Listen

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Winston Churchill

This week, we are taking the time to listen. The rains have arrived, bringing nature’s spring orchestra of frogs, birds and cicadas and they’re belting out melodies and (more…)

Conversation

“There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.” Michel de Montaigne

This week, we are talking to each other. The world is changing. Society is changing. Change is the only constant in our universe. We are gathering to mourn change that (more…)

Imagine

“You can’t do it unless you can imagine it.” George Lucas

This week we are making it up. There is an issue to address that didn’t exist when HK heartbeat was born. The idea behind this project was to (more…)

Destruction

“Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.” Pablo Picasso

This week we are witnessing a breakdown. After last September, it is difficult to see the loss of greenbelt at the hands of humans, especially while bees are (more…)

Dark

“There is nothing in the dark that isn’t there when the lights are on.” Rod Serling

This week we are going dark. The days are longer and the sun is brighter and the evenings are fresh. It’s the perfect time of year to turn (more…)

Spring

“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.” Pablo Neruda

This week, we are ready for spring. The sun has returned after refreshing rains gave everything a needed boost and a clean look with a burst of fresh (more…)

Care

This week, we value care above all. It’s easy to convince ourselves that nobody really gives a shit. Landfills are bursting. Food is making us sick. We are (more…)

Build

This week, we harness the power of emotion — energy in motion. A single chainsaw is singing the heartbreaking song of progress next door. After losing so many (more…)