Kitchen Sink Dharma: Staying Sane in the Biz (Westside)

with Stanley Weiser & David Fraioli

April 24th (2013)

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  • $15.00 Program Price
Room: WESTSIDE SHAMBHALA @ 3877 Grand View Blvd, Mar Vista, 90066
Hollywood and the Path of Meditation: A conversation with Stanley Weiser
 
Suggested Donation: $15.
 
The Biz is full of ups and downs, challenges and joys of all kinds, disappointments, elation, hope and fear. How can the path of meditation and the view of Basic Goodness help those on this career path? Join screen writer Stanley Weiser, longtime student of Shambhala Buddhism, and writer of the films "Wall Street" and "W", and host David Fraioli, for a discussion, Q and A, and reception.
 
Stanley Weiser is an American screenwriter. He was born in New York City and is a graduate of the NYU Film School. His screen credits include Wall Street and W., both directed by Oliver Stone. He also wrote the 20th Century Fox animal rights film, Project X, and two civil rights dramas for television, Murder In Mississipi and Freedom Song. He is credited for creating the characters of the sequel to Wall Street, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. In addition, he served as script consultant on Oliver Stone's Nixon and Any Given Sunday.
 
David Fraioli is an actor and student of Shambhala Buddhism.
 

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