Dayton Music Insider: Music festivals galore! That is my only explanation for the plethora of musical goodness going on this weekend! Keep reading for details on these festivals, and for incredible standalone shows as well. I encourage you to get out of the house and support these wonderful events! Countless hours have gone into crafting these showcases of local talent. Plus they are a lot of fun, and we could all use a little more fun in our lives, right?
Is anything more irresistible than a razor-sharp wit? Well … maybe a razor-sharp wit paired with piercing, steel-gray eyes. But I digress! I aspire to be one of those people, too. I also fill my brain-tank with podcasts, galore — especially comedy shows with hysterical, fast-paced banter.
Baye McNeil , a journalist based in Japan, has been working to change perceptions there of black people and culture. He appears frequently in the Japanese media to talk about diversity. McNeil visited the newsroom this week and gave us a different perspective on race, one that we want to share with you. This interview, done after the visit over email, has been condensed and edited for clarity. How has Japan changed your views on race and racism?
It's what most people will spend for stocking stuffers or gifts for people outside their immediate family, he said. Try leggings, which are fashionable this fall and fit into spring's skinny-leg silhouette. You can find cotton leggings in black, brown, navy, grey and purple, as well as argyle and two-tone patterns. For those who like to pull on their Wellies non-insulated tall rubber boots on a cold slushy day or for gardening, how about fleece boot liners? They also can be worn around the house as slouchy slippers.