Turning away from his personal life babyliss perfect curl to the topic of his nonprofit, Breslin compared social entrepreneurship to a mosh pit, saying that entrepreneurs must take risks and trust that their communities will taken an active interest.Water For People recently developed a new strategic plan that includes a 10-year monitoring program of water systems and also strives for an increased level of involvement with local institutions in the developing countries themselves.”Either our program works, and we change the mosh pit direction, or we fail and we close,” said Breslin about the new initiative. “Outside of your comfort zone, you create greater beauty.”Breslin also emphasized the value of helping others more than serving oneself. Six years ago, Water for People created the Field Level Operations Watch (FLOW), a monitoring tool for water and sanitation projects, but the organization decided to give other organizations the license to use and develop the program as well.”We could have held FLOW and made a bazillion dollars,” Breslin said.
“But we are so focused on that outcome of water flowing every day that we offered it out.”It’s been a turbulent year for music-streaming services: Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich first stoked the fire by removing their solo material from Spotify, David Byrne claimed the “internet will suck all creative content out of the world” and, most recently, Moby called Thom Yorke an “old guy yelling at fast trains” for his views on the digital distribution of music. There were a whole lot of spats, debates, Twitter feuds and controversial blogposts in music, but let’s turn our attention to lists – lots of lists.Spotify and Shazam have published their top 10 tracks of the year, based on the number of Spotify streams and Shazam tags both services had globally. Released this week, the lists feature some predictable and not-so-predictable outcomes: Avicii, Daft Punk, Robin Thicke, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis triumphed, the latter becoming the most-streamed act of the year worldwide on Spotify for both singles and albums and accumulating 34m Shazam taggings globally.
These days, 11 of the company’s 20 most popular playlists are Christmas-related, says Jessica Suarez, Songza’s director beats by dre boxing day of content. THE punk music scene of the 1970s and how it inspired an entire generation of young people to “stand up and be counted” is the subject of a full-length play that will be performed in Limerick next month.The cast of ‘Punk Guerrillas’ has started rehearsals for the play that is also loosely based around the experiences of the controversial Russian punk rock group Pussy Riot.The County Limerick Youth Theatre production has its origins in a trans-national initiative that saw young people from Limerick and Loimaa theatre in southwest Finland participate in exchange visits during the Summer. Youth Theatre members also hosted workshops in both countries to develop ideas for the production.’Punk Guerrillas’ will be performed in The HoneyFitz Theatre, Lough Gur from December 6 to 8. It includes a full cast of 20 youth theatre members, live music, comedy, agit-prop theatre and some audience interaction.2013 might be the year of the epic statement album. It also might be the year of the perfect imitation of genres, be it pop, post-punk or disco.
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