PACING THE CAGE
documentary film about Bruce Cockburn
Thursday, June 6, 7 - 8:15 pm ET
St. Benedict's Brew Works theatre
To register, please RSVP Rock Emmert at 812-631-2856 (text or call).
An intimate look at this year's Ferdinand Folk Festival headliner Bruce Cockburn (pronounced CO-burn), Pacing The Cage, released in 2012, is a documentary that features Canadian master guitar player / singer-songwriter / activist Bruce Cockburn reflecting on his life and his music career. The documentary features appearances by songwriters Jackson Browne, Sylvia Tyson, Bono, Sarah Harmer, Colin Linden, and best selling authors Michael Ondaatje, William Young, Lt. Gen Romeo Dallaire, and Bernie Finkelstein.
The film follows Bruce as he performs in sold-out shows, records his live Slice O Life CD, and participates in a series of benefit concerts. Documentary cameras follow Bruce to his home for a candid conversation about his views on everything from religion to parenthood.
The documentary sheds light on Bruce’s spirituality, his thoughts on activism, politics, writing, and his amazing 40-plus years in the music industry. The film, arranged in seven chapters, also features never-before-seen live performances from his 300+ catalog of songs.
Project ACORN 2019 spring event 12 of 15
177 of 180 total since 2016
SPRING SCHEDULE 2019
ABBREVIATED version . . .
For details and reservation info, see top post on https://www.facebook.com/ferdinandprojectacorn/
1. A RAISIN IN THE SUN
field trip to University of Louisville Theatre
Friday, April 19, 7:30 pm ET, 5:30 pm ET departure from Ferdinand Library
2. FAITH RALLY FOR OUR EARTH
field trip to Four Freedoms Monument, Riverside Dr., Evansville
Monday, April 22, Earth Day, 6:15 pm ET, 4:45 departure from Ferdinand Library
Event hosted by Tri-State Interfaith Creation Care
3. YOGA NIDRA MEDITATION
by Samantha Knies Gray
Monday, April 29, 7 - 8:15 pm ET, Ferdinand Library Community Room
4. BAKING BREAD WITH SR. JEAN MARIE
by Sister Jean Marie Ballard, OSB
Wednesday, May 1, 6 - 9:30 pm ET, Sisters of St. Benedict Bakery
820 Main St., Ferdinand
5. RESTORING AN ANTIQUE STAINED GLASS WINDOW
by P. D. Haywood, field trip to Haywood Stained Glass Studio, Bloomfield
Thursday, May 2, 5:30 pm ET departure from Ferdinand Library
6. HIKE AMONG GIANTS IN BERNHEIM FOREST
field trip to Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Clermont, KY
Saturday, May 11, 10 am ET departure from Ferdinand Library
7. CAJUN COOKING CLASS AND MEAL
by Tammy Bedolla
Monday, May 13, 6:30 - 8:30 pm ET, Soup-N-Such Bistro / Wollenmann Home
1150 Main St., Ferdinand
8. CHILDREN'S YOGA CLASS
by Samantha Knies Gray
Saturday, May 18, 10 - 10:45 am ET, Tri-County YMCA, 131 E. 16th St., Ferdinand
9. THE PARKLANDS OF JASPER HIKE
Sunday, May 19, 1:30 pm ET departure from Ferdinand Library
Parklands Entrance, 800 W. 15th St.
10. LIVING A NATURAL LIFESTYLE
by Mary A. Meyer
Thursday, May 30, 6 - 8 pm ET, Ferdinand's 18th Street Park, Upper Shelterhouse
11. WALK FOR CLEAN AIR
Sunday, June 2, 2 - 4:30 pm ET, Meet at Dale Park, 112 E. Medcalf St.
12. PACING THE CAGE: BRUCE COCKBURN DOCUMENTARY
Thursday, June 6, 7 - 8:15 pm ET, St. Benedict's Brew Works Theatre
13. WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?: MR. ROGERS' DOCUMENTARY
Tuesday, June 11, 7 - 8:30 pm ET, Ferdinand Library Community Room
14. FOOD PRESERVATION BY PRESSURE CANNING
by Randy Vaal
Tuesday, June 18, 7 - 8 pm ET, Ferdinand Library Community Room
15. DEBBIE SCHUETTER LIVE IN CONCERT
Friday, June 28, 7 - 9 pm ET, St. Benedict's Brew Works, Ferdinand
ENRICHING SPRING OPPORTUNITIES
Project ACORN offers 15 exciting, new music, art, environment, and wellness opportunities for all ages. An acronym for Art, Community, Originality, Rhythm, and Nature, the homegrown, grassroots, mostly-volunteer program offers diverse and creative events that encourage friendships, explore new ideas, and build community. Enthusiastic area artisans, healers, singers, environmental advocates, etc., offer (often free of charge) classes, workshops, theatrical events, hikes, films, concerts, field trips, and more for all ages. Through the past 11 seasons, since June of 2016, dozens of area citizens have led 165 events—over one event per week—with over 1,800 participants getting involved.
The winter season included a well-attended writing workshop by Bellamine professor Chris Mattingly that has since inspired a writing group that meets monthly. Mattingly also held a public reading of his own poems in the St. Benedict's Brew Works Theatre. ThinkPink Productions' haunting rendition of Jesus Christ Superstar packed a makeshift Evansville shopping mall theatre. Retired history teacher Marie Daunhauer's display and description of her Native American art filled the Ferdinand Library Community Room. Jan Stenftenagel led an open discussion about facing death and dying in healthy ways, and Joe Rohleder led a tour of the historic Schaeffer barn. Other fun and interesting events included a concert, plays, an art exhibit, and films.
Jane Goodall, an inspiration for many Project ACORN activities, once said,“I think the best evenings are when we [experience] things that make us think, but we can also laugh and enjoy each other's company.” We invite you to participate in one or more of these exciting upcoming spring events.
Project ACORN (Art, Community, Originality, Rhythm, and Nature) builds upon the mission of the Ferdinand Folk Festival—to celebrate and build community through music, art, environment, and wellness education—by expanding the one-day event into a four-season series of mostly free classes, hikes, field trips, concerts, films, workshops, etc., for citizens of Ferdinand and neighboring communities.
"The tallest oak tree in the the forest was once just a little nut that held its ground."