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Commandos train in Agassiz School

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian O'Connell Aug 24, 2011. 3 Replies

Do folks in JP know that this happened? I personally find this extremely alarming and wonder if others do as well. Plus, it's the height of irony that our society doesn't have enough money to keep…Continue

Boycott Bukhara in JP and associated restaurants for shorting their workers over $10,000 in wages

Started May 4, 2011 0 Replies

Somerville group alleges wage violationsat Indian restaurants Posted by Marcia Dick May 3, 2011 10:03 AMBy Danielle Dreilinger, Globe correspondent Latino advocacy group Centro Presente says Diva…Continue

 

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Over The Line - a high concept, low budget rock opera about ideology, indoctrination, and inner transformation returns to Spontaneous Celebrations in JP on SAT, 6/2! at Spontaneous Celebrations

June 2, 2012 from 6pm to 11pm
Over The Line - A high concept / low budget / multi-media / psychological rock opera about ideology, indoctrination, unwritten rules, and inner transformation. Written & Directed by Brian O'ConnellSaturday, June 2, 20126:00pm & 9:00pmSpontaneous Celebrations45 Danforth Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130A few shorts steps from the Stony Brook T Stop.With a 10-piece all star band featuring The Grass Gypsys, members of Brief Awakening, and assorted friends.Tickets are 10$ and available at:…See More
Apr 11, 2012
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Over The Line - a high concept, low budget rock opera about ideology, indoctrination, and inner transformation. at Spontaneous Celebrations

June 2, 2012 from 6pm to 11pm
Over The Line Written & Directed by Brian O'ConnellSaturday, June 2, 20126:00pm & 9:00pmSpontaneous Celebrations45 Danforth Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130A few shorts steps from the Stony Brook T Stop.With a 10-piece all star band featuring The Grass Gypsys, members of Brief Awakening, and assorted friends.Tickets are 10$ and available at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/240824***After two successful debut shows on…See More
Apr 9, 2012
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Over The Line - a high concept, low budget rock opera about ideology, indoctrination, and inner transformation. at Spontaneous Celebrations

February 4, 2012 from 5pm to 11pm
Jamaica Plain based musician/activist Brian O'Connell presents his new original rock opera, Over The Line, at Spontaneous Celebrations on Saturday, February 4, 2012, 5:00 & 8:00pm, $10. Over The Line is a high concept, low budget, satirical psychological rock opera about ideology, indoctrination, unwritten rules and inner transformation. Written and directed by Brian O'Connell, known for his kinetic bass playing with Uncle Sammy, Gordon Stone, Gary Backstrom, The Grass Gypsys, and many…See More
Jan 18, 2012
Brian O'Connell is now friends with dorothea Keeling and Guitar Circle New England
Sep 30, 2011
Brian O'Connell replied to Brian O'Connell's discussion Commandos train in Agassiz School
"Glad that we feel the same about this Keith. Here's a little more in the form of a little piece that I wrote for Open Media Boston:   http://openmediaboston.org/node/1945 Boston Is Not a Military Training Ground by Brian O'Connell…"
Aug 24, 2011
keith barton replied to Brian O'Connell's discussion Commandos train in Agassiz School
"Hey everybody, I’m back. I just heard about this. I agree with Brian O’s instinct that this type of operation is inappropriate in a populated area. At the very least, it is rude and arrogant of USSOCOM to think they can come into an…"
Aug 24, 2011
Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) replied to Brian O'Connell's discussion Commandos train in Agassiz School
"Hey Brian, Thanks for starting a discussion about this. I too would be freaked out if I saw a military chopper landing on the roof of the building next to me and would conclude we must be under attack or something.  Having learned and known…"
Aug 17, 2011
Brian O'Connell posted a discussion

Commandos train in Agassiz School

Do folks in JP know that this happened? I personally find this extremely alarming and wonder if others do as well. Plus, it's the height of irony that our society doesn't have enough money to keep this school open and instead use it for military training. Sincerely, Brian O'Connell ***http://jamaicaplaingazette.com/2011/08/12/commandos-train-in-agassiz-school/Commandos train in Agassiz SchoolAugust 12,…See More
Aug 17, 2011
Brian O'Connell posted an event

Local Music Showcase @ Hope Church - SAT 6/11 at Hope Church

June 11, 2011 from 8pm to 11pm
This Saturday, 6/11, @ 8:00pm - midnight, come see some of the best musicians in the area have to offer in the amazing confines of Hope Church (formerly Central Congregational Church). On the bill are:The Grass Gypsys http://www.thegrassgypsys.comAll Of The Animals http://www.alloftheanimals.comBrian O'Connell…See More
Jun 8, 2011
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Boycott Bukhara in JP and associated restaurants for shorting their workers over $10,000 in wages

Somerville group alleges wage violationsat Indian restaurants Posted by Marcia Dick May 3, 2011 10:03 AMBy Danielle Dreilinger, Globe correspondent Latino advocacy group Centro Presente says Diva Bistro in Somerville and Mumbai Chopstix in Boston have shorted workers $10,119, according to a statement from the group. Centro Presente is slated to hold a meeting about the campaign at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 5 in the Piemonte Room, fifth floor, Boston City Hall. Two employees have stepped forward and…See More
May 4, 2011
Brian O'Connell posted an event
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Brian O'Connell at Spontaneous Celebrations

April 1, 2011 at 6pm to April 2, 2011 at 12am
We're celebrating the 20th anniversary of Spontaneous Celebrations on April  Fools Day, Friday, April 1st. Spontaneous has been supporting cultural arts, progressive causes, and youth programs relentlessly for since 1991. This is going to be an EXTRA FUNKY event, with music, arts, acrobatic performers, dancing, yoga, food, drink, info sharing, activism, healing arts, and more!FEAST OF FESTIVAL FOOLSFriday, April 1st 6:00 - 12:006:00 - Feasting: Dinner & Cake for all. 6:30 - Afro-Flow Yoga…See More
Mar 23, 2011
Brian O'Connell is now a member of Neighbors for Neighbors
Mar 23, 2011

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Spontaneous Celebrations

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