RAINBOW BRIDGE TO JAPAN _DRAFT, updated Sunday 14th March 2010
Proposal:This is a proposal to set up sister village/city links between communities/towns in the rainbow region of New South Wales, Australia and Continue
like-minded towns in…
Added by Harsha Prabhu on March 14, 2010 at 1:09am —
This is Blog 3 on the Rainbow Dreaming tour of the US, which started in Oct 2009 in New York and ended in San Francisco. Rainbow Dreaming is an exhibition on the alternative movement in the rainbow region of New South Wales. For more info see www.rainbowdreaming.org
“Smile, you are in San Francisco”, said the black baggage handler at the airport.
“Welcome home”, said Canyon, a native American activist,… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on January 2, 2010 at 3:40am —
The Rainbow Dreaming exhibit, just returned
from a tour of USA, attracted an appreciative audience @ Byron's 4th Annual Beggars Banquet, on Sat 5 Dec, Railway Park.
Hundreds of patrons, supporters, donors and some contributors got to see the exhibit for the first time.
Co-curator Harsha said:... " We were under the impression locals would be blase about the stories from the rainbow region. We were pleasantly surprised by the response, especially from young punters. Clearly, this… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on December 10, 2009 at 1:34pm —
Van Gets Ripped, or The Sleep of Unreason
Marijuana legalization activists and their supporters on the East coast were to meet at Camp Minglewood in the Catskills, a couple of hours north of New York, for the Harvest Festival & Freedom Rally, on 9 Oct. It was an opportunity too good to be missed. Our hosts from the Woodstock Museum, Shelli Lipton and Nathan Koenig, had booked us a spot at the Festival. They had also booked us into a bunkhouse, with 10 bunk… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on October 31, 2009 at 3:30am —
A Fairy Tale of New York
Lords of the material universe
The first signs were auspicious. At Brisbane airport, waiting to catch the flight out to LA, we bumped into Elizabeth Thorpe and Debbie Lee. Elizabeth and her partner Ray, proprietors of Happy High Herbs, were the principal sponsors of Rainbow Dreaming and Lee, artist and designer, is an old connection from Nimbin. Elizabeth and Lee were headed for USA to open Happy High’s first US store, in Arizona. And Hans and myself… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on October 11, 2009 at 10:23pm —
It's all aboard the rainbow bridge to Woodstock & beyond...
As part of the crew traveling with the Rainbow Dreaming exhibition (http://www.rainbowdreaming.org), Hans Lovejoy ( Byron Shire Echo journalist, musician); Juan Sanchez (musician, techie); Harsha Prabhu (Co-curator) are leaving for New York on 30 Sept.
We will be followed by Saya Minami (designer), Rina Terasaki (volunteer) and Sayaka Nakao (photographer) on 3 Oct. Emi Iizuka (ethical marketeer) will be… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on September 21, 2009 at 4:32pm —
Rainbow Dreaming, the photo documentary on the alternative culture of the rainbow region of Australia (see www.rainbowdreaming.org), has been invited to the New York 15th Annual Harvest Festival & Freedom Fair, Camp Minglewood, NY State. Camp Minglewood is located in the western Catskill Mountains, just 120 miles from New York City.
The Festival features music & live entertainment: incl The Wailers, 420 Funk Mob & George Clinton; activists booths; a vendor village: incl.… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on September 16, 2009 at 7:33am —
Hi New York & San Francisco peacenicks,
We are a group of peace & alternative media activists who are visiting the US as part of a cultural exchange from Australia's rainbow region to the Woodstock 40th anniversary celebrations. We're also setting up a cultural exhibit: "Rainbow Dreaming - tales from the age of Aquarius" at three venues: New York, Woodstock & San Francisco.(see more at www.rainbowdreamimng.org)
The New York venue is Ecofest, Central Park, 4th… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on September 13, 2009 at 5:00pm —
Pl check out this link to a clip on Westfest:
"Rainbow Dreaming" will be there!!!
(pl see www.rainbowdreaming.org)
Added by Harsha Prabhu on September 12, 2009 at 4:38pm —
Just saw The Cove. It's an amazing film.
The publicity generated via the media, via Broome, Australia, breaking off its sister city link with Taiji, Japan and especially via the net seems to have worked, at least in the short run.
There was no reports of dolphin slaughter in Taiji on 1st Sept, the "traditional" start to the killing season. And, thus far, it seems to be holding.
This is an amazing result!
You can sign the petition to end the slaughter of dolphins… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on September 3, 2009 at 6:48pm —
Back to the Garden: Celebrating the Woodstock 40th Anniversary
Durrumbul Hall, Mullumbimby, Sat 15th Aug 2009
From the heart of the rainbow region of Australia: here are some photos from an awesome night!
To check them out, pl go to this link:
Added by Harsha Prabhu on August 29, 2009 at 8:28am —
Dreamers to co-create the Rainbow Dome!
This is for Visionary alternative architects/geodome & spiral buffs/counter-cultural entrepreneurs/sacred geometry gurus/multi media deep-trance-dance aficionados who are into celebrating the Woodstock 40th anniversary in a Rainbow Dome!
The goal: to create a community celebration devoted to planetary healing, via the creation of a space (geodome & spiral) conducive to transformative individual and… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on August 25, 2009 at 1:49am —
Here is something that's breaking news:
A story about the power of the people and the media (incl the net) to affect change.
The West Australian town of Broome has broken off it's sister city link with the Japanese town of Taiji over the killing of thousands of dolphins.
Read more at:
You can sign the petition to… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on August 24, 2009 at 4:30pm —
The Goddess Dancing @ Durrumbul Hall, Sat 15th Aug
Pic: Hisashi Isogai
Back to the Garden
Media Release 2
The 40th Anniversary of Woodstock was celebrated with ceremony, pomp and passion at Durrumbul Hall, in the rainbow region of NSW, Australia, on Sat 15th August.
The evening began with Mandala and Gina leading all in an earth-honouring circle.
Then the Rainbow Drum Circle carried the message of… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on August 21, 2009 at 4:30am —
I’m writing to explore the possibility of collaborating with folks who are into alternative design/construction, esp those interested in spirals & geodomes, based in USA.
Rainbow Dreaming – Tales from the Age of Aquarius is a multi-media photo expo on the alternative culture of the rainbow region of Australia. This exhibit has been invited to participate in the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock celebrations in USA. (see www.rainbowdreaming.org)
Rainbow Dreaming will… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on August 19, 2009 at 2:15am —
It's Janmashtami (Krishna's birthday) in India. It's also the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. In Waitaha prophesies (NZ), it's the day when the portals open and the sisters and brothers of light will be revealed. It's the 40th Anniversary of the Woodstock festival. What a day!
Today, at Durrumbul Hall,from the golden heart of the rainbow region of Australia, all the way to the green hills of Woodstock, USA, the drums of the Rainbow Drum Circle will be calling. This call will be… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on August 15, 2009 at 4:27am —
Back to the Garden
Celebrating the Woodstock 40th Anniversary
Saturday 15th August marks the 40th Anniversary of the Woodstock Festival, an epochal event that gave a name to a generation.
The spirit of Woodstock – respect for oneself, each other and the planet - is alive and flourishing in the green hills and valleys of the rainbow region, a region at the forefront of social and cultural change in Australia.
To celebrate this legacy – and all… Continue
Added by Harsha Prabhu on August 14, 2009 at 7:34am —