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Artist and television host Bokara Legendre engages leading ethicists, artists, scientists, and philosophers in a dialogue on the nature of consciousness. Recorded at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York.
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ABOUT BOKARA LEGENDRE:
Bokara Legendre is an artist, writer and performer. She has worked as a reporter for a variety of publications including The North American Newspaper Alliance, the Charleston News and Courier and The New York Times. Bokara has produced and hosted television and radio interview shows including "Nine In the Morning," a daily hour long talk show on the CBS station in Washington D.C. In New York City she had her own radio column on WNYC, and also produced "Tex MacCrary Time" on WOR. In Palm Beach Florida, Bokara hosted a weekly television interview program called "Bobo in the Celebrity Room" interviewing stars of theater, screen and politics. In San Francisco she worked as the art critic for "Newsroom" on KQED, the local PBS station.
Bokara has worked as an actress in the theater, in New York and San Francisco. She trained at the American Theater Wing, the American Musical Academy and acted in a variety of summer stock companies. In the 1960s Bokara performed with Tom Eyen"s "Theater of the Eye" at La Mama and later at the Spoleto Festival in Italy.
Bokara has had exhibitions of her paintings at the Farah Damji Gallery in New York City, and the Zen Center in San Francisco. Her long time interest in shamanism, native traditions and Eastern spiritual disciplines has led her to investigate the wisdom of many cultures and teachers and she is presently writing a humorous memoir about her spiritual search.