We’ve got to focus. We are at a point before the election where the actions of the next few weeks have the potential to impact our lives — and the lives of immigrants, children and the disenfranchised, as well as our allies and others around the world — for years to come.
Knowing the World Through Art: Inspired by Iranian Illustratorsby Zahra Marwan
Aug 20, 2020
For the last few years, I kept checking for accessible foreign editions of some of these books. I reached out directly to Reza Dalvand, the illustrator of Ace, who put me in touch with his publisher in Iran.
Javier Romero Intends to Give a Damn A chat with the force behind Strange Magic about new release Melatonin Doomsday Bluesby Peri Pakroo
Albuquerque, NM, US | Aug 6, 2020
Strange Magic’s Javier Romero shares his solo project’s evolution, how his new album holds up to pandemic realities, and how he keeps track of hundreds of “mumble jams” to feed his songwriting.
THE CANCELED SHOWS 5: Jalessa Blackshear, Fast Heart Mart, La Leif, Jack Evan Johnson, I Know Billyby Eva Avenue
St. Pete, FL | Jul 21, 2020
THE CANCELED SHOWS 5 includes footage from a BLM demonstration, sights/sounds from the UK, a Nashville rocker and a banjo-pickin song about an alien recorded in a sewer drain, apparently.
The problem isn’t that our laws are flawed (even though they are). The problem is that we care only to the degree that it won’t be an inconvenience or mess with our comfort…or even worse, our narratives. This is our problem.Read More
We’ve been living through such extreme weirdness that otherwise easy civic activities like voting and census-taking can somehow fall between the cracks — so we’re hosting this virtual event to help get you supercharged!Read More
ABQ band The Ordinary Things livestreamed a show featuring its album “Stories” in its entirety, and hopes to raise funds for the Navajo and Hopi Families COVID Relief Fund. If you enjoy their music please consider donating here.Read More
The Canceled Shows includes a demo of how I suit up to go out in the world, some crowd-sourced opinions on yoga, and an interview with national biotech reporter Damian Garde because of that wonder drug lololol Trump’s pushing. Featuring two groups whose members missed SXSW this year after it was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.Read More
It goes without saying there’s a lot riding on the November 2020 election and change isn’t gonna happen on its own. We are going to have to hit this one hard, folks! Here are some tips and resources for getting ‘er done.Read More
We thought it would be helpful to periodically summarize what’s out there to calm the storm of information that seems to be swirling around us. So here is a resource list focusing on mental health, wellness and financial assistance to help soften the impact of COVID on all our lives.Read More
Eva Avenue plays music by musicians who had shows canceled due to COVID19 concerns. See artists’ links below, in the order they appeared, to find out more!Read More
How is the pandemic affecting us culturally, socially and psychologically? Host Peri Pakroo invited artist and mental health counselor (and artist/muralist) Andrew Fearnside, sociologist (and drummer) Ryan Goodman, and arts organizer (and linguist) Ruth Dove to Zoom in and chat about it.Read More