Great art is defined by layers. Paint is layered on canvas, creating depth and tricking the eye. Dancers swirl across the stage in layered movements that come together in awe-inspiring unison. Instruments harmoniously work together to create brilliant sounds.
The same is true for our city; Lancaster is a city filled with cultural layers that come together to give us an artfulRead on →
Giving Back: Saheeb Sabur
Saheeb Abdus Sabur is a grower, a cultivator, and an ambassador of the earth. Paying homage to the intricacies and thoughtful purpose of natural life, Saheeb understands that each plant has a distinct goal—from weeds to willowing flowers, to herbs and produce. It is this understanding that moved him to begin gardening for medicinal use.
Initially inspired to help heal the sick,Read on →
Fig® & WXPN Voices: Younger Me
Making a splash.
Listening to Younger Me is kind of like driving in a car on a sunny day with the windows down and music blaring. There’s a warm sense of freedom as the wind does with your hair what it pleases. Your arm sits in the windowsill as you tap your hand along to the beat that pulsates through the speakers. It’s these fleeting moments that remind us of the sense of wonderRead on →
Fresh Face: Souvlaki Boys
Cousins Pete Alexopoulos and Michael Kambouroglos recently spent some time explaining the meaning of the Greek word philoxenia to us. Its literal translation means “friending strangers,” Michael says. But he continues, “We grew up around food and family. At any event—happy or sad—everyone gets together and eats. Every meal, my grandma would always set an extra setting at the table,Read on →
Meet Dr. Tony Ton-That of Lancaster Neuroscience
The art of healing—tradition in modern medicine.
After finishing a three-year Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency at Stanford University Hospital in 2002, Dr. Tony Ton-That joined Lancaster Neuroscience & Spine Associates, bringing with him a new perspective on modern medicine. With specialties in Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Medical Acupuncture, Physiatrist Dr. Ton-ThatRead on →
Fresh Face: Move it Studio
Plié. Relevé. Pointed toes and graceful arms wisp through the air. Ballet is an intricate art with a delicate appearance on stage, but an intense focus behind the curtains. These movements combined with elements of Pilates and yoga are sweeping the nation in the form of barre fitness classes. Marie Cleaves Rothacker knows them well.
At 6 years old, Marie decided she would pursueRead on →
Authentic: Kathleen Peck
Take a walk in the city. Start at the historic brick-faced Lancaster Central Market. Turn onto Prince Street and walk past Lancaster’s famous theatre and cafés, then through artful Gallery Row. Head to Queen Street to explore the eclectic 300 block. And through every street, around every turn, you’ll notice beautiful hanging baskets dangling from pedestrian lampposts, overflowing withRead on →
Fresh Face: Henrietta Heisler
You may not have met Henrietta Heisler yet, but you’ve probably noticed her work around the city. Leading the redesign of TMB Fine Clothing’s women’s store and other commercial spaces, Henrietta has made her mark on Lancaster. For TMB, she chose a bright pink color for the walls. She explains, “People feel really exhilarated by reds and hot pinks, so I told Shane and Kaitlin (theRead on →