Earth Day 2018

Poster: Every Day is Earth Day Earth Day 2018 – What are we doing to minimize the use of plastic? Twitter Moment ‪Earth Day 2018 https://twitter.com/i/moments/987861028426862592‬ Headlines https://www.thedailybeast.com/when-did-earth-day-become-just-a-__-holiday https://www.vox.com/2018/4/21/17247994/earth-day-2018-plastic-climate-change Planeta.com What are your plans for Earth Day? Plastic

ByT Band 6th Anniversary

Oaxaca City, Mexico – Popular local band ByT (Blandas y Tlayudas) celebrates its sixth anniversary today (April 21) with a bus trip from Oaxaca City to Santa Maria el Tule. ¡Súbale, súbaleee! Concert Saturday, April 28 at the Balneario Ejidal Santa Lucía (across from URSE Rosario) starting at 10am. Key Links http://bytband.marcop.com.mx https://www.youtube.com/user/bytbandoaxaca https://twitter.com/bytband Tweets …

Mexico 2018 Elections

Spotlight on the 2018 Federal elections Headlines Mexican Election Coverage – Bloomberg Mexican Presidential Election Kicks Off With a Clear Favorite – Tom Buckley Mexico frontrunner to be tested in first of three presidential debates – Tom Buckley Planeta.com México México 2018

50th Anniversary Year for Clark County Museum

Photo: 4.20 Party Hashtag: #ClarkMuseum50 History On April 20, 1968, the very first public museum in the Vegas Valley opened in a condemned gymnasium in downtown Henderson. Fifty years later, the Clark County Museum has moved, changed names and become a pre-eminent location for learning the history of Southern Nevada. Coinciding with the anniversary, the …

Light City

Baltimore hosts the first ever large-scale light festival in the United States. During the festival each year, the city is transformed with state-of-the-art light displays, video projections on buildings, dancing fountains, light sculptures, and interactive technologies to create once-in-a-lifetime experiences for families, residents and visitors. Light City features uniquely curated live music shows that will …

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018

Poster New Zealand – Māori Language Week, te wiki o te reo Māori, is a government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language, one of the three official national languages of the country (Māori, English and New Zealand Sign Language). The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori …

Mni Ki Wakan: World Indigenous Peoples Decade of Water Summit

The Mni Ki Wakan: World Indigenous Peoples Decade of Water Summit seeks to co-create a collective Indigenous-designed map and transformative world agenda for the future. The 10-year international Indigenous water summit will bring and elevate the collective wisdom, intelligence, and futurities of Indigenous peoples in the world narrative. The summit takes place at the Wellstone …

Mexico City hosts national tourism forum

Mexico City hosts the 2018 National Tourism Forum May 7-9. Hashtag: #XVIForoTurismo Among the highlights – talks from the candidates for the presidency of Mexico who have been invited to present their proposals on tourism. Invited are José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, of the PRI-Green Coalition; Ricardo Anaya Cortés, of the PAN-PRD Coalition; and Andrés Manuel …

17th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues #UNPFII17

New York City – Announcing the 17th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), which takes place at the United Nations Headquarters April 16-27, 2018. This year’s theme: “Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and resources” Key Links https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/unpfii-sessions-2/2017-2.html http://webtv.un.org/live-now/watch/17th-session-of-the-un-permanent-forum-on-indigenous-issues-unpfii17-opening-ceremony/5701324928001 Questions Which sessions have live and recorded video? Who is …

International Dark Sky Week 2018

International Dark Sky Week takes place April 15-21. Hashtag: #idsw2018 Key Links http://www.darksky.org http://www.darksky.org/dark-sky-week-2018 https://www.facebook.com/IDAdarksky https://twitter.com/IDADarkSky Tweets by IDADarkSky Twitter Moment https://twitter.com/i/moments/985891301919883265‬ History International Dark Sky Week was created in 2003 by high-school student Jennifer Barlow and the event has grown to become a worldwide event and a key component of Global Astronomy Month. Each …