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Are We Doing Enough?

Posted on: October 31st, 2018 by Robin Godfrey GALA Articles No Comments

2018 has been a difficult year, as we watch the unending attacks on our democracy and many of the values we hold dear—respect, tolerance, decency. Each day seems to bring a new outrage, and we are emotionally exhausted by the indignation that seems to have become a permanent part of daily life. The arts have […]

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Memories from 2012

Posted on: December 8th, 2015 by Robin Godfrey GALA Articles No Comments

As we plan for Festival 2016, I find myself thinking back on my experience at our last Festival in 2012.  Aside from the headaches and hassles that come with every big event, I have three memories that have really stayed with me. First, as I walked into Boettcher Concert Hall on the second day of […]

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Troubled Water

Posted on: November 24th, 2015 by Robin Godfrey GALA Articles No Comments

As I think about Festival 2016, I’m reminded of my most powerful memory from our last Festival.  Elisa Boles, a student at Lick-Wilmerding High School, attended Festival 2012 with the Lesbian and Gay Chorus of San Francisco.  This is an essay she wrote about the experience.  It exemplifies the impact we hope the experience has […]

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