Thursday, November 29, 2007
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
We like the idea of learning from one another. . .
Chautauqua was an adult education movement that was highly popular in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In fact, President Theodore Roosevelt is quoted as saying that Chautauqua is "the most American thing in America." It brought entertainment and culture for the whole community - with speakers, teachers, musicians,entertainers, preachers and specialists of the day.
So please, share what you know!
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
The name fits the band, I think. And no, they are not cowboys or junkies - but their beautiful, well-crafted songs could be placed in the alt-country genre (although I wouldn't do that) and their trademark slow-core sound has a dark, woozy, narcotic feel with full-on psychedelic touches. This will be a very intimate, seated performance - only 300 tickets will be sold. (And have you heard the sound in the Majestic yet? It's great!) Amazingly, there are still tickets available. So I would highly recommend buying a ticket now! [...more]