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Stage Left presents “Bare,” a story of forbidden love & identity that will have you exploring your faith

"Bare" builds on the Shakespearian framework of the forbidden love, and explores the seven deadly sins, as they occur in a private Catholic high school. The limited dialog is stark and raw (mirroring conversations I’ve overheard in Spokane public school hallways – where no words or topics appear to be taboo), while the lyrics and music pull emotions along a full continuum.

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The Spirituality of the Body Is A Weird Thing

I am not my body. My body and I are one and the same. I do not like to consider myself an assemblage of parts. And yet, if I am, and cannot avoid the consideration of that fact—that I am an assemblage of parts—any so-called ‘spirituality of the body’ would have to modulate in that modular way.

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