Madame De Stael vs Napoleon

  Germaine de Stael – French salon, 1790s to 1817   from Beth Lorio for A Teaspoon of Water: Contemplative Arts Salon Germaine De Staël had already seen the promise of the Revolution twist into The Terror before Napoleon came marching into Paris. She...
The Saloniere’s Manifesto

The Saloniere’s Manifesto

Berta Zuckerkandl – Vienna literary salon, late 1800s to 1938 received & submitted by Beth Lorio for A Teaspoon of Water: Contemplative Arts Salon Of the purpose of Poetry, Horace says: to inform or to entertain. I can do him one better. In my Living Room, I...

A Teaspoon of Water and the Third Mind

This post is the first in a series about our upcoming production, A Teaspoon of Water: Contemplative Arts Salon, offered as part of Portland’s Fertile Ground Festival. Performers include Beth Lorio, Dan Reed Miller, Abbey Pleviak, Kristin Gordon George,...

It’s official, Be Space is moving!

We’ve shared over four years in our beautiful studio home, and now it’s time to take the next step together. Within these walls, we’ve grown a community with a range of needs and inspirations that all link back to the deeper purpose of Be Space – to...
Using Everything

Using Everything

I continue to feel blessed by the remarkable gathering we shared last month. After culling through the photos and memories of this year’s Life.Art.Being festival, I’ve put together a little recap to share with...

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