The Barnegat Good friends Meeting (Quakers) is web hosting a digital Carrie Newcomer concert on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. on the system Mandolin.
Newcomer is a folks singer who is well known to Quakers. She is a performer, recording artist and educator, described as a “prairie mystic” by the Boston World and as a person who “asks all the ideal questions” by Rolling Stone. Her music “I Should’ve Recognized Better” appeared on Nickel Creek’s Grammy award-successful gold-licensed album This Aspect, and she earned a regional Emmy for the PBS exclusive “An Night with Carrie Newcomer.”
She is 2019 recipient of the Shalem Institute Contemplative Voices Award. Modern media appearances contain PBS’s Faith and Ethics and Krista Tippett’s On Remaining. In the fall of 2009 and 2011, Newcomer was a cultural ambassador to India, invited by the American Embassy of India, ensuing in her interfaith collaborative gain album Every thing Is All over the place with earth grasp of the Indian Sarod, Amjad Ali Khan, and his sons Ayan and Amaan. In 2012 and 2013, she traveled to Kenya and the Center East carrying out in colleges, non secular communities and AIDS hospitals.
Newcomer has 17 nationally unveiled albums on Accessible Light-weight and Rounder Data, including The Level of Arrival, The Stunning Not However, A Permeable Lifetime and Every thing is Almost everywhere. She has also unveiled two companion guides of poetry and essays, A Permeable Daily life: Poems and Essays and The Beautiful Not However: Poems, Essays, & Lyrics. Newcomer’s first theatrical production, Betty’s Diner: The Musical, was performed in a sold-out operate at Purdue University in 2015 and is now accessible to intrigued theaters, universities and non secular communities.
In 2016, Newcomer presented the Goshen College or university commencement tackle and was awarded an honorary diploma in Tunes for Social Adjust. She regularly will work with author/activist Parker J. Palmer in dwell systems, which includes Therapeutic the Heart of Democracy: A Gathering of Spirits for the Frequent Good and What We Have to have is Right here: Hope, Difficult Occasions, and Human Probability. Newcomer and Palmer also are actively collaborating on The Escalating Edge, a site, podcast and retreat.
Ticket prices are $20 particular person, $30 loved ones/family, $10 scholar and $50 music/arts supporter. They are readily available at tinyurl.com/CarrieNewcomerBarnegatQuakers. —E.E.