Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — ZO D’AXA

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May 24 — ZO D’AXA
French individualist anarchist, military deserter, writer, traveler.

MAY 24, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Provence, France: World’s Gypsies gather for 2-day religous festival.
*Canada: Victoria Day.

ALSO ON MAY 24 IN HISTORY…
1864 — Fin de siecle French individualist anarchist Zo d’Axa born, Paris, France.
1883 — Brooklyn Bridge opens, New York City.
1921 — Sacco and Vanzetti trial begins, Braintree, Massachusetts.
1959 — First nuclear fall-out shelter built.
1974 — Big band composer Duke Ellington dies, New York City.

Excerpted from 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 the co-founder and editor of Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curator of 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 one of five Angelenos 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. Today, I live a peaceful life in Tucson, Arizona with Stephanie Smith. https://linktr.ee/jaywbabcock

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