Category Archives: Multimedia

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Quest #1: Beauty in the Central Valley

So first, a collage poem, made from ingredients found in my neighborhood: What is beauty in this Valley? That’s hard. What kind of beauty? It could be any beauty you’d like. The mountains. Say more about why. You have a … Continue reading

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Cary Park water temporarily stopped, but now continues to flow

This past Friday, as I left the house, I spotted two white City of Fresno trucks in Cary Park. Repairmen were looking at the sprinkler heads, two days after my initial blog post about the daily watering of Augusta Street. … Continue reading

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City pauses overwatering, blames the homeless

So first, the good news. After I wrote a blog post yesterday calling out the City of Fresno for its daily watering of Augusta Street alongside Cary Park, a wide range of friends and strangers on Facebook, Twitter, and in … Continue reading

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The daily watering of Augusta Street

Local news outlets reported Tuesday that the City of Fresno would be implementing “Stage 2” water restrictions beginning Aug. 1, in response to our state’s historic drought. That means that not only will the city be limiting residents to outdoor … Continue reading

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Portrait project finds two new homes: Fowler and San Francisco

This past spring and early summer, I gave myself a photography assignment: Make 100 portraits in 100 days. After falling off the personal creativity wagon around the first of the year, while I immersed myself instead in teaching at Fresno … Continue reading

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Concert review: FUSE Fest 2012

When I was a kid, I used to love reading reviews in Rolling Stone and SPIN magazines. Movie reviews, concert reviews, album reviews, all kinds of reviews. My late grandmother, Dorothy, used to say that I’d surely grow up to … Continue reading

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Photo walk: On being discarded

On the morning of Sept. 1, 2012, I went on a self-assigned photo walk on the Fresno State campus. I wanted to collaborate again with my friend Joseph Edgecomb, who previously made photographs with me in the Mural District and … Continue reading

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