Love, Loss, and the Roots of Music

Young percussionists stood in a circle around a fold-out plastic table, drumsticks flashing and table shaking as they struck in sync. The brass section sat in an arc, moving up the scale one slow, powerful step at a time. The room vibrated with the force of each note, with each beat of the drumsticks, ushered… Read More Love, Loss, and the Roots of Music

Consider Glitter

By Isabelle Haines It’s no secret – Mardi Gras season is also glitter season. The stuff is quite literally in the air. It’s also painted on eyelids, smeared on bodies, and coated on the special throws that krewes make by hand every year. Yet glitter is no miracle product. It is a microplastic that supposedly… Read More Consider Glitter