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by "Mark Piepkorn (f.k.a. M J Epko [R.I.P.])"
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Date: 15 Jan 1999 01:12:00 -0600
From: "Mark Piepkorn (f.k.a. M J Epko [R.I.P.])"
<duckchow@...>
Subject: An extremely rare event

It's like a harmonic convergence, or a rip in the fabric of time and
space, or money well-spent by the federal government, or something. A
Legends of Strawbale Concert, one night only. Think we could get HBO to
pick it up for simulcast?

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DAWN / Out On Bale By Mail presents: STRAW-BALE CONSTRUCTION - TUCSON & THE
WORLD

A LONG-AWAITED UPDATE OF STRAW BALE CONSTRUCTION IN THE DESERT SOUTHWEST
AND AROUND THE WORLD.

SATURDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 27 7:00 - 9:00 pm

SLIDE SHOWS AND PRESENTATIONS BY INTERNATIONAL LEADERS OF THE STRAW-BALE
REVIVAL:

DAVID EISENBERG - Development Center of Appropriate Technology, Co-Author
of The Straw Bale House
* An overview of the straw-bale construction revival, including a variety
of modern straw-bale structures around the United States, plus a building
code update.

MATTS MYHRMAN AND JUDY KNOX - Out On Bale (un)Ltd, Co-author of Build It
With Bales, Founding Publishers of The Last Straw Journal
* Straw-bale building on the Navajo Reservation, and internationally in
Mongolia

ATHENA AND BILL STEEN - The Canelo Project, Co-authors The Straw Bale House
* Building with communities in Mexico (or anywhere) with straw bale as a
basic element of sustainable building and living.

ALSO, EUROPEAN STRAW-BALE BUILDERS FROM FRANCE, HOLLAND, ENGLAND, AND
IRELAND give us an update on exciting strawbale projects throughout Europe.

WHERE: First Congregational United Church of Christ, 824 N. 2nd Ave., Tucson

ADMISSION: $5.00 per person - $7.50 per couple - $10.00 per family

CALL DAWN / Out On Bale By Mail at 520-624-1673 for further information

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ALSO: (TENTATIVELY STILL) A STRAW BALE HOME TOUR
WHERE: TUCSON AREA
WHEN: SUNDAY, FEB. 28, 1999 NOON - 4PM

HOME OWNERS HAVE GRACIOUSLY OFFERED TO OPEN THEIR HOMES SO THAT WE CAN ALL
SEE GREAT EXAMPLES OF THIS ENERGY & RESOURCE-CONSERVING BUILDING SYSTEM!
ADMISSION: $10 per person, $15 for 2 or a family
SELF-GUIDED OPEN HOUSE TOUR of 5-6 HOMES - TICKETS COME WITH MAP


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