Byron Writers Festival 2019

Poster The Byron Writers Festival — byronwritersfestival.com — is a literary event taking place on the first weekend of August in Byron Bay, New South Wales. 2019 dates: August 2-4. Hashtag: #byronwf2019 Key Links byronwritersfestival.com Festival Facebook – Event Page YouTube @bbwritersfest Tweets by bbwritersfest Questions Are portions of the festival available via livestreaming and/or …

Guelaguetza 2019

Poster What is Guelaguetza, and could it actually ‘get you’ July 22 and 29? The stage is set for this year’s performances in Oaxaca de Juárez on the last two Mondays of July this year. Performances at 9:45am and 4:45pm local time. Join us as we watch, enjoy and amplify the livestreaming video from Oaxaca, …

International Congress for Conservation Biology 2019

Hashtags This week (July 21-25): The International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) holds its bienniel meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), the world’s largest professional society dedicated to the science and practice of conserving Earth’s biological diversity. Close to 2,000 scientists, including conservation professionals and students, policy experts, and government officials are attending …

Seattle is Dying

Documentary artwork Recommended Viewing: Seattle is Dying KOMO’s Eric Johnson explores solutions to the drug and homelessness problem is having in “Seattle is Dying.” Key Links KOMO News Special: Seattle is Dying There But For the Grace of God… Demon at the Door @komonews Planeta.com Seattle Seattle Links Homeless

Digital Megatrends

Report cover Recommended Reading: Digital Megatrends Digital Megatrends 2019 [pdf · 3mb] By Dr Stefan Hajkowicz and Dave Dawson, from Data61’s Strategic Insights team Data 61: This report explores plausible futures using methods of strategic foresight pioneered at CSIRO’s Data61. We explore the coming decade of digital disruption through the lens of six interlinked megatrends …

World Listening Day 2019

Poster July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2019, #acousticecology, #deeplistening, #WorldListeningDay This year’s theme for World Listening Day 2019 is “Listening With” created by Annea Lockwood. This year’s celebration challenges a state of “listening with an awareness that all around you are other life-forms simultaneously listening and sensing with you.” World Listening Day is …

International Folk Art Market 2019

Logo This weekend Santa Fe, New Mexico hosts the 2019 International Folk Art Market July 12-14. Hashtag: #IFAM2019 Key Links folkartmarket.org Event page Facebook @ifamsantafe Questions = Preguntas Is there a directory of artisans and info about where to purchase their works? Bonus points: Directory with social web accounts Are there other directories of international …

2019 Online Indigenous Film Festival

Recommended Viewing UNESCO recently teamed with countries from Latin America and the Caribbean together to launch an Online Indigenous Film Festival (OIFF) within the context of the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 (IYIL2019) and of the Latin American and the Caribbean Week, that took place in June 2019 at UNESCO Headquarters (Paris, France). In …

2019 Summer Roadtrip USA

Photo: Joseph City Road trip! Preparing the next roadtrip from Nevada to North Carolina, the southern hinterlands of the USA. Notes from the June 2019 roadtrip: Las Vegas – Charlotte – Dallas – Albuquerque – Gallup This is a family-visiting trip as my mother delivers her grandmother’s dresser to her youngest granddaughter. Questions What are …