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Lisa Miles was the keynote speaker at the PARF 2009 Annual Conference.
*Pennsylvania Association of Rehabilitation Facilities
Lisa Miles Presents
PARF is honored this year to present special presentations by Lisa Miles, the Keynote speaker at the opening session of the PARF 2009 Annual Conference. In addition to gaining distinction as an independent scholar and author of Resurrecting Allegheny City: The Land, Structures & People of Pittsburgh's North Side and This Fantastic Struggle: The Life and Art of Esther Phillips, Lisa Miles is a professional creative artist -- musician and writer. She is a violinist and conceptual artist composing music, often in collaboration with film, theatre, visual and movement artists. Her work -- her writings, her music and her art -- will be displayed throughout the conference.
Conference participants will be able to hear her original music at the reception on Monday evening and at the luncheon on Tuesday. Her artistic work Presence -- a captivating performance piece about the stages of finding authentic self -- may be seen at the Conference.
It will be shown on video in the atrium of the Inn. Lisa Miles will be signing books after her keynote session on Tuesday and before and after Conference sessions on Tuesday morning. PARF is offering participants an opportunity to obtain signed copies of Fantastic Struggle, which will be on sale at the Conference. Participants will have an opportunity to speak with Lisa Miles at book events on Tuesday.