Your Favorite Music Exists Because of Black People by Jenzia Burgos – a recommended reading list of books and articles about the history of hip-hop, rock, punk, EDM, country, and Reggaeton https://www.instagram.com/p/CBBYMINjC6E/
a list of Black PNW artists we can support today on bandcamp
Selfie, COVID talk
I'm good at finding small lush spots in otherwise non-aesthetic areas. Also, this is the longest my hair has been in a long time; even though hair salons are allowed to be open (the curve is flattening: the rest of the province has no active COVID cases today but Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley still have hundreds), I'm not going to put anyone at risk just for a haircut.
A crowdsourced list of 1000+ Black artists, producers, and labels you can support tomorrow (June 5) on Bandcamp: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OIUBp4kFxmpWJihhq6WLwJQR1Am4DsD59bEYlJZxeGY/htmlview
while we shift focus to donating directly individuals please donate to this gofundme for a woman named Barbara Vernéus to complete her journey to becoming a midwife. the statistics of death for birthing people in the US are abysmal and the truth is that those numbers are disproportionately made up of Black birthing people. one way we can help fix this is by supporting more Black birth workers.
I don't know who needs to see this, but: Rainbow heart shaped prescription sunglasses https://www.zennioptical.com/p/womens-tr-geometric-eyeglass-frames/20299?skuId=2029929
1950s Elsa Schiaparelli sequined blowfish walking stick purse. (Pics from a seller on 1stDibs, more pictures of someone standing with it on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CAqOA2uDhV9/)
Half wondering how well this would work on a functional cane because it's fun, half thinking this looks like a shiny pallet swap of Zippy from Rainbow
@erinbee I am laughing very hard because I just looked into Orpheus in the Underworld, also perfomed in Paris in 1848. It is nowhere near as elegant an insect costume.
Herd Of Fuzzy Green 'Glacier Mice' Baffles Scientists
Cute fun story about research into rolling balls of moss that live on glaciers, seem to slowly roll in herds as if coordinating their movement, and host small life forms like even worms!
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