Saturday, July 18, 2015
Journeys Into A Regional Folk Festival truly Refelecting the Region

A Regional Folk Festival truly Refelecting the Region

There is music in the air this weekend in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The Folk Festival at the Prather Coliseum of Northwestaern State University is billed as a “purist” folk festival – meaning that only folk artists who are reviving a traditional Louisiana folk art or still working a Louisiana tradition are invited This year’s 36th annual Read Article

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Saturday, July 18, 2015
Journeys Into Ken Dryden Writes about a Touching Letter

Ken Dryden Writes about a Touching Letter

Professional athletes receive many requests – from appearances to autographs, et. al. Demands are made upon them and their time. I was always impressed how generous Jean Beliveau always was with his time and spirit. We are told that pro athletes are not role models. The example Mr. Beliveau set was important to me and Read Article

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Journeys Into A heart-warming Community Narrative: Longstanding Dance School Saved by Local Church

A heart-warming Community Narrative: Longstanding Dance School Saved by Local Church

Thanks to our Friends at Heritagwe Nebraska who called this story to our attention (also to the Daily Journal and the AP): A central Nebraska dance studio that announced it was closing last month is back in business, with help from a local church. The Grand Island Independent reports (http://bit.ly/1fArLM7 ) that the Heartland School Read Article

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Monday, July 13, 2015
Journeys Into Bastille Day American-Style

Bastille Day American-Style

It may be a French celebration but Bastille Day has turned into quite a day of celebration in the States as well. In all there are over 50 U.S. cities that conduct annual celebrations: For example, Baltimore has a large Bastille Day celebration each year at Petit Louis in the Roland Park area of Baltimore Read Article

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Sunday, July 12, 2015
Journeys Into The End of the Road for Detroit’s Historic Park Avenue Hotel

The End of the Road for Detroit’s Historic Park Avenue Hotel

The Park Avenue House was a high rise residential building located at 2305 Park Avenue in the Park Avenue Historic District in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. But today the Park Avenue is now more. The once proud hotel that spanned back to the mid-1920’s, Read Article

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Friday, July 10, 2015
Journeys Into Balancing Past and Present

Balancing Past and Present

We’ve been reading an interesting book – “Between the Dark and the Daylight: Embracing the Contradictions of Life” by Joan Chittister, The author, a member of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Pennsylvania, is a distinguished lecturer. In a chapter entitled “The Place of Tsunamis in the Ocean of Life”, she weighs in on the role Read Article

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Thursday, July 9, 2015
Journeys Into Aborigines decry mass marketing of festivals

Aborigines decry mass marketing of festivals

This story comes out of Tapei, but it could just as easily be anywhere in the U.S. or Canada – say in the Southwestern desert or up North. In this instance, a county government is promoting Aboriginal harvest festivals scheduled for this month and next to attract tourists to the region. But Aboriginal residents are Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 9, 20159:58 pm