City Silence

Stories from the Well

Practicing for Liberation

Posted on 09/04/20 by in Stories from The Well

By: Mary Clare "MC" RietzThere is a small but growing group of people in Over-the-Rhine who, since 2017, have been making art that confronts the socioeconomic, racial, and political systems of oppression that affect them.... read more

The little-known history of acupuncture, racism, and civil rights in America

Posted on 08/07/20 by in Stories from The Well

by: Hannah Dwertman I attended a masters degree program in the US for Chinese medicine, and in the 3.5 years it took to complete the program to become a licensed acupuncturist, I was never taught a... read more

Beginnings & Shared Divinity

Posted on 07/13/20 by in City Silence

by: Rudy Siegel “Stop the world, I want to get off!”In these days of COVID-19 and widespread public unrest, who doesn’t long for the elusive epiphany of Littlechap in Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley’s enduring musical.In... read more

On Current Times

Posted on 06/08/20 by in Stories from The Well

by: Brian Raphael Nabors, Doctor of Musical Arts, A Mindful Moment Board MemberWhat a chaotic time this is. One that seems to be an ongoing bad dream filled with struggle, hardship, and depravity. It is... read more

Waking Up

Posted on 06/01/20 by in Stories from The Well

By Megan Trischler Every morning around 5:30 a.m. I click the button of our bright orange kettle. I weigh the coffee beans and take in their floral scent with a deep inhale. My ears brighten at... read more