Jane’s Walk 2019

Elsewhere on the Web Jane’s Walk – janeswalk.org – is an annual festival of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs. Walks take place in hundreds of cities around the world. Key Links janeswalk.org Cities Facebook Questions Are there videos or features from the walks? Are there recommended online resources, publications, and maps? Background …

Mexico 2019

Mexico flag Rolling news from Mexico in 2019 January “Mexico has regained confidence in itself” “México ha recuperado la confianza en sí mismo” ⁦@m_ebrard⁩: “México ha recuperado la confianza en sí mismo” #REC2019 ⁦@SRE_mx⁩ pic.twitter.com/ISaL9UbgH7 — Daniel Hdez Joseph (@DanielHJoseph) January 7, 2019 February El Chapo’s final chapter – @ioangrillo La industria cultural, un sector …

Earth Day 2019

ePhoto: Jacob W. Frank/NPS, Bison Crossing the Road What are your plans for Earth Day? Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. And in 2019? Let us know your plans. Hashtag: #EarthDay Some history: Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea …

Merrie Monarch Festival 2019

Happening Now Hilo, Hawai’i – The Merrie Monarch Festival is considered the largest and most prestigious hula event in the Hawaiian Islands. The objective of the Festival is the perpetuation, preservation, and promotion of the art of hula and the Hawaiian culture. This week-long cultural event is held each spring. Now in its 56th year, …

Red Rock Canyon 2019

Photo: BLM, Red Rocks Breaking News Wednesday, Clark County commissioners took a key vote that will delay the development of the 3,000 home subdivision on Blue Diamond Hill. A 2,000-acre mixed-use, mostly housing development has been in the planning stages for an area near Red Rock Conservation Area. Nearby residents have long been opposed citing …

Investing in America: The Future of Work

Today in Las Vegas UNLV: Former Democratic U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and former Republican Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner are joining forces to elevate bipartisan policy solutions that can break through partisan gridlock, forge pathways to the middle class and help deliver a sustainable 21st Century workforce across the …

1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Easter 2019

Rolling coverage of Easter celebrations around the world in 2019 Embedded Tweets Hoy es la última función del ciclo #SemanaSanta en #CineMuseoIndígena. ¡Te esperamos a las 11 horas para seguir compartiendo el #PatrimonioCultural de los #PueblosIndígenas!Recuerda que la entrada y todas las actividades son gratuitas. pic.twitter.com/RPJxiLnCIP — Museo Indígena (@MiMuseoIndigena) April 20, 2019 A series …

World Heritage Day 2019

Logo 2019’s International Day for Monuments and Sites, aka World Heritage Day is April 18. This year’s global celebration hosted by ICOMOS spotlights the relevance of rural landscapes, the challenges that encompass their conservation, the benefits that these efforts provide, and how rural landscapes are intrinsically related with sustainable development. Hashtags: #worldheritageday, #IDMS2019, #RuralLandscapes Key …