Kate Vestlie is an artist, a mother and a Baha’i based in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. She creates her pieces of artwork using layers of material, assembled in such a way as to create a simulated reality, where art comes to life. Often turning to her belief in the Baha’i Faith for inspiration, she finds that the more challenging parts of her art are what make it the most rewarding.
In this short film, Kate shares some of the thoughts and inspiration behind her art. Continue reading
This nine minute video shows highlights of the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah which took place at the Malvern Banquet Room in Malvern, Victoria, Australia. Continue reading
‘A Gift for Baha’u’llah’ is a play that was performed in Whittlesea, Victoria in Australia for the bicentenary anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah on 21 October 2017. Continue reading
Jody Cooper is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and performer who draws his musical inspiration from an array of musical icons ranging from The Beatles to Mike Oldfield, and his thought-provoking lyrics are drawn from life experiences, as well as being a Baha’i.
With three albums and an EP already under his belt, this year Jody released a new concept album called Serenades & Odes to a Cracked World (Part 1), so we decided to catch up with Jody to find out more about the album and his music. Continue reading
Rainn Wilson (best known for his acting role in the TV show “The Office”) gives a great talk called “Baha’u’llah, His Life and Teachings” at the National Baha’i Center in Iceland in 2017. Continue reading
In this short film called Hope from Iran, producer/director Flavio Azm Rassekh attempts to show that although hopelessness has become a major theme in our society today, through the stories of four very different individuals, there is still hope, which was born in Persia 200 years ago and it has spread to over 120 thousand localities around the globe. For Iranians hope will come from nowhere else in the world but from the heart of the country. Continue reading
In this talk, Dr. Shad (Farshad Fani Marvasti MD, MPH) explores the role of “Food as Medicine,” the interplay with the Baha’i Writings and an update on the state of the science with respect to food as medicine in the care and prevention of disease. The talk draws on his experience as a practicing physician, researcher and medical educator to look at selections from the Baha’i writings as well as evidence from emerging scientific theories and research in this field of medicine. Continue reading
“A Muslim and a Baha’i. A story of prejudice, loss, and remembrance” That’s the tagline for The Sweet Seashore, a new short film by Aziz Tebyanian. Continue reading
Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel has now surpassed over one million views and the Baha’i Blog team is super excited! In fact, over the last 12 months, Baha’i Blog’s YouTube channel has doubled in just about everything including views, subscribers, shares and content, and although it’s not just about the numbers for us, we’re excited about this milestone! Continue reading
In this video created by the Washington DC Baha’i community in honor of the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah, we get an overview of the Washington DC Baha’i community, its history and its efforts at community building. Continue reading