Monthly Archives: August 2012

FILM REVIEW: IN THE REALM OF REDEMPTION: A Deep Cinema Review of “SHINING NIGHT”

PLEASE NOTE: “Shining Night” will be featured in the GATE Theatre Within Film Series. Please check the GATE website events calendar for date and time. By Mary Trainor-Brigham While choral composer Morten Lauridsen, the cherished focus of SHINING NIGHT, has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Writer / Painter Henry Miller… Speaking Words of Wisdom

“When you put your mind to such a simple, innocent thing, for example, as making a water color, you lose some of the anguish which derives from being a member of a world gone mad. Whether you paint flowers, stars, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Frank Pierson, Screenwriter, Comments on Nature of Movies

In Memoriam: Frank Romer Pierson (May 12, 1925 – July 22, 2012) Frank Pierson obituary: ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ screenwriter dies at 87 – Los Angeles Times Screenwriter Frank Pierson was also the former President of the Writers Guild of America, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

ANNOUNCING: The GATE Seal™

A new advocacy and educational initiative of GATE is the GATE Seal. The GATE Seal is a recommendation honoring creative works that embody and express the transformational spirit, acknowledging works that are exemplary. “Since transformational entertainment and media is a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Speaking Words Of Wisdom…

“If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it’s not your path. Your own path you make with every step you take. That’s why it’s your path.” Joseph Campbell

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Save The Date: 9/24/12 – See “MindWalk” at Agape!

The GATE Theatre Within Film Series is pleased to present an exclusive showing of Mindwalk — a classic, seminal film in the transformational genre. With a huge cult following, many have heard about the film, but few have seen it. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Reflections: ATTENTION! Attention. attention…

Yoko and I wandered into a cafe in Paris, near Montmartre and the artist area, and the above sign confronted me when I sat down at the small Carrara marble bistro table. It immediately caught my attention! After all, that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Wisdom from Joan Baez… for all of us!

“Action is the antidote to despair. You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die or when. You can only decide how you’re going to live. Now. – Joan Baez

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Your Nature is Seeing

Jean Klein (October 19, 1912 – February 22, 1998) was a French author, spiritual teacher and philosopher of Advaita (Nonduality). He was also a musicologist. The following revelation by Jean illuminates the “seeing” aspect of our essential nature: “Is there … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Entertainment & Media Dharma

One of the projects the GATE team is working on is a daylong professional event called – A Symposium on Entertainment and Media Dharma: Spiritual Perspectives on the Right Use of Entertainment and Media This symposium will explore many questions … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off