Industry workshops will be offered with the intent of connecting artists with promoters from all over the Midwestern markets
Mary Kubica is a Chicago based writer who hit the New York Times best-sellers list with her compelling debut novel, The Good Girl.
The day I turned 24 I knew I had to do something different. I didn't know what or how, but then on a whim I thought "I'm going on a road trip." THAT'S IT! I needed change, I needed a break, I needed spontaneity in my life, and so I picked a weekend that fall and that is just what I did.
Americans experience an average of 935,000 heart attacks and 383,000 people suffer from cardiac arrest -- when the heart stops pumping entirely. Both heart attacks and cardiac arrests carry with them the serious risk of death and disability. In fact, the survival rate for sudden cardiac arrest in this country is less than five percent.
Gaines' connection with Smith changed the trajectory of his career as his music began to fall into place like pieces of a puzzle.
When I arrived, I unpacked one hundred and five pounds of my belongings and began to settle in. Settling, sort of like the mucus glob at the bottom of a kombucha bottle. Definitely good for you, but not always the easiest thing to swallow.
4. Greektown Casino and Hotel (A great big thank you to photographer Felicia Fullwood for sharing her beautiful shots of
Kansas City, like many cities in the Midwest, is in the midst of a blossoming of queer art and culture. Ryan Wilks, a painter born and raised in the region, is focusing on this evolution with his newest project, a series of portraits and interviews called "Gender Treason."
Living in the heart of America's Heartland lends itself to wonderful exploratory road trips. From Great Plains to arid Badlands, Great Lakes to Ozark Mountains, the Midwest is far more than flat land filled with corn, beans, and hogs.
Basically there are three ways the Clean Power Plan, which calls for a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions from existing power plants, is good for business and our economy.
As the need for new, innovative energy solutions has become more pressing, a rallying cry has been sounded among our youth to disrupt the stagnant energy landscape and produce fresh solutions.
Both inland and coastal communities in the USA must begin preparing for the rise of flooding. In the longer-term, the only real preventative solution to extreme flooding is to slow the acceleration of the rising sea level -- something that can only be done by reducing global warming pollution.
The region is flooded with deliciousness that much of the rest of the country hasn't even heard of.
As 2015 gets underway there is no doubt that the startup sector is succeeding outside of Silicon Valley and the northeast region of the United States. Much of this growth and entrepreneur success is coming from the country's heartland.