JOE Tullamore DEW and street performers team up for youbloom 2014 JOE Tullamore D.E.W has teamed up with The Busking Project, a social enterprise showcasing the work and championing the rights of street performers around the globe, to launch… — This deserves to be the lead story. Busking Project is an organization, some may say the most important organization for the rights of street performers world wide. Street I Am hopes that this is the first of many high profile collaborations between products and non-profits for street culture advancement. Congratulations
FEATURED STORIES MAY 2014, Survival Pick — Street Art Highlights The Importance And Useful Properties Of Weeds PSFK In order to reach a wider audience, and challenge people’s preconceptions, the talented Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto, also known as Vhils, has been commissioned to… — Herbs are food. Herbs are medicine. Herbs are becoming fashionable on the street art scene and herbs are also weeds. But just because they are weeds doesn’t mean they need to go to waste. That is the theme of this street art meets botanical beauty collaboration in the UK.
Click here to read more… (Wall Street’s iconic bronze charging bull is actually an illegal piece of street art! — WHO KNEW? If this is true then either wall Street is slightly more criminal than we imagined or Street art is a bit more legit. Maybe both
It is true people. If we lose bees we in deep deep doodoo — It is not only the plight of man’s separation from a few life enhancing herbs that is gaining natural inspiration these days. The plight of the bumblebee is a bit more problematic as well. If you don’t want to read the article then I will sum it up. It’s going to be a bitch eating without them. Enjoy some art and get some smarts.
articles/Artists and writers defy censorship in Egypt
Street I Am’s insight:
Seems like Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is not really the peoples choice. Seems like you get two choices in Egypt these days. Muslim radical extremist leaders or military strongmen. Pyramids anyone?
ANGRY passers-by who saw a group of security guards assaulting and chasing away some blind buskers reacted by burning police vehicles and a fire engine in Foshan, Guang-dong, China Press reported. — Do not be messing with certain buskers in certain localities in China or you will face the swift justice and righteous wrath of the people.
The Las Vegas City Council’s version of the blame game went on for three hours last week, as the big boys and the little guys argued over who is to blame for the drunken follies occurring at the Fremont Street Experience.
A row over the decision to arrest a band hailed as London’s best buskers by Mayor Boris Johnson is raging on today after a community leader voiced his support for a police crackdown on busking. — This is a continuation of the story you will read about a few storied down. These are the Mayor of Londo’s favorite buskers and something went horribly terribly wrong.
FEATURED STORIES MAY 2014; Outrageous Streets Dept.
From Wednesday, both street musicians and other kinds of music in the area would be banned from eight o’clock in the morning until five in the afternoon as far up Karl Johan as Dronningens gate, reported Norwegian …
The street performer known as Keytar Bear — This is the happy ending toa a story a few down from here. This fluffy folksy icon of the Boston street music scene was ruthlessly assaulted and the Bostonians were outraged.
Street performers in Santa Fe face new restrictions after the City Council approved changes to the busking ordinance Wednesday night. ___________________
FEATURED STORIES MAY 2014, Religion Section
Threat of jury trial prompts street preacher’s release – Macon, GA Telegraph (blog)
Macon Telegraph (blog) Charges dropped for street preacher jailed since Cherry Blossom Macon Telegraph (blog) Larry Patrick Craft, 54, and Josiah James Craft, 23, were arrested after refusing to leave Cherry Blossom Festival activities at Central…