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Last Man Standing: Willie Nelson and the Rise of Outlaw Country

Photo by Heather Kaplan Article by CHRISTOPHER THIESSEN, via CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND don’t wanna be the last man standing,” a life-worn Willie Nelson reflects on his 2018 album opener. But no sooner do the words leave his mouth than the conflicted country balladeer bargains...

Builders swap cement for weed to reduce pollution

Photo by Todd Korol( BLOOMBERG NEWS) Article by Bloomberg News, via DAILY REPUBLIC The hemp fields sprouting in a part of Canada best known for its giant oil patch show how climate change is disrupting the construction industry. Six years after setting up shop in the...

Ziggy to perform charity concert for Kids Unlimited in Medford, OR (June 17)

Photo by Fernando Aceves Article via Mail Tribune The best music performances aren’t always played at large venues. Eight-time Grammy Award-winning reggae artist and philanthropist Ziggy Marley said he enjoyed playing to the smaller crowd at Kids Unlimited in 2006 so much that he is back for another...

Wear Your Music

 Bracelets from recycled guitar strings donated by over 150 famous musicians such as Eric Clapton, John Mayer and Joan Baez. Removed from the waste stream, the materials are handcrafted in Providence, RI and become one-of-a-kind memorabilia. Profits from the sales of these bracelets benefit any charity...

Dmitry Bivol to defend light heavyweight title vs. Jean Pascal

Article by Dan Rafael, via ESPN Light heavyweight world titlist Dmitry Bivol will defend his belt on Nov. 24 at the Mark G. Etess Arena at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, just not against the opponent he expected to be facing. Bivol...

Roger Goodell Addresses NFL National Anthem Policy Progress

Article by Charlotte Caroll, via Sports Illustrated NFL commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the progress on the NFL's national anthem policy on Wednesday at the league's annual fall meeting. "The focus of both the Players Association and the NFL and all of our clubs and our players has been the focus on...

Ziggy Marley “Rebellion Rises Philadelphia” Concert Review

Article by Danny Savage, via Island Stage It has been quite a hot and rainy summer here in Philly. Thursday, September 6th was no exception as Ziggy Marley's Rebellion Rises tour made a stop at the Electric Factory. The tour promotes Ziggy's seventh studio hit, "Rebellion...

Upcycled Ocean Plastic

Photo by NOAA/NMFS/Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Blog Article by June Greenstein, via Ocean Find Your Blue Today, most people have used and discarded something made out of plastic. In the U.S., that item was probably either a grocery bag or a water bottle. According to EcoWatch, Americans use...