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And the 2016 theme is…

By December 28, 2015March 30th, 2016Goose News


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Stories shape our world. Are you listening?

The 2016 Wild Goose continues to create space for courageous, imaginative, and participative social justice work, creative expression, spiritual practice, and astonishing music and art.

We’ll be exploring all this in the context of STORY: What are our shared narratives? How have they shaped us – in our joy and in our suffering? How do we challenge the destructive narratives in the presence of a growing wave of fear, violence, and control?   Can one person’s story of success be another’s story of oppression? How do we see the truth in the mash-up?

As the festival begins to take shape, we already have firm commitments from several great speakers, musicians, and artists. And self-submissions will open in just a few days (January 4)!

We encourage you to go “all out” to increase the level of participation and interactivity – a lot! Whatever your role – artist, musician, speaker, or… when crafting your presentation, think without boundary or expectation in ways that will actively involve your audience.

“Each of us is a story.  We were created by God as a story waiting to be told, and each of us has to find a way to tell our story. In the telling of it we come to recognize and own ourselves… 

When you step into a story, you find it is without limits and you can walk around with it and inside it.  It is natural to sing, dance, and reenact a story. It is too big and too deep to be merely ‘understood’ or taught.”

Richard Rohr

The Wild Goose Planning Team

Buy your tickets  at Wild Goose Festival and mark your calendar for July 7 through 10 in Hot Springs, NC.

Self submissions open January 4th!!  Details will be posted on our website Wild Goose Festival and our facebook page facebook/WGF

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