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Author: Heather

Black History Month

Black History Month

Dr. Mae Jemison, the first African-American female astronaut is quoted as saying, “Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.” During Black History month we celebrate the unending creative contributions of the African American community.  The unlimited imagination that Black excellence has modeled through history is witnessed in the American canon; whether it is W.E.B…. View more

Cuz I Love You

Cuz I Love You

Summer finally arrived! I had doubts for the entirety of June when it seemed we were stuck in a November-like rain and cold schedule.  Now those rains have left the ground saturated for the perpetual state of humidity/corn sweat we are now in.  Recently a patron reminded me that only six months ago the temperature… View more

Freegal Mixtapes

Freegal Mixtapes

Mixtapes are an effervescent, emotionally-illusive, and joyful instrument of expression.  Created by yourself they are a reflection of a curated collection that has its perennial go to songs, beats and rhythms that allow someone else to feel how you do, or the opposite, for you to feel how they do.  They can also be a… View more

Fall for Garage Rock

Fall for Garage Rock

If music genres and seasons pair well together like wine and cheese, then fall is garage rock season.  Deep Scorpio skies call for fuzz tone effect peddles and leaves falling from trees recall amateurish lyrics that have more truth than practiced customer service greetings and little conversations.  It’s the vehicle that allows us to understand… View more