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Positivus Music Festival

Positivus Music Festival

Three Days in a Tent When I was in Latvia in 2016, I learned about this big music festival that happens every July. Both Ansis and Rita talked about it. It is one of those classic stories where a couple of Latvians had a dream to get some bands to come to this tiny country, …

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Patterns of Light

Patterns of Light

Gaismas Raksti: Cultural Experiences After a week of cultural experiences, I need to write something to deconstruct what I have observed, felt, and discovered. The title of this post is based on the multimedia show we experienced last night by Shipsea, a Latvian rockstar, at the National Library, Gaismas Pils. The title of the show …

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Springfield on a Saturday Night

Springfield on a Saturday Night

After teaching my 4th and final lesson for the first week of my two week CELTA training, I was happy to meet up with my old NeWP friend Cathie for a local’s tour of the town and some really good barbecue. We decided to go to Pappy’s Place, which is a tiny little bistro attached …

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Riot Fest 2016

Riot Fest 2016

I flew to Denver over Labor Day Weekend for my third consecutive Riot Fest. This year’s line-up was pretty special, and I felt privileged to be able to attend. Two of my favorite bands, NOFX and Ween were playing, but most people were excited about the Misfits reunion. This was the first time in over …

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