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South Street music stops for Saturday night (2/28/15)

South Street— it isn’t just a strip of tattoo shops and cheesesteak eateries.

For those who haven’t been to this booming section of Philadelphia, there are also many places to see live music on this road or a few blocks away. 203 more words

TLA

Favorite Venue Poll

I plan to get on the road next week but until then, I’d like to know your go-to place for live music. The top answers could influence what places I decide to write about.

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Electric Factory

Perspective and Truth

by Seema Reza

In her essay, “When We Dead Awaken” Adrienne Rich writes, “Our struggles can have meaning and our privileges–however precarious under patriarchy–can be justified only if they can help to change the lives of women whose gifts–and whose very being–continue to be thwarted by silence.” 428 more words

Health And Healing

WRITING PRACTICE: HOW I LEARNED TO USE MY WORDS

By Joanna Tebbs Young

WRITING PRACTICE: HOW I LEARNED TO USE MY WORDS

Writing is my life. Day in, day out, I am writing—four weekly columns, magazine articles, and my journal—or I am helping others get their own words down. 926 more words

Health And Healing

Texas Library Association Conference...and MORE!

A new year and so many conference events to choose from. Every conference I have been to, has been fun!

This year, I will be attending the Southwest Popular Culture Association Conference in February, then the Texas Library Association Conference in April. 129 more words

Career Development

Meet Thomas

Thomas has been a constant presence on this blog. I wrote about him one of the very first posts. No wonder: I decided to start this blog shortly after returning from Victoria, Canada, where the two of us met in 2011. 173 more words

Lorenzo