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Gmail - Free Storage and Email from Google. Raspberry Pirate Radio. Creative Voice. Bublcam - Bubl Technology Inc. All-Over Shirt Printing | Full Color Shirts | Jakprints, Inc. Who We Are. Carleton Gholz, PhD, President Gholz is a writer and sound activist. LaVell Williams, Vice President of Fundraising & Events Williams is a poet and singer. Michelle McKinney, Vice President of Archives & History McKinney is a singer, dancer, and archivist.

Angie Linder, Secretary Linder is a record label manager. Donna Gardner, Treasurer Gardner is a grant and contract administrator. STAFFCarleton S. INTERNDanae Dracht, Wayne State University School of Library and Information Science, Spring-Summer 2015 FORMER INTERNSColleen Marquis, University of Michigan School of Information, Spring 2015 Richard Marcil, Wayne State University History Department, Spring 2014.

Make Music New York. Punk Island | Make Music New York | June 21, 2015. Punk isn’t dead… it’s just stranded on an island from MMNY 2014, Photo: Lyz Maniakis Sunday, June 21 10am – 9pmRain or Shine! Make Music New York’s Punk Island returns for its eighth year on June 21st, with nearly 100 punk bands, from as far away as the Philippines to as near as the East Village, all gathering on a Staten Island pier – just steps away from the Ferry Terminal — for a day-long punk experience.

For ten hours, bands including RVIVR, Disaster Strikes, Rum Rebellion, and InCircles will be playing with a whirlwind of punks from all over representing every facet of the punk musical spectrum. Stages Punk Island 2015 Lineup How to Get to Punk Island Punk Island will be held at the “Coast Guard” plaza and pier, 100 yards south of the Ferry Terminal in St George, Staten Island. Aerial view of Punk Island The terminal is a 25-minute ferry ride from Lower Manhattan.

Parking is also available in the Ferry Terminal’s Municipal Parking Lot. Practical Tips Photo: Vincent Barone. Build a Rainwater Collection System. Reposted with permission from Instructables. I recently helped my father install a 275 gallon rainwater collection system. The system is based on an industrial 275 gallon container known as an IBC. You can buy them used, or if you really look around, you can even find them for free. One problem with typical rain-barrels is that they can only collect 55 gallons. This rain storage container collects five times that volume, while not taking up all that much more space than a single rain barrel. In my area, you can buy used IBCs through Craigslist for about $85 each. Those come with a metal cage around them that allows them to be stacked. Instead of buying them, I found a local bottler who throws them out because they are plastic containers without the metal cages. After washing the container out well, it is ready to be repurposed for rainwater collection.

Besides the water container, this project requires other materials, including: Let’s get started with the rainwater storage setup. Jones Valley Teaching Farm | Just another WordPress site. Nigerians Are Building Fireproof, Bulletproof, And Eco-Friendly Homes With Plastic Bottles And Mud. These colorful homes are bulletproof, fireproof, and can withstand earthquakes. They also maintain a comfortable temperature, produce zero carbon emissions, and are powered by solar and methane gas from recycled waste.

Plastic is everywhere. In fact, the environment is so riddled with it, researchers predict that 99% of all birds on this planet will have plastic in their gut by the year 2050. It is not enough to persuade people to use less, plastic needs to be repurposed and reused to be kept out of landfills. Despite informative infographics, emotional statistics, and recycling programs, many nations – especially the United States – continue to toss plastics into landfills without much care. This unfortunate reality has spurred many to get creative with the discarded byproducts of society.

As phys.org reports, the housing crisis has become so bad in Nigeria, nearly 16 million units are required to address the shortage. Credit: Andreas Froese/ECOTEC. Dining — Center for Craft & Applied Arts. Dining at the CCAA will make a connection for visitors The careful sourcing and preparation of food which has entered our cultural awareness is the same practice that craftspeople engage in when making their work. The Center for Craft & Applied Arts will be home to two dining establishments, one fine dining, the other casual, which will feature interior architecture, fixtures, servingware, and implements made on-site at the center.

These unique dining establishments will help visitors understand depth and breadth of craft manufacturing through contextual use. Many products used will be for sale in the adjacent retail space. We are currently looking for chefs and restauranteurs Interested in locating at the Center for Craft & Applied Arts? Scheherazade Washington Parrish, CPC | Educator | Life Coach | Healer. Announcing 70 finalists in the Knight Arts Challenge Detroit. Above photo: Detroit Youth Volume. Today, we’re excited to share the finalists of the 2015 Detroit Knight Arts Challenge - 70 ideas culled from 1,000-plus submissions from neighborhoods across Detroit. The list below is packed with exciting ideas from the city’s cultural community, and a few trends. This year, we saw projects focused on capturing and preserving Detroit’s historical and artistic legacy, reclaiming spaces for local artists to create new work and exchange ideas, and to release made-in Detroit musical recordings that celebrate the cities unique sound – from 70s gospel music reissues to Bengali songbooks.

We will announce the winners on Oct. 27, once the finalists’ detailed proposals are reviewed by a panel of local artists and arts advocates. Thanks to everyone who submitted an idea, and we look forward to celebrating with the winners in the fall. Courtesy of Cranbrook: Truth Booth Marsha Music: Creating “Salon Detroit,” a space for artists and thinkers to exchange ideas. Programs | Ecovillage at Ithaca. “The [5 day] program was an excellent balance between the physical environmental aspects and the social and community dynamics. It worked very well. Being able to sit in on the “World Café” was a fantastic experience and I highly recommend it. Can’t wait to return.” – Heather Sullivan-Catlin, Professor, SUNY Potsdam, Sustainable Communities class trip 2013 Learn@EcoVillageIthaca programs help people to: gain a new vision and hope for how humans can live together in partnership with the planetunderstand the link between social justice and ecological sustainabilityexperience a sense of belonging to the land and to a learning communitydevelop specific skills and knowledge to apply in their own lives and workbe motivated to take action when they get home Experiential learning programs and events include in-depth Tours, overnight Immersion experiences, and New Farmer training.

EPA Climate Showcase Community Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming. Best Russian Poetry, Atlanta Review Russia Issue, Part 3: the PRINT ORGANS [by Alex Cigale] For the past 30 quarterly issues, with alarming regularity, right on time, every three months or so, I, along with a rotating crew of intrepid volunteer editors, including, at one time or another, Philip Dacey, Jahann Dawkins, Karla Huston, Josie Kearns, have read a few hundred submissions to assemble a literary magazine, in the old Small Press mold, Third Wednesday. Every submission is read anonymously; Larry strips off all the identifying remarks and sends them on to us with initials only. Among our regular contributors have been Marge Piercy, Susan Deer Cloud, Terry Blackhawk, X. J. Kennedy, Charles Harper Webb, Simon Perchik -- I could go on and on.

Third Wednesday, because the print journal emerged out of a weekly poetry meet-up, held on every third Wednesday of the month, at Sweetwaters Cafe, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where I'd spent most of the 80s. When Larry (already in his 80s!) Coming up on 50 years next year, and reading for issue 105, is Hanging Loose Press. AC: Hi, Robert! Machines of the Isle of Nantes. The elephant of the Isle of Nantes The Machines of the Isle of Nantes (Les Machines de l'île) is an artistic, touristic and cultural project based in Nantes, France.

Background[edit] The project of Machines de l'île in Nantes aims to promote city's image and tries to build an identity as a creative metropole of dream and of fantasy. The Concept[edit] The Site[edit] Since 1 July, 2007, the site is open to the public. Three major Machines projects include : the Great Elephant (2007)the Marine Worlds Carrousel (2012)the Heron Tree (2014) The Great Elephant[edit] The mechanical elephant is 12 meters high and 8 meters wide, made from 45 tons of wood and steel. The Marine Worlds Carrousel[edit] The Marine Worlds will be a huge carrousel, rising nearly 25m high and measuring 20m in diameter. Slideshow : some pictures of the machines from the Carrousel being built (2010) The Heron Tree[edit] The Heron Tree is a steel structure of 45 meters in diameter and 28 meters in height, topped with two herons.