Podcast #139: Jessica Smucker

Jessica Smucker Singer-songwriter Jessica Smucker has a brand new album out called Tumbling After. It’s Jessica’s second full length studio…

Art vs. Entertainment: a Local Musician’s Dilemma

Jam at the Dam 2013

The work of a local part-time musician falls along a broad spectrum with entertainment at one end and art at the other. Musicians need to decide where they fit on the spectrum, and most importantly, where along the spectrum their goals will be best served. I don’t believe that one side of the spectrum is better or worse than the other, but…

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…

What’s YOUR creative role?

Creattive Roles Colors

I’ve been developing a theory about the roles that people play within creative projects. While one person may be able to successfully play multiple roles within projects, I believe that each person is truly meant to play only one. If he or she has an opportunity to play that role on a team with others who are also well suited…

June Literary Events Around the Triangle

The Triangle June 2014

There are various opportunities for summer poetry coming during the month of June. Here is a small preview of the events happening that will help you begin your summertime fun! June Highlights: June 6: York Emporium Jawstruck Poetry Competition. Looking for a break from small open mics? Then mark your calendars and support the finalists…

Podcast #136: Allegro – Lancaster’s Chamber Orchestra

Allegro Featured

Allegro: Lancaster’s Chamber Orchestra Today’s episode is a conversation about Allegro, Lancaster’s Chamber Orchestra with conductor Dr. Brian Norcross, musician and board member Morgann Davis, and the orchestra’s vice president, Leslie Lindeman. The orchestra’s mission is to expand the appreciation and love for classical music across multiple generations in Lancaster County. They make great music…