Monthly Archives: June 2012

Happy Dancers do a Snake Line at Millennium Park last night

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3aR6fuJ760

A fan of Occidental Brothers International Dance Band took this great video of the dancers on the lawn. It was a fun evening and a great reminder of why we want music without borders next year again!

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Meet Monday evening at the Pritzker Pavilion

Celebrate the music you want this Monday, June 25  as we come out to enjoy the first (of only 2) concerts of Downtown Sound devoted to ” Music Without Borders” – Chicago’s Occidental Brothers International Dance Band (playing African Highlife) … Continue reading

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Commissioner Boone’s May letter as to why Music Without Borders was cancelled

About May 6,2012  I received a reply from Commissioner Boone of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events to my letter asking why was Music Without Borders cancelled; who made the decision and what factors were considered. I posted … Continue reading

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The “wee” history of We Want Music Without Borders

The online initiative “We Want Music Without Borders” started on Facebook on March 31, 2012 a couple days after Commissioner Boone of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced the series cancellation.  Being extremely disappointed,  I started the … Continue reading

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How can you help bring back Music Without Borders?

We all feel good when we can do a little something to help. Music Without Borders has thousands of fans but it’s not easy to reach them. Many people don’t like signing online petitions; don’t like to be on  the … Continue reading

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The online advocacy group We Want Music Without Borders steps into the real world today

The online advocacy group We Want Music Without Borders steps into the real world today. It’s our first  MEET UP AT MILLENNIUM PARK TODAY at 5:30 pm before the 1st Loops & Variations to discuss further strategy; collect signatures from … Continue reading

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Welcome to WordPress.com! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you … Continue reading

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