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From the Congo to Panama, Beat Making Labs Creates Sustainable Music Studios in Unlikely Places

When most folks think of Africa, they automatically think of famine, disease, and war. But for those who understand how media works, knows that the Africa  most people think of is only one side of the vastly diverse continent. It started as an experiment: what happens when you equip a vibrant youth community with the resources to express …

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LeakedIn: Check if your LinkedIn password was leaked with this tool

We and many artists in the Rogue Valley use LinkedIn to advance our business networks. We found this article quite by accident and posted it asap since it’s information that might be vital to many of our friends and colleagues. We went ahead and used the LeakedIn tool and found our password had NOT been cracked, partly out of concern for the safety of our own data and partly to “go first” in case anyone gets sketched out about using the tool. We feel thenextweb.com is trustworthy, but thought it might make you feel safe to get another little peek at the message the tool uses so you feel better about checking your password with it. Details below: And by the way – if you haven’t done it yet, change your LinkedIn password and do it now!

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New Studio

Well, my new project is making this funky garage into a functional studio space. Believe it or not, I have already removed a lot of stuff and vacuumed spider webs off the walls. (Southern Oregon is maybe the spider capital if the world.) Today my husband Tom is removing more wood and building a storage […]

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Rio’s plans to be more than just the carnival capital

RIO DE JANEIRO. The world’s carnival capital is on a mission to become its cultural heart too, with a major injection of cash and a rash of cultural initiatives. Rio’s new culture secretary, Emilio Kalil, has doubled the city’s annual budget…

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