Think an environmental protest song has to involve a performer like the guy above? Guess again: “Habeas Corpus / Home at Bay” speaks to concerns surrounding the Keystone XL pipeline through a dance/rap fusion.
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Think a musical instrument made from junked material will sound like, well, junk? Think again: the Recycled Orchestra from Paraguay makes gorgeous music on orchestra instruments made of landfill finds.
Did you play superhero as a child? Would you like your kids to have even more positive imaginative role models? Then check out Pacha, a new superhero for today’s kids.
No doubt, you’ve heard about efforts by bands/solo acts like Pearl Jam, Sheryl Crow, Guster, and Maroon 5 to “green up” their tours and recordings. Biodiesel-powered tour buses, LED stage lights, and various forms of carbon offsets often play into these initiatives… but all of them could learn a thing or two about reducing their […]
Ditching the Van After successfully touring by bike from his hometown in Kentucky to the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Tennessee in 2009, Ben Sollee was inspired to launch the Ditch the Van Tour in 2010. He and his band mates have embarked on a transcontinental tour, opting to use bicycles and an occasional train instead […]
If you’ve spent any time at my Facebook page, or are even a long-time sustainablog reader, you know I’m an animal lover. I’m also a supporter of animal adoption (both my dog, Zelda, and my wife’s horse, Trey, are adoptees), and even volunteer occasionally at the Longmeadow Rescue Ranch. I haven’t written much about issues […]
We’re starting to wind down here, but still have some guest posts out there. Mike Sowden at EcoSalon took a real smart approach to his: he provides an overview of three recent stories at the blog that fit nicely with our theme: a piece on Trees for Cities, an interview with eco-musicians the Ditty Bops, […]
It’s an experience many of us relish– taking a weekend stroll through the colors, sounds, and smells of a local farmers market and then choosing fresh items to take back to our homes, as well crafts, or maybe a cd from a local band. We know that the food will eventually fill our stomachs contently, […]
Looking for information on solar panels, organic vegetables, or endangered species? You go to one of your favorite green blogs, right? But if you’re looking for a film review, or a preview of an art exhibit, or information on pending education legislation, you head to a different blogosphere… unless it’s eco-focused, you won’t find those […]
As has been reported on the Green Options network in the past, enviros and music festivals go together like peanut butter and jelly. The synergy between the two may be no more evident than on July 4th weekend 2008, when the town of Rothbury, Michigan will play host to a “party with a purpose.” The […]