Photo courtesy of A Good Deed Entertainment Film. The Art of Dying Threshold Circle held its first film screening—and it was a memorable one. We screened TO DUST, starring Matthew Broderick and Géza Röhrig, at the New York Open Center in collaboration with the Art of Dying Institute and then held a Q&A with the … Continue reading Indie hit TO DUST makes waves at our debut film screening
Please check out the feature on fellow Art of Dying Threshold Circle member, Caroline Schrank who went from coordinating photo shoots to disrupting the funeral industry. Read the full article on The Plum and learn more about Caroline here.
Art of Dying Threshold Circle member and co-facilitator, Tara Sroka was recently interviewed for the Follow Your Curiosity podcast which is now out. Tara discusses ways to remember and honor those who’ve gone before us, taking fear out of the process, and how to use the idea of your own death to make your life more … Continue reading Follow Your Curiosity Podcast Interview with Tara Sroka
In this Medium article fellow Art of Dying Threshold Circle member, Thomas Gaudio recounts his experience taking The Ultimate Shavasana workshop during the Reimagine End of Life festival in NYC last fall. The Ultimate Shavasana workshop was led by our very own Gina Colombatto and Meredith Hays. Both are mentioned in Thomas' story, as is … Continue reading How I Embraced My Inner Corpse by Thomas Gaudio
In this episode Karen Wyatt has a conversation with Catharine DeLong, one of our members about her work as a music thanatologist. Topics include: What is “music thanatology”The benefits of music thanatology for dying patients and their loved onesHow to use music in end-of-life situations when a music thanatologist is not available They also discuss … Continue reading End of Life University Podcast with Catharine DeLong
Our very own, Shatzi Weisberger was recently featured on BRIC TV discussing her own FUNeral and death & dying. Meet Shatzi Weisberger, who staged her own funeral (emphasis on 'fun') at age 88. With the belief that death should be considered and talked about long before it comes, Shatzi holds weekly Death Cafes, in which folks … Continue reading Shatzi’s Death Cafe | BK Stories
Amy Cunningham, a member of The Threshold Circle community was recently featured in the Talk of the Town section of The New Yorker on how to write a condolence letter. This article appears in the print edition of the January 21, 2019, issue, with the headline “Heartfelt.”