Long Live The Queens Of Art

In case you missed it, Monmouth Arts held their awards of the Queens of Art during their gala fundraiser, honoring women leaders in the arts, in Asbury Park, hosted by The House of Independents on a cool October 24. The evenings honorees included: Maureen Van Zandt, an actress with a long career in theater and…

Heard of The Hu?

You might not have heard of The Hu, but you won’t forget the sound. This metal-folk-rock group straight from Mongolia brings an infusion of culture and sound, incorporating their country’s distinctive throat singing style as well as folk instruments. The result is a mix of music both familiar, trance like, and entirely unique. The Hu…

Plastic, R.I.P.

We might spend a moment to mourn the humble little plastic straw, or, at least our forgotten sips of years past. All of the great reasons to phase out plastic from our lives – to steward the health of the ocean, to prevent needless pollution, to be kind to all living things – means we…

‘A Plastic Ocean’ in 2019

Taking another look at the documentary that is still shaking us up. “The ocean is my church, it’s my temple, it’s my mosque …” –A Plastic Ocean The blue whale sets the stage for the greater scope of the 2016 documentary, A Plastic Ocean, directed by Craig Leeson, and started the Australian journalist’s journey into…

How To Make Friends

Making friends with others starts with you, first. If you believe the hype, then millennials are on track to be the loneliest generation ever. I don’t have statistics or polls to offer on the subject, but I think millennials aren’t the only ones suffering from loneliness. A lack of friendships is a modern epidemic that…