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As Lovely As Rain

Sweet sound

each gentle droplet
A snowflake’s dream
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Tree Sculptor Judith Z. Miller Presents: Unique Tree Branch Percussive Instrument-Making Workshop – July 23rd – Park Slope Brooklyn – CANCELLED DUE TO HEAT WAVE

CANCELLED DUE TO HEAT WAVE – WILL RESCHEDULE SOON. In a culture where we BUY everything, it’s a radical and fulfilling shift to create with our own hands. Come – join me in our lush and beautiful St. Mark/Warren Street Community garden to make your own musical percussive shaker out of a TREE BRANCH/found materials and objects that are precious to you.
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Grammy Culture War – Calling for NARAS Resignations & Boycotts!

May 22nd’s press conference at the Nuyorican Poets Café in NYC was energized by the presence of some of the world’s greatest musicians. Accusations of cultural genocide, ignorance, greed – and a plea to save the Grammy’s from itself – specifically, by recanting the recent action of the NARAS Board to eliminate 31 Grammy categories.

The eliminated categories include not only Latin Jazz, Native American, Zydeco and Polka – but approximately one third of American music. The panelists perceived the decision by NARAS to be racist, destructive, divisive and shortsighted. Continue reading

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Art Exhibition – PASSION: Lesbian Visions 2009, Curated by Heidi Russell

Fresh Fruit Festival is pleased to present PASSION: Lesbian Visions 2009. Who occupies post-modern Lesbos? Fresh Fruit Festival has invited an international array of self-defined Lesbian artists to tell us along with what ignites their passion. A dynamic group of visionary artists have responded in a variety of disciplines. Their unique perspectives are revealed in this multi-media gallery show. Continue reading

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