On Our Radar: End-of-Summer Edition

Here are a few things to do, see and think about as we savor the last of the long days of summer.
Image credit: Aran Goyaga

Image credit: Aran Goyaga

To do: Join us at Unfold, an intimate day of holistic healing and well-being. We'll focus on transformational work and healing to connect with your higher self. The event will take place at the gorgeous studio of Aran Goyaga (featured above) in Seattle, and includes insights, exercises and sessions from an array of amazing healers, plant-based menu from Sweetgrass Food Co, the "afterglow" happy hour + much more! Purchase tickets for the September 14th event here


To listen: Sleater-Kinney's new album is out, and it will be on repeat in our house. The Center Won't Hold, available August 16th, is being described as "often gently sparse and hauntingly, beautifully electronic."


To read: About Toni Morrison's work behind-the-scenes, and how "ditorial work brought her inside the system. It made her both a gatekeeper and a force for change...She enriched the landscape of publishing through the books she shepherded into print, but just as importantly, she began to alter its image within." 

Image credit: The Farewell, A24

Image credit: The Farewell, A24

To try: Create a feast to celebrate summer wind down. And then see The Farewell, a tender story of family deception, which often depicted how meals are consistently a way for the family to come together.

Njideka Akunyili Crosby Efulefu: The Lost One 2011 Acrylic, charcoal, colored pencil, collage and xerox transfers on paper ft.

Njideka Akunyili Crosby Efulefu: The Lost One 2011 Acrylic, charcoal, colored pencil, collage and xerox transfers on paper ft.

To see: The best summer exhibitions before they depart.

Image from Creative Spaces

Image from Creative Spaces

To buy: Creative Spaces, a collection of personal workspaces from a diverse group of creatives. "Poketo is painting a full-spectrum picture of these creative individuals, so as you're reading this right now, you can hold a little part of their creativity and humanity in your hands."  




Motif Founder Shanetta McDonald On Storytelling, Healing, & Connection

"By opening up about these unique experiences, women of color build esteem and lift the shame of hiding their true selves from the world. We’re able to be seen, and feel heard, and that is healing."

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Where Do We Go From Here? Join The Fold For A Conversation About The Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Mothers In The Workplace

Join us for a free virtual event featuring Angela Garbes, The Fold's Nora Gomez-Strauss and hosted by Executive Editor, Amanda Carter Gomes.


March 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Pisces: Striving towards your vision is very different than gazing wistfully upon someone else's. There are amazing gifts out there all around you, being offered freely and with great love, but if you don't bother to raise your head then you surely won't bother to see them.


Bite-sized Visioning for Mercury Retrograde

Mercury is in retrograde, so let's make it simple. Here are a few easy prompts for you to tell your story and hold your vision.


A Conversation On Menopause & The Stories She Documents With Filmmaker, Bronwen Parker-Rhodes

"There is so much about the female body that doesn’t get discussed enough and many women struggle and suffer in silence because of it."


February 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Aquarius: Do not hide from your previous selves. Do not deny the sharp, tempered strength of your history. That is exactly what brings you here to this moment of power and renewal.

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On Healing & Hope: "Imagine What We Can Do Next"

"As a parent yearning for a more equitable future for her children, as a human yearning for the earth to survive more lifetimes, I hope we can remind ourselves that the work does not end here."


Narrative Intelligence: Mapping + Meaning, A Free Virtual Event with Laura Sullivan Cassidy in Conversation with The Fold's Founder, Amanda Carter Gomes

A conversation about our personal plotlines and how we can write and direct them—even in this time of trauma, grief, and uncertainty.