Fight for Your Right

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Fight for Your Right For your consideration....That phrase starts off many Oscar campaigns, when nominees address voting members of the Academy of Motion...

Lost in Emotion

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Lost in Emotion Airplanes disappear without a trace. Epidemics continue without an end in sight. What phenomenon makes the first a riveting mystery...

Art as Activism

Art is unstoppable. Take away our paints and canvases, and we will use charcoal on a wall. Take away our stage, and we will...
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Grassroots Appeal

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Grassroots Appeal   January can be a downer month for so many reasons—especially if one lives as far north as I do. Blizzards, freezing...

Spring Awakening

Many of today’s younger social media participants, including my own grandkids, know this month’s exclusive cover story, Jenna Ortega, through her Instagram and Twitter...

Mexican Radio

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Once in a while there are reasons to see the upside being HIV-positive. I am looking forward to this year’s United States...

Tomorrow People

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Tomorrow People December 1 marks the twenty-sixth anniversary of World AIDS Day and the twenty-fifth anniversary of Day With(out) Art. As much as...

Talk That Talk

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Talk That Talk Since the beginning of the epidemic—as it was first reported by The New York Times on July 3, 1981—the...

Work Ethic

Jokes about the current administration are coming left and right, from Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah, but while comedy can ease the anxiety that...

Back to Life

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Back to Life New opportunities often fall by the wayside because we think we are not qualified to tackle them. But time and...

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Voice & Dance Lessons

Friends have brought to my attention that my For the Long Run columns for A&U have all dealt with rather somber subjects—overcoming survivor’s guilt,...

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