Local Current Blog

April 14, 2015

Chastity Brown and the lost art of taking your time

It’s no secret we are living through preoccupied, frenzied times. Our minds are being pulled in a hundred directions at once and stretched thin like saltwater taffy, and we are living under the constant pressure that we should be doing more, producing more, clicking more, and consuming more—all while being more available to the world […]

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Percy Sledge dies at 74

Soul legend Percy Sledge died this morning at age 74, his agent has confirmed. Sledge, who had suffered from liver cancer, was at home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sledge, a.k.a. “the King of Slow Soul,” is best-known for his hit “When a Man Loves a Woman,” which topped the Billboard singles chart in 1966 and became one […]

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