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Raw. Intriguing. Not Censured. Reflective. Captivating…and more. The next issue of aaduna will be available in the coming weeks. The fall/winter 2021-22 journal will be in “exile” and situated on aadunanotes.blogspot.com, a process continues how the last issue was sited. The current presentation platform can no longer support ten years of content, art, and photos; plus, the site has been hijacked and hacked twice (the latest by digital rogues who could not be globally located.) So… After several months of strategic discussion, in January 2022 we will start the design concepts, formatting and getting the new site functioning for unveiling in fall 2022. As with most human endeavors, the ongoing pandemic continues to have an impact especially for a volunteer-driven operation. So… Check out “aadunanotes” whenever you can. Contributors for the next issue will be announced in December. Get ready. <><><> aaduna - an online adventure with wor
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Seward House Museum, Auburn NY, October First Friday Event bill berry, publisher, and CEO of aaduna reads from his performance piece, “The Intricacies of a Madman,” at the Seward House Museum First Friday Event, October 1, 2021 bill berry, publisher, and CEO of aaduna shared his dynamics of being “mad” within the conceptual framework of race, culture, societal acceptance and trying to be human in 21 st century America. Reading from his performance piece, “The Intricacies of a Madman,” bill supplemented that work with his essays, “The Artificiality of Celebration,” followed by “A Different Face of Diversity.” bill also offered up short news briefs that addressed the achievement of African American woman judge, Saundra Brown who serves as the Senior Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California; Albert Einstein’s view on racism as a “disease of white people” articulated at Lincoln University in 1946; the defacement of George Floyd statues in NYC and New Je
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bill berry, jr., CEO/Publisher aaduna bill berry will share personal dynamics of being “mad” within the conceptual framework of race, culture, societal acceptance and trying to be hu man in 21 st century America. He will read his performance piece, “The Intricacies of a Madman” premiered at the Auburn Unitarian Universalist Society in his not too distant past. “Madman” will be supplemented by his essays, “The Artificiality of Celebration,” “A Different Face of Diversity” and a few of his most irrelevant, biting prose/poetry meanderings such as the “Unforgiven.” Karen Faris Karen Faris, poet, writer, and mixed media artist based in Rochester, will read from her 2020 chapbook, The Death of Compassion , as well as present her performance poem, “Sermon From the Mountaintop.” Karen delivered this work as part of the restaging of Anna Halprin's “The Blank Placard Project” led by Rose Pasquerello Beauchamp from the University of Rochester's Dance and Movement department.