The Bluegrass Situation: Roots Culture Redefined
Arts and CultureAug 15, 2016

It's back to school season already, so your Summer reading days may be behind you, but there's still time to get some good reads in ... even if they are for class. If you aren't into supporting Amazon, independent bookstores are a great way to find new reading material while supporting local businesses. Plus, the…

Arts and CultureAug 12, 2016

When Will Anderson decided to start a business with his friend Jacob Henley in 2012, he, like most people, hoped to do work he was passionate about. Lucky for him, he was passionate about a lot of things: woodworking, surfing, skating, being outside. "My brother and I grew up on boards," he says. "Whether it was…

Arts and CultureAug 9, 2016

People love focusing on the "how" of the creative process -- how to write a song, how to finish a novel, how to paint happy trees like Bob Ross. What sometimes gets overlooked in the conversation about creativity, however, is the "why." Why are artists driven to create? Why do people give their lives over…

Arts and CultureJul 28, 2016

If you've never visited Nashville's Fisk University, it's a beautiful campus rich with history. Located north of downtown Nashville, Fisk -- a private, historically Black university -- was founded in 1866, just a few months after the end of the Civil War. The university was home to a number of important moments during the Civil…

Arts and CultureJul 1, 2016

"Winnipeg, Winnipeg, snowy, sleepwalking Winnipeg. My home for my entire life.” We may as well have written those words ourselves, with how excited we are to get to Winnipeg for Winnipeg Folk Festival next week (although we would have swapped out “snowy” for something a little more summery). Great music, great food, and our very own…