the stories of many women, binding them together in a grid of global community based on mutual love, respect and understanding. By allowing ourselves to be vulnerable as we share openly our stories with raw, unbridled honesty around birth, parenting, death, mourning, sexuality, ritual, mythology and healing, this book is for anyone who walks the path of woman, mother or sage femme. The book bridges the cosmic, the earthly and the archetypal in humble, deeply personal and accessible writing. Written as an exploration in storytelling medicine, womanhood and the human condition, and with over 30 contributors.< Less
The Wild Rainbow: Journeying as Woman, Mother and Sage Femme By Sheree` Stewart
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The Wild Rainbow: Journeying as Woman, Mother and Sage Femme’ follows the path of author Sheree Stewart as she journeys through the first 30 years of her life on this beautiful planet,... More > analogously with the journeys of all women who live with love, truth and authenticity. She shares not only her stories, but the stories of many women, binding them together in a grid of global community based on mutual love, respect and understanding. By allowing ourselves to be vulnerable as we share openly our stories with raw, unbridled honesty around birth, parenting, death, mourning, sexuality, ritual, mythology and healing, this book is for anyone who walks the path of woman, mother or sage femme. The book bridges the cosmic, the earthly and the archetypal in humble, deeply personal and accessible writing. Written as an exploration in storytelling medicine, womanhood and the human condition, and with over 30 contributors.< Less
The Savvy Foodie's Guide to an Easy and Healthy Packed Lunch By Sheree Young
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With more than 40 lunch recipes and dozens of tips, this book will have you packing healthy, easy lunches in no time. There are recipes here for every body: adults, children, vegetarians, picky... More > eaters, and so on. Also available in eBook format. (eBook contains color photos and is available for immediate download).< Less
Mostly Spain By Charles Shere
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Travels in Spain and The Netherlands, with side trips to Paris and Torino. Comments (more often meditations) on restaurants, hotels, the landscape, the people, and their history; on paintings and... More > music, museums and cathedrals; and politics; and language; and books... 240 pages; b&w photos.< Less
Roman Letters By Charles Shere
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Reflections on daily life, politics, restaurants, art, and history during two months in Rome. With a detailed listing of restaurants. 258 pages; b&w photos by the author.