Rhythm n Blooms 2015: Day 2

Day two was a sweet spot for a lot of people in that complete exhaustion hadn’t set in, but most people kind of had their groove on. Jackson Avenue had to be one the friendliest and fun streets in the world for a few hours. And people from all over the world were present. After […]

Rhythm n Blooms 2015: Day One

What an amazing weekend of great music. I can’t imagine the odds against a city our size having just one of the two excellent music festivals we’ve enjoyed in the last couple of weeks, let alone two of this caliber. The electricity in the city when this many creative people merge into one spot and […]

Waynestock 2015 a Huge Success

I’d love to write a lengthy article about Waynestock, detailing set lists and performances, but for a couple of reasons, I can’t do that. First, I really wanted to enjoy the music and not focus as much on documenting it. I achieved mixed results on that front, but I didn’t take notes, so I can’t […]

Dogwood Arts’ Market Square Art Fair 2014, Part 2

Here I’ll confess I’ve saved my favorite parts of the Market Square Art Fair for last. I enjoy the arts and the crafts and I really enjoyed this year’s concept of having the artists creating during the festival. There were several artists we wished we could buy from, but we only wound up taking home […]

First Friday, September 2013, Pictures and Stories

Somehow the week just slipped by without an opening to slip in the First Friday photographs. It was an incredibly packed First Friday that found me falling far short of my goals to make the complete rounds. It’s gotten impossible. Last spring I resolved to pick one or two things and stick to it. That […]