ART ★ COMPASSION ★ RESISTANCE

This is what Cabaret Church looks like!

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Lindsay Katt

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Can I play?

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Lindsay wrapping up the show!

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Trying to stay warm

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Allison Joy

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Melissa

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Daniel

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Rune the Lion

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Zigga

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Zigga (Zane Dennison)

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Lindsay Katt on the acoustic stage

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Zigga on the tent stage

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Four at once!

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Leelabadeeba

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Leelabadeeba

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Listen! Christopher D. Sims (UniverSouLove)

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Christopher D. Sims (UniverSouLove)

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Namoli Brennet

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Namoli Brennet

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Environmental Encroachment!

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EE gets us moving!

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EE: the trombones take the lead

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Rev. Bret Lortie introduces Environmental Encroachment


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26Feb

By RevSean

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Why Cabaret?

If your first question is “Why Cabaret?” the answer is “Why not?!” You may think that “Cabaret” and “Church” have nothing in common. And that is the problem in a nutshell. We’ve divided our society and ourselves into two opposing sides: the spiritual and the carnal, the sacred and the ...

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26Feb

By RevSean

In why

Why Church?

Why Church? Because art and spirituality are, and have always been, connected. Somehow, we’ve forgotten that and divided our society and ourselves into two opposing sides: the spiritual and the carnal, the sacred and the mundane, the serious and the fun. And it’s killing us. We are trying to reconnect ...

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26Feb

Why Art?

The first commitment of Cabaret Church is art—in all forms and without rules: Art for art’s sake Art for heart’s sake Art for soul’s sake Art for the world’s sake Art for life’s sake Cabaret Church is not just a community of artists. It’s a community convinced that all people ...

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26Feb

Why Compassion?

The second commitment of Cabaret Church is compassion—for all beings and without limit: Compassion for self Compassion for our communities Compassion for the stranger Compassion for our enemies Compassion for all If you have been paying attention, you may have noticed that the wording of this commitment has changed over ...

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26Feb

Why Resistance?

All of us face constant pressure to conform: to look a certain way, to act a certain way, to believe what we are being told. Incredible amounts of time and money go into media to convince us that conformity will make us happy. If we simply wear the “hottest” looks ...

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29Sep

How Amanda Palmer Inspired Cabaret Church

I am a minister. Maybe that is why people give me strange looks when I tell them I am a big fan of Amanda Palmer. I guess the word “minister” conjures an image of uptight, scowling old men with nostrils permanently flared from sniffing out the faintest scent of the ...

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13Aug

House Party Inspiration

  People often ask me how I ended up being a minister– which is a long story, but always begins the same way–I was fascinated by the whole idea of church. I loved that there was a place we went to be inspired to become better people. I was intrigued by ...

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28Jan

Can This Be a Sanctuary?

Amanda Palmer has written another blog post that seems to have opened a channel directly to people’s hearts. The responses are beautiful and amazing. The topic: home. (or lack of it) A little sub-conversation in the comments has me thinking. RiverVox: I feel at home when I walk into a ...

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