November « 2003 « Rise Industries | Interdisciplinary projects since 1999

posted by on 2003.11.25, under Uncategorized

Here it comes, the Governator starts screwing California. First victims: art therapy programs, food stamp users, doctors who treat Medi-Cal patients, public university recuitment (which could then impact enrollement, and tuition monies). Its gonna be a long term.Gov.’s Cuts to Hit Poor, Universities

posted by on 2003.11.24, under Uncategorized

More Rome: Maps of the Roman Empire

posted by on 2003.11.24, under Uncategorized

I have been reading Gibbon’s “The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” for ages now (its dense, and long and I mostly only read on lunch break) and have been trying to visualize the movements of the Roman Empire over its course – here are some resources if you are also a strange history geek like I am becoming. Rome: Map of the Empire

More to come as I search for more images and resources…

posted by on 2003.11.24, under Uncategorized

Got a new image set up in the Projects section – some stills from the production of the independent film Fixed.. we provided a couple of installations that in the film are made by the character Deanna. Take a peek..

posted by on 2003.11.22, under Uncategorized

Lawsuit claims manual cited bikini ski contest talk

(an actual headline from CNN.com, well, a sub-header. still, what the hell?)

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posted by on 2003.11.20, under Uncategorized

Berkeley Breathed is coming back! He is bringing back Opus the penguin with a strip called Opus, to run as a half-page Sunday comic -and it better be in the LA Times or I am cancelling my subscription. Story at Salon.++++

Lets hope Bill D Cat comes with ’em, I used to have that Billy and the Boingers record ya know.

posted by on 2003.11.20, under Uncategorized

Tonight at Gallery 825: Film and Video 825

Boundaries, Neuroses, and Frustration.

featuring works by Anthony Goicolea, Kate Gilmore and Jim Skuldt

Starts at 8pm, get there a bit early to park.

suggested donation of $5 for non-members.

Gallery 825 is at 825 La Cienega Blvd, just south of Santa Monica Blvd on the west side of the street.

More info ++++

posted by on 2003.11.18, under Uncategorized

Massachusetts court decides that you can’t ban gay marriage, a huge step in the direction of equality, but now the real fight will begin. ++++

posted by on 2003.11.18, under Uncategorized

I made a mini-site for my brother, sort of temporary till he wants something better. I like asterisks, he does too it seems. Eventually, there will be more info on it.

Enjoy! ++++

posted by on 2003.11.15, under Uncategorized

Hey J, pass the Caucasian Shashlik, will ya?

Would it kill them to post the actual recipies! I need them in time for thanksgiving!

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