In the redwood forests outside Santa Cruz, author Sidd Joag’s childhood curiosities are awakened when he meets cryptozoological archivist and founder of the Bigfoot Discovery Museum, Michael Rugg, who life’s work leaves him questioning the relevance of Bigfoot’s existence versus the value of celebrating intellectual curiosity.
In a time of unmediated isolation, loss and heartbreak, perhaps rediscovering our artistic passions and tapping our creative impulses can offer some respite.
The associations made in lyric reading, between words, images, ideas, silences, gaps, and centuries, form a political space—a polity brought into being by “lyric’s poignancy.”
Protecting the forest is a responsibility that is not only of the Indigenous peoples, not only of the Huni Kui people. Protecting the forest, protecting biodiversity, is a responsibility of all of humanity.
The public pool at Columbus Park in Denver’s Northside neighborhood was a place where young people could ride the wave of Chicano pride in the summer of 1971—it seemed only fitting that those who gave Columbus Park vitality and meaning should rename it La Raza Park.