I was in Vancouver, BC a couple of weeks ago for two concerts with Anthony Braxton, the second being an 8-hour "sonic genome" event that brought together over 60 musicians from the Vancouver area as well as a core group of the 12(+1)tet.
Aaron Siegel's blog
One of the items I have seen most frequently on this year’s “best-of-the-decade” lists is the iPod. Mp3 players are so ubiquitous now it’s hard to believe they have only been around for 9 years.
“Community” is a popular word these days, due significantly to our community organizer in chief and his heavily publicized references to a wide range of communities from the international to the online.