Friday, July 06, 2007

Live Earth

This Saturday -- 7/7/07 -- is Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis, a 24-hour, multi-city concert event to promote awareness of and action to help fight global warming. There will be more than 100 musical acts across eight cities, including Madonna, Bon Jovi, The Police, Sheryl Crow, Kelly Clarkson, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kanye West, Melissa Etheridge, John Mayer, Faith Hill, Shakira and the Black Eyed Peas.

Many vegetarians embrace a philosophy of concern for the environment, but this is a notable event whether you're a vegan or carnivore, because the state of the world's environment affects us all.

There aren't any concerts near here, but you will be able to watch the Live Earth concerts streamed live online at MSN.com. They will also be aired across the channels of NBC Universal. Here's the TV schedule:

NBC: 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
BRAVO: 9 a.m.-2 a.m.
Universal HD: 4 a.m.-2 a.m.
Sundance: 4 a.m.-2 a.m.
MSNBC: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (continuing coverage)
CNBC: 8 a.m.-2 a.m.
Telemundo: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
MUN2: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

2 Comments:

At 7/07/2007 11:34 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Cassandra and Julie,

I discovered your blog when I searched the Live Earth Concerts in NC--didn't know anything about the event until 8 pm that night, what's up with that???

Anyway, I just wanted to say I really like the tone of your site, that vegetarian choices are a rich part of a healthy lifestyle/diet. I remember when I moved to Winston-Salem I suggested a vegetarian theme for a group dinner with five couples. Three of the five women snuck some meat into their veggie entrees so the "men" wouldn't go away hungry. I think we've come a long way since then!

Thanks for offering a great perspective on veggie dining in WS!

Cornelia

 
At 7/09/2007 6:52 PM, Blogger Cassandra said...

Thanks for the comment, Cornelia! I'm afraid that some still have the perception that veggie food can't be filling, especially for the "menfolk." But that is changing some, and we're doing what we can to help change it more!

 

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