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Mobile Media, Urban Spaces, and “Netsch” Soundwalk With Steve Jones

Steve Jones, UIC Distinguished Professor in Communication and MSAE member, will give a short presentation concerning mobile media, urban spaces and sound, followed by a “Netsch” soundwalk on the University of Illinois Chicago campus.

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Listen and Watch, Scott Bernstein’s “Revisiting the Potential for Healthy Soundscape”

Listen to “What If Sound Matters Too?: Revisiting the Potential for Healthy Soundscape,” Scott Bernstein’s talk at the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology meeting on Wednesday, September 21.

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“What If Sound Matters Too?” with Scott Bernstein, Center for Neighborhood Technology

Scott Bernstein suggests that both reduced noise exposure and increased intentional soundscape enhancement is achievable, affordable, and even good for the economy, providing agendas for research, demonstration, and local policies that can make healthy soundscapes attainable.

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MSAE Celebrates Douglas Center Silver Anniversary, Saturday June 25

Enjoy the natural beauty of Miller Woods. Celebrate families, soundscape, and education from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, June 25 at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and honor the 25th anniversary of the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education and “Leave No Child Inside” month.

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October 2010 Announcements

Local meetings, radio broadcasts, exhibitions, soundwalks, membership news, and acoustic ecology-related events and resources for the month of October, 2010

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Soundwalk at Chicago Center for Green Technology on April 17

Experience nature in the city 10 a.m., Saturday at the Chicago Center for Green Technology 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. (between Lake St. and Chicago Ave.), Chicago, IL 60612 Contact: Dan Godston at dgodston@gmail.com, or call 312-543-7027 You are invited to join members of the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology and World Listening Project for a […]

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ALERT: CHICAGO DESTROYS FIRST GROPIUS BUILDING

The destruction of Chicago’s Gropius architecture and Bauhaus legacy has begun. As reported here in August, the City of Chicago destroyed nearly all of the landscaping around the Michael Reese Hospital campus—the 37-acre site that was purchased by the city for construction of an Olympic Village in 2016. Members of the Midwest Society for Acoustic […]

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reflections on three recent soundwalks in Chicago

The World Listening Project has organized three soundwalks recently—at the Chicago Center for Green Technology and the Garfield Park Conservatory on August 1st, and by/around the Michael Reese Hospital campus on September 12th. It’s been good to be involved with these soundwalks, and the WLP and MSAE are planning several more soundwalks in the coming […]

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Destruction of Sasaki and Collins Landscaping at Michael Reese Hospital Campus

In wanton disregard of the great cultural, historical, and ecological value of the Michael Reese Hosptial Campus, the City of Chicago has begun demolishing “some of the most beautiful landscapes in the city.”

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Chicago Phonography at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art presents an installation and five performances by members of Chicago Phonography who take recorded ambient sounds from the urban environment and translate them into an engaging and continuous visual experience.


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