Author: Brian Rowland

Success Story

Nineteen seasons ago, Opening Nights began as a seven-day performing arts festival that some dared hope would become an event of national prominence. That goal was realized. Today, Opening Nights has expanded to encompass seven months of performances, shows, films…

Women of Influence

Over the past three years, 15 prominent women, all leaders in their fields of endeavor, have honored my wife, Cherie, by agreeing to participate as speakers in the “Day of Dialogue: Women of Interest” series supported by 850 Magazine, hosted…

Finding Happiness

Recently, I watched a show on HBO hosted by Bryant Gumbel, who was joined by an Ivy League psychologist. Jointly, the two men interviewed two accomplished individuals — a retired Navy SEAL and a former professional football player. The interviewees…

The Art of Giving

Giving opens many doors, creating new and numerous opportunities along our life paths. In my line of work, I interact with a wide range of people representing countless organizations, passions and fields of endeavor. For some, I have noticed, giving…

You May Have Noticed

For the past six months, we’ve had a Tallahassee Magazine redesign in the Rowland Publishing incubator. It’s been four years since we overhauled the look, feel and content of the magazine and, in today’s world of publishing, four years is…