…to beverly hills : a reflection on ken burns “country music” documentary pt. II

Read Part I Here “There’s a paradox that’s always existed in country music. How much change do you embrace? And how much change can you make without completely obliterating what you were and what you came from?” — Bill C. Malone, Historian The synchronized growth of the City of Nashville and Country Music is something…

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from bristol… : a reflection on the ken burns “country music” documentary pt. I

please note: I had really great intentions about writing this post the day after Country Music ended. But then I got engaged and was surrounded for people by four days and went back to work and couldn’t get my head on straight before hosting a weekend retreat that has left me entirely exhausted and ready…

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true cost.

Women and children are dying in factories in Bangladesh. Cambodian factory workers are being killed in the streets while they protest for a living wage salary. Buildings are collapsing on top of the people working inside, simply because the factory owners refuse or can’t afford safer conditions for those people working 12-hour days to sew…

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fyre fest, millennials, & what it all means to me as a millennial.

Last night, I found myself staring at the darkened TV screen with my jaw dropped, wanting nothing but more. We’d just finished Fyre Fraud, Hulu’s documentary about the Fyre Fest debacle of 2017. If you’ve somehow managed to not hear about this yet, I strongly recommend you do some digging. Because it’s fascinating. And it’s…

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