Category: Society

Birth – A Play by Karen Brody

September 5th, 2008 — 10:40pm

Laurie performed last weekend in play Birth by Karen Brody and directed by Aimée Miles. It was a performance for the Birth Fest 2008 in San Francisco. Birth Fest is an event created to support midwifery and natural birth.

Laurie got an additional applause after showing her belly !

2 comments » | Art, Society

Yugoslav New Wave Music From 80-ies

April 5th, 2008 — 10:01am

During first half of 1980-ies a wave of new music and art happened in former Yugoslavia. Not being a member of Warsaw Pact, communist Yugoslavia had more liberal system than the rest of East European countries. But specially after Josip Broz Tito died in 1980, his uncharismatic successors were unable to maintain his firm grip on society. People started discovering new freedoms.

Unfortunately, this creative period ended with fall of Yugoslavia and civil wars in 90-ies.

Here is a small collection of videos from that period: Link>

2 comments » | Music, Society, Yugoslavia


June 24th, 2007 — 3:01pm

Kalinga Costumes On the second week of our trip tp Philippines we went to Kalinga region. We flew to Tuguegarao and then took jeepney along Chico river to Lubuagan. Folk dance of the Kalingas:

4 comments » | Dance, Music, Philippines, Society, Travel

Rfid in Serbian ID Documents

June 3rd, 2006 — 9:24pm

There is a proposition to include rfid chip in new Serbian ID cards.

I am not strictly against rfid but what this document proposes is to put
– biometric data (digital photo, fingerprint, signature)
– nationality
– id of parents
– home address

Comment » | Serbia, Society

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