Carnival de Resistance movement, holy and wild

The connection between Carnival and Christmas

The connection between Carnival and Christmas

Caption: A window into the characters of the Carnival de Resistance midway by Jay Beck With three days to go before we gather to celebrate Christmas together, we are reaching out to invite you to support the work of Carnival de Resistance. With nine days to before the end of…

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Mark Van Steenwyk joining Carnival de Resistance staff

Mark Van Steenwyk joining Carnival de Resistance staff

Thanks so much to all of you who have given in the past week and helped spread the word about our end of year campaign. As of this morning, we’ve raised $2,760. With the funds from our matching donor, that comes to $5,520! We’re well…

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Announcing our 2016 Carnival de Resistance residency location and matching donations!

Announcing our 2016 Carnival de Resistance residency location and matching donations!

After months of discernment we are super excited to announce that we will be doing our 2016 month long residency in Minneapolis, Minnesota on the traditional lands of the Dakota people. This is our first month long presence since 2013 and we’ve decided to focus…

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Plans for 2015 & 2016

Plans for 2015 & 2016

Refining, Strengthening, Deepening! We are bringing the ‘Carnival Crew’ together for theological reflection, skill sharing, performance training, and creative refinement of our productions. We are presenting a weekend of Carnival performances in Charlotte, NC Sept 18th-20th. Throughout the year, Jay and Tevyn continue to perform, teach and…

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Plans for 2015 & 2016

Plans for 2015 & 2016

Refining, Strengthening, Deepening! We are presenting a weekend of Carnival performances in Charlotte, NC Sept 18th-20th. We are bringing the ‘Carnival Crew’ together for theological reflection, skill sharing, performance training, and creative refinement of our productions. Throughout the year, Jay and Tevyn continue to perform, teach and…

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Carnival Testimony

Carnival Testimony

Sarah Thompson was part of our powerhouse Carnival team. Now, she has taken the position as director of Christian Peacemaker Teams, a radical and faithful group of folks doing non-violent resistance and solidarity work in active conflict zones. Here is some of her experience of…

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The Tale of the Carnival (and its incarnation in Harrisonburg)

The Tale of the Carnival (and its incarnation in Harrisonburg)

I’ll tell you a tale, wide as the sky, deep as the sea, please suspend your disbelief and consider with me… The Holy Game that wheeled in and planted down like a dream, among us in the year of two thousand thirteen.   Now you…

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On site in Harrisonburg

On site in Harrisonburg

Hello friends. Most of our updates are happening at: www.facebook.com/carnivalderesistance We gathered on Tuesday, rode into Harrisonburg Thursday night, were greeted with such warmth by members of Trinity Presbyterian, and continued to set up the fairway and camp all day Friday. The Spirit has been…

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Thank You!

Thank You!

To all who spread the word about and contributed to our Indiegogo campaign: Thanks so much for your contribution to the Carnival de Resistance! We finished our campaign with $11,654 dollars and feel honored that you chose to help us raise this significant amount! It…

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Indigogo Campaign → Live and Growing!

Indigogo Campaign → Live and Growing!

Hi there friends, this is a friendly reminder to check out our Indigogo Campaign at: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/carnival-de-resistance As of today, the Carnival is 38% funded with 21 days left to go. Please visit the page above, and share with your friends and networks to help us…

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Up and Running!

Up and Running!

Welcome to the Carnival de Resistance site; have a look around! Over the coming months we’ll be working on many elements of the Carnival, from “peculiar performance platforms” to “portable permaculture potties.” We will update occasionally here along the way. The culmination of this work will be the…

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Indiegogo Fundraiser Coming Soon!

Indiegogo Fundraiser Coming Soon!

Carnival organizers and editors are plugging away at a campaign to raise funds to help with the costs of putting the Carnival Together. Sign up for our email list (bottom right) for updates. Announcements will also be made on this site and our facebook updated…

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Incredible image by Jon Felton!

Incredible image by Jon Felton!

This just in! Jon sent over this bangin’ drawing. It is magical; I find more hidden layers, images, and meaning every time I look at it.    

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