Just got word about this film, GROW! which will have its Athens premiere on June 7 at Cine. It’s sponsored by Cine, Slow Food Athens, and Farm 255, the latter of which will host a prixe fixe dinner that night starting at 5 p.m. for $30, but you must register by May 31. Some of the farmers featured in the film will do a Q&A following the 7 p.m. screening — the screening only is...
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i make shiny things: Not cool Urban Outfitters,... →
imakeshinythings: One of my lovely customers sent me a message today with this link. And here is my United/World of Love line: My heart sank a little bit. The World/United States of Love line that I created is one of the reasons that I was able to quit my full-time job. They even stole the… A local etsy artist we did a story about some time ago had her work featured in one of the...
Japanese couple distraught over tsunami commit... →
This story is as mysterious as it is incredibly sad.
Photographer extraordinaire David Manning made this lovely video from last night’s Dylan birthday bash at a very packed Manhattan Cafe.
Happy 6th birthday, YouTube →
And holy crap: We’re amazed that over this last weekend, you drove YouTube past the 3 billion views a day mark, a 50% increase over last year. We barely remember what it was like before YouTube. Weird.
Congrats to GMOA education curator Carissa...
The Georgia Museum of Art (GMOA) announces that its curator of education Carissa DiCindio was recently selected by the National Art Education Association (NAEA) to receive the Southeastern Museum Education Art Educator Award, which recognizes the exemplary contributions, services and achievements of an outstanding NAEA member annually at the regional level.
magnolius: Pitchfork decided to give Neon Indian the 3D video treatment. the outcome is pretty much an acid trip through the eyes of a robot. Mostly I just like the above description. B/c this song really does give me a fever-dream flashback feeling. I just don’t need that at work.
Hey, hey, Watkinsville -- among the top 25 small... →
Athens is No. 12 on the Mid-Size cities list, which is also big news, but then Athens has been on there for something like five years running. At any rate, we live in a culturally rich area, and hurray for that!
So Athens might end up with contents of Ga. Music... →
From the Macon Telegraph: The Georgia Music Hall of Fame in downtown Macon is scheduled to close June 12. The hall of fame’s authority voted 4-3 Tuesday to shutter the museum next month. A contingency plan already in place will mean that collections and memorabilia now at the museum will be moved to the University of Georgia.
Happy 70th Birthday, Bob Dylan
theslowlearner: If you’re up for celebrating Mr. Dylan’s 70th, be sure to head over to the Manhattan Cafe tonight — starting at 8 p.m., about a dozen Athens musicians will be taking turns playing some Dylan greats. (Also, there will be cake :) Here’s the lineup: Justin Evans Daniel Aaron The Campbell Sisters Kaitlin Jones Clay Leverett The Corduroy Road Andy Dixon...
Here comes AthFest
Outdoor stages lineup below, more here AthFest 2011 Outdoor Stage Lineup Friday 6/24/2011 5-6 p.m. (MAIN STAGE) Easter Island (Athens) 6-6:30 p.m. – (SECOND STAGE) Oryx And Crake (Decatur) 6:30-7:15 p.m. (MAINSTAGE) Lera Lynn (Athens) 7:15-7:45 p.m. (SECOND STAGE) Woodfangs (Athens) 7:45-8:30 p.m. (MAIN STAGE) Centro-Matic (Denton, Texas) 8:30-9 p.m. (SECOND STAGE) Thomas Hardy of Dead...
The Ultimate Street Guide
Really, the only thing missing in this scenario are the actual peach trees. Not at all confusing… You learn quick which is which. via sarahchristine:atlantamagazine/rhythmofpeace:
Wow. I honestly think the people at Fox News carry guns with which they shoot themsevles in the feet. Repeatedly.
A series of Bloomberg News articles revealed that for-profit colleges have...– Today, the author of that series, Daniel Golden — and a conversation about for-profit colleges. Golden won the Pulitzer Prize for his 2003 series on college admissions and preferential treatment for The Wall Street Journal. (via nprfreshair)
We had broken our backs playing all over the world, and Warner Bros. was able to...– Michael Stipe, to Interview magazine
INCOMPLETE MANIFESTO FOR GROWTH →
mmmccc: Written in 1998, the Incomplete Manifesto is an articulation of statements exemplifying Bruce Mau’s beliefs, strategies and motivations. Collectively, they are how we approach every project. 1. Allow events to change you. You have to be willing to grow. Growth is different from something that happens to you. You produce it. You live it. The prerequisites for growth: the openness to...
R.E.M. makes Paste's 20 Best Hip-Hop/Rock... →
7. “Radio Song” Rapper: KRS-One Rockers: R.E.M. Peter Buck on this collaboration with KRS-One: ““When we wrote it out we only had acoustic guitar, bongos, bass, organ, and a 12-string over the chorus. When we got to the studio we added drums, and I put down some funk guitars and we…
This is probably, I'm guessing, Not Safe For...
nprfreshair: “Good people, unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, the ‘clean’ version of our new album… has leaked. So as a hostile and retaliatory measure with great hubris we are making the full explicit aka filthy dirty nasty version available for streaming on our site. We hope this brings much happiness, hugs, and harmony. Enjoy Kikoos for life!” -Beastie Boys, who 25 Years...