Gathering of the Vibes: Sharing Local Art

I just wanted to stop in and let you guys know that my new post is up at

As I have talked about in posts before, I blog for the music festival which celebrates the legacy and tunes of the Grateful Dead. The festival will take place in my hometown of Bridgeport, Connecticut again this year, with dates running from the 19th through the 22nd.

I interviewed two local, young artists Cara De Angelis and Shawn Lasse of Connecticut for this piece. Lastly, I talked to owners of, a Vermont-based shop that also works out of (and is influenced by) Guatemalan culture.

Check out the post and comment if you would like. I worked hard on making sure the craft of my three sources was portrayed accurately. They all have great talent.

Here is the link!

To read and see works done by the featured people in my post, check them out here: