Letter From The Director

Letter From The Director

Black Lives Matter These are incredible times. I believe they’re historic times. James Baldwin said, “We’ve been locked inside a history of racism that we did not originally create.” Comfort and denial have not helped non-Black folks change that history; but the...
Letter From The Director

Letter From the Director

Gratitude First of all, we hope that you and your loved ones are safe and sound; of body, mind, spirit, and shelter. These are difficult times, to be sure, certainly unprecedented in our life­times. The more overwhelming our worries become, as they continue to stack...
Letter From The Director

Letter From the Director

The Month of May….or May not Normally on this page, at this time of year, we’d be talking about longer, warmer days, lush growth, and a full schedule of summer music festivals; on top of which we’d have a healthy two pages of Jazz Around the Sound calendar...
Letter From The Director

Letter From The Director

Every Day, A New Normal If there is any positive outcome for today’s unexpected and game-changing environment, it may be the demonstration that we are all connected, even, or especially, outside of the economic construct and the internet; and that each individual is...
Letter From The Director

Letter From The Director

Rhythm and Harmony We each get out of bed, put our nose down, and do the work that’s in front of us; day after day. We have to. And whether we’re artists or Uber drivers, students or teachers, code writers or construction workers; we all need the occasional long view...