Black Fields, in an excerpt from “The Black Fields Chronicles: THE HOBO,” reaches a low point, and wonders if death would be better than the life he is living.
Content categorized as Music
Conrad Cheek Jr. recounts his experiences at a Pink Floyd concert with his wife-to-be and a Brit Floyd concert that was so enthralling, not even a missing wallet could ruin the night.
A 28-song playlist to celebrate and honor the life of the artist Aretha Franklin.
The performance of Pink Floyd inspired Conrad Cheek’s music journey
Artist/Vendor Ken Martin writes about being selected to narrate an award.
Middle C Music celebrated it’s sixteenth anniversary. Ken Martin celebrates the store and it’s impact in his life.
“The ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ has provided me with countless hours of inspiration and entertainment over the last four-plus decades,” writes Street Sense writer and vendor Conrad Cheek Jr. of one of his most beloved albums.
Street Sense artist and vendor Ronald “Pookanu” Dudley writes a rap about the struggles he has faced in the last year as well as the births of his two daughters.
Volunteer Tammy Michele Rice wrote, arranged, and sung this piece in celebration of the late Michael Jackson.
In this creative writing piece vendor and artist Robert Warren describes the sound of a hearing a familiar tune on a piano.
The conclusion to Conrad Cheek’s reminiscence on “Hot Buttered Soul.” Next up: “Dark Side of the Moon.”
Street Sense Media vendor shares how much of an impact a single album had on him in high school.
Cynthia Mewborn writes about her homeless opera coming soon to Washington, D.C.
Two members of Denver-based hip-hop group the Flobots open up to Denver Voice vendor Michael Burkley about their new album, the Black Lives Matter movement, homelessness, and water balloon fights.
A moving poem about how hip-hip affects the political climate.
On his new album, after years of work, Street Sense vendor Ron Dudley details his experiences with homelessness, loss and faith.
Dudley, aka Pookanu, is a musician on a spiritual mission — a mission to make sense of life, God, and fatherhood. It’s a lot to examine when you consider he’s relentlessly working to not only provide for his family but also find permanent housing.
Street Sense vendor Barbara Pollard is a woman of many talents. She loves art and hopes to inspirer others with her work.
A story about happy hippie monkeys.
Artist-vendor Angelyn Whitehurst writes about jazz and poetry at Loaves and Fishes.