— Girls and Autism — Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center, 6500 Rookin, Houston, TX
Speaker: Rachel Phifer
Main Talk: Girls and Autism
Musician: Kory Quinn
MC: Gary Houle
Rachel Phifer, a longtime Oasis Attendee is the Mother of two daughters. Her oldest daughter was recently diagnosed with high functioning autism( formerly known as Aspergers) at the age of 21 ,after a long struggle with an undiagnosed condition. Rachel wonders if she might be on the spectrum herself, though she's never been diagnosed. This is the talk she wishes she'd heard years ago.
Kory Quinn is the steady pendulum of a land oil rig. He swings betwixt misery and pride. Over the last decade with seven official self-releases, Kory Quinn has tapped inspiration. He explores the complexities inherent in the immorality of capitalism and the individual purpose found in one’s work. With uncanny awareness aims his bead at the exact point where two disparate paradigms collide. He speaks of the greater implications of our reliance on fossil fuels, corrupt political system, the opioid epidemic, mental health, fear, etc. Even as he tackles such heaviness, the songs are boisterous, driving, and hopeful. The perfect rallying cry for humanity from the heart of a working man.
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