Just heard folk icon Richie Havens died this morning, April 22, of a heart attack. He was 72. He retired from the concert circuit three years ago after a long career that began as the opening performance at Woodstock. A public memorial will be planned for sometime later. RIP.
The watchdog group Think Progress is reporting that the highly profitable Regal Entertainment Group, which includes Regal Cinemas, is cutting non-salaried shift workers to 30 hours a week to avoid mandatory health insurance under Obamacare next year. See http://thinkprogress.org/health/2013/04/17/1878481/regal-theater-obamaca...
Oregon statesman Lynn Lundquist died today.
Fast forward to get to the actual lecture.
Wish we could be there...
More amazing music from the guy who came here from some other planet.
From Willmaette Week:
Jim Gerritsen was a keynote speaker at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in Eugene March 1, 2013. He is president of the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association.
In the Family plays at the Bijou this weekend as part of the Good Works Film Festival.