... a monthly column presenting five random topics of interest associated with the underlying themes of the site ... music . dance . life . art . culture ... 

Headphones and turntables await the return of the next DJ in the lineup, amidst a backdrop of tie-dye during a visit to the 604 Paramore Sessions of 666 ZipCode Town Rekkids in November of 2002.

Access more from photos from a variety of events recently restored to the site from the menu on the right, or the "story archive" tab from any device.


Korg teases music making app for Nintendo Switch, in this story by Thuy Ong on The Verge about After watching the short clip in the article, I am not quite sure how it will rise above those apps already in the market with touch screen interaction. It could be fun for a lot Nintendo fans though.


Announcing the winner of this year’s ‘Dance Your Ph.D.' contest in Science Magazine introduces us to Nancy Scherich and her focus on braid theory at the University of Santa Barbara.  Determining "the unique representations of twists and knots in high-dimensional spaces," she turned to dance to explain the process.


Image by Itamblyn - WikiMedia Commns
Nature Inspires Non-spherical Drug Delivery Nanoparticles in this story by Kerry Taylor-Smith on AzoNano.  It is a rare occurrence that anything in nature is perfectly spherical, while the complete opposite is often the challenge when synthesizing particles.  Mimicking nature, and creating more random non-spherical nano particles,  scientists hope to improve the delivery of drugs, such as certain toxins used in the treatment of cancerous tumors.


Chicago announces the city’s first public art plan, and Matthew Messner with The Architect's Newspaper examines how the city art program contributes to diversity of engagement through various incentives and programs in place since creating the first city-funded public art program in the United States in 1978.


AP Photo by Jim Palmer
November is Native American Indian Heritage Month, but one person will be noticeable absent from the Pow Wow. Learn more about the influential and controversial Native American activist Dennis Banks' life in photos, 1937-2017, assembled by the St Louis Dispatch.


Restoration continues for June 2004 and should be complete soon.

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