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October 2016

The Ache of Anarchy: Meditations from the withered tree ~ Portland, OR

October 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Wayfinding Academy, 8010 N Charleston
Portland, OR 97203 United States
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Sunday, October 30th/ 1-3:30pm Ticket link: $40 per person/ student & senior rate: $25 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stephen-jenkinson-the-ache-of-anarchy-tickets-28851176646 Venue: The Wayfinding Academy, 8010 N Charleston, Portland, OR 97203 Facebook Share Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1688604864789463/ Contemplative sorrow: that’s the kind that is willing to learn the trouble of its times in a way that principled anxiety is not. As without so within, the ancients said. In the West we've lived long enough - too long - apart from all that grants us our life. Wish and hope and…

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April 2018

SOLD OUT You’re Going to Die: Poetry, Prose & Everything Goes ~ San Francisco, California

April 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Lost Church, 65 Capp Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Before Stephen presents a Night of Grief & Mystery Concert April 20th and a Die Wise  talk (April 21st) as part of the city wide Reimagine End of Life festival, he is invited to be a special guest on Ned Buskirk's You’re Going to Die: Poetry, Prose & Everything Goes... APRIL 19th: 7:30pm-8:30....facebook at The Lost Church on Capp St., San Francisco (map)  These are an open mic events, a communal offering for to explore the conversation of death & dying, to embrace our losses & mortality, to grieve, bereave &…

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Die Wise: Sanity & Soul ~ San Francisco, CA

April 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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STEPHEN JENKINSON is offering a talk based on his award-winning book: Die Wise - A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul Saturday April 21st (2-4pm) - facebook Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114  - ticket link: https://letsreimagine.org/san-francisco/schedule/all?event2=247 (Consider attending his Nights of Grief & Mystery Concert on Friday April 20th! ticket link Stephen Jenkinson is a Harvard Educated Theologian, Culture Activist, founder of The Orphan Wisdom School, author of Die Wise A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, and subject of a National Film Board of Canada…

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May 2018

Griefwalker Film Screening ~ Amsterdam, Netherlands

May 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Oostblok Theatre, Sajetplein 39, 1091DB
East Amsterdam, Netherlands
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AMSTERDAM: Thursday, May 24th (19:00-21:30pm) GRIEFWALKER (Film screening and Mr. Jenkinson's talk will be in English.) Blog in Dutch Ticket link  Venue: Oostblok Theatre, Sajetplein 39, 1091DB, East Amsterdam Contact person: patricia@livewelldiewise.eu FB event link (Consider attending the weekend teaching in Brno, Czechia - June 9th &  June 10th) Stephen Jenkinson is the subject of Griefwalker, a National Film Board of Canada film, directed by Tim Wilson (2008).  video trailer  Griefwalker is a lyrical, poetic portrait of  Stephen’s work with dying people. Filmed over a…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Birmingham, UK

May 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birmingham and Midland Institute, 9 Margaret Street
Birmingham, B3 3BS United Kingdom
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Friday, May 25th (7-9pm) at Birmingham and Midland Institute, 9 Margaret St, Birmingham B3 3BS Get your ticket today The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the weather, and the waters. The appearance of it all is this: We’d rather be defeated than persuaded. Perhaps we will be.…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Brighton, UK

May 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brighton and Hove High School for Girls, Junior School Hall - Radinden Manor Road
Hove, East Sussex BN3 6NH United Kingdom

The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill." Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Saturday, May 26th (7-9pm) Host: Neda, 5Rhythms® Teacher, Neda.nenadic@gmail.com/ Phone: (0044)7779033128 You can purchase a ticket at the door! General admission £15/ Senior (over 60) & teens (under 20) £10 FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/293894851143334/?ti=icl The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the weather, and the waters. The appearance of it all is this: We’d…

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June 2018

Griefwalker film screening & talk ~ Berlin, Germany

June 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Babylon Cinema,  Rosa-Luxemburg-str. 30
Berlin (Mitte), 10178 Germany

BERLIN, Germany: Tuesday, June 5th (19:30h-22:00h) Griefwalker Film Screening Presentation by Stephen Jenkinson (Film screening will have German subtitles and Stephen's talk will be in English.) See translation of German text under "Beschreibung" below. Ticket link Venue: Babylon Cinema, Rosa-Luxemburg-str. 30, 10178 Berlin (Mitte) FB event (Consider attending the weekend teaching in Brno, Czechia - June 9th/10th: registration link) Stephen Jenkinson is the subject of Griefwalker, a National Film Board of Canada film, directed by Tim Wilson (2008).  video trailer  Griefwalker is a lyrical, poetic portrait of…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Berkeley, Cali

June 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 1501 Washington Avenue
(Albany) Berkeley, CA 94706 United States

The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble  "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson Thursday, June 21st (7-9pm) followed by book signing ticket link FB event Venue: St Alban's Episcopal Church, (Albany), 1501 Washington Ave., Berkeley, California There will be books available for sale - cash only CONSIDER attending the teaching June 22nd & 23rd in Point Reyes Station, hosted by Black Mountain Circle (event link) The sages seem to be departing. Elections…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Point Reyes Station, Cali

June 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - June 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Point Reyes Presbyterian Church, 11445 Shoreline Highway
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 United States

The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW WEEKEND: Friday, June 22nd (7-9pm) followed by a daylong talk on Saturday June 23rd  Venue: Presbyterian Community Church, Point Reyes, Cali Host: Black Mountain Circle ticket link FB event The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the weather, and the waters. The appearance of it all is this:…

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Come of Age: Reading & Reportage ~ San Luis Obispo, Calif

June 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA United States + Google Map

The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Tuesday, June 26th (7-9pm) Host Kris Kington-Barker: kriskington@hospiceslo.org Ticket link now 'Live'  Venue: The Monday Club, 1815 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 Consider attending the teaching June 22nd & 23rd in Point Reyes Station, hosted by Black Mountain Circle (event link) The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Vancouver, BC

June 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Banyen Books and Sound, 3608 W 4th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 1P1 Canada

The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW VANCOUVER TALK SOLD OUT Consider attending talk in Victoria and/or Duncan - details below: Thursday, June 28th (7:30 - 9pm) Venue: Banyen Books & Sound, Vancouver, BC VICTORIA TALK: Friday, June 29th (7 – 9pm) Venue: Dave Dunnet Community Theatre at Oak Bay High, 2121 Cadboro Bay Road, Victoria, BC, Canada Click here for in person tickets. Click here for…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Victoria, BC

June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dave Dunnet Community Theatre, Oak Bay High, 2121 Cadboro Bay Road
Victoria, British Columbia Canada
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Friday, June 29th (7 - 9pm) Venue: Dave Dunnet Community Theatre at Oak Bay High, 2121 Cadboro Bay Road, Victoria, BC, Canada Click here for in person tickets. Click here for global livestream tickets. Consider attending Stephen's day long teaching on Saturday, June 30th (10-4pm) hosted by O.U.REcoVillage, Duncan, BC The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Duncan, BC

June 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
O.U.R. Ecovillage, 1565 Baldy Mountain Road
Shawnigan Lake, BC V0R 2W2 Canada
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Saturday, June 30th (10-4pm) hosted by O.U.R. EcoVillage, Duncan, BC TICKETS HERE!: registration link Consider attending the evening book reading/ talk on Friday, June 29th 7pm - 9pm in Victoria, BC (or join livestream option) Venue: Dave Dunnet Community Theatre at Oak Bay High, 2121 Cadboro Bay Road Click here for in person tickets. Click here for global livestream…

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July 2018

Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Toronto, ON

July 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Octopus Garden Holistic Yoga Centre, 967 College Street
Toronto, Ontario M6H 1A6 Canada
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Sunday, July 22nd (6:30-8:30pm) Venue: Octopus Garden Holistic Yoga Centre, 967 College Street, Toronto, ON, M6H 1A6 host & ticket  The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the weather, and the waters. The appearance of it all is this: We’d rather be defeated than persuaded. Perhaps we will be.…

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August 2018

Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Toronto, ON

August 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Institute of Traditional Medicine, 553 Queen St. West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2B6 Canada
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Saturday, August 18th (7-9pm) Venue: Institute of Traditional Medicine, Queen Street West, Toronto ticket purchase link Come of Age by Stephen Jenkinson | Official Book Trailer COMING (also with Nights of Grief & Mystery): Toronto at the Death Symposium, Sept 21-23, 2018 - www.idstoronto.org The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Calgary, AB

August 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Village at RMC, 4039 Brentwood Rd NW
Calgary, Alberta T2L 1L1 Canada

The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Wednesday, August 22nd (7-9pm) The Village at RMC I 4039 Brentwood Rd NW Calgary, Alberta, T2L 1L1 I info@thevillagecalgary.ca Host: Institute of Traditional Medicine Calgary ticket purchase link Come of Age by Stephen Jenkinson | Official Book Trailer COMING SOON: Toronto at the Death Symposium, Sept 21-23, 2018 - www.idstoronto.org  The sages seem to be departing.…

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September 2018

International Death Symposium: Toronto, ON

September 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - September 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Chestnut Conference Centre/ University of Toronto, 89 Chestnut Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G1R1 Canada
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full symposium schedule here: http://www.torontodeathsociety.org/portfolio.html SATURDAY SOIREE & CONCERT at OISE Auditorium - 252 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1V6 SATURDAY EVENING IS A NIGHT DEDICATED TO THE HAUNTINGLY BEAUTIFUL MUSIC OF TRADITIONAL IRISH KEENING, ZIMBABWEAN MBIRA ANCESTRAL SONGS, AND  PROFOUND AND POETIC STORYTELLING AND READINGS WOVEN INTIMATELY WITH MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT. THIS IS A NIGHT NOT TO BE MISSED! MINGLE, MEET AND ENJOY AN EVENING OF OUTSTANDING ENTERTAINMENT AND A CELEBRATION OF ALL THAT DEATH AND LIFE HAVE TO OFFER. KEENING (TRADITIONAL GRIEF/LAMENTS) & READINGS WITH…

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October 2018

Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Vancouver, BC

October 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Banyen Books and Sound, 3608 W 4th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 1P1 Canada
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Sunday, October 14th (10am-4pm) Host: Banyen Books & Sound - event page Location: Asian Centre, University of British Columbia, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, V6T 1Z2 Tickets available here 'Come of Age' by Stephen Jenkinson | Official Book Trailer 'Come of Age' book video trailer The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines…

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February 2019

Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ San Francisco, CA

February 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - February 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
California Institute of Ingral Studies, 1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble - 'Come of Age' book video trailer "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Friday Feb 1st, 2019 (7-9pm) Live Conversation https://www.ciis.edu/public-programs/public-programs-event-calendar/jenkinson-stephen-convo-ss19 https://www.facebook.com/events/175516149962852/ Saturday Feb 2nd, 2019 (10-4pm) daylong talk https://www.ciis.edu/public-programs/public-programs-event-calendar/jenkinson-stephen-wks-ss19 https://www.facebook.com/events/139705013570001/ The California Institute of Integral Studies is thrilled and excited to announce that Stephen will be returning to present this program. Though that is a long way off, they want to give…

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May 2019

Grief and the Love of Life ~ RENEW Fest, Mullumbimby, AU

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Grief: It’s how you love all those things in life that end.”​​​ Stephen Jenkinson Saturday, May 11th, 2019 (10am-12 noon) Host: RENEW Fest, connect@renewfest.org.au host ticket purchase link  - This is Australia’s festival of ecological, economic and social renewal in the heartland of Byron Shire, fourth year on Mothers Day weekend, 10-12 May 2019. Venue: RENEW Festival, Mullumbimby, Australia - details forthcoming - http://renewfest.org.au - RenewFest Facebook event (link here) A good death is everyone’s right.​ ​The idea makes no sense in a culture that doesn’t…

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