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Review: This Book Inspires and Energizes

–by Anne McGowan– When each building is generating its own clean power with geothermal and solar energy, shared on a smart grid, power will be in the hands of us producers and users. We’ll then be able to thumb our noses at Big Oil and its current grip over our economy and government. Talk about … Continue reading

Poet Andrea Gibson Inspires IWU Audience

Andrea Gibson, nationally and internationally-acclaimed poet and activist, performed Thursday evening for over 100 people in the Hansen Student Center on the Illinois Wesleyan campus. The event, which included a local open mic poetry session, was organized by Lyrical Graffiti and IWU Pride Alliance. Gibson’s spoken word performance, alternating between piercing slam poetry and reflective … Continue reading

Summer Blues in BloNo

With the arrival of summer in BloNo comes the traditional lineup of great blues festivals and gigs. I’ve listed some of the bigger acts happening this summer, but for a more comprehensive listing of BloNo blues, visit the Blues Blowtorch Society and if you like what you see, consider becoming a member! Big James and … Continue reading

For the Love of Pete Hootenanny

BLOOMINGTON – Fans of Pete Seeger’s music will celebrate his 92nd birthday in Bloomington with a sing-a-long, a “hootenanny” of riffs and social justice. “For the Love of Pete Hootenanny” will be held Wednesday, May 4th, 7 pm, in the Fifer Courtroom of the McLean County Museum of History. Since Pete Seeger will not actually … Continue reading

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