~ The Amanda West Newsletter ~
 
Just a reminder, if you need it tomorrow...
 
 
HOPE RISING ~ a community gathering in song 
to make light in the dark

@ the Pacific Cultural Center
1307 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(doors 6:30pm)
7-9pm
ALL are welcome! including babies & children
$ by donation to help cover the cost of the event, no one turned away
extra proceeds will go to Planned Parenthood

Join us on the evening of inauguration day to remind each other there is still connection, safety, light and love in our community here in Santa Cruz. We will drop into the present moment and be led in breath, song, and positive visioning, to lift and strengthen our hearts and spirits for the days ahead. 


OUTLINE FOR THE EVENING
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Opening circle with Hannah Muse
Singing with Amanda West
Transforming Anger Exercise with Melanie Munir
Singing with Debbie Nargi-Brown
Singing with Heather Houston
Closing circle with Hannah Muse


PLEASE BRING:
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- Your friends, family and children
- Hand-painted signs with hopeful, uplifting messages
- Your hope and your heart
- paper & crayons for a visioning exercise, and for the children
- a cup and tea ~ there will be hot water available

ABOUT
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* Debbie Nargi-Brown *
(sing, dance, drum) 
http://www.debbienargi-brown.com/
* Heather Houston*
(women spirit song) 
http://www.heatherhoustonmusic.com/
* Amanda West *
(singer/songwriter, womb song) 
http://www.amandawestmusic.com/
* Melanie Munir *
(coach, group facilitator, professional wild woman) 
http://www.professionalwildwoman.com/
* Hannah Muse *
(yoga, laughter, love) 
http://hannahmuseyoga.com/

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I'll be there singing, and so will many others. I hope you will join us. Please see the {facebook event} for all the details and spread the word to your friends.
 
 
This is our task for now, more than ever:
to be kind, to be loving, to listen, pay attention, ask questions
and not loose hope.  
 
 
 
from my heart to yours,
~ Amanda
 
 
 
 
SOCIAL MEDIA CONNECTION LAND:
 
 
 
 
 
 
{some} U P C O M I N G   E V E N T S :

 
 
 
Friday January 20th @ 7:00pm 
* HOPE RISING *
~ a community gathering in song
to make light in the dark
Pacific Cultural Center | 1307 Seabright Ave., Santa Cruz
 
 
 
Sunday March 26th, afternoon
Student Recitial + Showcase, more details TBA 
Resource Center for Nonviolence | 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz
 
 
 
Saturday April 29th @ 7:30pm 
Lille aeske | 13160 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA
Solo Amanda West show! I can't wait. Put it in your calender NOW!
 
 
Ongoing  
Private Lessons ~ Voice, Guitar & Songwriting
Grandview Studios in Felton, and at Sylvan Music in Santa Cruz
Specializing in work with girls and women. More details: www.amandawestmusic.com/classes
 
 
 
 

 
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Amanda West 
~ Grounding Connection Through Music  ~
 
PO Box 7345 | Santa Cruz CA 95061