What kind of society would we live in without policing? This season's Lowertown Reading Jam kicks off with a new performance, "A World Without End, Amen," created by artist Irna Landrum, centered around this fundamental question. Landrum will collaborate with Erin Sharkey, Maya Beck, Katie Robinson, and Stephanie Chrismon. These female artists are curious about the human condition and are working to unravel why we do what we do. Read more about A World Without End, Amen: Return of Lowertown Reading Jam
If you do something long enough, you can easily forget how you got started in the first place. That’s how Koshiki Yonemura Smith and her husband, Benjamin Smith, feel about their Lowertown establishment, Tanpopo.
“It almost feels like a blur back then,” Benjamin says. “It’s so long ago.”
It was 2000 when the couple opened Tanpopo on Selby Avenue, and their motivation was pretty simple: There was a culinary gap. Read more about Tanpopo: Your Neighborhood Noodle Shop