Erin Williams http://wmuk.org en Hey Mr DJ: Record Store Day Celebrates Vinyl, Spotlights Old And New Music http://wmuk.org/post/hey-mr-dj-record-store-day-celebrates-vinyl-spotlights-old-and-new-music <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Saturday is usually that special day at the end of the week reserved for sleeping in, seeing friends, and&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">tinkering with odds and ends in the garage. That is, unless it’s the third Saturday in April and you are a vinyl music maven who is aching to add a prized gem to your collection. So you set the alarm and sleepily head to the closest record shop to stand in line – and make a few friends – as you await the beginning of </span><a href="http://www.recordstoreday.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Record Store Day</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:56:15 +0000 Erin Williams 13727 at http://wmuk.org Hey Mr DJ: Record Store Day Celebrates Vinyl, Spotlights Old And New Music "Balance" Uses Performing Arts To Bring Awareness To Child Sexual Assault http://wmuk.org/post/balance-uses-performing-arts-bring-awareness-child-sexual-assault <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At </span><a href="http://www.thisisfire.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Fire Historical &amp; Cultural Arts Collaborative</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, three women are taking the negativity of sexual abuse and speaking their truth to power.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:33:58 +0000 Erin Williams 13695 at http://wmuk.org "Balance" Uses Performing Arts To Bring Awareness To Child Sexual Assault Evolving History of African Americans Seen Through Art At Krasl Exhibit http://wmuk.org/post/evolving-history-african-americans-seen-through-art-krasl-exhibit <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">27 years ago, <a href="http://www.a-r-t.com/kelley/">Harriet and Harmon Kelley</a> were a couple from San Antonio, Texas that never gave art much thought. That is, until they needed some for the walls of their new home.</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:05:23 +0000 Erin Williams 13533 at http://wmuk.org Evolving History of African Americans Seen Through Art At Krasl Exhibit The Color Run Adds Fun In Getting To The Finish Line http://wmuk.org/post/color-run-adds-fun-getting-finish-line <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When preparing to run a traditional </span>5k<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, most runners make sure to don their best pair of shorts, most reliable shoes, and are up early to stretch out, get their race number, and are focused squarely on getting to the finish line.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But for </span><a href="http://www.thecolorrun.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">The Color Run</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, which is also known as 'The Happiest </span>5k<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on the planet,' the journey to the end of the race is just the beginning.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:31:04 +0000 Erin Williams 13451 at http://wmuk.org The Color Run Adds Fun In Getting To The Finish Line Artist of the Month: Ellen Nelson Turns Shoes, Bugs, Animals into Collage Art http://wmuk.org/post/artist-month-ellen-nelson-turns-shoes-bugs-animals-collage-art <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What do platform sandals, moths, grasshoppers, and pig snouts have in common? All of them are prominently featured in the oil painting collages of </span><a href="http://www.ellennelsonartist.com/index.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">Ellen Nelson</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a local artist who has a flair for clutter - in a good way.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:00:31 +0000 Erin Williams 13355 at http://wmuk.org Artist of the Month: Ellen Nelson Turns Shoes, Bugs, Animals into Collage Art