This flash movie is an interesting information design project reportedly done as a senior project.
Reminds me of Charles Minard's antiwar statement in his Napoleans March to Moscow diagram.
The exception being that Tim didn't necessarily start out with an antiwar slant.
September 20 & 21: 16-Hour Facilitating Effective Meetings Training
October 3-5: 20-Hour Multi-Party Mediation Training*
October 20-22 & 27-29: 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training
November 17-19: 20-Hour Family Mediation Training*
December 3: Beyond Power; Process Work Contributions to Wisdom & Eldership in Times of Conflict
*Requires 40 hr. basic training.
Like "Paris is Burning" or "Style Wars" before it, "Rize" illuminates an entire community by focusing on an artform as a movement that the disenfranchised have created. But the true stars of the film are the dancers themselves: surrounded by drug addiction, gang activity, and impoverishment, they have managed to somehow rise above. The film offers an intimate, completely fresh portrayal of kids in South Central as they reveal their spirit and creativity. These kids have created art – and often family – where before there was none.
Daniel Bruhl plays Andrea. A gifted young Jewish violinist from Krakow, Andrea is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a fierce storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome and mysterious stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the presence of the musically talented young man disrupts the peaceful lives of Ursula and Janet and the community in which they live.
“Downtown Olympia has old historic buildings; it could be a beautiful place,
This musical is produced entirely by visiting Japanese students. I have gone to this event for a number of years, and last year couldn't even get in the door! I suggest advanced reservations (BTW, it is also showing on Saturday, same time/place).
For more information, contact: Daisuke firstname.lastname@example.org
This just seems interesting to me. Otherwise, I know nothing about it.
From MIXX 96:
Learn about the images that are both shaped by and define our community.
5pm - Waterfront Public Art, meet at the Farmers' Market bell;
6pm – Art at the Olympia Center, meet at the center, 222 Columbia St. NW;
7pm – Bridge Corridor/Park of the Seven Oars, meet at “The Kiss
This fundraising event is a great participatory community event, packed full of fun, and contributes the proceeds to our local non-profits, that provide so many necessary community services.
Just a few more showings:
Aug 20: M*A*S*H
Aug 27: Pirates of the Carribean
Sept 3: Romeo and Juliet
Sept 4: Grease
More info here.