Homelessness: At the intersection of law enforcement and housing, Ruais sees progress

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Six months on the job as mayor, Ruais says there’s progress – last Tuesday the Board of Aldermen banned camping in the city and transferred half a million dollars to the police department to provide “hot spot patrols” in problem areas. Those two things will begin to move the needle, says Ruais.

Alison Brown on her June 9 show at The Rex, and how she and Steve Martin topped the bluegrass chart

read more…: Alison Brown on her June 9 show at The Rex, and how she and Steve Martin topped the bluegrass chart

For decades Brown has circulated in and around bluegrass turf, venturing off into lush tangents of rock, jazz, roots and Americana. You can try to define her by the company she’s kept, but all of them – including Brown – remain a close circle of musical peers who, together, are equal parts teacher and student. From Steve Martin and Missy Raines, to Alison Krauss, Molly Tuttle and Béla Fleck, Brown has played and performed with the best of the genre’s best.

Alison Brown on her June 9 show at The Rex, and how she and Steve Martin topped the bluegrass chart

read more…: Alison Brown on her June 9 show at The Rex, and how she and Steve Martin topped the bluegrass chart

For decades Brown has circulated in and around bluegrass turf, venturing off into lush tangents of rock, jazz, roots and Americana. You can try to define her by the company she’s kept, but all of them – including Brown – remain a close circle of musical peers who, together, are equal parts teacher and student. From Steve Martin and Missy Raines, to Alison Krauss, Molly Tuttle and Béla Fleck, Brown has played and performed with the best of the genre’s best.