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  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

  • Michael Joyce

    Sep 17| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Twentieth-Century Man by Michael Joyce. Starting with a disappearance, Twentieth-Century Man contemplates issues imbedded in aging, memory, language, family, and even life and death, covering and uncovering many profound mysteries.

O-Tube

Free Music and Audio Resources

100 spectacular sound effects 3 disk set of audio CDs filled with different sound effects.

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101 digital sound effects: sounds of nature

 

1 CD filled with royalty-free audio snippets. CDX 
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 Freesound.org Freesound aims to create a huge collaborative database of audio snippets, samples, recordings, bleeps, ... released under Creative Commons licenses that allow their reuse.
 
http://www.freesound.org/
ccMixter

ccMixter is a community site featuring remixes of muxic licensed under Creative Commons. You can listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in whatever way you want." Free.

 

ccMixter.org
Open Source Audio

The Internet Archive lets users upload their music with CC licenses. Free.

 

Archive.org
Film Music by Moby

The artist Moby has made his music available for "independent and non-profit filmmakers, film students, and anyone in need of free music for their independent, non-profit film, video, or short." Free, but registration required.

 

Mobygratis.com
Jamendo

Free music sharing site based in Europe. Artists upload their music with Creative Commons licenses, so some may be available for use in your projects. Free, but registration required.

 

Jamendo.com
Incompetech Royalty-Free Music

Music and recordings by Kevin McLeod published with an CC Atribution 3.0 license. Free.

 

Incompetech.com
Op Sound Opsound is a gift economy in action, an experiment in applying the model of free software to music. Musicians and sound artists are invited to add their work to the Opsound pool using a copyleft license developed by Creative Commons. Listeners are invited to download, share, remix, and reimagine. http://opsound.org/
Contemplator

Great resources for folk and historical music. Downloadable midi files can be easily remixed in Garage Band.

 

contemplator.com/
Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project UC Santa Barbara has been digitzing music cyclinders published between 1894-early 1920s. The music is in the public domain and files are published with a CC Attribution 2.5 license. Free.
 
Cylinders.library.ucsb.edu
Internet Audio Archive Audio and MP3 library containing over 200,000 free digital recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to Grateful Dead concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by our users. Many of these audios and MP3s are available for free download. Archive.org/details/audio