Board chairperson arrested in protest at PECO: Hill Friends’ author can teach you all about ‘Activism’

Local Life | April 19th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf For the fifth time since the 2016 presidential election, award-winning author of three books, nationally recognized speaker, and 25-year activist Eileen Flanagan will be offering another online course in May titled “We Were Made for this Moment: Finding Your Role in Strategic Activism.” Flanagan, a member of Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting, currently […]

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His prescription for bipolar disorder: stand-up comedy

Local Life | April 11th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Elizabeth Coady Every euphoric high, messy low and uncomfortable ambivalence in Dan Luther’s life becomes fuel for his inner beast, which churns out material for stand-up comedy. The beast’s name is bipolar disorder, and for 10 years Luther, 46, has been transforming the arcs and dips of living into an anecdote, a joke, a […]

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