Archive for June, 2013

Issa’s Untidy Hut: Just This by Margaret Chula: Small Press Friday

Issa’s Untidy Hut: Just This by Margaret Chula: Small Press Friday.

reaching this way from, by Scott Watson

reaching this way from
 
horizon sea morning
 
sunlight glimmer,
 
 
another time, another
 
angle, sea is emerald, turquoise,
 
winter grey metallic.
 
 
cupped in hands
 
there is no color. from
 
such a sea, arriving.
 
– Scott Watson

Israelis brand selves in solidarity with animals – Associated Press

Associated Press – One of 11 animal rights activists branded with numeral 269 in Prague, Czech Republic, 6.26.13. Animal rights activists from 269 Life movement  adopted the act of human branding to raise awareness about animal rights.The movement  launched with a public branding in Tel Aviv last year and has since mushroomed around the world, with brandings held in Italy, the U.S., Argentina and beyond. The group’s name is derived from a number branded on a calf that activists saw at an Israeli dairy farm last year. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Israelis brand selves in solidarity with animals – Yahoo! News.

Western black rhino officially extinct / Yahoo! News – Yahoo! News


Africa’s western black rhino (AP)

Western black rhino officially extinct | Yahoo! News – Yahoo! News.

Obama clashes with African host over gay rights – Associated Press

Associated Press/Evan Vucci - President Barack Obama listens as Senegalese President Macky Sall speaks during a news conference at the Presidential Palace, in Dakar, Senegal, Thursday, June 27, 2013. Obama is visiting Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania on a week long trip. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Associated Press/Evan Vucci – President Barack Obama listens as Senegalese President Macky Sall speaks during a news conference at the Presidential Palace, in Dakar, Senegal, Thursday, June 27, 2013. Obama is visiting Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania on a week long trip. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama clashes with African host over gay rights – Yahoo! News.

The New Jazz Workshop

The New Jazz Workshop the jazz band co-founded by Dezron Douglas(bass) and Lummie Spann(saxophones) is a new band that should be on every jazz players radar. Josh Evans a rising star on the trumpet is featured as were David Bryant on piano and Chris Beck on drums. Surely a band to keep an eye, and ear, on.   – John Braithwaite

Jerome Rothenberg: from “The Seven Hells of the Jigoku Zoshi,” Poem & Variation / Jacket2

Jerome Rothenberg: from “The Seven Hells of the Jigoku Zoshi,” Poem & Variation / Jacket2.

delivered by John Bloomberg Rissman’s In the House of the Hangman 1366 at Zeitgeist Spam