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Cities are alive with the sound of music!


Thursday evening I had the chance to attend a seminar entitled, Music’s Impact on the Community. This superb and fascinating event was held at Michigan State University’s Center Community and Economic Development in Greater Lansing. Not only did the program … Continue reading

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America’s newest bohemian hotspot is…?


The New Oxford American Dictionary defines the term “bohemian” as: “a person who has informal and unconventional social habits, esp. an artist or writer .” In the past few years, many parts of a classic industrial city have been adopted … Continue reading

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