Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint – WINONA BEAMER

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April 10 — WINONA BEAMER
Hawaiian native culture expert, folk activist, hula dancer.

APRIL 10, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
* Christian GOOD FRIDAY.
* Florence, Italy: EXPLOSION OF THE CAR. A large wooden carfull of fireworks and explosives sits in the piazza. A wire runs to the cathedral. A dove-shaped rocket is ignited at the altar, runs along the wire and explodes the car.

ALSO ON APRIL 9 IN HISTORY…
1841 — Horace Greeley’s New York Tribune begins publication.
1866 — American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) founded.
1919 — Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata dies, Chinameca, Mexico.
1959 — Utopian architect Frank Lloyd Wright dies, Taliesin West, Arizona.
1981 — UN approves world treaty assuring no civilians should be attacked with “napalm, mines or booby-traps.” Defeated by U.S. veto.
2008 — Hawaiianist Winona Kapuailohiamanonokalani Desha Beamer dies, Maui.

All information courtesy of The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective

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About Jay Babcock

I am an independent writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona. In 2023: I publish an email newsletter called LANDLINE = https://jaybabcock.substack.com Previously: I co-founded and edited Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curated the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was somehow listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. From 2010 to 2021, I lived in rural wilderness in Joshua Tree, Ca.

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