All the sniffling midwestern kids

I’ve spent the last two years thinking about the Festival of Faith and Music.  When I heard about it two years ago, some rumor that Neko Case and Emmylou Harris were going to share a stage and talk about the ways their art interacted with their face, my interest was piqued.  I spent too much … Continue reading

R’n’r Confessional: Ironing it Out

I recently spent a week or so in Grand Rapids, Michigan, at the Calvin College Festival of Faith and Writing.  Calvin is a Reformed Christian school that prides itself on thoughtful engagement of the arts from a Christian perspective, as well as its open-mindedness in such matters.  In keeping with their long-standing tradition of inviting … Continue reading