Tag Archives: brushes with death

Ypsilanti hit and run

I was woken up at a little before 7:00 AM this morning to the sound of an explosion. Linette pushed me out of bed, telling me to check on Clementine. She was sure, given the ferocity of the blast, that a tree had fallen across the back of our house, and she was fearing the […]

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I got lucky tonight in Ypsilanti

This evening, after getting home from work, I took my dog for a walk. We were making pretty good time along the route we usually take, until we reached the intersection of Michigan Avenue and South Washington Street, when we were approached by a local business owner who wanted to talk about the upcoming vote […]

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The Year the Suburbs Tried to Kill Me… Monkey Power Trio 20

The weekend before last marked the 20th meeting of my one-day-a-year audio art collaborative, the Monkey Power Trio. For those of you who might not be familiar with our origin story, it all began back in 1995 with a promise between old friends one hot, summer afternoon in Brooklyn. On the spur of the moment, […]

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Shadow Art Fair live blog

11:00 Super busy. No time to write…. Someone must have smuggled in a cello or something. I can hear it coming from across the room, and it sounds great. 8:44 I’ve got great videos that I want to post, but it looks like my camera battery has died… I’m pissed off. 6:20 The special Shadow […]

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