Category Archives: Chandler
There is a wealth of information out there on connecting people, human behavior and civic engagement. The problem is how do you use it in the face of changing world. A world that is adapting to technology at a rapid [...]
IN FLUX a innovative multi-city initiative. It demonstrates a holistic approach to temporary public art projects. Influx showcases installations created by local Arizona artists. They are preparing for their third cycle.
Local Arizona Art
This cycle has three Arizona artists displaying working [...]
Who is the most significant person in the history of the Southeast Valley and why?
Also, let’s define our terms, Southeast Valley is Tempe, Mesa, Chandler and Gilbert, extending south to the Gila River reservation, southeast to Queen Creek, east to [...]
Recently, I was asked to sit in on a visioning session for the Chandler Center for the Arts (CCA). The report from those meetings has been published. You can find it here.
CCA should be applauded for not resting on it’s [...]
I love to read. I love libraries. I have blogged before about my obsession with books. I regularly put out book reviews. I am extremely active on Goodreads. So today, is a special day for me. Many of the Metro [...]
What’s your favorite historic revival story? Which historic Southeast Valley buildings most need saving?
In Chandler, I love what San Tan Brewing did with the old bank, keeping the safe in tact and repurposing it as an office. Coach and Willies [...]
When making the choice to move Gangplank to downtown Chandler one of the goals was to be in an area that was walkable. The last four months has allowed me a lot of time to observe what is important in [...]
Investment in cultural and technical infrastructure is imperative if we want to attract and retain creative people. Just the other day I got to see my friend Tyler Hurst throw a fit because something as simple as lack of 3G [...]
This year at Invest Southwest Capital Conference three of the twelve finalists are Chandler, AZ companies. It is great to see that per capita Chandler is producing results in the entrepreneurial community.
I just wanted to thank the following companies for [...]
It is time that we stopped protecting ideas and instead started connecting them. Ever since I read Steven Johnson’s Invention of Air I have wanted to start a local Lunar Society and find fellow Lunaticks. Recently Mark Ng and Chad [...]