Saturday., February 14 – Sunday. February 15, 2014, Boog City will be putting on their annual winter event, Welcome to Boog City 8.5 poetry, music, theater, and film festival. It will feature 46 poets, 12 musical acts, 4 short films, 1 poets theater play, and 1 d.a. levy lives visiting press over the two days. You can view the […]
Long Island groundhogs predict Winter and Spring. Holtsville Hal and Malverne Mel agree with Punxsutawney Phil for 2015.
A Langston Hughes poem to share with preschoolers to elementary students, plus thoughts on the Google Doodle.
Filed under: Holidays, News, Peace, poetry | Tagged: Black History Month, Black Like Me, Dream Variation, Google Doodle, Google Doodle 2/1/2015, Harlem Renaissance, langston hughes, Langston Hughes for children, text of Black Like Me | Leave a Comment »
A calendar of folk and Americana music for Winter 2015
Filed under: Calendar, events, local, Long Island Music, long island music scene, music, News, suffolk county | Tagged: Bill Staines, Charlie Backfish, Christine Lavin, Claudia Schmidt, Dee Harris, gathering time, harry chapin, peacesmiths, Spuyten Duyvil, The Kennedys | Leave a Comment »
The Green Party NY Governor ticket has earned more than the 50,000 votes needed to keep the Green Party as an automatic, ballot status party! Updated Election Results Links: National Green Party overview from gp.org: http://www.gp.org/newsroom/press-releases/details/4/749 Green Party State-by-State Election Results from Green Party Watch: http://www.greenpartywatch.org/2014/11/04/green-party-2014-election-results/ Election Night notes and comments from onthewilderside: So far, […]
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Suffolk County Ballot Propositions 2014 results: Prop 4 – Financial Consolidation – PASSED (61.45% to 38.54%), with the ironic outcome that the County Executive just gave more power to the County Comptroller position, and a Republican won for Comptroller. At least there is some justice in this world!) Prop 5 – Shuffling and returning environmental […]
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Nassau Meet-and-Greet With Green Party Governor candidate Howie Hawkins! A chance for Nassau Howie Hawkins supporters to meet the candidate! Find out how you can help get out the vote in the final days of the campaign. Light refreshments served. Please RSVP or contact Jim Brown, Chair of the Green Party of Nassau County, in […]
Cuomo and Astorino both take pay-to-play contributions-for-contracts, while both are hypocrites for calling out the other for unethical transactions.
Filed under: election, governor, grassroots democracy, Green Party, howie hawkins, Long Island Politics, New York State Politics, News, progressive politics | Tagged: 3rd state senate, Adrienne Esposito, andrew cuomo, howie hawkins, Paul Senzer, pay-to-play, Rob Astorino, Steve Hackeling, Walter Long | Leave a Comment »