Healing Through Art

$560 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 17 people in 63 months

The Blue Rose Healing Through Art exposes the perpetrators, empowers the victims, and educates family, friends and community about trauma.



The Blue Rose...
symbolizes
The impossible
The unattainable
The cautions
A need to be discrete

The Blue Rose has certain
charms and unique mysteries
that do not reveal themselves freely

A closed Blue Rose is a victim
struggling to be free.
An open Blue Rose is a survivor
who has found their voice


                                             The Blue Rose
                                                           is
                                                   Me & You


We as people struggle in our daily lives… some of these struggles are a result of trauma.   The holidays often the hardest; “family secrets,” increase anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, guilt, and fear.  

The Blue Rose is a movement,  our first project presented under the Amazing WoMen Poetry/Artist Showcase speaks out and shines a light on the taboos of sexual abuse and domestic violence.

All artist donate their time, and pay their own expenses. My give back is to promote them and their work on The-Blue-Rose.org   As the founder of the Blue Rose I am seeking your financial support, so that I can give back a lot more not only to the artist but the victims and survivors in our communities.  




We are looking to raise money to establish the Blue Rose as a non profit.   Our goal is to use the various arts to speak out agains traumas that affect our lives on a daily basis; sexual abuse, domestic violence, street violence, post traumatic stress disorder, mental health and more.  

By using various forms of art we open additional lines of communication.   

your support will also allow us to travel outside of these three states, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York.  We can provide food at some of the community events.  We can market The Blue Rose and Healing Through Art all year round. 

We can build a partnership to help our community become stronger, heal and find their voice.   


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We are still trying to raise money for food and travel expenses anything you can do to help out will be greatly appreciated
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The Blue Rose is not an individual person, it is a movement. It is healing through art. It is victims and supporters, both men and women using their attention, poetry, music, songs, and dance to speak out against trauma.
When I think about healing through art I'm thinking about a collaboration between the arts.
It's arts interpreting or capturing another person's thoughts, ideas, and feelings within their craft.
It's about taking a poem and creating a dance, a drawing, a painting, a masterpiece.
It's a poet taking a picture, a dance, a musical note and interpreting it into something different, something equally beautiful.
It means reaching all five senses through interpretation of art, poetry, music, songs, and dance to speak out against trauma.
Please help contribute to our success.
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Great Hall
Hosted by The Blue Rose
Thursday, April 13th 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
6 Norfolk Street Dorchester, MA. 02124
No cover – donations welcome
Open to all ages
Light refreshments will be available

Hosted by Mojavi
Saturday April 15th
Albany New York

Poetic vibe
Hosted by Danielle Colin
Monday, April 17th
77 Congress Street Troy, NY 12180

Art is Life Itself
Hosted by Nina LaNegra
Thursday, April 20th 7:00 pm –10:00 pm
12 Dade Street Roxbury, MA. 02119
No cover – donations welcome
Open to all ages

Café S.O.U.L
Hosted by Contessa Brown
Saturday, April 22nd 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
62 Dikes Street Loft 5 #302, Providence RI
Cover $5.00 ages 17 plus
Light refreshments will be available

Lizard Lounge
Hosted by Jeff Robinson
Sunday April 23rd 7:30 pm – 1:00 am
1667 Mass Ave Cambridge Ma.
Cover $7.00 21 +

Hosted by Anderson Allen
Saturday April 29th
Rochester, New York
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“You only cry for help when you think there is help to cry for” By Wentworth Miller

Children bottle thinks up and hold things in because they do not want to hurt their parents. Emotions often get in the way of communication because we do not want to inflict pain on others.
Perpetrators rely on that emotion. The members of the Blue Rose are survivors and supporters who have taken their past traumas and turned them into Healing Through Art. Let us send a message to that child, woman, or man being targeted at home, at school at work or in the streets. You are not alone. We are here listening, caring, and sharing. You are loved and not alone.
A few of our artist have not only shared their stories with The Amazing WoMen Poetry/Artist showcase. ( http://www.the-blue-rose.org/amazing-women-poetry-artist-showcase.html) But they have published their stories for you to find comfort and healing within your private space.
Artist/Authors:
Toni Rose: Hyper Vigilant e ( https://www.amazon.com/Hyper-Vigilant-e-Survivors-Story-Toni-Rose/dp/154037520X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1486934454&sr=1-1&keywords=hyper-vigilant-e)
Tim Hall: Trust the Process ( http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/tv_hall)
Kishana Smith” Diary of a codependent ( https://www.amazon.com/Diary-Codependent-Kishana-Smith/dp/1535603712/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1478381467&sr=1-1&keywords=diary+of+a+codependent)
Colleen Williams: Who feels it knows it ( https://www.amazon.com/dp/B017SICTGY/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1#nav-subnav) and Stop ( https://www.amazon.com/Stop-Colleen-Williams-ebook/dp/B01M9GWK9B/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1478381144&sr=1-1&keywords=stop+by+colleen+williams)
Ashley Wonder: Rise ( http://doublebunnypress.storenvy.com/products/18086189-rise-by-ashley-wonder)
It is time to take the taboo out of those family secrets of sexual abuse and domestic violence. It is time to empower yourself. Break the Silence and Find Your Voice.
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$560 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 17 people in 63 months
Created December 3, 2012
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$15
Karyn Dyer
10 months ago

Thank you all for sharing your truths in Troy tonight!

SB
$100
Sarah Brinley
25 months ago

I'm happy to contribute to the amazing work you are doing

AL
$20
Atiya Lodge
35 months ago

I will help.

$30
Anonymous
43 months ago
TP
$50
Thomas Parsons
59 months ago

Feature last night of the Blue Rose was amazing!!!

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