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Tuesday, March 17th, 2009
6:47 pm
[paper_crystals]
Saturday, January 26th, 2008
9:33 pm
[paper_crystals]
contact
Does anyone know how to contact Rhona Carlton-Foss?
Saturday, September 1st, 2007
9:37 am
[spanielfevver8]
CSW Noho
Hello all. I've had a series of random run-ins with CSWers in Noho of late, and now I'm curious. How many of you are there in the valley, and who? I live here now. I graduated from Smith (but I promise, I never turned into a tea party Smithie) Spring 07, and I'm sticking, at least for a while, working with horses, and hopefully kids, and maybe dogs. Seek me out; a good solid CSW conversation is always nice, and it would be great to be around people who aren't afraid to speak up or draw. They seem rather hard to find in the outside world, I'm noticing.
Be well to all. I think of CSW, and consequently its individuals, often. Lots of luck in this coming year.
-Anna L. (the 2003 one)
Thursday, August 23rd, 2007
3:30 pm
[paper_crystals]
4:16 pm
[yade]
Trying to find a friend.
I am looking for Astrid Göttsch.... anyone remember her?

She was a friend when I was at CSW, and I graduated in '98. Unfortunately we lost touch after I moved all over the world. She's German, as am I. She was very much into dancing, with pretty Swedish blonde hair.

The mailing adress I received from CSW from her parents in Germany unfortunately is not up-to-date anymore, and I also couldn't find her at the college I thought she went to. Any help is appreciated, thank you!!!

-Gabriele Kaiser, Intern Art at EA Phenomic, Germany
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007
1:01 am
[spikeyannie]
contact info for Orlando?
Hey does anyone have contact info for Orlando Leyba? Or Karl Fisher, Tom Evans, or Anne Rearick for that matter?
-I Was The Goth Girl In High School, '01

-------

20/20 Hindsight:

I was telling someone about high school
and realized that there was nothing I could say to sum it up
except that suddenly I had a name
and no one threw rocks at me anymore
a lump of gratitude came to my throat
a sense of thanks so profound
that 6 years later
I still can't talk about it.
Wednesday, December 13th, 2006
10:39 pm
[exlevan]
REMINDER! awesome QUEER riot-folk SHOW this FRIDAY!
MC Pi (local radical queer spoken word) will also be performing!
i'm so very excited about this show show, so i hope to see you all there.
-evan

Thursday, December 7th, 2006
11:47 am
[exlevan]
RADICAL QUEER MUSIC in BOSTON: 12-15-06
-the riot-folk collective somewhat hastily presents...
QUEER ASS FOLK!

Friday, December 15th
@ The Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston Street, Boston MA
(copley square t-stop on the green line.)

7:00pm. $5-15 sliding scale suggested donation.
(no one will be turned away cuz they ain't got no cash!)

the following artists will be MAKING FOLK A THREAT AGAIN!

*ADHAMH ROLAND* - queer-ass riot-folk from st. louis! more info down below!

*EVAN GREER, BRIDGET SPROOLS & BEN LUCAL* - our band doesn't have a name yet, but it's gonna be awesome! we trade off on a plethora of acoustic instruments and sing songs about climate change, schools and gender, polar bears, and not surrendering.

*AND MORE TBA!!! (don't you hate it when they say that?)

Contact: evan@riotfolk.org -or- 978-852-6457 for more info.

***

More about ADHAMH ROLAND:
-his music is free at www.riotfolk.org-

Adhamh is a folksingin', bike-ridin', homebrewin', veggie-gardening, activist tranny boi riot-folker from the midwestern paradise of Saint Louis, MO. His musically powerful and lyrically radical songs address topics from gender politics to gentrification, and his unique and punchy guitar style will keep you entertained for an evening all by itself.

Adhamh is best known for his queerly bike-related shenanigans, including three recent long-distance musical bike tours. In the summer of '05, he and a fellow musical activist rode 1,320 car-free miles and played 15 different venues across the Northwest. He is also a founding member of the Riot-Folk! Collective, an anti-profit mutual aid collective of radical artists and musicians who are hellbent on MAKING FOLK A THREAT AGAIN! They make music to provoke, educate, heal, and inspire.

When not on his bike or rocking out, Adhamh might be found in St. Louis working with kids at the Community Arts and Media Project (CAMP), serving Food Not Bombs, or strutting his stuff with the St. Louis Burlesque Troup, Benchpress Burlesque.

As with all Riot-Folk! musicians, his songs are available for free download online at www.riotfolk.org
Friday, October 20th, 2006
11:31 pm
[crackboy]
To all those alums out there: Remember the bio building? So...yeah
Friday, June 30th, 2006
8:57 pm
[moneypenny]
I'm not sure if people had already heard, but I learned tonight of the death of CSW alumna Les Mastenbrook on June 17 in a car accident in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She was 24. A funeral was held near her mother's home in Concord, MA this week. She grew up in Concord and graduated from CSW in June 2000. She was also an accomplished photographer with a wonderful website featuring her work.

Her obituary in the Concord Journal is here. Text behind cut in the event of the article going off the site.
Leslie Mastenbrook ObituaryCollapse )

If people wish to leave memories in the comments of this post, it might be nice to hear people's recollections of her.

I am sorry to bear such sad news.

Emily
Sunday, April 9th, 2006
3:48 pm
[paper_crystals]
I actually stole this from someone else's journal
but they seem like generic and interesting enough questions that I really, really wanted to know the answers.

1) what did you get out of your high school experience? big lessons, major impressions, whatever.
2) if i were to ask you to characterize the school, explain it to me, what would you say? not asking if the principal you had is a bad person, i'm asking about the entire school, community, academics, the whole package rolled together
Saturday, April 8th, 2006
9:53 am
[spikeyannie]
NYC role call
So I suck at keeping in touch...yet I find that CSW keeps popping up in my head...I graduated in '01, went to the Savannah College of Art and Design, and am now in New York working here and freelancing as a camera assistant. So are there any other CSWers out there who made it to New York? If so, where are you and what are you up to these days? It would be crazy to meet up.
Friday, April 7th, 2006
10:45 pm
[porkfwiedwice]
Hey y'all, I thought this might interest some people. Or not. Anyways.

I produce and host a weekly internet radio show at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. It runs every tuesday night 6-7pm CENTRAL time (So that'd make it 7-8pm eastern time) on freeradiosaic.org and it's called "Memoirs of a Gaysha". It's super fun and I play all sorts of crazy stuff (mostly in the hip-hop, indie rock, pop, electro vein) and also give away tickets to Chicago area concerts (if you are in the midwest). Please tune in. I guaruntee a good time. And some possible nudity on the webcam, depending upon how drunk I am during broadcasting.

-Micah, '03
Thursday, March 23rd, 2006
10:15 am
[will_o_th_wind]
people who make choice possible
“To me, it is now a question of sovereignty. I will personally establish a Planned Parenthood clinic on my own land which is within the boundaries of the Pine Ridge Reservation where the State of South Dakota has absolutely no jurisdiction.” -President Cecilia Fire Thunder of the Oglala Sioux Tribe

get the full story at http://www.indianz.com/News/2006/013061.asp

If you support this rad lady and what she's doing, please consider sending donations to:

Oglala Sioux Tribe
ATTN: President Fire Thunder
P. O. Box 2070
Pine Ridge, SD 57770

OR

ATTN: PRESIDENT FIRE THUNDER
PO BOX 990
Martin, SD 57751

Send a letter of support and make checks out to OST Planned Parenthood Cecelia Fire Thunder.

And, if you want to be really nice, you can also donate directly to the tribe. Money doesn't grow on trees.

you can email the President at firethunder_president noATspam yahoo DOT com. please cc in her secretary at vbush noATspam oglala DOT org, to help with their record-keeping.

origin of the contact info: http://kathrynt.livejournal.com/366823.html

x-posted a few places
Tuesday, January 31st, 2006
11:27 pm
[will_o_th_wind]
hello csw people! (and alumni who want to be like "hey, look at that.")

a couple friends and i are starting The Medieval Fantasy Guild of the Gryffen.

if you have any interest whatsoever, even if you just enjoy shiny swords or the movie The Princess Bride, comment and/or talk to me (Elise), Colin, or Andrew M.

naturally, assembly announcement(s), fliers and events are imminent.
Saturday, December 17th, 2005
10:56 am
[exlevan]
Big Benefit Show in Cambridge (CSW grad...)
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28th, 2005
The Riot-Folk! Collective Presents...
Alive In Baghdad Alternative Holiday Benefit Party!!!

@ 45 Mount Auburn Street in Harvard Square
(Formerly the Harvard Social Forum)
7:00pm. $5-25 sliding scale donation.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

Featuring music from...
EVAN GREER - (boston's own radical folkster!, CSW grad)
SHARP TEETH - (catchy and heartfelt local folk-rock)
MIMI LAVALLEY - (local activist singer/songwriter)
PROJECT: CITIZEN - (political acoustic punk from NY)
-plus other acts TBA-
AND! a discussion and film screening with Brian Conley, a boston activist who recently returned from filming on the ground in Iraq.
Proceeds from the show will go to help Brian pay off his debts from his last trip, and hopefully to return to Iraq for more filming!
More information at: www.aliveinbaghdad.org

For more information on the show, visit www.riotfolk.org, e-mail evan@riotfolk.org, or call 978.852.6457
Monday, December 5th, 2005
8:56 am
[movingbeing]
wow, good start fellas.
csw 79, bua 38. i wonder how this season will go. keep up the good work fellas
Tuesday, November 15th, 2005
10:01 pm
[dawnfeather]
any leads?
Hey! I was realizing that I really miss vivi bracewell. I have *no* idea how to get in touch with her. any ideas?
Sunday, October 30th, 2005
10:43 pm
[will_o_th_wind]
Come see "The Skin of Our Teeth" and "Pullman Car Hiawatha" by Thornton Wilder this coming thursday, friday and saturday at 7:30!
Saturday, October 22nd, 2005
11:38 pm
[katekat2]
There was a girl named Jill who went to school at csw the school year 99-00. I have no idea if she went after that year. She was friends with Rayne, Andrea, Jake Sealine and I can't for the life of me remember her last name. Does anyone know if she graduated from CSW, or what her full name was?
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