Pocono Mountains Music Festival

The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ in cooperation with The Pocono Mountains Music Festival is pleased to present: Starring NYC’s award-winning singer and composer, Scott Coulter. Friday, June 15th, 7pm The Cooperage 1030 Main Street, Honesdale, PA In the middle of New York City, in the heart of Times Square, sits The Brill Building, home to songwriters…

Zipperagefest!

What is Zipperagefest? It’s when The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ and The Pocono Mountains Music Festival partner in cooperation with The Cooperage to bring world class entertainment to Honesdale. SAVE THE DATE: YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND: THE MUSIC OF THE BRILL BUILDING Friday, June 15, 7:30 PM The Cooperage Project, Honesdale In the middle of New…

Top Ten Reasons to Build ZIPPER JUNCTION

This is really simple, a list of the top ten most compelling reasons to build (and operate) ZIPPER JUNCTION™. Let’s see your feedback on the list in the comments! Have at it!!! 1 – Bring honor back to “the trades” a.k.a. blue collar work and workers. Over the past several decades “the trades” have gotten…

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Do schools suppress creativity?

There is a hot debate today in the world of education: do schools suppress creativity? From what I’ve seen, students are encouraged to go into “plausible” careers and taught to score high on standardized tests so they can be shipped off to a good college. Nowhere do I see creativity as something that is encouraged….

Hannah Weibley

Why music makes me happy

Everyone has something that gives him or her endless joy. Some will find it in coming up with physics theories all day. Some will find it in teaching. People might find it in bringing justice in court. Others can find it in giving patients medicine and healing them.   I happen to have found my…

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What do the gears mean?

There will be a lot of moving parts in The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™, just like the gears of an engine or a bicycle.  I’ve created this handy little infographic to show you the many different working parts of Zipper Junction™ and then we’ll break it all down below. As you can see, each gear represents a different facet of…

how music can influence the mind

How Music Can Influence The Mind

How Music Can Influence the Mind Do you know how much music can influence the mind? As I sit here and type, I can hear the sounds of The Underwater Sounds coming from the other room – concentration and focus come easily. Where for days I have been distracted, today I am focused and prepared…