a fair trade store in Takoma Park, Maryland that specializes in selling goods from over 30 different countries that ARE NOT made in sweatshops. It is also a host location for Stripesox Productions , a music & activism collective that raises money for social justice causes in the U.S and abroad, such as relief efforts in New Orleans, Lebanon, and the Sudan...
Indent (2001-2005) is a collective of musicians from diverse musical backgrounds drawn together by a shared goal of sonic exploration. Mostly improvisational in nature, they draw on acoustic, electric and computer textures and timbres to forge a dense musical stew evoking at different times the feel of free jazz, minimalism, no wave, krautrock, Piedmont blues, musique concrete and new Japanese improv....
Nikolas Francis. laptop.
Rob Thornton. electric bass.
Nate Hartman. guitar, trumpet, multiple instruments .
Clay Harris. guitar, loops.
Tyler Higgins. guitar, clarinet, multiple instruments .
Aaron Grossman. drums .
it's my own myspace page...
The Legend of Jow Lung is a 48-page graphic novel that retells the life and struggles of the founder of Jow Ga Martial Arts, the legendary Kung Fu Master, Jow Lung. Jow Lung, along with his four brothers, Jow Hip, Jow Biu, Jow Hoy , and Jow Tin, created the Jow Ga system in the early days of 20th Century China as a means of physical, spiritual and social discipline in response to the economic devastation and social decay brought about by Western colonization and the Opium Wars of the early 1900's.
a promotion video that i put together for a benefit concert for Sudanese war refugees that was held @ Sangha on 9/2/07.
The infamous music venue and community living room has returned from a watery grave...aaarg!
StripeySox Productions is an underground music and activism collective based in the Takoma Park/Silver Spring ,Maryland area...
Positive Force DC is a Washington DC-area activist group that works for fundamental social change and youth empowerment. We organize benefit and free concerts, demonstrations and teach-ins and also do direct work with needy people.
Common Ground's mission is to provide relief for victims of hurricane disasters in the gulf coast region, and long term support in rebuilding communities in the New Orleans area. It is a community-initiated volunteer organization offering assistance, mutual aid, and support established in the first week after Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans.
Common Ground was the first organization to open up a medical clinic in Algiers, and provide immediate assistance (food, water, supplies) to the thousands of low-income residents unable to evacuate.
Japan International Volunteer Center (JVC) has various projects such as agriculture, water provision, forest preservation/utilization, children's education, peace building, and emergency relief. Cambodia, Viet Nam, Laos, Thailand, South Africa, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, D.P.R.K and Sudan are the current fields of our projects.
The B'Artful Cartooning Workshop will be taking place on Saturday, October 26,2013 in McLean, Virginia. I'm very proud to be a part of this workshop series started by one of my students , Bradford Spady. The event wilI be held at 999 Balls Hill Road, McLean, VA. I will be presenting a cartooning and comic-book making workshop, as well as a demonstration at the event. Download the flyer for more details.