Based on its sound, Nashville’s Scythian could be pegged as a band of Riverdancing Irish folkies. With their unique blend of Celtic bluegrass rock, the quintet fires on dueling fiddles, banjos, and mandolins in an unparalleled high-energy weave. The self-proclaimed “immigrant rockers” are on tour in support of the new album Jump at the Sun […]
Brooke Jenkins was an unlikely smoker, and an even more unlikely quitter. A devoted athlete, she successfully avoided cigarettes in high school by playing soccer and hanging around other health-conscious jocks. But when she went on to Eastern Carolina University to play on the Division I soccer team, she was shocked to see that cigarettes were everywhere.
In a 21st-century world that pushes education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, anyone studying philosophy or English has likely gotten bashed with the question, what are you going to do with that? Rob Vaughan, president of and co-founder of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, has spent a career defending and demonstrating the value […]