November 2010

November 30, 2010

What's Your Calling? interviewee Rachel Barton Pine is performing this Thursday, December 2nd at 8pm at NYC's floating concert hall, Bargemusic in Brooklyn.

Check out information about the concert and watch Rachel talk about how she discovered her calling.

Rachel will be performing Bach's D Minor Partita, Ysaye's Sonata No. 4. seven works written for her by seven different composers, and one of her own transcriptions, Spanish guitar piece Asturias by Albeniz.



November 30, 2010

The Calling is profiled by telegraph21 with a 6 min clip about Tahera Ahmad, excerpted from the film.

Also included:

Check it out.


November 30, 2010

The Calling will screen at Hartford Seminary tomorrow, Tuesday November 30th. Included in The Calling are two Hartford chaplaincy students, Tahera Ahmad and Bilal Ansari.

Bilal Ansari and Marwa Aly, both chaplains, will speak at the screening and host a conversation with the audience. Hartford's Timur Yuskaev will open the event. Timur is Director of Hartford's Islamic Chaplaincy Program.

Doors open at 6:30 pm at Hartford Seminary, 77 Sherman Street, Hartford, CT.

More information is located on What's Your Calling? and Hartford Seminary's website.



November 04, 2010

There are only a few seats left for this special November 11th San Francisco screening of The Calling , presented by our partner United Religions Initiative.  R.S.V.P. here and reserve your seats today!

This screening is co-sponsored by the Bay Area Interfaith Partners: Abrahamic Alliance International, Abrahamic Family Reunion, Active Voice, The Chaplaincy Institute, Ik Onkar Peace Foundation, Holy Names University Campus Ministry, Interfaith Center at the Presidio, Kindling Group, San Francisco Interfaith Council, St. Mary's Center for Engaged Religious Pluralism, URI San Francisco Peninsula CC, Young Spirit Foundation and Youth Spirit Artworks.

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November 04, 2010

Check out Bruce Lund's blog on Global Toy News, where he shared his video and talked more about his calling!

http://www.globaltoynews.com/2010/11/do-you-have-a-calling-.html



November 01, 2010

Hey there! Welcome to the What's Your Calling? site. We wanted to say hello and tell you that we're really excited about the launch of the site today. Take a look around, get comfortable, check out our intro video. In fact, take a look at all of our content. We made this content with the hope that it would begin conversations, so please comment.

Each of the videos has a question attached to it. We'd love to hear your answers to the questions and what the videos make you relate to in your own life. Hit refresh, and more videos will pop up on the homepage.

As our site grows over the next few months, we'll be posting more content. There will be dozens of new videos and written pieces, along with articles and reflections on the notion of calling, and each piece of content will come with a new question.

There's also information up on the site about The Calling and its characters and filmmakers. On the character pages, you'll find web exclusive videos that aren't included in the film. Over the coming days, we'll also be posting reflections from the characters on what it's like to be the subject of a documentary film.

What's Your Calling? has also partnered with several organizations, each of which is doing great work around media, leadership, dialogue, or activism. Check out their websites and the service opportunities they offer, which appear around the site under "Call to Action."

We hope you enjoy the stories of all of the folks participating in this project - from the What's Your Calling? interviewees to the characters from The Calling. Working on this project, we've found ourselves asking questions about what we believe in, what we're passionate about, and how we're connecting with our communities. We hope the project does the same for you.






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