Benefit for earth interdisciplinary |

Benefit for earth interdisciplinary

Sierra Nevada Deep Ecology Institute’s benefit, “Ecology of the Soul,” will include a variety of disciplines Saturday.

The benefit celebrates the human soul’s connection to the earth. It includes dance troupe Anima Mundi’s interpretation of Gary Snyder’s “Mountains and Rivers Without End,” a lecture by University of California at Berkeley professor Carolyn Merchant, Rough and Ready poet and sculptor Richard Gill’s performance of “Signs of Our Times” and dancing to the Bodhi Busick Band.

The benefit is at 7 p.m. at Center for the Arts, 314 W. Main St., Grass Valley.

Admission is $15 for adults, $12 for Sierra Nevada Deep Ecology Institute members, $5 for students and seniors, and free for children under 12. Tickets are at Nevada County Arts Council office, BriarPatch, Odyssey Books and online at

For more information, call the arts council at 271-5955 or the institute at 265-6649.

– Carol Feineman

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