Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know About Flu Season

Text by Dr. Nina Radcliff & Feature Photo by K. Cecchini What exactly is “the flu?” It is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. Similar to the common cold, people with the flu often have a runny nose, cough, and sore throat. Unlike the common cold, the flu also affects the entire body … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know About Flu Season

Gazelle Twin Provides the Chills with “Unflesh”

Normally I am a fan of dark and bizarre music.  However, Elizabeth Bernholz (AKA, Gazelle Twin) is a British musician who frankly scares me just a wee little bit. UNFLESH is the sonic equivalent of a violent assault; a soundscape dominated by electronic buzzing and industrial beats, but there’s something more…troubling…lying just underneath the surface. Opener “Unflesh” … More Gazelle Twin Provides the Chills with “Unflesh”

Senator Booker at Home

Text & Photos by K. Cecchini @tonightatdawn Senator Cory Booker was at home in New Jersey yesterday to discuss Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s memoir, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World, with her at Montclair High School. (Click here for the extended article.) After their friendly conversation on stage, they stopped for a few … More Senator Booker at Home

People’s Climate March: Part 4: In Bold Letters

@tonightatdawn With 400,000 marchers in New York and hundreds of thousands of voices around the world the cry for climate justice is not just an East/West Coast liberal move. I met Kentuckians concerned about mountaintop removal for coal mining and Evangelicals seeking to protect what they see as god’s creation. In addition, I saw and … More People’s Climate March: Part 4: In Bold Letters

People’s Climate March: Part 3- Now what?

Text & Photos by K. Cecchini @tonightatdawn Did our global leaders in government and business hear the cry of hundreds of thousands throughout the world on Sunday? For the opening of the Climate Summit on Tuesday, May Boeve, 350.org executive director, issued the following: “Sunday’s climate march should be a wake up call to politicians. … More People’s Climate March: Part 3- Now what?

From Heart to Hand: African-American Quilts at MAM

Text & Photos at MAM by Kimberly Cecchini Press Images provided by MAM Montclair Art Museum: 3 S. Mountain Ave., Montclair, NJ. Exhibition: From Heart to Hand: African-American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Dates: September 21, 2014-January 4, 2015 Quilts have been peeled back from the bed and curated into museums as … More From Heart to Hand: African-American Quilts at MAM

Origami Sun

Text by Joe K. It’s 7AM on a gray, rainy, morning and I have some serious jet lag. It’s the perfect time to review an album. I’m not talking about just any album, but a completely random one that I found after five minutes of trolling the interwebs. And the winner is… Origami Sun, and … More Origami Sun

Here is Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know about stopping the spread of infection

Text by Dr. Nina Radcliff My friend has a sign in her bathroom stating “Wash your hands and say your prayers because God and germs are everywhere.” While we may have differing opinions on religion, we can all agree that hand washing is important. In fact, it is one of the most important and easiest … More Here is Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know about stopping the spread of infection

People’s Climate March: Part 2: The South Bronx to Bangladesh

Text & Photos by K. Cecchini @tonightatdawn 310,000 marchers strong in NYC alone, the People’s Climate March was way more than the sum of “tree-huggers” in tie-dye and Crocs. Stretching organizer’s dreams, the Marchers lined up along Central Park West for 33 city blocks and the diverse group represented nearly every corner of our nation … More People’s Climate March: Part 2: The South Bronx to Bangladesh

The People’s Climate March: Part 1: Mary Robinson (UN Envoy)

Text and Photos by K. Cecchini @tonightatdawn “We can’t do business as usual with a little bit of green attached,” the first female president of Ireland said during the media’s 15 minute playdate with notable figures at the People’s Climate March. Ms. Mary Robinson emphasized that it makes economic sense for every government to make … More The People’s Climate March: Part 1: Mary Robinson (UN Envoy)