I read this morning that two female homicide bombers blew themselves up on a subway train during rush hour in Moscow killing at least 38 people and wounding 102. According to the online FoxNews.com article, the head of Russia’s main security agency said preliminary investigation places the blame on rebels from the restive Caucasus region [...]
Archive for March, 2010
I had the pleasure of speaking with Patrick Wright at Maryland Institute College of Art. He Chairs the Film Department at MICA and recently co-produced the Oscar winning short documentary, “Music by Prudence”. I wanted to discuss the feasability of working with the MICA film department on a documentary about Bus 19. He provided some very [...]
We had a very productive meeting yesterday at Bruce Zavos’ office in Frederick with Alan Miner, Principal at Miner Feinstein Architects and Rick Curry, Vice President at B&R Design Group Inc. We discussed the project from an architectural standpoint and what was needed to put together a realistic budget to begin our donor campaign. [...]
Drove out to Columbia, MD today to meet with Joe Holland, owner of Holland Construction. Bruce Zavos and I met with Joe to discuss ideas regarding the construction of the Bus 19 Memorial Garden and Education Pavilion. The design of the pavilion is that of a bus stop, specifically an Israeli bus stop. The challenge [...]
Drove with Brenda Margolis to Frederick this morning to meet with Bruce Zavos, Principle with Zavos Architecture. Bruce is one of our architectural advisors on the Bus 19 Project. We discussed a variety of topics related to the architecture of the project. We will proceed over the next couple of weeks to meet [...]
I woke up early this morning to have a radio interview with Israel National Radio. Walter Bingham, one of the INR radio personalities called me from Israel and we spent time discussing the story of Bus 19 and the vision for the Education Pavilion and Memorial Garden. The show is going to air next Sunday, [...]
I’ve had two meetings with local exhibit designers for the interior of the Education Pavilion. These folks will provide the right look and feel for the layout and design of this important piece of the project. Thanks to Xibitz and Adler Display for submitting proposals.