Category: Culture

Women We’d Like to Know: City Writer, Country Mom

M.F.K. Fisher. Ruth Reichl. Michael Pollan. Every generation produces a writer or two who unfailingly embraces the ethos of food and is driven to capture it in their own ineffable way. Meet Gabrielle Langholtz. In an era when there are enough food bloggers to break the Internet and the printed book has been declared dead

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Making America Fun Again: What’s On This Weekend

Enough with the cable news. Put down your Mueller Report. Stop practicing how to pronounce Bout-edge-edge. You’ve got 18 months to think about it. Spring is starting to show its roots (unless you live in South Dakota where 4″ of snow is expected). Time to wrap our brains around some plain ol’ recreation and give

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We All Fell in Love in Paris

This weekend Christians will celebrate the resurrection of Christ and Jews will commemorate their freedom from slavery. Busy weekend, especially after we all watched aghast as Notre Dame burned. Why was this cataclysmic event so unifying? What happened Tuesday night that we could not avert our eyes? Maybe in those glowing embers we saw up-close

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Women We’d Like to Know: She Ditched Corporate for Her Dream Career

It’s no surprise that Kim-Trang Blair was successful in business. One of four children raised in a traditional Vietnamese household, she recalls her mom and dad as “tiger parents” before that was even a thing. At an age where many are still waffling on career choices, Blair had already worked ten years, wed, had a

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Jefferson Hamer and Friends

I was first introduced to the Brooklyn indie music scene while traipsing through central Ghana with a great work friend, Jason Dilg – a gifted bluegrass player with roots in Appalachia by way of Boulder. We were digging an impromptu local High Life celebration on a red-dusted road near Kumase when he told me about

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