Thursday, June 04, 2009
On this date 20 years ago, the Chinese dream of becoming a modern society and choosing their own leaders was crushed.
Friends who have traveled to China recently told me this image or any reference to the uprising can't be found on the Internet there.
Good article in the Wall Street Journal today by their reporter who was there back in 1989 covering the story. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124407361243083255.html
Tomorrow, Friday, June 5, 3:45 to 5:15 p.m., 1st Franklin Circle Denver Open Group (click to RSVP) meeting. Panera Bread, 13th & Grant, Denver. $20. Help to start a free Franklin Circle with your friends and/or to join the new Franklin Circle for Franklin Circle leaders of tuition based groups on various topics that is now forming.
Blueprint for Hope (click here for flier) Wednesday, June 17. Wednesday, June 17, from 7:00—8:30 PM, Denver Marriott City Center, 1701 California St, Denver. Free and open to the public, refreshments will be served. Free parking is available at the Qwest Garage across the street from the hotel (entrance on Stout Street) for the first 75 attendees. RSVP by emailing Denver@BlueprintforHope.com
Wednesday, June 03, 2009
Library on Parker Rd. and Florida, June 7th from 1 to 5 p.m.
See its announcement and details at http://www.meetup.com/Write-around-your-book/
This is a must for anyone wanting to WRITE and get A
BOOK PUBLISHED, and it's FREE! Presented by an author of over
30 published books by over half a dozen publishers and a
publisher of over 180 books! Hope to see you there!
Allen Ginsberg, born on this date in Newark, New Jersey (1926). His poem "Howl" turned America into the 1960s overnight. It begins:
"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, angel-headed hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night…"
Tuesday, June 02, 2009
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