And Midnight Marauders might be playing in a few minivans right now.Everyone has a several-year period of music in their life that actually sounds better to them than anything else (it’s science), and more than any other type of music, I go back to the Golden Age of Hip Hop: I go through my collection of dozens of albums from 1986 to 1994, watch documentaries about artists from that time, listen to podcast interviews of hip hop legends, read every hip hop history book I can get my hands on, and wish someone would put the archive of Yo!From communities that offer resort-style amenities to numerous social clubs and activities, here are some of the best active adult neighborhoods for singles, listed in no particular order.Valencia Lakes – Boynton Beach, FL This 55 community is the perfect retirement destination for single Boomers. River Lights Birthday Celebration Saturday, June 3, 9 AM–4 PM @ River Lights Bookstore River Lights Bookstore is celebrating 10 years of bookselling in downtown Dubuque with door prizes, goodies for the kids, special discounts and of course… Summer Farm Toy Show Saturday, June 3, 9 AM – 4 PM @ National Farm Toy Museum & Beckman High School (Dyersville, IA) June 2 at noon–6 p.m. Buy, sell, and trade farm toys, antique to new models, at this 32nd annual show. Gallery Talk: Amanda Burdan Saturday, June 3, -3 PM @ Dubuque Museum of Art Biennial guest juror Amanda Burdan, associate curator at the Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, PA, will speak in depth about her background as associate curator and her process as a juror to select the participants of the 2017 Du MA Biennial Exhibition. Cruisin’ In The Burg Saturday, June 3, 4 PM @ Downtown Shullsburg, WI Bring your classic car and cruise into historic Shullsburg, WI Featuring music, food, door prizes, 50/50 raffle and much more. Special Guests include Kurt Flannery’s 1929 Ford Speedster and Byrne Racing. Mothers and Sons is a poignant reflection of a changed gay America at turns funny and powerful. Following the June 3 and 9 performances, join the cast and director for a talkback. It has been nearly 97 years since women have been able to vote, and we are encouraging women to vote to celebrate powerful women by getting together and enjoy some of the best popcorn in Dubuque. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Thursday, June 8, PM Friday, June 9, PM Saturday, June 10, PM Sunday, June 11, 2 PM @ Bell Tower Theater June 8–10, 14, 16–17 at p.m. An eclectic group of tweens vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. Music and folks from around the country fill the Port of Dubuque for a one-of-a-kind experience. Trophies awarded at to The Mayor’s Favorite, The Police Chief’s Favorite and The Fire Chief’s Favorite. Mothers and Sons Saturday, June 3, PM Sunday, June 4, 2 PM @ Five Flags Center Bijou Room June 2, 3, 9, and 10 at p.m., and June 4 at 2 p.m. What better way to celebrate the power of women than to celebrate the release of this film with a screening for just women? 2017 America’s River Festival June 8–10 Port of Dubuque America’s River Festival, Presented by American Trust and Savings Bank, is an event filled with national acts from the world of country music and classic rock legends.Single Baby Boomers make up about 42% of the population over the age of 60, according to U. News, which has many active adult builders taking notice.Many 55 communities are designed to cater to not only couples, but singles in order to create an inclusive and friendly setting.
That may deter some singles from moving into a retirement community for fear of making them feel alone or excluded.Last week, my friend Aaron, who is a dad of teenage sons, messaged me, saying, He reminded me of this thing I had sent him, a piece I wrote without thinking about where/if it could ever be published: Stories about 12 hip hop songs I listened to, from age 11 to age 32. The cassette is called Rapmasters 1: The Best of The Jam, ©1989 Priority Records, a compilation, the cover orange with a silhouette of a B-boy statue, overlaid with the track listing: • Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock: It Takes Two • Kid ‘N’ Play: Gittin’ Funky • Salt ‘N’ Pepa: Get Up Everybody (Get Up) • Big Lady K: On A Mission • Dana Dane: Cinderfella Dana Dane • Run-DMC: Tougher Than Leather • Doug E. Magic, Eddie, Prince are not n—ers, I mean, are not Black. I write down names and events and go to the card catalog and the encyclopedias: Marcus Garvey, Emmett Till, Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael, Huey Newton, Elijah Muhammad, Bensonhurst, Selma, Medgar Evers, the Black Panthers. My uncle Felix, who lives in Cleveland with my aunt and her three sons/his stepsons, is driving the car back from the amusement park in Okoboji, with my brother and I and my cousin Aaron.I know most of the stories on this website are about outdoor adventure—this is about as opposite as you can get from that. Fresh And The Get Fresh Crew: Lovin’ Every Minute Of It • Stetsasonic: Sally • The Real Roxanne: Respect • Hurby’s Machine: Let The Drummer Get Ill I’m white. He lets me put my cassette in the stereo of the Crown Victoria, and we make it through the first song, EPMD’s “Strictly Business,” just fine.Meetcha provides two-way compatibility by matching people based on their interests. It also lets people take control over who they discover and date in personals with the ability to drill down by location interests, age, gender, and more. That music, drawn with delicate, soulful sounds, has been described as enchanting, healing, mysterious and mesmerizing, as well as vibrant and energizing. Those seeking advice are encouraged to drop in for this free program. Scholastic Book Fair June 5-10 Carnegie-Stout Public Library The buy one, get one free book fair offers specially priced books and educational products, including new releases, award-winning titles, children’s classics, adult books, and current best sellers. The event also features a DJ, food and beverages for sale, and door prizes for car owners. This family-friendly event is free for all spectators and car owners alike.