Libraries We Love – Dancing Among The Stars

Each month, we profile a library: Large, small, urban, rural, post-modern, quaint or neo-classic, but this month we are presenting a new and different way of looking at libraries. Patricia Vaccarino writes about a fundraising collaboration between the Berkeley Ballet Theater and the Berkeley Public Library Foundation


Art. Freedom. Love.

Artist Milan Heger is in love with freedom as much as he is in love with art.


Building Back Better: The National Endowment for the Arts

The pandemic has hit the cultural sector hard. Barbara McMichael’s new monthly column examines the history of The National Endowment of the Arts and the possibility that the arts would once again be elevated in the Biden administration


Libraries We Love: My first love—the Yonkers Carnegie Library

I’ve written over twenty profiles of public libraries as diverse as the Library for the Performing Arts in New York City to the Ernie Pyle Library in Albuquerque, New Mexico. I love all libraries, but it is the Yonkers Carnegie Library that will always be my first love. 


ALANA BELLE—A Woman After Our Own Hearts

Singer, Songwriter, Filmmaker Alana Belle was featured on the cover of our February 2018 Magazine. Much has happened since 2018. Her work The New Romantic: A Mood Film was released in September 2020 at the Northwest Film Forum Film Festival. In November she partnered with Lululemon and did a screening in their store. 


Should You Renovate Before You Sell?

Renovations can be a great value booster. The right changes appeal to buyers and help you make a great return on your investment. Here are four ways you might want to renovate before selling.


Tim Phelps On The Trail of Hope

Today on February 14, 2021, Tim Phelps is embarking on a nearly 1,800 mile journey. He is intent on getting a petition in front of President Joe Biden. His petition requests that the President of the United States of America offer an official public apology to all of the indigenous tribes in this country for the cruelty and mistreatment they have suffered at the hands of the U.S. government.


THE CONNECTOR FEBRUARY 2021

Artist Milan Heger is in love with freedom as much as he is in love with art.