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Saxophonist DONNY McCASLIN to Release Beyond Now

July 29, 2016 0

Saxophonist Donny McCaslin and his band, featured on David Bowie‘s Blackstar, will make their Motéma Music debut on October 14, 2016. Beyond Now, an album dedicated to Bowie, was recorded nearly 3 months after his passing. […]


Connecting Through Books & Life Stories

July 28, 2016 0

By Andrea K. Hammer Our local train station, a microcosm of the larger community, is a study in contrasts. Whirring wheels slide into the depot for the first pickup of ambitious but sleepy riders. As […]

Arts & Business Spotlights

Why I’m Bullish on Millennials!

July 28, 2016 0

By Keith M. Eigel, Ph.D. Co-Author of The Map: Your Path to Effectiveness in Leadership, Life, and Legacy I am not a Millennial. Born in ’62, I’m sort of a tweener—end of the Boomers, start […]


Culture in the Courtyard: Model Program

July 19, 2016 0

By Andrea K. Hammer Is the area around city hall in your city a vacant, drab and unwelcoming area? Are you searching for a simple way to enliven this space and provide an outdoor stage […]

arts and business partnerships

Innovative Ways to Help the Homeless

July 15, 2016 0

By Andrea K. Hammer Recent articles about the homeless reveal a deeply troubling problem, which surprisingly remains unsolved. In cities marked by innovation, some focused and collaborative efforts could certainly deliver some workable solutions. Following the lead of […]