Foamboard

Photo: 2010 Xochimilco Foamboard is a portable, inexpensive noticeboard. It’s an idea that can easily be copied. It has a frugal budget but works wonders in creating opportunities for timely conversations. It’s a great way to amplify local voices. Foamboard is a practical, economical and creative lo-fi heritage media. It’s part collage, part information board, …

February 21 is International Mother Language Day

Poster: International Mother Language Day = Dia Internacional de la Lengua Materna February 21 is International Mother Language Day declared by UNESCO in 1999 to celebrated linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Events, workshops and even tweets on this date promote awareness. Hashtags: #dilm, #LenguaMaterna UNESCO: “Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and …

State of Nevada

Logo Recommended Listening: KNPR’s State of Nevada — knpr.org/programs/knprs-state-nevada — is a weekday conversation, 9am-10am, about the places Nevadans call home. Newsmakers and experts give context to local issues; discussion and profile interviews. Call the live show in Las Vegas: (702) 258-3552 and toll-free 1 (877) ASK-KNPR. Twitter: @KNPRnews Podcast fans, subscribe directly using iTunes …

Little Grass Shack

Poster Among our favorite radio programs in 2018: Little Grass Shack, a Saturday staple on KUNV, Broadcasting from Greenspun Hall, UNLV. (Las Vegas). New hours: Sundays, 10am-1pm. Share the aloha and listen. Phone: 702-895-7078 and 702-895-5868. Pluses Fun hosts, engaging chatter Chance to learn about the 9th island and the connections among islands Hawaiian word …

Colin Bisset

Photo Presenting the explorer of the iconic, Colin Bisset. A serial clarifier, Colin condenses the wonders of physical icons around the globe in lively, poetic and educational 3-5 minute capsules on the weekend Blueprint for Living. One of my all-time favorite segments from Australian National Radio’s considerable program, Colin’s features continue to surprise and take …

Digital Literacy Quiz

Poster Planeta.com’s Digital Literacy Quiz is used in tandem with our workshops and February’s Responsible Travel Week. It’s part of our internal effort of cyber housekeeping that we share with friends. Upgrading our personal skills is a worthy goal of its own. Responsible Travel Week asks for examples that answer timely questions. Are we personally …

Soundcloud Faves

Logo The future of Soundcloud – soundcloud.com – is murky, but what a terrific outlet for professional and amateur podcasts alike. Our favorites: Kumoontun https://soundcloud.com/kumoontun Kumoontun Afropop https://soundcloud.com/afropop-worldwide Afropop Edge of Sports https://soundcloud.com/edgeofsports Edge of Sports Le Show https://soundcloud.com/leshowharryshearer Le Show Honolulu Civil Beat https://soundcloud.com/civilbeat Honolulu Civil Beat Native America Calling https://soundcloud.com/native-america-calling Native America Calling …

The Nevada Independent

Elsewhere on the Web The Nevada Independent – thenevadaindependent.com – is one of our favorite sources for comprehensive coverage of all things Nevada. About: The Nevada Independent is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news and opinion website founded in 2017 by veteran political journalist and commentator Jon Ralston. The site and its supporting channels are focused on ethical, unbiased …

Bookstores

Buzzwords Bookstore Questions What are your favorite bookstores? = ¿Cuáles son tus librerías favoritas? Headlines https://lithub.com/on-the-experience-of-entering-a-bookstore-in-your-forties-vs-your-twenties – @the_big_quiet Planeta.com New Titles Books Books Links

Press Freedom

Buzzwords Press Freedom = May 3 is World Press Freedom Day and commemorates the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek. Key Links http://www.un.org/en/events/pressfreedomday/index.shtml https://en.unesco.org/wpfd Planeta.com World Press Freedom Day Journalism Freedom