Explore and celebrate cultural, creative, and community impact with creators, makers, thinkers, innovators, and visionaries.

Belonging: Radha Agrawal

  Here at EarlyGroove HQ we were first introduced to Radha Agrawal after hearing her conversation with Jonathan Fields on a Good Life Project.  A week later, we serendipitously stumbled on BELONG at our awesome local bookstore, Bookmarks.  Since then, we’ve bought 3 more copies of this wonderful book as… Continue reading >

Creative Startups

Every region has those wonderful individuals and organizations that are true gifts to the community — and the Piedmont Triad has an abundance of them! Among our community treasures is the nonprofit Center for Creative Economy and its amazing team of volunteers, mentors, advisors, board members, and staff – including… Continue reading >

Cams Coffee

EarlyGroove was born from a desire to shine a light on the good that is happening in the Piedmont Triad and around the world. Conceived in the hub of the Piedmont Triad’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, we’ve had the immense privilege to be part of a community of innovative, purpose-driven, heartful people… Continue reading >

Social Entrepreneurship

Being committed to social entrepreneurship, we seek out exemplars and mission-driven leaders to fuel our learning and curiosity including, Warby Parker Co-founder and CEO, Dave Gilboa.  Warby Parker disrupted the eyewear industry in 2010 and built a socially-conscious global brand whose latest round of funding earlier this year values the… Continue reading >

Creative Collaboration

We’ve been hard at work over here at EarlyGroove HQ & music helps us through many a long day.  When we’re in the mood for some modern indie folk music with a literary twist, our go-to band is The Decemberists.  Hailing from Portland, Oregon this band has been creating beautiful… Continue reading >

Z Smith Reynolds Foundation

We are reminded of all the ways we connect with one another–audiences to performers, learners to educators, innovators to funders, individuals to organizations–and are excited to share and celebrate the good work of others. The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation has announced a new grantmaking framework that includes two arts-focused initiatives… Continue reading >