Locally made yoga gear for your practice, on and off the mat.
1. Inner Fire Design
Mythala mandala, $54; yoga mat bag, $64; etsy.com/shop/innerfiredesign.
Inner Fire Design was established in 1998
by Cassi Rei Shenoa, who began sewing at age 10. Shenoa speci
For 24 hours beginning at 10 am this
Saturday, amateur librarians at the Independent Publishing Resource
Center will play Indiana Jones.
not quite as exciting as it sounds. There will b
A attempted simplification of The Path to Awakening, which is itself an attempted simplification of Chekawa Yeshé Dorjé’s Training the Mind in Seven Points
"Like the diamond, the sun, the medicinal tree, [Lojong] is the principle, ever precious discipline.” Or so writes Shamar Rinpoche, author of The Path to Awakening (Delphinium, 176 pages, $14.95). Lojong, also known as “mind training,” is a Tibetan Buddhist practice aimed at achieving the ultimate state of enlightenment. The book is intended as a condensed, simplified ...
Food Reviews & Stories
For a dessert built from a frail little shell of egg white, the macaron has proven surprisingly durable.
in February 2010, the confection’s burgeoning popularity was documented
Cutting-edge local tools to make your spring ruts bear fruit.
In a city of backyard plots and community gardens, it
shouldn’t surprise you that there’s also a bumper crop of local
companies making tools for our own particular gardening needs—whether
The actor and activist, who went undercover in the anti-abortion movement, discusses her one-woman show.
When Madeline Burrows was in college, her thesis research didn’t just take her into the bowels of the library—it took her into the depths of the anti-abortion movement. Burrows, who graduated from Hampshire College in Massachusetts in 2013, spent two years performing undercover research in anti-abortion organizations, emerging with a one-woman piece of political theater that exposes the absurd...
A review of Post5 Theatre's production of Molière’s farce.
Molière’s 17th-century comedy Tartuffe gets a Texas twang and country tunes in this rollicking Post5 Theatre production directed by Tobias Andersen. It’s the story of unyielding patriarch Orgon (Keith Cable), who is entranced by Tartuffe (Garland Lyons), a slimy charlatan who wears a veneer of religious zeal and lusts after Orgon’s ...
“One weedy species” will destroy earth as we know it, writes Elizabeth Kolbert in The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
(Henry Holt and Co., 336 pages, $28). As you might guess, we are that