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Fulton Street Arts Cooperative

Fulton Street Arts Cooperative

In September 2013, Aaron Shiflet opened the doors to the Fulton Street Arts Cooperative to “to provide art to the community and community to the arts by using the combined skill, knowledge, talent and vision of its members to better themselves and the art scene in general through shared ideas, collaboration, and critique.” Shiflet studied fine art…

MAKERSfest Comes to Lancaster

PA Guild of Craftsmen MAKERSfest

  The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen are hosting the first MAKERSfest this Sunday, June 8, from 10am to 6pm. The street festival celebrating making and makers will be held on the 300 block of N. Queen Street where the Guild’s store and headquarters is located. More than 50 craftsmen will be set up on the street…

Podcast: Five and Dime #3

Five And Dime #3

The Wood Stove House Five and Dime is a conversation podcast where I’m joined by 3 guests to discuss five random topics. The first four are discussed for ten minutes each and the last topic is part of The Blitz, where each guest gets 50 seconds to share their thoughts and opinions. Topics are chosen by our…

Podcast #124: Hickorytown Ruckus, Joe Devoy, and Shawnama Cinema

Gordon Smoker Live from the Cellar

The HickoryTown Ruckus Gordon Smoker is a Lancaster based singer-songwriter who works under the name The Hickorytown Ruckus who recently released a new album called Old City Night. Gordon sprinkles references to Lancaster throughout the album and includes several duets with area female vocalists Kimberliana, Kelly Lapp, Canyon, and a special performance by Gordon’s niece,  …

Podcast: Five and Dime #2

Five And Dime #2

The Wood Stove House Five and Dime is a conversation podcast where I’m joined by 3 guests to discuss five random topics for ten minutes each. The topics are chosen by our producer, Mike Newman. If you would like to contribute ideas to our list of topics, please feel free to send me an email at jason@woodstovehouse.com, or…

Podcast: Five and Dime #1

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The Wood Stove House Five and Dime is a conversation podcast where I’m joined by 3 guests to discuss five random topics for exactly ten minutes each. The topics are chosen by our producer, Mike Newman. If you would like to contribute ideas to our list of topics, please feel free to send me an…

Session Sundays at Tellus360

Session Sunday at Tellus360

This past Sunday I spent a couple hours in the afternoon sitting in with some of Lancaster’s finest musicians for the very first Session Sunday at Tellus360. Each Sunday a different music session will start at 2 pm and last until the pub closes around 7 pm. Because it was the second Sunday, the session…

It’s First Friday…Again!

First Friday Redux

Earlier this month, on the “technical” First Friday, Lancaster got blasted with a nasty evening of heavy rain and some wintry mix thrown in for good measure. I was out and about for the People of Lancaster exhibit by Parked and The Music of the Doors: Performed Live at The Chameleon. I can report first…

A Different Look at Business with Judy Wicks

Judy Wicks

Earlier this fall I was thinking a lot about business, particularly the goals of profit and growth and the effect that those goals have on people and community. I remember thinking about wealth and success and how those concepts aren’t real, they are ideas that people have created and that everyone accepts as real. I…