One hopes for fresh approaches after the bishops have "consulted the faithful" in matters of doctrine and practice. No one will envy them in their efforts to revisit -- or revise? -- the Church's teachings.
Attendees will be hard-pressed at this year's festival to find a band with more energy and spark than NONONO. The Swedish folk/electro-pop group emerged late last year with the wildly infectious single "Pumpin' Blood" and have been building momentum ever since.
The cultural environment in a particular region is an idiosyncratic reflection of the active participants. In Texas, common cause trumps the blood sport and artists accept aesthetic disputes in stride.