2. A Brautigan Blog on the Indra-Net. 

 A Brautigan Blog on the IndraNet:
(Overcoming self-censorship.  Raison de Bloger Part 1).

    In his novel, The Abortion: An Historical Romance(1966), Richard Brautigan (1935-1984) imagined a library where anyone could submit their manuscripts as long as they were unpublished.  The library welcomed the “unwanted, lyrical and haunted volumes of American writing.”  The books were then kept for posterity, shelved between large jars of Mayonnaise.   It was a wonderfully democratic notion, in which one could…

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1. Takatsuki Jazz Street 2014: The Open Festival: A Celebration for & by the 99%. 

When the elites don't control, there's joy for the whole.  

  (Jazz Street 2014. Roman Rhodes in Takatsuki, Photo:Jon Davis)

     Held annually in the glorious Golden week in Japan, with May Sunshine, and holiday festiveness in the air, the Takatsuki Jazz Street has become the largest jazz festival in Japan. This year the 16th annual festival, reached new attendance heights with 754 bands performing on 54 stages over two days.  There is such a demand that copy cat, add on and overflow festivals have been…

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They say it's my birthday, but in Japan it is National Cat Day, due to 2, 22 Nyan Nyan Nyan . Meow! Come on down to the Blarney for a grand party whatever you are celebrating. There will be great music, frothing beers and lovely people from all around the world.

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