Monthly Archives: June 2015

If I forget you, Bubbles Hawkins, may my left hand lose its curry

Curry’s tattoo reminded me of the phrase “if I forget you, O Jerusalem, may my right hand lose its cunning.” For a while you would meet Jews wearing necklaces with this inscription, some in the shape of hands. My mom … Continue reading

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Edward Hopper on Native Americans

and1: as is the nature of the internet, checking “edward hopper” and “native americans” sent me to this Robert Henri painting of a Santa Clara pueblo subject and a black bowl, 1917, at Ulrich Museum in Wichita, Kansas. In my … Continue reading

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Perphelia’s Trailer (detail), 2008, Red Wing Nez

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Why don’t we do it on the road?

And if you have 5 minutes to spare here, in 1985 April back at Philly Spectrum (a basketbal and hockey gym, for awhile) is Grateful Dead doing as first song of 2 hour show, “Why Don’t We Do It in … Continue reading

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Bob Weir at The Greek in 1981

I saw the Dead at the Greek about a year later, in 1982. Actually, you can listen to that show, or those shows, all 3 of them at the Achive or Dead net. I also found a stack of ticket … Continue reading

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Brodie Jenkins as The Cathedrals / 2 at le Poisson in NYC

Hats off to Yoshi Kato for his preview of Live 105 BFD, in the Palo Alto Weekly, for focusing on Cathedrals, which is a two-person rock band electronica featuring Brodie Jenkins and Johnny Hwin. Best music news story I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Yei dancers w. Yes Men movie

At 645 tonite were I not on my bike I could at Camera 3 see “Yes Men Are Revolting”

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