Double Down posts in Christina Barr

Apr 22, 2013 | Posted by Bobbie Ann Howell

What can we say about the week of April 15, 2013?  This week must have brought back to many of us the days of September 11, with the questions of why, how, what on earth could have been the motive to take the lives of people who were just going about their everyday business.  In the case of the Boston bombing, to walk into a group of family and friends and take their lives, injure entire families, and knowing by doing such an act, ending their own lives as well.  These are questions I have been hearing all week as we talk with each other and watch the non-stop news, and think about the people across the globe who also have been living in situations of chaos and violence.

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Jan 29, 2013 | Posted by Christina Barr

 

Nevada Humanities is proud to launch Double Down, a new online forum for the exploration of creative ideas. Nevada Humanities staff, board members, and friends will be posting regularly about issues that cross their paths and catch their attention. At Nevada Humanities we believe in the power of dynamic humanities programs to inspire engagement and deepen a collective sense of place and belonging for us all, and we're willing to bet the house on that. Watch this space for creative ideas, challenging thoughts, and inspiring observations about the Silver State and beyond.