Boog Poets Theater Call for Work by 5/31/15

Call for Work for Boog Poets Theater with deadline of May 31, 2015. New playwrights & underrepresented voices encouraged. All welcome. Up to 15 minutes,

Welcome to Boog City 8.5 Fest 2/14/15-2/15/15

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 […]

8th Boog City Fest Sked 8/1-8/5/14

8/1-8/5/14: Boog will be celebrating its 23rd anniversary by putting on the eighth annual Welcome to Boog City poetry, music, and theater festival.

Last Night: Police rise to new level of abuse and violence against Occupy demonstrators

Two things: One: I believe that one reason the NYPD was as arrogant and violent as they were last night, is because of new policies and legislation passed by Obama and Congress in the last few weeks. People need to slow down and check out what our entire government – both parties – have been […]

Sat night/Early Sunday – OWS demonstrators at new park

1:08 am update: Not sure everything going on. The police forced protesters to leave Washington Square Park at midnight. I think some protesters stayed. Now, there are some protesters wandering the streets. I think a band of 70 heading back to Liberty Square/Zucotti. There are two Live Streams at times. The Global Revolution one is […]

Around 7:10pm Saturday: All eyes needed on Occupy Wall Street

Please watch the Live Stream (or, chat if video down):here. Look at the official OccupyWallSt.org website: here. I think there are 15,000 demonstrators in Times Square. And, cops on horeseback, with riot gear, acting bad. Everyone is singing, “This Little Light Off Mine, I’m Gonna Let It Shine.”

Evicting Occupy Wall Street?: Update, video, and chant

PLEASE TAKE ACTION TO STOP EVICTION TOMORROW! 1) In NYC: Call 311 and tell Bloomberg to support our right to assemble and to not interfere with #OWS. (Long Island and all out of town call 212-NEW-YORK/212-639-9675) 2) Come to #OWS on FRIDAY AT 6AM to defend the occupation from eviction. (Nearby subway stations: Cortland Street, […]

Our Occupy Wall Street Adventure AND second issue of OWS newspaper

Our Flickr page has dozens of photos from Occupy Wall Street today…onthewilderside Flickr: here. Here are my rough notes/retype from The Occupied Wall Street Journal Saturday, October 8, 2011 Issue 2 Articles:

What’s going on at Wall Street today?

Update! Tuesday, November 15, 2011: Mayor Bloomberg and NYPD evicted protesters from Liberty Square. Judge issued court order that should not be/have been evicted. Bloomberg defying order (under guise of reading paperwork). Hearing at 11am. Meanwhile, folks gathering at 6th and Canal AND Foley Square. Zucotti Park seems to be closed this morning. (Update at […]

Occupy Wall Street takes the Brooklyn Bridge…

Well, at least the news is interesting. The Occupy Wall Street protesters marched across the Brooklyn Bridge. And, they succeeding in stopping all traffic leaving Manhattan on the Brooklyn Bridge. That is quite an accomplishment for a nonviolent demonstration. Now, it appears the police have trapped or “kettled” hundreds (or is it a thousand or […]

NYC Police handcuff City Councilman and aid to the Public Advocate

KW writes: The New York Police were really caught red-handed in a sample of their systemic, business-as-usual, prejudice and bullying. Background story, The Councilman explaining what happened that day: here. (exerpt from) Daily Politics/NY Daily News City Councilman Jumaane Williams: NYPD Lying About West Indian Day Parade Incident by Celeste Katz/Erin Einhorn 9/6/2011 A city […]

NYC: Spraying in Brooklyn and Queens on Wed 8/3 and Thurs 8/4

You can get the official pesticide spraying schedule at the New York City Department of Health: here Summer 2011 The Coordinator of the  No Spray Coalition sent this message and announcement around: The City will be spraying large parts of Brooklyn and Queens tonight and tomorrow with toxic pesticides. Please help us stop it! The […]

Complete Welcome to Boog City Fest Sked 8/5 -8/9/11

Update: Some photos from 2011 Boogfest are at Ian’s Flickr: here. IW:  Ian will be reading on Sun. Aug. 7, at 12:20 p.m. for 10 minutes at Unnameable Books (600 Vanderbilt Ave., bet. Prospect Pl./St. Marks Ave., Brooklyn) Hi, One month from now, from Fri., Aug. 5 through Tues. Aug. 9, we’ll be celebrating Boog’s 20th anniversary by putting […]

Earth Day NYC 2011! (via Ecobeth)

4/2//11 – Earth Day in NYC was fabulous this year, as always. There were celebrations in Times Square and at Grand Central Station. I’ll let the pictures tell the story!  For more info see EarthDayNY.org. There is also a “Re-green the World” campaign where by you text the word TREE to 85944 and you’ll be donating $5 […]

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