A Message from Jathan Fink

Esperanza Hurley and Heather Fink

Jathan’s two favorite funny girls, his niece Esperanza Hurley and wife Heather. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Hello everyone,

June has arrived, and so has the summer heat and humidity. Now that the rains that flooded North Dallas seem to have subsided, the rivers are once again receding and the long, languid, sunny days of the season are finally here. I have to admit that even though I typically don’t revel in the heat, after spending what seemed like an endless winter in New England with enough snow to bury our house, I’m loving being back in Texas and am actually kind of enjoying the warmth (so long as I can retreat to the air conditioned comfort of the indoors when it becomes too unbearable). Read more of this post

Three Rules For A Happy Life

Jathan on Cape Cod

Jathan enjoys a beautiful day in Falmouth, Mass. on Cape Cod. (Photo by Heather Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Our lives are like books, enjoyed one chapter at a time. After much deliberation, I recently decided to turn the page in the story of my life. At the end of May, I walked away from my career at Townsquare Media, took off my editor’s hat, and left New England to return to Texas and seek out new adventures. Read more of this post

Banjo Music Envelopes New Bedford At The Zeiterion

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn (Photo courtesy Zeiterion Performing Arts Center)

It isn’t every day that you hear homespun mountain music in a New England coastal town, but that is exactly what happened when Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn performed their brilliant banjo concert at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center tonight.  Read more of this post

Greg Iles Takes An Unflinching Look At The Real South [INTERVIEW]

Natchez, Miss. survived the Civil War virtually unscathed. Gorgeous antebellum homes, lush gardens, and rich history continue to make this town one of the crown jewels of the South. But it is also a community rife with secrets, scandal and tragedy. These stories remained buried for years, until one of the city’s most prominent citizens, author Greg Iles, decided it was time to reveal them once and for all. Read more of this post

Rhode Island Philharmonic Pays Tribute To Immigrant Composers

Rhode Island Philharmonic

Rhode Island Philharmonic

Tonight, conductor Larry Rachleff and the Rhode Island Philharmonic paid tribute to immigrant composers during its Ravishing Rachmaninoff concert at The VETS.  Read more of this post

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