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Talking homesteading with sustainable design professor Joe Trumpey, learning about the business of curly hair with Original Moxie’s Rachel Blistein, and a fireside sing-along with the Yellow Rail Family …on episode 29 of the Saturday Six Pack

Come and get it…. Episode 29 of the Saturday Six Pack is now ready for consumption. The sound is a bit off for the first 20 minutes or so, thanks to a bit of malicious engineering by a disgruntled member of the Yellow Rail Family collective, but, if you like reverb, it’s actually kind of […]

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Living off-grid, hair care product entrepreneurship, and the Yellow Rail Family …on this weekend’s Saturday Six Pack

I’m not sure why the folks in the AM 1700 design department decided to go with a Warriors theme this week. [I’ve been instructed by station management that I’m not allowed to communicate with them any more.] Maybe it’s because the old gang from 1979 just reunited for one last subway ride to Coney Island, […]

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Johnny Lupinacci on this week’s “Activism and Education: A Celebration at EMU” activities

I just heard about a big student activism event taking place this Thursday and Friday on the campus of EMU, and reached out the organizers with a few questions. What follows is my exchange with EMU doctoral student Johnny Lupinacci. MARK: Can you tell me a little about this event coming up at EMU? JOHNNY: […]

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Ann Arbor Free School DIY Fest to be held this afternoon

While I think I’m a little to old, angry and anti-social to participate personally, I thought that I’d pass along the following information about today’s workshops being offered by the folks at the Ann Arbor Free Skool. For those of you unfamiliar with the whole the free skool movement, here’s how the Ann Arbor group […]

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An evening in Detroit with the Rhizome Collective’s Scott Kellogg

On Saturday, April 18, between 6:00 and 9:30 PM, there’s an event taking place at the Spirit of Hope church in Detroit that I wish I could attend. It’s a potluck/workshop run by Austin’s Scott Kellogg, an author of “Toolbox for Sustainable City Living: A do-it-Ourselves Guide.” Here’s the event notice: We will start the […]

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