Dakota Gardener: Mixing the Lawn

If you are thinking of doing something different with your lawn, you are not alone. Lawn trends are shifting towards environmentally friendly practices that balance green spaces and plant diversity for wildlife and pollinators. Renovating areas of your lawn may be an option for you if your garden has areas …

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‘Becoming Dr Ruth’ is heartbreaking and witty

Cinnabar Theater’s “Becoming Dr. Ruth” is an intimate one-room gem that boldly breaks through the fourth wall, inviting the video-on-demand audience to be guests in her home. Playwright Mark St. Germain’s handwriting seems surprisingly imprecise, as if Dr. Ruth (played by Ann Woodhead) is simply wandering over her life, oblivious …

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Factbox: Countries weigh COVID-19 vaccines ‘mix and match’

A medical officer administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 “Comirnaty” vaccine at a vaccination center in Paris as part of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination campaign in France, May 12, 2021. REUTERS / Gonzalo Fuentes A growing number of countries are considering switching to different COVID-19 vaccines for second …

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Sara Bug: Sara Bug’s Album Review

Sara Bug fills her songs with stories of self-discovery, taking place in scenes from the California coast to New Orleans, trying out different places, lovers and I as she finally returns home to Nashville. For her debut album, the New Orleans-raised singer-songwriter invites herself into an emotional, somewhat pastoral, somewhat …

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