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The Mountain Ear

“And in the naked light I saw, Ten thousand people, maybe more. People talking without speaking. People hearing without listening. People writing songs that voices never shared. And ...
Bob Barker Brass Band

Barker’s Brass Band two decades old

Barbara Lawlor Nederland You can hear them before you see them — the big bass drum, boom da da boom; the tuba, oompapa; the trumpet, the flute, the clarinet, the French horn ...
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Barber opening bright with belly laughs

Barbara Lawlor Central City Opening night of the Central City Opera season is always a festival for the senses, and Saturday’s opening production of the Barber of Seville offered ...
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Permission to Play Games Picnic: July 3

“Life is like a bicycle. You have to keep moving to keep your balance.” That is one of my Dad’s favorite expressions these days. Although he decided at age 85 to stop riding a ...
New Sport?

Adler brings new sport to community

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Ken Adler used to own the rental shop that is now Ace Hardware. He owns the storage facility in Rollinsville. He is Nederland Police Chief Jake Adler’s ...
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Historic Gillaspie House

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Visiting our history Walking through the door of the Gillaspie House, a visitor is greeted by a blast from the past. A woman sits knitting in a rocking chair, ...