Dawson White

Writer, Editor

"There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories." Ursula Le Guin

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Morning Sun
2018 voting snafu different than 2014s

GIRARD - Last Tuesday's vote-counting snafu which left the 3rd District County Commission race up in the air is not the first instance of its kind in Crawford County's recent history. On Nov.

Four Over Four
03/27/2017
Los Angeles music venue parking hacks

If you live in Los Angeles, you probably hate parking (and if you're new, congratulations! It's only a matter of time). It's at least a piece of why you (maybe) moved from your small town to the big city: the music, the food, the culture.

Julie Joplin
01/25/2019
Sexy Sad

Pop-Culture and the Fetishization of Female Mental Illness

Four Over Four
04/11/2017
Hungry? These LA venues bring the music and the food

When it comes to a night on the town, time is the Angeleno's hottest commodity. Getting from dinner to concert venue to post-show watering hole can do a number on your wristwatch as much as your wallet, and if you happen to be the evening's tour guide, your blood pressure and likability are liable to take a hit as well.

Morning Sun
Snodgrass shares WWII experiences with PSU students

PITTSBURG - The chasm between past and present was bridged on Thursday for students in Debbie Restivo's elementary social studies class at Pittsburg State University's College of Education. Dagmar "Dagie" Snodgrass, now 85, was six years old in Berlin when World War II broke out across Europe.

The Blue Indian
10/15/2013
ACL Festival 2013: Review + Photo Gallery - The Blue Indian

Posted by Dawson White on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Was there life before ACL ? An Instagram chock-full of throw-back-Thursdays and my stack of elementary school yearbooks is evidence to the contrary, but I'm largely unconvinced. Oh, Austin City Limits, you know not what you do.

Morning Sun
Historic coal shovel finds new home

WEST MINERAL - Big Brutus now has a new neighbor: the historic Markley Shovel. If you take a scenic drive through Southeast Kansas it's impossible to ignore the region's rich history, steeped in the coal mining of the late 19th and early-to-mid 20th centuries.

Zarely
The First Zarely Brand Corner Opening

We're sure you know by now that Zarely was initially created by dancers and for dancers. But when we decided to transition from tights-only to high-fashion athleisure, we wanted our activewear to meet those same standards of style and functionality.

Zarely
Celebrating the Legendary - The 2nd Annual Zarely Global Gala

It's no secret that we are living in tense times. Now more than ever, it's important to us at Zarely to promote unity and awareness of the global community. That's why we were thrilled to speak with dancers from varied personal, professional, and national backgrounds.

The Blue Indian
02/24/2014
Faye Webster - "Run and Tell" - The Blue Indian

Holy heartbreak, can we get this girl on Nashville? The folk darling and her melancholic musings (which tiptoe dangerously close to the Twang Line bordering folk and country) belong somewhere between Connie Britton's hair and Hayden Panettiere's indiscretions. Maybe we can get rid of Scarlett, that dress-and-boots-wearing-caricature-of-a-country-goodie-two-shoes and insert the quirky, mature, seemingly-no-b.s.

The Blue Indian
09/26/2013
Caroline Rose - America Religious - The Blue Indian

Reviewed by Dawson White on Chances are you, your roommates, or your sister's boyfriend's best friends are in a folk-rock band (or are, at the very least, fans). It's taken over. From dustbowl couture to sepia interior motifs, the great folk revival of the early 2010's has taken hostage every sphere of our vintage-loving nation, boasting music as its most prominent captive.

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