This is the blog of Sam Hillmer. Sam is a Musician, Facilitator, and Organizer living in Bushwick Brooklyn. Sam is the founder of the band ZS, the youth Hip Hop presenting organization Representing NYC, and the conceptual art installation duo Trouble (The You Are Here Festival), and is a facilitator and organizer for Carnegie Hall's Weil Music Institute, The Beacon Center for Arts and Leadership, and LEAP/ALLL. Sam is interested in the spiritual, political, and economic dimensions of local, communally practiced arts and activism in the entertainment and social services industries. The posts on this blog will integrate the most relevant posts that represent Sam's various projects and include some original posts pertinent to the subjects named above. This is not a personal site!