I have been working on a new news feed for literature, arts, environment, and progressive politics in the Pacific Northwest. I’ve been frustrated with the difficulty of finding good blog and news sources by northwest bloggers. Cascadia, for those who don’t know, refers to the Cascadia bio-region, which includes everything from the Siskiyous to southern British Columbia. There is a lot of good stuff coming from here, and my goal is to produce some consolidated feeds.
We’ve also included some feeds from Indian Country that aren’t necessarily tied to the northwest. You can subscribe to feeds by category, so if you’re only interested in arts and literature, you can limit your feed to bloggers who write about these subjects.
We haven’t gone public yet, but you can check us out at Blogging Cascadia.
The Habit of Rainy Nights Press will soon release a new chapbook by Jay Thiemeyer entitled Marginal Notes. Release should be in late April or early May. Patricia and I will also be performing at Poetland, which is part of the Wordstock Festival, on April 15th. Check out the website (link above) for more info.
The Germaine Truth will also officially be launched in May. Work has progressed nicely. Check out our new intro page (above).
Roadside Bomb, our poetry performance group, is doing a one hour pilot show for KBOO radio on Thursday, April 20th at 10am. Provided we get the show, we plan to release regular podcasts at Elohi Gadugi Internet Radio, our webcast and audio blog. Check it out.
For the past several weeks we have been moving our website over to a new server. It has been relatively painless, but there’s been a lot of tweaking and trimming.
The Germaine Truth, our multi-blog fiction project is now completely under it’s own seperate domain, with its own navigation bar at the top of the page. The site is made up of a half dozen blogs, including The Applegate Trail, and The Germaine Truth newspaper.
We have dropped the Northwest Network News Service, due to a lack of time and resources to make it happen. We still think its a good idea, and hope someone else can make it happen in the near future.
Now that we have things pretty much done, Patty and I hope to start blogging on a more regular basis.
We are currently on the air, but in testing mode, which means sporadic stops and starts. Beginning in mid-January, we will be webcasting from 3 to 11 pm, Sunday through Friday with original programming, and original music, as well as the best of the Creative Commons, public domain, and progressive public service programming, including lectures, speeches and the Berkeley Groks Science show.
We are currently on the air, but in testing mode, which means sporadic stops and starts. Our music playlist is extremely eclectic, so be prepared to hear classical music followed by punk.
Beginning in mid-January, we will be webcasting from 3 to 11 pm, Sunday through Friday with original programming and music, as well as the best of the Creative Commons, public domain, and progressive public service programming, including lectures, speeches and the Berkeley Groks Science show.
Original programming plans include “The Germaine Truth”, a two hour variety show with Tsalagi Red and Pattyjo, broadcast from the fictional eastern Oregon town of Germaine. Also, “Mixing it Up” about the politics of mixed race in the Americas. Our original programming will be archived on our podcast page, and available for download and re-webcasting.
You can give us a listen and see our programming information at Elohi Gadugi Internet Radio.