Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Climate Change Is Real












And if must blogger say, I have written, or typed about the topic of the weather and climate change on this blog before. And in the midst of reading about gun violencethose St. Louis protests over police violence and other headline news of the day, I have also found myself reading about the weather gone wacky again with extreme weather and unprecedented record breaking weather events seemingly becoming the norm starting with that massive ice shelf that broke off of Antarctica a while ago like a scene from straight out of the movie The Day After Tomorrow, and all of these earthquakes, wildfires and hurricanes in that country of North America and planet earth this past month, between Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, MexicoCalifornia.OregonMontana, Idaho and the Caribbean Islands all being affected by natural disasters of earthquakes and wildfires or from being underwater from hurricanes and tropical storms with names like Harvey, Irma, Jose, Maria and beyond this past month, and it all has me wondering all of these theories of if Jesus Christ wants to return again or if Revelations XII  is here or about to be here or something, or if the earths magnetic poles have shifted or if that planet Nibiru is headed towards or passing by planet earth, or if it is the beginning of armageddon and the apocalypse and the first five minutes of that movie The Day After Tomorrow, with I think all of these weather disasters seemingly having started after that great American solar eclipse, the first solar eclipse in 99 years, and every eye shall see him... and not to mention those 7 Theories About The World Ending On September 23, 2017 According To Astrology, Planet X Predictions, And The Bible or simply is the world ending or about to end or if the end is near as it always has been since the beginning of time I think. There are no words I can blogger think of to describe this all except to say Mother Earth is upset and climate change is real.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Racism


Hey again bloggers, or whoever could be reading this blagh. And so this post finds itself another one of those
attempts to maintain web 2.0  social media user generated content for this blagh and my other blog whenever blaghers block possible. And so that topic of racism has been in the news a lot lately. So much that it has spawned a bazillion or more Facebook event invites having to do with racism, fascism and beyond. And in my own thoughts, someone said to me at Union Square Park the other day as I was vending those DecorForU #blacklivesmatter, #notmypresident, #occupywallstreet, #nopolicestate, #berniesanders, #yoga and #berooklyn necklaces, magnets, key chains and pins for $2 each with that Black Lives Matter sign that I usually display that creates dialogue and conversation, amongst the most comments being "Yes they do" or "All lives matter".  Though again, just this past week someone, a couple of people asked me within the span of an hour the same question that sticks in my mind, "When did racism begin?", both of these people asked. And it was sort of the same answer with both of these people. Since the beginning of time, in the bible or something, when Satan was cast out of heaven or when he betrayed Adam or Eve or something and this discrimination was passed on through Jacob or John or Abraham or one of those disciples in the bible or something throughout all his descendants and generations. And for some reason I find their theories believable. And then there is that comment again from that Black Lives Matter Art Show at Northside Festival this past season or so from another person who commented on that topic of Black Lives Matter, or I guess racism, how can something be changed that has been instilled in us, in humanity, since the beginning of time when black means bad, dark, evil and white means good, light? These questions I am unable to answer, only to say is another world possible? No one is free when others are oppressed.  And then there is this t-shirt I read somewhere with the words Black, White, Red, Yellow, Brown..... Human. And what, if anything, does this have to do with a No Police State?

Sunday, July 16, 2017

A Go Africa Harlem Street Festival 2017













And even though according to Jeff Stark’s Nonsense NYC list,
Friday, July 14
* What the Float: Summer in the Park, Manhattan
* Rural Route Film Festival Opening Night, Queens
* Max Power Presents, Queens
* Literati: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them, Brooklyn
* Camouflage: A Comedy Show, Brooklyn
 
Saturday, July 15
* Third Annual Chicken Shit Bingo, Brooklyn
* A Gathering For Introverts, Brooklyn
* Thirteenth Annual Filmshop Presents Showcase, Brooklyn
* Love Hotel, Brooklyn
* Rubulad Proudly Presents Revival, Brooklyn
* Out in the Streets, Brooklyn
* Flooding With Love for the Kid, Brooklyn
* Southern Comfort: Atlanta to Astoria, Queens
* Str8 West Coastin’, Brooklyn
 
Sunday, July 16
* Out in the Streets, Brooklyn
* Procession, Manhattan
* The Grand Victorian Garden Tea, Manhattan
 
Tuesday, July 18
* Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo, Manhattan
* The UnSex Show, Brooklyn
 
Wednesday, July 19
* Flashback the 70s: Vol. 2, Brooklyn
* Drunk Science, Brooklyn
 
Thursday, July 20
* Exhabitations, Manhattan
* The 3D VHS Festival, Brooklyn
* Ridgewood Social’s Super Belated 5-Year Anniversary Party, Queens
and a host of other events are happening in that New York City area this week, I still somehow found myself attempting to vend those DecorForU #blacklivesmatter, #notmypresident, #occupywallstreet, #berniesanders, #nopolicestate, #yoga, #brooklyn and #harlem necklaces, magnets, key chains and pins for $2 each at this years Go Africa Harlem Street Festival much the same as I did atlast years Go Africa Harlem Street Festival.  And the photos that find themselves posted above kind of remain the same, yet they are a little different.  And this years Go Africa Harlem Street Festival 2017 Facebook event invite reads something like:
We are hosting our Third annual 1 day street festival within the boundaries of Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard (7th Avenue) and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (8th Avenue) on 116 street on July 15th, 2016 between the hours of 10am – 7pm.
Visit http://goafricaharlem.org/ for more information.
The street festival will take place within the boundaries of Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard (7th Avenue) and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (Eighth Avenue) on 116th street on July 15th in the year 2017 between the hours of 10am – 7pm.
Parameters and Scope
The Street festival among other things be a celebration of the city’s African diversity with excellent displays of the unique goods and services provided by African & Caribbean merchants on 116th street and throughout the NYC metro area.
We will also have two pavilions (2) showcasing dance, art, music and dress from various regions throughout Africa and the Caribbean with direct participation from the African community & Cultural groups, consulates and embassies from the city’s five boroughs.
Preference has been given to African Merchants in the city of New York for space during the event on a first come, first served basis. All merchants, vendors, and services entities would be required to be licensed and have valid permits by the applicable agencies in the City of New York for selling, promotion, solicitation, and delivery of their goods and services.
Have a great Go Africa Harlem Street Festival day and more.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

A Harlem Arts Festival 2017















                                       
And so I find myself blaghing about Harlem Arts Festival on this day, that annual festival that takes place in Harlem at Marcus Garvey Park each year, and even though there are lots of performers and artists on that schedule for this years event, this gave me the opportunity to vend that DecorForU  #blacklivesmatter,#notmypresident,#occupywallstreet#berniesanders,#nopolicestate#yoga#brooklyn &#harlem necklaces, magnets, key chains & pins for $2 each at their festival again as I did at their Harlem Arts Festival 2016 event last year and to post photos and video from this event that find themselves posted above. And after the rain passed earlier that morning, the sun seemed as if it became a thousand degrees. And according to those Facebook event invites, there is a Harlem Arts Festival Official #HAFterparty as well.  And I have also read online that the rapper  Prodigy who was scheduled to perform at this festival has passed away and  Harlem Arts Festival is to Honor the Late Hip-Hop Legend at their Sixth-Annual event this year.  And any other closing words for this passage and blog post seems to be passing me by. Have a great Harlem Arts Festival day and more.

Monday, May 29, 2017

A Squatter May Day Concert




photo by Marina Marchand














Well it's that time of year again where that Gregorian calendar rolls around to where I can just recycle those Memorial Day blagh posts in an attempt to maintain social media web 2.0 user generated content for this blog and my other blagh whenever bloggers block possible. Though instead, I guess I will just post some of those photos and video I took at that Spook City in Tompkins Square (Part 2) concert in Tompkins Square Park this past Memorial Day weekend, as I have found myself going to those Squatter May Day Concerts in Tompkins Square Park every so often, or what not.  And so I found myself singing a no police state song and vending that DecorForU #blacklivesmatter, notmypresident, #Occupywallstreet , berniesanders. #nopolicestate , #theshadow , #eastvillage & #lowereastside necklaces, magnets. key chains & pins for $1 each at Chris Flash's concert this year.  And I can't exactly remember what year anniversary this squatter May Day concert is, though I think it is around a 25 year anniversary since those Tompkins Square Park Riots happened in 1988. And that Spook City Facebook event invite reads something like as follows:

FREE show 

In keeping with the traditional Squatter MayDay shows from 1988 onward and in commemoration of the Memorial Day Riot of May 27, 1991. On the side, there will be band merch, literature, and info tables.

Featuring:

• The Undead
• The Omega Men
• Coach N' Commando
• SPIKE Polite and Sewage NYC
• After The Burn


And what else can words say, as every picture tells a story as in those photos and video that find themselves posted above.  And what if anything, does this have to do with a No Police State?  Have a great Memorial Day Squatter May Day Spook City concert day and more.