by Adrian Garcia
Nashville, Tenn.__Soon, 10 young skateboarders from low-income families will be able to grind, flip and ride at no cost due to an upcoming program from Sixth Avenue Skatepark.
The skate park will begin accepting applications on Aug. 1 for what is temporarily being referred to as Program: Skate. Organizers want to offer much [...]
by Adrian Garcia
by Marcella Corona
Nashville, Tenn.__Catching air, doing flips and speeding down ramps aren’t the only things skateboarders are looking forward to this summer. A new program is in the works to help low-income kids get active, social and educated for free at a local skating park.
Organizers at the Sixth Avenue Skatepark on 401 S. Sixth [...]
From cupcake baking to violin making, the Summer 2013 class of Chips Quinn Scholars captured snippets of daily life in Nashville, Tenn., as part of their multimedia training in May. Working in pairs, the mobile journalists reported their stories using new tools and old: apps and smartphones and pen and paper. Their work appears below.
by James Tensuan
The workplace of Dustin Williams is lined with instruments belonging to famous musicians and waiting to be repaired. Stringed instruments in need of care have been making their way into Williams Fine Violins on 17th Avenue in Nashville, Tenn., for nine years.
Williams’ client list ranges from country stars to music schools, and [...]
by Marie F. Estrada
Amid the tools and intricately crafted violins in Williams Fine Violins shop in Nashville, Tenn., are many other treasures. They include a repaired bass owned by a member of Elton John’s Europe band and the parts of the original bass used by the Everly Brothers to record “Wake Up Little Susie,” [...]
by Nicole Chavez
Thousands of cupcakes and a group of high school graduates will soon be riding a yellow bus across the country to help make their college dream real.
“We are getting ready to get the college bus tour back again,” said Mignon Francois, who with her husband founded The Cupcake Collection, a family-run bakery in [...]
by Lindsey A. Ford
When Mignon Francois heard her daughter say, “It’s just ridiculous for anyone to pay $9 for two cupcakes,” the words were like a burden on her heart.
Francois, who founded The Cupcake Collection, a family-run bakery in the Germantown section of Nashville, Tenn., says that just because she can charge a lot of [...]
This feature is meant for alums of the Chips Quinn Scholars program to periodically post updates, especially as our alum base grows and our Scholars scatter across the globe.
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Astrid Galvan (Spring 2008) and Greg Lee (Summer 1995) in Albuquerque, N.M. Lee writes, “I was in town to speak to the Albuquerque Black Student [...]
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