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“Vegetable Matters” Meets “I Dreamed...”
Friday, November 2nd, 5:00pm–9:00pm.
Opening reception in conjunction with Madison’s Arts Crawl. For the month of November, Absolutely Art (2322 Atwood Ave.) will be featuring two very distinctive exhibits. Sarah Brooks has a keen eye for vegetables with star potential and then photographs them in interesting costumes and scenes, for a delightful exhibit. Judy Landsman and Nancy Welch have created their interpretations of bra art, with incredible bra purses from recycled garage sale bras, purses, jewelry, fabric and imagination. Forty percent of the sales from the “I Dreamed...” show will be donated to the Breast Cancer Recovery Foundation. For questions please call, 249-9100 or visit www.absolutelyartllc.com.

A New Winter Farmers’ Market on the Northside
Sundays, November 4th and 18th, December 2nd and 16th, 10:00am–2:00pm.
The Northside Farmers’ Market is moving indoors where it will offer a wide variety of locally grown and produced food as well as crafts and art from local artisans. In addition to its unique offerings, the market will feature brunch cooked on the spot and live music suitable for a relaxed eating and shopping experience. The market will be located at 2935 N. Sherman Avenue in the former Hancock Fabrics store next to Benvenuto’s in the Northside Town Center, corner of Northport Drive and Sherman Avenue.

The Heart Sutra and Compassionate Communication
Friday, November 9th, 7:00pm–9:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, November 10th–11th, 9:00am–5:00pm
The workshop will be taught by Paul Shippee, long-time dharma student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Suzuki Roshi and founding teacher at Naropa University. Sessions will include discussions, group practice and meditation periods. Using contemplative methods to examine the Heart Sutra, we take a deeper look at emptiness and wisdom. Compassion is a natural result of realizing emptiness. Through Compassionate Communication (such as Non-Violent Communication, “NVC”), language and mindfulness come together to create the wisdom and warmth of community. At the Madison Shambhala Center, 408 S. Baldwin St. Suggested Donation: $95.00. Please pre-register as soon as possible by calling 441-8868 or emailing madisonshambhala@tds.net.

Weston A. Price Foundation—Madison Chapter Meeting
Monday, November 26th, 7:00pm
at the Wil-Mar Center, 953 Jenifer St. The public is invited. Learn about nutrient-dense foods, education and activism. For more info, call 221-8696 or see www.geocities.com/madison_wapf.